Workplace Violence Prevention



Workplace Violence in the ED is an overarching problem—not an unusual event. This course will discuss ways to recognize and mitigate violence toward emergency healthcare providers.


  • Assess and differentiate individual and environmental risk factors for violence in the ED
  • Select and explain appropriate individual and environmental responses to different levels of risk
  • Report violence and know how to implement laws regarding worker’s rights
  • Identify patterns of violence and implement prevention strategies
  • 1.13 contact hours
While the course is written primarily for emergency nurses the material can be applied to all healthcare providers who work in an emergency care setting.​
2​-hour course Video Demonstrations Interactive Quizzes Developed by ENA with a grant from ​OSHA

Violence is not part of the job—Protect Yourself!

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The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

​This material was produced under grant number SH-23534-12-60-F-17 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.