Webinar: Reducing Point of Care Violence

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   iCalendar

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the North Carolina Healthcare Association

Target Audience:
This meeting is beneficial for hospital leaders, physicians, nurses, security, operations, human resources and emergency management.


Point of care refers to the front line staff and interactions with patients, visitors, and other staff. This webinar will review effective methodologies including the use of tools, training, and technology, to reduce violence at the point of care. It will also discuss methods to build a pro-active program focused on overall reductions in workplace violence. 

Conditions of participation (CoPs) and Accrediting Organizations (AO) standards will be referred to in general and in specific instances. For example, a patient’s right to receive care in a safe setting will be addressed. Additionally, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard of a person’s right to work in a safe setting. We will also include guidance from collaborations with The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission (TJC) regarding use of force and weapons.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify root causes and predictors of violence in healthcare settings.
  2. Plan and design a program to reduce workplace violence.
  3. Develop, teach and evaluate competencies related to workplace violence.

Mike Dunning, CHPA, CEM, Senior Director for Healthcare Security Operations 
Allied Universal

Mike serves as the subject matter expert in healthcare security. He assists security operations and business development by providing subject matter expertise and guidance in program development, compliance, safety, emergency management, business continuity, accreditation survey readiness, education and training.


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and North Carolina Healthcare Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 1.5 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

AXIS Contact Information 

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 

AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter -- Reported Financial Relationship

  • Mike Dunning -- Nothing to Disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Planner/Manager -- Reported Financial Relationship

  • James Hayes -- Nothing to Disclose
  • Leslie Peterson -- Nothing to Disclose
  • Holly M. Hampe, D.Sc., RN, MHA, MRM -- Nothing to Disclose
  • Dee Morgillo, MEd., MT (ASCP), CHCP -- Nothing to Disclose


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Requirements for credit:  

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials. 
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by August 18, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET . Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation. 
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.