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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on factors affecting workplace violence and perceptions of safety in the emergency department (ED).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the risk factors for violence, perceptions of safety, tolerance to violence, and reporting behaviors of staff members of various disciplines in the ED as well as their perceptions of viable interventions to improve workplace safety.
  2. Describe the prevalence and types of violence experienced by ED staff members in the study facility.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins 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. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JTN0317A
Published: Mar/Apr 2017
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 16/22 (72%)
Authors: Darcy Copeland, RN, PhD; Melissa Henry, RN, PhD
Specialties: Emergency, Trauma