Assaults on Nurses

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.

Read: Top 10 Stories from September: School Shootings, Mandates and Hospital Violence

Top 10 Stories from September: School Shootings, Mandates and Hospital Violence

Here’s a roundup of the 10 most popular Campus Safety stories for the month of September.

Read: 5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

These violent incidents emphasize the importance of having a robust workplace violence prevention program in place at all hospitals.

Read: Police: Woman Stabbed Morton Hospital Employee Multiple Times

Police: Woman Stabbed Morton Hospital Employee Multiple Times

The woman attacked the employee from beyond, pulling her ponytail and punching and stabbing her several times in the back and neck.

Read: Patient Assaults 6 Hospital Employees in St. Thomas Midtown Parking Garage

Patient Assaults 6 Hospital Employees in St. Thomas Midtown Parking Garage

Metro Nashville police say the discharged patient rode the parking garage elevator up and down and randomly attacked people.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

The nurse is speaking out about violence against nurses, which he says has been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Doctor Shot in Head During Robbery at Fairview Southdale Hospital

A year before the shooting, employees said they asked administrators to provide better protection in parking areas but nothing was done.

Read: Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

IAHSS’ latest hospital crime survey found that in 2019, Type 2 assaults jumped 25% and aggravated assaults more than doubled compared to the previous year.

Read: 2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

2 Ky. Hospital Employees Sue Patient Who Shot Them

The patient grabbed a security officer’s gun and pointed it at the head of a medical assistant as she was preparing a bed for officers to restrain him.

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