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Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing


Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression


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8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
UC Davis Medical Center Davis Tower, Classroom 1670
Course # 08296

Capacity: 30

Class dates may be full. Please check UC Learning Center for availability.

Course description

Violence in the heath-care workplace is a major disruption to providing quality nursing care and has a negative impact on the therapeutic setting. This course can make a difference for all affected by violence and aggression in the workplace. The purpose of this course is to help nurses better understand the scope and nature of violence in the heath-care setting. Participants will learn how to recognize the key elements of violence and aggressive behavior. Through simulation, nurses will apply individual strategies and develop skills for preventing and responding to violent and aggressive behavior in the workplace.


Please dress in hospital scrubs or clinical work attire as participants will work hands-on with a human patient simulator.

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 7.0 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, provider number PCE 737, for 7.0 contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Registration is available in UC Learning Center. Search for the course number or click here and register for the date you wish to attend. Please cancel your registration if you are unable to attend as space is limited.

This class is for UC Davis Health System employees only.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).