Hospital-Based Workplace Violence Programs: Compliance & Best Practices
ASHRM CE Credit: 1
This webinar will review the components of a hospital workplace violence program and the new Joint Commission standards in the backdrop of the upward trend of health care-based incidents of workplace violence. The value of this presentation is that we explain what is working and what are the common shortcomings in hospital workplace violence programs. This information will assist risk managers to focus hospital resources on where it may be most effective and cost efficient.
It is no secret to hospital risk management professionals that the workplace violence rates are disproportionately higher in health care than all other industries. The number of incidents in hospitals continue to rise post-pandemic. In January 2022, the Joint Commission published new compliance requirements for hospital-based workplace violence programs, and many States are enacting legislation to lessen the impact to hospitals and health care facilities.
This webinar will review the components of a hospital workplace violence program and the new Joint Commission standards in the backdrop of the upward trend of health care-based incidents of workplace violence. The value of this presentation is that we explain what is working and what are the common shortcomings in hospital workplace violence programs. This information will assist Risk Managers to focus hospital resources on where it may be most effective and cost efficient.
The presenter is William S. Marcisz, JD CPP CHPA, a national health care security and workplace violence consultant. Mr. Marcisz has 40 years of health care experience working in several roles, including security administration, investigations, and threat assessments. Bill also practiced law as a hospital defense attorney in Florida, where he is a longstanding member of the Florida Bar Association.
- • Understand the historical context and current trends in workplace violence to be able to have command of the subject matter when working within a hospital workplace violence team or committee.
- • Understand the required elements of a hospital-based workplace violence program, what constitutes compliance, and how a workplace violence program interfaces, but differs from the hospital’s security program.
- • Learn the new Joint Commission requirements to ensure compliance, but also how the new TJC requirements can create a safer healing environment.
- • Learn what are some of the best practices for workplace violence prevention and response from a standpoint of cost and efficiency.
|ASHRM CE Credits||1|
|Domain||Clinical Patient Safety|
|Level - Foundational (F), Practitioner (P), Advanced (A)||F|
For questions regarding this webinar, contact ASHRMEd@aha.org
William “Bill” Marcisz, JD CPP CHPA, is President & Chief Consultant for Strategic Security Management Consulting, Inc. (SSMC), based in Orlando, Florida. With 40-years of health care experience in Security Administration and as a Hospital Defense Attorney, Bill is considered a leading national health care security and workplace violence expert. He is a member of IAHSS, ASIS, IAPSC, ACHE, and ASHRM. Peer review from leading security trade organizations include some the industry’s most prestigious team and individual accomplishments:
IAHSS’s Lindberg Bell Award (Most Distinguished Healthcare Security Program)
ASIS OSPA for Outstanding Security Team
ASIS OSPA for Outstanding Performance by a Security Director