Violence against health care professionals in the workplace is underreported and understudied. Additional data are needed to understand steps that might be taken to reduce the risk.
Phillips, James. Workplace Violence Against Health Care Workers in the United States. The New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 374. April 2016. NEJM
This literature review suggests that the contributing factors towards lateral violence are mainly due to characteristics of perpetrators, victims’ reaction to bullying and organization’s characteristic. To mitigate the impact of lateral violence among young and inexperienced nurses, a cognitive rehearsal scripted response is proposed.
Wee Meng, Steven Koh. Management of work place bullying in hospital: A review of the use of cognitive rehearsal as an alternative management strategy. International Journal of Nursing Sciences. June 2016. Vol. 3(2). ScienceDirect
The present study was designed to assess the impact of Omega on employee psychological distress, confidence in coping, and perceived exposure to violence. Results demonstrated statistically significant improvements in short-term and follow-up post-test scores.
Guay, Stéphane. Goncalves, Jane. Boyer, Richard. Evaluation of an Education and Training Program to Prevent and Manage Patients’ Violence in a Mental Health Setting: A Pretest-Posttest Intervention Study. Vol. 4(3). August 2016. PubMed Central
This viewpoint discusses the scope and characteristics of workplace violence in health care settings, relevant government regulations, the responsibility of health care leaders in addressing workplace violence, a model program for violence prevention in health care settings, and a comprehensive environmental risk analysis.
Wyatt, Ron, et al. Workplace Violence in Health care: A Critical Issue with a Promising Solution. September 2016. Vol 316 (10). JAMA
The proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Violence in the Health Sector compiled.
Oud Consultancy. The Fifth International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. Broadening our View – Responding Together. October 2016. Oud Consultancy
The results of an online survey conducted by EKOS, in which participants were assessed of their workplace’s psychosocial hazards by using a modified Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire.
Oudyk, John, and Smith, Peter. A Canadian-Wide Survey of Workplace Psychosocial Conditions, using the Mental Injury Toolkit Survey. October 2016. Presentation to the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health.
In this one-year prospective, naturalistic study in an acute psychiatric facility, we explored gender differences between 230 men and 284 women regarding the predictive validity of the violence risk screening-10 (V-RISK-10).
Eriksen, Bjorn Magne, et al. Gender Differences in the Predictive Validity of a Violence Risk Screening Tool: A Prospective Study in an Acute Psychiatric Ward. International Journal of Forensics Mental Health. Vol. 15(2). 2016. CONCEPT Professional Training