Deadly shooting—it’s a heartbreaking phrase that’s become increasingly seen in national headlines. Over the last two decades, active shooter incidents have more than quadrupled.1
It’s easy to view these tragedies as entirely disconnected from our daily lives, but the truth is most workplace violence is enacted upon healthcare professionals. In fact, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), approximately 75% of workplace assaults reported annually occurred in healthcare and social service settings.2 Learn how to best protect and prepare yourself and your team in CareerCert’s free webinar “Surviving an Active Shooter Event.”
About the presenter: Anne Margaret Perry—NRP, CET, CPT, LPN—is the clinical program director for CareerCert and has worked in the medical field for over 25 years. Anne began her career in medicine in 1992 in New York state as a basic EMT. She gained her paramedic license in 1998 and nursing license in 2005. She recently moved to South Carolina, where she acquired her National Registry Paramedic and is working on her master’s in nursing education.