Forensic Nursing sits at the intersection of violence and health.
More than a narrative, Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2 shines light on the dysfunction that underpins many hospital organizations, especially teaching hospitals, including silencing of the patient, provider arrogance, flawed coordination of care, poor communication, and lack of ownership for outcomes.
Today’s diverse healthcare landscape presents providers and patients alike with cultural experiences, challenges, and barriers.
Violent incidents are more than four times as likely to occur in healthcare settings than in other professional workplaces, taking a toll on healthcare workers and spurring providers and policymakers to solve the increasing impact of violence.
Disaster incidents are on the rise. From natural disasters to war and conflict to infectious diseases, being prepared takes tremendous training and practice. Nurses are on the front lines of disaster relief and care, but too few are trained in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.