3133.0 Workplace Violence and Injury

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
Research in the settings of schools and the education system, nurses and hospital systems, and rural working adolescents is showcased in these presentations on workplace violence and injury.
Session Objectives: 1. Define burnout and describe how it is measured and analyzed as a consequence of workplace assault. 2. Describe how resources and expenditures of schools relate to the risk for teachers to be assaulted. 3. Discuss how increasing knowledge of workplace policies on harassment and violence may have a preventive effect. 4. Describe associations between nursesí perceptions of organizational safety climate, nursing unit characteristics, and nurse injury. 5. Describe how hours of sleep and working in either agriculture, recreation, or personal service occupations relate to the risk of injury among rural adolescents.

10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Association Between Per Student Expenditure, Resource Allocation, and Educators' Risk of Physical Assault
Starr K. Sage, MPH, Susan G. Gerberich, PhD, Nancy M. Nachreiner, PhD, MPH, Andrew D. Ryan, MS, Timothy R. Church, PhD, Patricia M. McGovern, PhD, MPH and Steven J. Mongin, MS
11:00 AM
Impact of written violence policies in educational settings on risk of physical assault against Minnesota educators
Denise M. Feda, PhD, Susan G. Gerberich, PhD, Andrew D. Ryan, MS, Nancy M. Nachreiner, PhD, MPH, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD, Timothy R. Church, PhD and Patricia M. McGovern, PhD, MPH
11:30 AM
Hours of sleep as a risk factor for injury among working adolescents in rural Minnesota
Deborah Merchant Langner, PhD, MS, Susan G. Gerberich, PhD, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD, Andrew D. Ryan, MS and Craig W. Langner, MS, MBA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
Endorsed by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing