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:
|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 MOC Section 3 Self-Assessment hours
|Required for all Medical Staff|
#20615, Violence Prevention – PVPC for Medical Staff Classroom
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 have the following dates and times scheduled for classroom training—if you wish to set up a time that works best, so that a number of colleagues from the same department/division/location can attend together, please reach out to MedStaffSupport@islandhealth.ca.
Available classroom sessions include (registration in the below sessions will become visible once you have completed your 1.5 hour pre-requisite):
|June 6||Classroom||09:00-12:30||Port Hardy|
|June 7||Classroom||13:00-16:30||Port McNeill|
|June 14||Classroom||08:30-12:00||Nanaimo, NRGH G245|
|June 21||Classroom||17:00-20:30||Saanich Peninsula, Clinical Lecture Room|
|June 28||Classroom||07:00-10:30||Saanich Peninsula, Clinical Lecture Room|
|July 12||Classroom (virtual)||17:00-20:30||Online|
Additional Spring/Summer classroom sessions will be added soon, to be added to a waitlist, please email MedStaffSupport@IslandHealth.ca
Attached you will find further details on Violence Prevention Training, including feedback from your colleagues who took the course in early January.
Please contact Occupational Health and Safety at MedStaffSupport@islandhealth.ca