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Workplace violence: its impact on nurses' safety and quality patient care.

The Maryland Nurses Association is pleased to announce a Workplace lecture series, subject above on Friday June 17, 2011. The lectures will be held at Anne Arundel Medical Center's Martin L. Doordan Health Sciences Institute in Annapolis, MD. Registration and a continental breakfast will be held from 8:00 to 8:30 AM with the program running from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Registration is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast and materials.

This educational activity features recognized Maryland leaders on the subject of Workplace Violence. The speakers are:

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This lecture series is provided by the Maryland Nurses Association, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Four (4) contact hours of credit will be awarded to all nurses who attend the educational activity in its entirety.

Violence is a major public health problem in the United States and health care setting are not immune. The problem is recognized by:

* The United States Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administration

* The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

* The United States Office of Personnel Management (the Federal Government's Human Resource Agency)

* The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization and Joint Commission Resources

* The American Nurse

You won't want to miss this educational opportunity. Space is limited so register early at www.marylandrn.org.

Kate McPhaul, PhD, MPH, BSN, RN, Director, Community Public Health Master's Specialty, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Mary Alice Vanhoy, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, Maryland ENA State Council President

Georgia Perdue, DNP, FNP-BC, CRNP, Director of Central Services, Infection Prevention and Employee Health at Eastern Shore Hospital Center

Denise Moore, MS, ACNS-BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Franklin Square Hospital Center

Elise M. Handelman, RN, MEd, Occupational and Environmental Health Consultant
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Title Annotation:MNA / ANA News
Author:McPhaul, Kate; Vanhoy, Mary Alice; Perdue, Georgia; Moore, Denise; Handelman, Elise M.
Publication:Maryland Nurse
Geographic Code:1U5MD
Date:May 1, 2011
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