SHSO_Workplace Violence Prevention_Live - 9/7/23
CALOSHA defines Workplace violence as: “Any act of violence or threat of violence that occurs at the worksite.” Additionally, the threat or use of physical force against an employee that results in, or has a high likelihood of resulting in, injury, psychological trauma, or stress, regardless of whether the employee sustains and injury; and incident involving the threat or use of a firearm or other dangerous weapons, including the use of common objects as weapons, regardless of whether the employee sustains an injury. The impact of workplace violence can range from psychological trauma to physical injury, or even death. This two-hour virtual workplace violence prevention course is designed to help personnel working in healthcare better understand the scope and nature of violence in the workplace. Sutter Health has implemented work.lace prevention plans, a reporting application, annual training and annual physical maneuver training that complies or exceeds the CALOSHA regulation. The training focuses on active management through prevention of workplace violence, identifying aggressive behavior, de-escalation, personal safety and reporting incidents of workplace violence.
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Nurse, Registered (RN)
Other Healthcare Professionals
After Attending This Activity Learners Should Be Able To:
1. Identify early signs of verbal and physical signs of violence.
2. Apply techniques to prevent aggressive behavior prior to escalation of violence.
3. Discuss when to contact security and when de-escalation strategies are not likely to be effective.
4. Implement continuous communication within teams, units, and hospital management.
5. Demonstrate de-escalation strategies and techniques can prevent incidents of violence.
6. Commit to identifying and reporting all workplace violence incidents.
7. Describe and locate Employee Assistance Program and the Confidential Message line.
Disclosure of Financial or In-Kind Commercial Support & Conflict of Interest
No one involved in the planning or presentation of this educational activity have any relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. No financial or in-kind commercial support was received to produce or promote this educational activity.
– Provider Designee/Verification: Kerri Maya, PhD(c), MSL, RN, NPD-BC
In support of improving patient care, Sutter Health, is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement
Sutter Health designates this LIVE activity for a maximum of 2.0 continuing professional development contact hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Note to Other Disciplines: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit HOURS ™ Continuing Medical Education is acceptable for meeting the continuing education requirements for Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Registered Nurses, and Respiratory Care Practitioners. For other disciplines, please check with the regulatory board for your discipline to confirm what type of credits meet the continuing education requirements. Continuing education hours for nurses accredited by ANCC, via Joint Accreditation.
Attendance & Credit Claiming
Enter the six-digit attendance code into the "Attendance" field when prompted after you start the course.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Hour(s)
Sutter Health certifies this Live activity was designated for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Hour(s). Non-physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 ANCC
This course/program has been awarded 2.00 ANCC contact hour(s). Sutter Health is accredited provider of nursing continuing professional development. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 CA BRN
This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hour(s) by Sutter Health, which is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. (Provider Number 17182). Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 2.00 IPCE
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 2.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.