Championing Healthcare Workplace Safety and Well-Being: Addressing Violence, Harassment, and Mental Health

Wednesday, October 9, 2024 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm ET (Networking Lunch @12:00 pm ET)

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD

In conjunction with HERO Forum24

$195 Tuition, includes lunch prior to the Summit


U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics found that healthcare workers are five times more likely to experience a physical attack while working than other types of workers. Workplace violence and harassment extends beyond physical injuries, also taking a toll on worker mental health and well-being, employee retention and recruitment, and overall care delivery. HERO Healthcare Summit 2024 will explore how the workplace serves as a social determinant of health, emphasizing workforce safety, violence prevention, and worker well-being. Guest speakers will share research, innovative policies and practices, and real-world examples to address workplace violence in healthcare settings across organizational levels (e.g., culture, communication, training). Speakers will also present information that exemplifies the myriad ways healthcare workplaces serve as drivers of health and solutions to protecting and improving worker well-being.

Learning Objectives:

After attending the Healthcare Summit, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the unique challenges that healthcare workers face regarding workplace safety, violence prevention, and mental well-being.
  2. Explain the impact of workplace violence and harassment on marginalized and vulnerable healthcare workers.
  3. Discover post-incident strategies and models that support victims and witnesses impacted by workplace violence.
  4. Identify effective strategies for creating a culture of safety in healthcare workplaces across organizational levels.

Refund Policy:
Registrations can be transferred to another attendee for no additional fee. Confirmed registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the meeting will be charged the full fee. All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing via email to

Cancellations will receive a refund less an administration fee based on the following dates (percentages are based on total amount paid for registration):
Cancellations received on or before September 9th incur a 20% fee.
Cancellations received after September 9th will incur a 50% fee.
No refunds after September 23rd.

Registration Terms and Conditions
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, HERO meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in recordings, both live and on-demand, photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by HERO and other third parties. Your registration may include technology that monitors your activities throughout the meeting, such as session attendance and virtual sponsors visited.

Sponsored by Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive Category I contact education contact hours. Provider ID#101039

The Healthcare Summit is sponsored by:

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