This course is designed to assist CNAs, unit techs, and other unlicensed assistive personnel in understanding the definition of violence, the prevalence of violence in health care settings, and interventions that can be implemented to increase workplace safety. This course helps you to identify potential risk factors of violence, hazards in the workplace, and interventions that can de-escalate possible violent instances. The healthcare professional will learn the responsibilities of the employer and employee in controlling workplace violence such as fulfilling training obligations and developing a workplace violence prevention program. Also, the healthcare professional will learn specific communication techniques that can help prevent escalating encounters and dangerous situations. Violence against healthcare workers is four times greater than in all other work industries combined. It is essential that today’s healthcare workers can identify risk factors and learn ways to protect themselves and the patients they care for.
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Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: The Current State of Violence in Health Care
Chapter 2: Noteworthy News
Chapter 3: The Cost of Violence in the Workplace
Chapter 4: Data Analysis
Chapter 5: Assess and Screen
Chapter 6: Interventions
Chapter 7: Identify Risk Factors
Chapter 8: Employer and Employee Responsibilities
Chapter 9: Conclusion
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Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #: 7046. This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the Florida and Wyoming Boards of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.