How Valley Health Used Low-Cost, High-Yield Strategies to Decrease Point-of-Care Violence
Violence and point-of-care safety threats are now commonplace in health care settings, with a 110% increase in reported incidents of violence against health care workers over the past 10 years. As a result, many frontline clinicians don’t feel safe at work. To address this, clinical and security leaders at Valley Hospital rolled out a three-pronged approach of low-cost, high-yield safety strategies, including a staff-driven de-escalation team.
In this session, Valley Health leaders will discuss how they developed a cost-effective safety strategy that helped decrease workplace injuries from violence.
What You'll Learn:
- The key roles that comprise Valley Health's "Code Atlas" frontline de-escalation team
- The typical response pattern the team follows when activated
- How Valley Health ensures frontline responders are expert de-escalators