Safety and Security of Violence Prevention

Safety and security are a great place for your organization to start when assessing or building your program. Good security and safety measures are provided as a resource.

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    APNA Seclusion & Restraint Standards of Practice

    This resource is provided as a bundle relative to seclusion and restraints standards of practice. It discusses leadership roles in the use of restraint and seclusion therapy, appropriate training of staff, and performance improvement to evaluate compliance with standards provided. It reviews standards in depth to guide organizations to comply with regulations set in place.

    TAGS: Resources, seclusion, Practice, therapy

  • AHRQ Reducing Workplace Violence with TeamSTEPPS

    TeamSTEPPS provides resources to integrate processes and non-violent interventions to safely manage disruptive and aggressive patients.

    TAGS: non-violent, Managers, aggressive, Patient, Integrated, STEPPS

  • Article: Hospital Advisory - Should Hospital Security Officers be Armed with Weapons?

    This article provides pros and cons of whether security officers should be armed while working in healthcare facilities.

    TAGS: Healthcare, Facilities, Article, pros, cons

  • Run Hide Fight - Surviving an Active Shooter

    This video provides techniques on handling an active shooter situation.

    TAGS: Video, handling, situations

  • Workplace Violence Prevention Training Course for Nurses

    This training tool is designed to assist healthcare workers in understanding the scope and nature of workplace violence issues.

    TAGS: scope, nature, Violence, design, Healthcare

  • Webinar


    Webinar: Workplace Violence Prevention - Keeping the Peace in the Practice

    Senior Risk Consultant Glenn Eiserloh discusses what constitutes workplace violence and its impact on all levels of a healthcare organization. His presentation identifies behaviors of concern and explains how early intervention can diffuse a situation, possibly preventing harm to employees, patients and visitors. Eiserloh also demonstrates how a heightened sense of awareness and reporting violent behavior can de-escalate potentially violent scenarios.

    TAGS: Characteristics, Risk, employees, Violent, scenerio, Workplace, Violence, Interventions