Assaults on Nurses

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.

Read: Chicago Area Hospital Nurses: Workplace Violence Isn’t Routinely Reported, Tracked

Chicago Area Hospital Nurses: Workplace Violence Isn’t Routinely Reported, Tracked

One informal workplace violence survey found that one in three nurses were kicked or hit.

Read: Nurse Critically Stabbed in Parking Lot During Robbery Attempt

Nurse Critically Stabbed in Parking Lot During Robbery Attempt

A nurse at Newark’s University Hospital was stabbed in the abdomen during an attempted robbery when returning to her car.

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