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
WPV for Nurses: Table of Evidence