What is Healthcare Workplace Violence?

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Workplace violence is defined by OSHA as “any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It can affect and involve workers, clients, customers, and visitors. Workplace violence ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide.” Of the nearly 25,000 […]

The Need for Personal Protection Among Minority Nurses

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“What type of a horrible country do I live in? My son is sick so I want to see somebody else who doesn’t have brown teeth and speaks English then.” Back in 2017, a video made in an Ontario clinic went viral after a mother caused a scene, claiming there was “no white doctor in […]