Mitigating Nurse Workplace Violence: An Evidence-Based Approach

Author(s): Cherry Sioson, Nicole Tronco, Trisha Weers, Faye Rivera

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Dec 15, 2026

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial

Role: Staff, Manager

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Violence against healthcare workers is an emerging global issue and a problem experienced by many clinicians with increasing severity. The negative implications of workplace violence are immense and impact the quality of life of healthcare workers. This session discusses the current state of the problem, federal and local regulations on workplace safety and the implementation of a workplace violence prevention bundle that includes innovative solutions addressing violence in the workplace.


  • Discuss the prevalence of workplace violence in healthcare and its impact on frontline healthcare workers.
  • Identify the critical components of a workplace violence prevention bundle developed in the trauma progressive care unit.
  • Explain de-escalation strategies and therapeutic communication techniques to address workplace safety.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 1.00 contact hours.

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