ACOEM Member Price: $68.00
Non-Member Price: $90.00
Maria Michas, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Associate Vice President/Medical Director Employee Health, Injury Care and Wellness
UMass Memorial Health care
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Hospital health care workers are at increased risk of exposure to a wide variety of health and safety hazards, including job-related violence. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, incidents of workplace violence are four times more common in health care than in many other industries including construction, manufacturing, and retail. A comprehensive workplace violence prevention program can help enhance employee and patient safety, improve the quality of patient care, improve employee retention, promote constructive labor-management relations, and decrease workers' compensation claims. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will know how to: identify risk factors for violence in the hospital setting; describe the potential consequences of workplace violence on health care workers and Implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program in the hospital setting.
1. Identify risk factors for violence in the hospital setting.
2. Describe the potential consequences of workplace violence on healthcare workers.
3. Implement a workplace violence prevention program in the hospital setting.
Earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and/or ABPM LLSA Credits.
This activity expires April 30, 2022.