Oct. 11th, 2018 Violence Prevention in the Healthcare Workplace

Thursday, October 11, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)


Elihu M Harris State Building 
1515 Clay Street
OaklandCalifornia 94612

Early Bird Registration: $175.00 (ends August 1, 2018)
Standard Registration: $225.00 (ends September 27, 2018)
Late Registration: $275.00

Workers in healthcare settings are at an increased risk of experiencing workplace violence. During this full-day course, attendees will learn to identify contributing factors that may escalate risk and promote violent incidents, and  will explore harm reduction strategies for high risk environments. This course will also review Cal/OSHA’s Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care standard, the scientific basis for effective interventions in the healthcare workplace, and hospital teams will discuss strategies to improve safety in health care settings.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify risk factors for workplace violence among health care workers
  • Describe components of a dangerous situation and strategies to mitigate risk
  • Discuss Cal/OSHA’s Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care standard and identify barriers to enforcement
  • Review harm reduction strategies for high risk environments

This course is intended for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, health care workers, health care administrators, worker representatives, and allied health and safety professionals, including those in occupational and environmental health and safety.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12983, for 6.5 contact hours.
Registered Environmental Health Specialists:
This course has been approved for 6.5 contact hours, REHS. The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) UC Berkeley is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Program Continuing Education Accreditation Agency approved by the California Department of Public Health.
Industrial Hygienists:
ABIH® Diplomates may be eligible to earn up to 4.5 of contact hours for this event.
Visit http://www.abih.org /maintain-certification/cm-credit-education-events for more information.
Safety Professionals:
Certified Safety Professionals may be eligible to earn up to 4.5 contact hours for this event. Visit http://www.bcsp.org/Certifications/Recertification for more information.

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