25 min

How Can We Prevent Hospital Shootings‪?‬ Ask Nurse Alice

    • Medicine

It's every nurse or healthcare worker's nightmare: shooting in the hospital. Sadly, violence against healthcare workers has been on the rise. You might feel helpless, if you do, that's normal. Just know- you're not alone, gun violence in hospitals can be prevented.

In this episode, Nurse Alice talks about, 
Ways nurses can protect themselves from gun violence and workplace violenceHow to identify potentially violent patientsHow to prevent hospital shootingsWhat hospitals are doing to protect healthcare workers from violenceLegislation that is planned to prevent gun violenceAlice addresses the emerging gun violence in society today and the recent killing of four people at the Tulsa Medical Center by a disgruntled patient, who was also killed.

Read more nurse advice, news, and resources at nurse.org

It's every nurse or healthcare worker's nightmare: shooting in the hospital. Sadly, violence against healthcare workers has been on the rise. You might feel helpless, if you do, that's normal. Just know- you're not alone, gun violence in hospitals can be prevented.

In this episode, Nurse Alice talks about, 
Ways nurses can protect themselves from gun violence and workplace violenceHow to identify potentially violent patientsHow to prevent hospital shootingsWhat hospitals are doing to protect healthcare workers from violenceLegislation that is planned to prevent gun violenceAlice addresses the emerging gun violence in society today and the recent killing of four people at the Tulsa Medical Center by a disgruntled patient, who was also killed.

Read more nurse advice, news, and resources at nurse.org

25 min