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Violence Against Hospital Workers: Growing Awareness, Rural Interventions, and Why It Still Goes Unreported

Description
Provides an overview of workplace violence in healthcare settings. Features rural hospitals in Oregon and Idaho that are undertaking a range of prevention activities addressing workplace violence. Also features research findings from a Michigan healthcare system study on the topic, and identifies resources and tools that rural hospital leaders can use to help protect hospital staff.
Author(s)
Jenn Lukens
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
09/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Healthcare workforce · Hospitals · Infrastructure · Injuries · Leadership · Nurses · Occupational health and safety · Idaho · Michigan · Oregon