Psychosocial Hazards (Module 6)
This course presents learners with one of the main causes of stress and ill health in healthcare - workplace violence and aggression. The content introduces the learner to the types of incidents that can occur and the effect on workers and outlines ways to prevent or reduce harm.
Course Duration: 40-60 minutes.
At the end of this course you should be able to:
• Define the terms violence and aggression.
• Recognise the effect that violence and aggression has in the workplace.
• Recognise how violence and aggression may occur in the healthcare setting, and
• Describe control measures used to minimise the risk of violence and aggression.