Date: DECEMBER 11, 2013
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)
Explore how to increase awareness among nurses and other healthcare professionals regarding workplace violence prevention. The Webinar will describe the development, content (i.e. definitions and classifications of workplace violence, the risk factors for workplace violence in the healthcare industry, the consequences for the employee and employer, prevention strategies, and post-event responses), and evaluation of the online course. Presenters will also touch on future directions for applying this content in various occupations within the healthcare industry.
Marilyn Ridenour MPH, MBA, BSN, CPH, Nurse Epidemiologist
Marilyn Ridenour is a Commander (CDR) in the United States Public Health Service assigned to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. CDR Ridenour works as a nurse epidemiologist in the Analysis and Field Evaluation Branch of the Division of Safety Research. From 2005 to 2007, she was in the Epidemic Intelligence Service Training Program. Since 2005 she has worked on workplace violence in the healthcare sector. She is the Project Officer for the Violence Prevention Community Meeting Study. She is co-project officer for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses On-Line Best Course and the Workplace Prevention Programs in New Jersey Health Care Facilities Project. CDR Ridenour received her BSN and MBA from West Virginia University and her Masters of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dan Hartley, EdD, Workplace Violence Prevention Coordinator
Dr. Daniel Hartley has been with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for 15 years. He has been the workplace violence prevention coordinator for over 10 years. He works in the Analysis and Field Evaluation Branch of the Division of Safety Research in Morgantown, WV. His workplace violence prevention efforts include projects related to prevention of violence against healthcare workers, prevention of violence against pharmacists, prevention of violence against teachers, and retail violence prevention. He is a co-project officer for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses On-Line Best Practices Course.
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NOTE: Only faculty of AACN Member Schools can participate in this AACN Faculty Webinar.