Hospital Violence

Read: Houlton Regional Hospital Creates Own 24/7 Security Force

Houlton Regional Hospital Creates Own 24/7 Security Force

Houlton Regional Hospital collaborated with another nearby hospital to establish its own force following an increase in security incidents.

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: Nurse Charged with Sexually Assaulting Woman at Daytona Beach Hospital

Nurse Charged with Sexually Assaulting Woman at Daytona Beach Hospital

The Halifax Health Medical Center nurse is the alleged victim’s jiu-jitsu instructor and is facing multiple charges.

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: 5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

The fatal hospital shootings happened at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

Read: FBI: Active Shooter Incidents Doubled From 2018 to 2021

FBI: Active Shooter Incidents Doubled From 2018 to 2021

The number of victims either killed or wounded last year in active shooter attacks increased by more than 48% compared to 2020.

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: All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

The topic Campus Safety readers showed most interest in this month was acts of violence, which doesn’t come as a surprise since data shows violence is increasing in schools and hospitals.

Read: 10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

10 Most Common Hospital Emergency Codes and Their Meanings

Since this article was originally published, six more states now recommend color code standardization for hospital emergencies.

Read: Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Authorities say the Duke shooting was prompted by a struggle between the man and Durham officers. The man was able to take away the gun of one of the officers.

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