Assaults on Nurses

Read: Preventing Workplace Violence: Early Identification and Intervention Go a Long Way

Preventing Workplace Violence: Early Identification and Intervention Go a Long Way

Here are four things that organizations can consider to build or enhance a workplace violence prevention program.

Read: Nursing Groups Update Workplace Violence Mitigation Guiding Principles

Nursing Groups Update Workplace Violence Mitigation Guiding Principles

The updated principles incorporate new research and best practices in addressing workplace violence in health care facilities.

Read: 2 Methodist Dallas Medical Center Employees Fatally Shot in L&D

2 Methodist Dallas Medical Center Employees Fatally Shot in L&D

The suspect, who was on parole, was granted permission to be at the hospital during the birth of his child.

Read: Healthcare Security Directors Share 5 Ways to Enhance Hospital Safety

Healthcare Security Directors Share 5 Ways to Enhance Hospital Safety

Regularly searching for grants and partnering with fusion centers are just a few ways these directors have improved hospital security.

Read: 2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in Q2 2022

2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in Q2 2022

Psychiatric units and emergency departments saw the highest number of assaults resulting in moderate to severe injuries.

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.

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