De-escalating Aggression and Violence

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Lecture Overview

Unfortunately, aggression and violence in the healthcare setting have become commonplace. Patients, residents and even families and friends may behave erratically as a result of their medical conditions or extreme circumstances. Despite taking all precautions, you may still find yourself face to face with a stressed and aggressive person. In order to keep yourself safe, it's essential you have the skills needed to de-escalate a dangerous situation. This session explores methods and insights that help to prevent workplace aggression.
Details
CPD47m of CPD
First Published12 June 2019
Updated11 June 2019
Expires
28 April 2022
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Topics
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