ED Workplace Violence
We Didn’t Sign Up for This!
For Emergency Department Nurses – Approved for 1.5 hours Nursing CE
ED Workplace Violence is something all ED staff experience – from patients and visitors alike. Those patients with acute symptoms of mental illness pose a particular challenge. Serious harm to staff, as well as the long-term impact of consistent abuse, results in employee trauma which ultimately diminishes levels of safety for both patients and staff.
OSHA, The Joint Commission, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), as well as other organizations have encouraged all healthcare institutions to focus on a safe work environment. This course will review the rate of violence in the ED, discuss the issue of workplace violence, and provide practical strategies that mitigate risk of harm to staff.
ED Workplace Violence will provide staff strategies to improve patient and staff safety, enhance staff morale, enhance throughput in your Emergency Department, and enhance overall patient experience. This class is essential for every emergency nurse. It provides focused training in key risk mitigation and de-escalation strategies that can be put to use immediately!
Presented by acclaimed national-recognized speaker, Monica Cooke, BSN, MA, RNC, CPHQ, CPHRM, DFASHRM, this class allows you to learn at your own pace, with new, enhanced content and extensive enrichment resources. The target audience is ED providers, nurses, technicians, Managers and Directors. Our ED Workplace Violence class is recommended for ALL ED NURSES and ED Physicians.
Today’s ED Nurse serves a critical role in the Emergency Department. This important course teaches those critical ED Behavioral Health patient management and violence prevention skills that can improve everyone’s safety in a hectic and demanding environment. This ED Workplace Violence Course is great for new nurses, and an excellent refresher for experienced ED nurses.
Our ED Workplace Violence Class is BETTER:
- Clinically-Focused ED Scenarios for Maximum Impact
- Aggression Management Strategies that Work!
- Reinforcement of Key Concepts to Promote Retention
- Short Modules Will Fit Any Schedule
- Fun and Engaging Speaker!
This program is approved for 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hours) of nursing continuing education credits by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.
Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Our Workplace Violence Course focuses on the specific mental health conditions that are most common in the ED. Graduates will be able to properly assess each patient, mitigate risk appropriately and provide great care.
Staff and Patient Safety
An effective Workplace Violence Program will maximize patient safety in your Emergency Room, while at the same time, improve staff morale and wellness. This is critical for reducing ED staff retention and enhancing patient relations.
Who Should Take It
Beginners + Advanced
This Emergency Department Workplace Violence Class is essential for every emergency nurse. If you are new to the ED, this course will provide everything you need to get started. If you are an experienced ED nurse, this class will reinforce your knowledge of Violence Prevention and provide useful skills that you can use today!