Assaults on Nurses

Read: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

Learning to recognize escalating behaviors and practicing de-escalation skills are essential to addressing the rise in hospital violence.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

In conjunction with implementing best safety practices and staff training, wearable panic buttons can improve nurse safety.

Read: Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

IAHSS’s latest crime survey found that the rate of murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults at U.S. hospitals dramatically increased in 2021.

Read: How RTLS Mobile Duress Technology Protects Healthcare Workers

How RTLS Mobile Duress Technology Protects Healthcare Workers

Real-time location systems (RTLS) provide cost-effective staff duress solutions that prevent violent threats from escalating to dangerous events.

Read: Editor’s Picks: Amy’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

Editor’s Picks: Amy’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

My top stories from this year include site assessment photos, a Clery crime quiz, and an unexpected delivery.

Read: A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

While there isn’t one solution to mitigating hospital workplace violence, a change in the culture surrounding reporting incidents is a good place to start.

Read: Hospital Assaults Hit All-Time High in 2020, IAHSS Survey Finds

Hospital Assaults Hit All-Time High in 2020, IAHSS Survey Finds

From 2019 to 2020, the assault rate at U.S. hospitals increased more than 23% from 10.9 incidents per 100 beds to 14.2.

Read: Pregnant Fla. Nurse Loses Baby After Patient Attack

Pregnant Fla. Nurse Loses Baby After Patient Attack

Joseph Wuerz has been charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman and a medical worker, and homicide of an unborn child

Read: IAHSS, AHA Releases Hospital Violence Prevention Guide

IAHSS, AHA Releases Hospital Violence Prevention Guide

The guide offers recommended action steps, case studies, leading practices, and solutions for creating a safer workplace.

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