Title

Mitigating Emergency Department Violence

Presenter Information

Andrew DettlingerFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Jessica Naber, RN, PhD; Lori Ballard, RN, MSN

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Workplace violence (WPV) in the emergency department (ED) is a serious hazard for ED personnel and other clients residing in the unit. Four articles were analyzed to gain an understanding of current mitigation and preventive strategies. These articles discussed the use of focus groups, improving education on perceived WPV, confidence levels, and the need to involve more than one intervention. After analysis a revolving policy/ procedure was developed with the intent to improve mitigating WPV in the ED.

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Mitigating Emergency Department Violence

Workplace violence (WPV) in the emergency department (ED) is a serious hazard for ED personnel and other clients residing in the unit. Four articles were analyzed to gain an understanding of current mitigation and preventive strategies. These articles discussed the use of focus groups, improving education on perceived WPV, confidence levels, and the need to involve more than one intervention. After analysis a revolving policy/ procedure was developed with the intent to improve mitigating WPV in the ED.