Nurse Safety

Read: Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Register by September 24 and save up to $250. The event is being held November 8-10 in Myrtle Beach.

Read: Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

A local public health official said Cincinnati hospital employees are facing “physical violence, vile words, and downright cruel behavior.”

Read: Attacks on Texas Hospital Employees on the Rise During Latest COVID Surge

Attacks on Texas Hospital Employees on the Rise During Latest COVID Surge

Long wait times sometimes prompt the attacks. Nearly 88% of hospital beds in Texas are in use, with more than 21% occupied by COVID-19 patients.

Read: Ohio Hospital Placed on Lockdown After Relative of a Patient Threatens Shooting

Ohio Hospital Placed on Lockdown After Relative of a Patient Threatens Shooting

A security officer placed the hospital on lockdown and called police. The male suspect was arrested and charged.

Read: Patient Attacks Nurse with a Fire Extinguisher; Faces Assault and Battery Charges

Patient Attacks Nurse with a Fire Extinguisher; Faces Assault and Battery Charges

The nurse suffered a brain bleed after the assault, providing a “wake-up” call for tighter security measures at the hospital.

Read: Patient at Utah Hospital Attacks Nurses and Security Staff

Patient at Utah Hospital Attacks Nurses and Security Staff

The recent workplace violence incidents at McKay Dee Hospital are part of an escalating problem experienced by healthcare workers nationwide.

Read: 2 Women Caught Smuggling Drugs to Hospital Patient

2 Women Caught Smuggling Drugs to Hospital Patient

Hidden in a food bag, heroin was discovered by nurses at UPMC Altoona hospital.

Read: 10 Most Read Stories from February 2021: Healthcare Security, Title IX/Clery

10 Most Read Stories from February 2021: Healthcare Security, Title IX/Clery

February’s most popular articles covered topics such as hospital workplace violence, the future of healthcare security, and Title IX/Clery.

Read: Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Presidia Gel was created in response to a request from hospital personnel for a fast-acting, non-contaminating self-defense spray.

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.

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