Violence Prevention Training for Medical Staff

Currently paused until Fall 2024

The Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum:

Awareness is growing of the severe impact of violence against medical staff on their physical and psychological safety. Providing a safe workplace for everyone is a priority at Island Health.

The Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum for Physicians and medical staff (PVPC-P) training program provides medical staff with strategies to prevent and deescalate violent situations in the workplace, and help keep you and your colleagues safe.

Components of this training include:

  Module Time Audience
1.  Learning Hub Online Pre-Requisite
# 19664, Violence Prevention for Medical Staff
Click link to sign-up.
To be completed prior to your next reappointment, or advancement from provisional to active. Please keep record of completion.

1.5 hours

1.5 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment hours 

Required for all Medical Staff
#20615, Violence Prevention – PVPC for Medical Staff Classroom

3.5 hours

Compensated at non-clinical rate.

Required for Medical Staff working in a higher risk environment*, including:

1. Emergency, Psychiatry, LTC & Neurology.

*Medical and Academic Affairs and your Medical Leadership team will support all interested medical staff to complete the 3.5 hour classroom training.

For assistance in setting up a LearningHub account, please visit the LearningHub Support page. If you have an existing account and require changes to your account type or login email, please visit the PHSA help-site or contact LearningHub support.

We are working with our Occupational Health and Safety team to create a training calendar, and look forward to offering courses throughout the year. If you would like to set up a Department/Division/Location training session, please reach out to