{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The New Age of Bullying and Violence in Health Care: The Interprofessional Impact


More than 65 million people working within the US are affected by bullying within the workplace. A reported 73% of employers deny, discredit or rationalize bullying in the workplace. This article looks at the incidence, scope, and impact of workplace violence within a healthcare setting.

Outline: Introduction; Case Management's Ethical Impact; Conclusion

Education Level: Advanced

Content Focus: Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process; Category 3: Professional Issues

Format: Online

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits: To earn credit, you must read the article and complete the quiz and evaluation, earning a score of 70% or greater on the posttest.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on workplace bullying and violence (WPV) in the health care setting.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the incidence and scope of WPV.
  2. Identify the organizational impact, implications for interprofessional practice, and recommendations to prevent or mitigate the effects of WPV.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins / Wolters Kluwer Health is an AOTA Approved provider of continuing education.

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: PCM0715AOT
Published: Jul/Aug 2015
Expires: 10/15/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Fink-Samnick E.