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Enhancing
Workplace Safety
IPaul B. Perryman, MS, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Associate Director, Inpatient Psychiatry Services
In November 2019, 3,247 UNC Hospitals
employees participated in the biannual Patient
Safety Culture survey. Some of the survey results
showed staff reports of experiencing violence
from patients and visitors. When compared to
staff reports in the Safety Awareness for Everyone
(SAFE) incident reporting system, the frequency was
inconsistent with the survey results. These results
indicated a need to focus on improving supportive
strategies for frontline staff who are the victims of
workplace violence (WPV) in addition to improved
reporting of events in SAFE.

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The Workplace Safety Committee (WSC) is an
ongoing intraprofessional committee that uses this
data to develop support strategies related to WPV.
BEHAVIOR RESPONSE TEAM (BRT) BOOT CAMP
Based on feedback from frontline staff on the
'BRT End User' survey, the Advanced Life Support
Training center in collaboration with members of the
Behavioral Response Team Oversight Committee
developed a multidisciplinary training for members
of the BRT. The BRT members include Hospitals
Police, Behavioral Health RNs, House Supervisors,
and Physicians. The first half of this class aims
to ensure that everyone on the BRT understands



UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report

A Letter from Dr. Madigan
Magnet® Stories
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
STRUCTURAL EMPOWERMENT
EXEMPLARY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
NEW KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATIONS AND IMPROVEMENT
Feature Story
ENHANCING WORKPLACE SAFETY
Staff Profiles
A PERSONALIZED ROADMAP FOR RECOVERY
CELEBRATING OUR DIVERSITY
MAKING QUALITY TRANSPARENT
Nursing Staff Recognition Awards
Professional Accomplishments
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - Cover1
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - Cover2
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 1
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - A Letter from Dr. Madigan
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 3
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 4
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 5
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 7
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - STRUCTURAL EMPOWERMENT
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 9
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - EXEMPLARY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 11
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - NEW KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATIONS AND IMPROVEMENT
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - 13
UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - ENHANCING WORKPLACE SAFETY
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UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - A PERSONALIZED ROADMAP FOR RECOVERY
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UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - CELEBRATING OUR DIVERSITY
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UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - MAKING QUALITY TRANSPARENT
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UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - Nursing Staff Recognition Awards
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UNCH 2019 Nursing Annual Report - Professional Accomplishments
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