TITLE

Warning: Nurses experience violence in this emergency department

AUTHOR(S)
Pontus, Chris
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Massachusetts Nurse Advocate;OCt2010, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the issue of violence in the emergency departments of the hospitals. It mentions several good work practices offered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), including training the staff to disperse violent situations and patients, providing adequate staffing levels, and providing counseling and treatment programs for employees who have experienced workplace violence. It suggests that strong violence-prevention programs should be addressed. INSETS: How hospitals can provide a secure work environment;Prevent the Violence.
ACCESSION #
55117276

 

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