Continuing the discussion for Workplace Violence Awareness Month, Lindsay Mayer, Rick Litzinger, and Dan Hunnisett explore the importance of building a solid foundation for staff education and training programs around workplace violence.
Guest speaker: Rick Litzinger Manager, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, Security Altru Health System
Dan Hunnisett Security Program Specialist, Security Altru Health System
Moderator: Lindsay Mayer Senior Director Vizient
[01:02] Education is foundational in addressing workplace violence, so it is vital to assess your organization’s training gaps and educational needs.
[02:36] Strong training programs include several key components.
[03:30] Altru’s multi-tiered training curriculum.
[06:45] The challenges and successes of virtual learning, as experienced during the pandemic.
[08:20] Surveys are extremely important in understanding your organization’s culture of safety, as well as education needs and preferences.
[10:37] Recommended to strengthen your training program: Data collection and cross-discipline strategic partnerships.