How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

Put your hospital security knowledge to the test with this quiz that runs the gamut of important healthcare security topics.

How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

From workplace violence and cyber attacks to patient safety and the spreading of previously eradicated infectious diseases, safety and security topics have certainly been at the forefront of hospital discussions recently.

Healthcare experts and researchers are constantly releasing new data on hospital security statistics, best practices and guidelines. It frankly can be overwhelming and nearly impossible to keep up with.

That’s why we pulled together this quick, educational quiz using data from trusted healthcare security authorities, including the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS), The Joint Commission, Annals of Emergency Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).

Whether you’re a nurse, doctor, security manager, director of public safety, facilities manager or IT director, knowing the answers to these hospital safety and security questions will benefit your facility, your patients and yourself.

About the Author


Amy Rock is Campus Safety's senior editor. She graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a minor in Education.

She has worked in the publishing industry since 2011, in both events and digital marketing.

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