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Violence Against Healthcare Professionals 4-Hr. CEU for Health Professionals
June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A $50 Registration is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/violence-against-healthcare-workers-4-hour-ceu-tickets-277081236437
*All proceeds benefit student scholarships.
4-hour CEU courses are being offered by Albany State University and the Darton Health Professions Foundation, and will not only address continued educational units for 2022 but also important topics impacting the health professions field.
Violence against healthcare workers is a pervasive problem that threatens the safety of staff, patients, and visitors in healthcare facilities. The results are catastrophic to our greatest human resource, you, the healthcare professionals. The injury, emotional stress, and costs are not just felt by the employers, but coworkers, and patients who need and deserve a safe environment.
This course will explore:
• What is violence in the healthcare system?
• What is being done at a legislative level to help you?
• Risk Assessment – Identifying high risks for violence or harm.
• Assessment Tools for your facility.
• What is the proper response?
• How to manage the Agitated Patient/Person
• HR Guidelines
Continued education for healthcare professionals is not just about improving quality patient-centered care, it is professional development that increases competency, awareness, and skillsets for you, your coworkers, and your employer. The healthcare industry continues to evolve with increasing demands, accountability, and an emphasis on continuing education.
Courses are designed to provide blocks of accredited continued educational units while increasing a standard of excellence in the workplace.
This course is designed for CEUs for licensed healthcare workers including but not limited to: Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Respiratory Care Technicians, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Radiology Technicians, Health Information Management Professions, Dental Professionals, Emergency Medical Services Professionals, Histologic Technicians, Medical Laboratory Technicians and others.