Workplace Violence

May 14, 2018
Mark Berg, UT MD Anderson’s Director of the Employee Assistance Program talks about the 2-STOP program, a multi-disciplinary response team that is a resource to patients, families, visitors, and employees. The response team is made up the UT Police Department, risk management, employee health,…
May 14, 2018
This Workforce Center podcast features Meg Fallows, Volunteer Coordinator at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington, who speaks about the volunteer workforce in hospitals and how they are combating violence in the hospital setting. The breadth of the volunteer workforce in hospitals…
May 2, 2018
Tactical Training/Casualty Care Program - Mercyhealth Mercyhealth partnered with local EMS providers, law enforcement, fire departments and school districts to create and deploy a Casualty Care training program with a specially designed emergency kit to local school districts and other…
Feb 23, 2018
Commitment to service is a hallmark of America’s hospitals and health systems. In response to the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, FL, the dedicated people of Broward’s hospitals once again demonstrated that commitment.  They responded to the unthinkable…
Feb 15, 2018
Mercyhealth | Janesville, WI School and workplace violence is an increasingly common threat. Since 1992, almost 400 school shootings have taken place, and a recent FBI report shows that incidents are increasing annually. Even in the best of circumstances, emergency medical service (EMS) providers…
Jan 18, 2018
The National Fire Protection Association is accepting comments through Feb. 23 on a provisional preparedness and response standard for active shooter and other hostile events. Effective as early as April, the NFPA 3000 standard would provide guidance for organizing, managing and sustaining an…
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Workplace Violence

Dec 16, 2017
Hospitals and health systems are committed to continually making their communities and workplaces safer. Key to that is preventing violence within hospitals ensuring the safety of staff and patients. Through the Hospitals Against Violence initiative, AHA is highlighting successful programs and…
Dec 11, 2017
Podcast recorded in February 2017
Workforce Center Senior Director Veronika Riley sits down with Joyce Bulman, Vice President, Clinical Operations at Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, Arizona to discuss the challenges and issues home health care providers face in regards to violence and best practices to mitigate this violence.…
Sep 20, 2017
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative will host a Sept. 25 webinar on a program designed to care for hospital caregivers who experience a stressful event or outcome during patient care. Leaders from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., will discuss their Care for…
Sep 13, 2017
October 16, 2017 Event
Date: Monday October 16th Time: 3p-4p PT Location: Washington State Convention Center Room: 613-614 (6th floor of the CC) Review the planning and mitigating strategies for any workplace violence event. Discuss how to create sound workplace violence policies as well as design appropriate…