Violence against healthcare workers: The Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert

Author(s):Julie Cullen

I’ve been editing an article about patient violence. One of the things that jumped out at me about it is that many nurses see the violence directed at them as “part of my job.” I find that horrifying.

Then along comes this Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert: Physical and verbal violence against healthcare workers. Find time to read this today. And share it with your colleagues and organizational leaders. You deserve a safe workplace, and this information may help you make that happen.

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