February 22, 2023

Prevention strategies for violence against healthcare workers

By: Elaine Geroski, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM(E) and Dawn Whiteside, MSN-Ed, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC, RNFA

Much has been written about bullying, lateral violence, cultures of safety, and a healthy work environment. However, little has been written to address the escalation of violence against healthcare workers (HCWs) coming not only from peers but also patients and visitors.

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