The HFPN is hosted a one-hour webinar titled De-escalation: Recognizing and Mitigating Potentially Dangerous Encounters in Your Medical Setting on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
This webinar featured Judy Arnetz, PhD, MPH, PT – professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine at Michigan State College of Human Medicine. Dr. Arnetz’s research focus and area of expertise is how the well-being and safety of health care workers impacts the quality of patient care and how to prevent/mitigate the effects of violence in healthcare settings. Attendees will gain:
- An understanding of the scope of workplace violence in healthcare and its impact on providers, organizations and patients
- Knowledge of key risk factors for situations becoming violent in a clinical setting
- Practical strategies for preventing, managing and de-escalating violence
Dr. Arnetz has also shared her PowerPoint presentation which she presented during the webinar. You can access that presentation here.
Any questions regarding this webinar or future educational opportunities offered by the HFPN should be directed to the HFPN team.