Hospitals in Action: Promising Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Safer Care


April 25, 2024
1 – 2 PM ET | 2 – 3 PM CT


Jeff Hauck
Director, Public Safety and Police Authority Services
Memorial Healthcare
Owosso, MI

Bob Yocubik, RN
Senior Director of Quality & Performance Improvement
Atlantic General Hospital & Health System
Berlin, MD

Sophia Isaac, MPA
Chief Human Resources Officer
New York City Health + Hospitals/Woodhull
Brooklyn, NY

Violence against health care workers continues to rise and hospital leaders are seeking strategies to enhance workplace safety while upholding patient care standards. According to data gathered in 2023 by National Nurses United (NNU), 81.6% of nurses reported that they have experienced workplace violence, with half stating they have seen instances of violence increase in the last year.

Join us for Part 4 of the HQIC Workplace Violence (WPV) Prevention webinar series. This dynamic session will feature sharing of real-world experiences and promising WPV prevention practices from healthcare leaders in diverse roles at a rural hospital, community hospital and an urban health system.

Learning Objectives:
• Hear from leaders from diverse hospital settings about successes, challenges and lessons learned from their unique workplace violence prevention journey
• Review key components of system-wide workplace violence prevention programs and the impact on workforce safety
• Identify key strategies and actionable steps healthcare leaders can take to effectively address workplace violence

Who Should Attend:
Hospital leaders, nurses, physicians, front-line and Emergency Department staff, security and safety team specialists, risk management, employee/occupational health, patient safety and quality professionals