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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To describe one unit's experience with imbedding MHWs in medical unit staffing to address the impacts of patient behavioral challenges.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Examine the impact of poor patient behavior on other patients, staff, and the institution.
  2. Recall the implemented changes and their associated outcomes in the hospital described.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NM1218
Published: Dec 2018
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Nadine Rosenthal, DNP, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC; Asmin Brown, DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Natalie Mohammed, MA, RN, NEA-BC; Lorelle Wuerz, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, VA-BC; Kristen Magnuski, MSN, RN-BC; Erich Goodman, MPA, RN-BC