After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Understand the workplace risk of violence perpetrated by patients upon medical staff.
2. Understand the impacts of such violence on the individuals involved and learn about coping strategies and options available to help with these impacts. 
3. Understand how to maintain compassionate care to patients who are the aggressors after the events occur.       

4.Understand some of the legal implications of such acts and the rights and responsibilities of the victims.


Stephen J. Ryzewicz, M.D., FACP, DFASM,
Baystate Medical Center

Reva Kleppel, MSW, MPH,
Clinical Research Manager
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Inter-professional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.                                                                   

Session date: 
04/12/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Webinar Live
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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