Workplace Violence in Healthcare Facilities

Workplace Violence in Healthcare Facilities

Updated Jul 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Understand the hazards that are associated with aggressive behavior in healthcare facilities.
  • Understand the purpose and content of a workplace violence prevention program.
  • Know safe practices that you can use to help prevent violent behavior in your facility.
  • Know what to do if violence occurs while you are at work.
Course Description

MARCOM's interactive course on Workplace Violence in Healthcare Facilities provides healthcare workers with the information they need to recognize potential violence hazards, prevent aggression when possible and respond to it effectively when necessary.  Workplace violence is a serious problem in hospitals, urgent care clinics, nursing homes, doctors' offices and other healthcare facilities across the country. Thousands of assaults occur every week; employees suffer physical and emotional trauma, and some even die.  

Areas covered in the course include OSHA guidelines for preventing violence; identifying and controlling the potential for violence; employee education and training; responding to violence; and more.  

Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today.  The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood... and retained.

Course Duration

30 minutes