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MNA Lobby Day!

03.31.2010

2010-03-31 2010-03-31 America/New_York MNA Lobby Day! http://www.massnurses.org/news-and-events/events/p/event/3908 MNA MNA donotreply@massnurses.org

A Nurse is NOT a Punching Bag

A hospital should be a haven where patients go to heal and nurses and other health care professionals provide care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, hospitals are increasingly violent workplaces, both for employees and for patients. Violence against nurses and other health care workers, which can range from verbal and emotional abuse to physical assault and homicide, is not uncommon in hospitals and other health care settings. This violence can be perpetrated by patients, families, friends, visitors, and even co-workers.

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Your voice, your story - how can you help?

The MNA has developed a comprehensive package of legislation designed to address the crisis of violence in hospitals. Your legislator needs to hear from you!

  • Do you have a story to tell about violence in hospitals? If you or someone you know has been a victim of workplace violence at your hospital, contact Maryanne McHugh at 781.830.5713 or mmchugh@mnarn.org.
  • Come to the State House on March 31st and speak to your elected officials. Let them know that a nurse is not a punching bag!

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Where: State House, Room B-2

Time: 11am-3pm

For more information, please contact Maryanne McHugh at 781.830.5713 or mmchugh@mnarn.org, or your Community Organizer.

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