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Prevention is key: Workplace violence in the hospital

With the recent news of several nurses in a Minnesota hospital being injured by a patient wielding a metal bar, the issue of healthcare workers facing violence in the workplace is again receiving media scrutiny. Hospitalized individuals are certainly under significant...

source: By Keith Carlson
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Hospitals and care systems are uniquely positioned to play an integral role preventing violence in their communities. Evidence shows that hospital-based violence intervention programs reduce violence, save lives and decrease health care costs. This guide offers hospital...

source: AHA

Most healthcare workers may lack the knowledge, awareness and training to identify potential victims of child sex trafficking, a new study suggests. "We need to become more aware that trafficking exists and [more] educated about...

source: HealthDay News via Medline Plus

Since embarking on a massive rape kit testing initiative, authorities say they have identified 207 suspected serial rapists responsible for almost 600 attacks across Greater Cleveland. The men each are linked...

source: The Plain Dealer

The headline from WIVB-TV News in Buffalo read, "Troubled Relationship Ends Tragically". Meanwhile, there was this headline in the Savannah Morning News, "Troubled Port Wentworth Marriage Ends in Murder". These are two examples of...

source: The Huffington Post

With the University of Saskatchewan facing scrutiny in its handling of sexual assault cases as recently as last year, an on-campus group has approached administration about the creation of a centre specifically tasked with addressing the issue. Called the Coalition Against...

source: The Star-Phoenix

Each March, YWCA Enid reaches out to the community and asks for support with its annual sponsorship drive, and it is just halfway past its goal this year. “This year’s fundraising goal is $40,000. So far, the YWCA has received a great response to the campaign...

source: NewsOK


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