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Sentinel event alert on violence against healthcare workers


On April 16, The Joint Commission released “Sentinel Event Alert 59: Physical and verbal violence against health care workers,” which notes that 25% of nurses report being physically assaulted by a patient or a patient’s family member.

Read more via https://www.jointcommission.org/sea_issue_59/ and watch to the upcoming article on patient violence in May’s American Nurse Today.

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