Emergency Department Violence Education: Detection and Prevention

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Morgan Nelson Samantha Zimmerman Janell Hoying Richard Prior


By Morgan Nelson, Nursing; Samantha Zimmerman, Nursing; Janell Hoying, Nursing

Advisor: Richard Prior

Presentation ID: AM_C23

Abstract: Workplace violence is on the rise, particularly in the emergency department where 82% of nurses report experiencing physical violence and 100% report experiencing verbal threats. This project educated senior nursing students about the detection, prevention and impact of workplace violence in emergency care settings. A lecture and interactive game was used to disseminate knowledge and promote discussion. A post-intervention quiz was used to assess knowledge gained. Results pending data analysis of quiz and survey.

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AM Poster Session -- Great Hall -- C: Teaching & Learning