Assessing the Pharmacy Workforce's Preparedness for a Workplace Violence Event
Griebe, K., Jiang, C., and MacDonald, N. (2023). Assessing the Pharmacy Workforce's Preparedness for a Workplace Violence Event. (Abstract only.) American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.
This after-action report describes findings from an exercise involving an armed assailant in an inpatient pharmacy department. Staff reported an increase in the “run, hide, fight” tactic and other related components of workplace safety programs. These findings can help health care facility pharmacy and emergency management staff improve communication and collaboration before an incident.