Workplace Violence Resources

Workplace Violence Against Emergency Nurses


Violence in emergency departments has reached epidemic levels and emergency nurses are particularly vulnerable. In hopes of combating this violence in the emergency department, ENA believes that all states should make it a felony crime to commit assault and/or battery on an emergency nurse. If you reside in one of the states where it is not a felony to assault an emergency nurse, below you will find helpful resources for your efforts to make this crime a felony.