Assaults on Nurses

Read: UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

The nurses claim UC Davis, UCLA and UC San Francisco haven’t developed comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans, which are required by CAL OSHA.

Read: How Better Emergency Communications Can Address the Nursing Mental Health Crisis

How Better Emergency Communications Can Address the Nursing Mental Health Crisis

Appropriate emergency plans, anonymous tip lines and safety apps can improve nurse safety and security.

Read: How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

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.

Read: 8 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Nurses

8 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Nurses

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends healthcare professionals following these eight practices to protect themselves.

Read: Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Although 75% of all workplace assaults occur in healthcare settings, only 30% of nurses and 26% of physicians have reported workplace violence incidents.

Read: Survey: Hospital Violent Crime Rate Up, Property Crime Rate Down in 2018

Survey: Hospital Violent Crime Rate Up, Property Crime Rate Down in 2018

The latest IAHSS stats highlight both positive and negative trends in hospital crime and include data on ransomware attacks for the first time.

Read: Delnor Hospital Nurse Receives $7.2M in Hostage Lawsuit Settlement

Delnor Hospital Nurse Receives $7.2M in Hostage Lawsuit Settlement

Three other nurses filed additional lawsuits against Kane County and received settlement money, bringing the total amount to $7.9 million.

Read: 5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

5 Steps to Prepare for Patient Violence in Hospitals

The IAHSS released guidance this month to help hospitals handle patient and visitor violence.

Read: Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

The new mandate requires all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities in California to have comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans.

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

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