Workplace Violence

Executive Summary of Evidence: Workplace Violence in Nursing
Prepared by the Colorado Nurses Association Research Advisory & Networking Team

Workplace violence (WPV) in healthcare is prevalent, underreported, and detrimental to workforce safety and patient outcomes. Nurses are disproportionately exposed to, and victims of, all types of WPV compared to other healthcare workers. Multidimensional interventions with strong policy and leadership support are crucial. Failure to address WPV threatens to exacerbate the growing nursing shortage in Colorado and nationally.

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Other Resources
2023 Reference List: Workplace Incivility, Bullying & Violence
WVP for Nurses: Table of Evidence

Call to Action - Colorado legislators need to know your workplace violence story!

Colorado HB24-1066 Prevention of Workplace Violence in Certain Healthcare Facilities will be heard in the House Health & Human Services Committee on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Join CNA at the Committee meeting or complete the survey below to ensure your story is heard!

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To testify in person or virtually, please follow the instructions here: Public Testimony Options
The link above will walk you through the sign up process. You may choose to testify in person or submit written testimony. You will want to confirm that the Committee is (House Health and Human Services) or Bill (HB24-1066) you want to provide testimony for. You will then confirm the Committee, Hearing Date (February 27, 2024), and Hearing Item - HB24-1066.