Topic: AHA

AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative launches resources on public health approaches to gun violence

Friday August 27, 2021

AHA

AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative launches resources on public health approaches to gun violence Hospitals and health systems respond to the injuries caused by firearms every day. Gun violence has a significant public health dimension, and hospital and health system leaders have the unique ability to lead initiatives to reduce the risk of violence and …

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#HAVhope Friday: Day of Awareness

Friday August 27, 2021

AHA

#HAVhope Friday: Day of Awareness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNUzOEEnGMo #HAVhope Friday: National Day of Awareness unites hospitals, health systems, nurses, doctors and other professionals from across the country, as well the local and national organizations they work with, to combat violence through the use of digital media. #HAVhope will provide an important visual demonstration that the health care …

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Workforce and Workplace Violence

Friday August 27, 2021

AHA

Workforce and Workplace Violence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvtDEz4Izwk Hospitals and health systems are committed to continually making their communities and workplaces safer. Key to that is preventing violence within hospitals, ensuring the safety of staff and patients. Through the Hospitals Against Violence initiative, AHA is highlighting successful programs and practices including preparedness drills, de-escalation training and a host …

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Hospitals Against Violence News

Friday August 27, 2021

AHA

Hospitals Against Violence News The Hospitals Against Violence Initiative (HAV) is sharing examples and best practices with the field, with a particular emphasis on youth violence prevention, workplace violence prevention and combating human trafficking. Explore this page for the latest news and events pertaining to effective prevention strategies and program development on national, state and …

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Hospitals Against Violence (HAV)

Friday August 27, 2021

AHA

Hospitals Against Violence (HAV) Violence is a growing public health issue so in the fall of 2016, the AHA’s Hospital Against Violence (HAV) initiative was created. HAV supports AHA members and the health care field as they work to combat workplace and community violence by providing educational offerings, tools, resources; identifying national partnerships or coalitions; …

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