Workplace Violence Against Nurses Reports
House Bill 2696 (H.B. 2696), 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, added Section 105.009 to the Health and Safety Code to allow the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) to conduct a study on workplace violence against nurses in hospitals, freestanding emergency medical care facilities (FEC), nursing facilities, and home health agencies (HHA).
A survey of individual nurses and their experience with violence in workplace was conducted in 2016.
A survey of employers and the programs and policies in place in their organizations to prevent violence against nurses was conducted in 2016and again in 2018.
Get information and reports about the grant program.
- 2018 Workplace Violence Against Nurses -Facility Survey (PDF, 1.1 MB)
- 2016 Workplace Violence Against Nurses -Individual Nurse and Facility Surveys (PDF, 1.3 MB)