Topics About 'Workplace Violence'.

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  1. You go to work each day to save lives. You face obstacles like short staffing and high patient workloads because it’s your job. Your family knows you’ll be gone for 12+ hours a day and not to hug you until you take off your work clothes, so they aren...
  2. Heartbreaking! 2 employees dead; gunman shot by officer at Dallas Methodist Hospital, police say
  3. ANA representation & Workplace Violence

    I sent the ANA - California chapter an e-mail about my story, my experience of workplace violence. Initially I was requesting if any change could be done to my probation. They gave me a generic response and while I knew it was expected, I was honestl...
  4. In 2018, TIna Suckow, a 49-year old nurse, was brutally beaten by a patient at a state mental facility in Iowa. Suckow had been employed there for over 4 years when the incident occurred. A “code red” alert was issued, and multiple staff members resp...
  5. While at the 2017 ENA Convention in St. Louis, allnurses got the opportunity to interview Alex Wubbels, the Utah nurse who in July 2017, was violently secured in handcuffs and placed in a squad car for not complying with a police officer's request to...
  6. The number of hospital-related shootings has consistently increased over the past 10 years. Once thought of as “the unthinkable”, active shooter events can happen anytime, anywhere in any healthcare setting in today’s world. In 2016, OSHA updated he...
  7. Dear Nurse Beth, I am a Traveling Nurse. I genuinely love what I do. I take assignments that are in the psychiatric setting. On August 1st when coming on for my 7p to 7a shift; my charge nurse and I received the news we were getting a Covid ...
  8. I am a nurse in an ER that can be (like others, no doubt) both busy and stressful. Last night while working a clerk (I'll call him "G") was talking in a very negative manner about another co-worker who was not there. He was also speaking very loudly...
  9. Workplace violence and hazards

    Dear health professions, Have you every witnessed a workplace violence or hazard? If so, please explain the event and how it affected those involved, including yourself. (Inside and outside of your workplace). Thank you! This is for a research projec...
  10. Silent No More Foundation

    Introducing #SilentNoMore

    Warning: graphic content contained in the beginning of this article. To avoid it but still read the main part of the article, scroll to below the quote box. {End of graphic content.} You’ve probably noticed that violence happens a lot where we work....
  11. Nurses across the state of Illinois are demanding change. While Illinois House Bill 2064 aims to deliver nurse staffing ratios, nurses speak out to raise awareness of a variety of patient and staff safety concerns. Channel 5 Chicago aired an intervie...
  12. "What do you mean they are taking my baby away? I won't let them; I won't let you!" And just like that, she spit in my face. Spit-In-My-FaceI cared for her during the worst pain she had giving birth, helped her through her heroin withdrawal, educatin...
  13. Nurses in Texas are turning to lawmakers for relief from workplace violence. Kimberly Curtin, remembers being punched in the head as a young nurse in the ER. Not only was the event terrifying, but what a fellow nurse said to her may have been worse, ...
  14. I saw the knife from the corner of my eye! The knife was pretty long and wicked looking. The woman on my right holding it was mad and was barely two feet away. On my left, stood another woman holding up a weight used for traction. They cursed each ot...
  15. This is a good article I saw on USA Today, it was on their homepage for a few hours before it got bumped for something else (we are just nurses after all not that newsworthy). The article does well showcasing example of violence towards nurses in hot...
  16. Silent No More Foundation

    Security Won't Stop The Violence

    Download allnurses Magazine "What if we hire more security at night?” This suggestion is a natural conclusion that many people suggest when discussing violence in hospitals. This particular person was Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), ...
  17. Dear Nurse Beth, I'm in need of advice. I have been a nurse for 16 years. I have made some poor life choices in the past that lead to being in the Diversion Program, which I completed, and now sit on the committee as a Board member. For the last fou...
  18. I don’t remember hearing anything about Carlie’s murder last January, but her community of nurses did. On January 25, 2019, in the parking garage of a Wisconsin hospital, Carlie was kicked in the head over 40 times and then left to die under a car in...
  19. Dangers on the Job Nurses face many dangers on the job: from exposure to communicable diseases to high nurse/patient ratios to other staffing issues. However, one topic comes up consistently as a top concern - workplace violence. A group of nurse...