Nurse Safety

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.

Read: Cleveland Clinic Employee Abducted in Parking Lot, Raped

Cleveland Clinic Employee Abducted in Parking Lot, Raped

The suspect allegedly charged the woman, tackled her to the ground, and threw her in the back of her vehicle before driving off.

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Between a global pandemic and increasing hospital violence, 2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for the healthcare sector.

Read: COVID Conspiracy Theorists Try to Sneak Into Utah ICU to See If Its Full

COVID Conspiracy Theorists Try to Sneak Into Utah ICU to See If Its Full

Utah Valley Hospital is also experiencing a significant increase in callers asking if the ICU is actually full.

Read: 3 Ways to Stop Nurse Bullying at Your Healthcare Facility

3 Ways to Stop Nurse Bullying at Your Healthcare Facility

In one study, over 50% of nursing students reported seeing or experiencing nurse-on-nurse bullying during their clinical rotations.

Read: 19% of U.S. Hospitals Don’t Have Enough Staff as COVID Cases Surge

19% of U.S. Hospitals Don’t Have Enough Staff as COVID Cases Surge

In El Paso, Texas, morgues have started paying jail inmates $2 an hour to help transport the bodies of COVID-19 victims.

Read: North Dakota Allowing COVID-Positive Healthcare Workers to Stay on the Job

North Dakota Allowing COVID-Positive Healthcare Workers to Stay on the Job

The move is opposed by the North Dakota Nurses Association.

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