Violence and nurses article

  1. http://www.salon.com/news/feature/20...ses/index.html
    •  
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   fiestynurse
    Great article!! The statement below leaped right out at me!

    "In the state of Massachusetts, it's a felony to attack an E.R. doctor," workplace violence expert Marilyn Lanza points out, "but only a misdemeanor to assault a nurse."
  4. by   -jt
    Survey of nurses in seven SNAs reveals staff nurses most at risk
    http://www.ana.org/rnnoharm/tan0203.htm


    Concern for the safety of our patients and health care employees has reached the statehouses as legislators begin to seek remedies to this problem.
    http://www.ana.org/gova/state/2000/workpl.htm



    INA nurses demand measures to combat workplace violence -
    Illinois nurse's condition stable after on-the-job assault
    http://www.ana.org/tan/00janfeb/inanurs.htm



    This issue has been in the news for the last few years:
    ANA President Calls for Labor/Management Cooperation to End Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings
    http://www.ana.org/pressrel/1997/violconf.htm



    Art Imitates Life: TV Show, "ER," Highlights Threat of Workplace Violence
    http://www.ana.org/pressrel/2000/pr0209.htm



    Workplace violence: Getting hospitals focused on prevention
    The victims: Staff nurses who provide the care
    http://www.ana.org/rnnoharm/tan0205.htm



    Workplace Violence: Can You Close the Door On It?
    http://www.ana.org/dlwa/osh/wp6.htm



    American Nurses Association Demands Stricter Violence Protections for Health Care Workers
    Murder of Florida psychiatric nurse prompts profession's call to
    action
    http://www.ana.org/pressrel/2001/pr0418.htm



    Illinois RNs win workplace safety measures
    http://www.ana.org/tan/01janfeb/illinois.htm



    Workplace Safety - Nurses testify during Department of Labor hearing -
    http://www.ana.org/pressrel/2001/pr0720a.htm



    Let the DOL hear it from you too. Take the Workplace Safety Survey at:

    http://www.nursingworld.org/mainsurv...x.cfm?sid=2200

close