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Workplace Violence Toolkit for Medical Practices

CAP's Risk Management and Patient Safety team has developed a toolkit for medical practices to address workplace violence. Follow the steps below and download the accompanying materials, and reach out to CAP's Risk Management department at 800-252-0555 if you have any questions.

The information in this toolkit should not be considered legal or medical advice applicable to a specific situation. Legal guidance for individual matters should be obtained from a retained attorney.

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Step 1: Review Resources

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter: How to Respond: Download Now

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities: Security Awareness for Soft Targets and Crowded Places: Download Now

Risk Management Article: The Alarming Rise of Violence in Healthcare: Download Now

Webinar: Key Strategies for Addressing Violence in the Medical Practice: Watch Now


Step 2: Create a Workplace Violence Plan

Workplace Violence Prevention Plan Template: Download Now


Step 3: Plan and Conduct Drill with Local Law Enforcement

Active Shooter Debrief Tool (Sample): Download Now


Step 4: Complete Debrief

Active Shooter Debrief Tool Template: Download Now


Step 5: Review Additional Resources for Planning

Vendor Contact List: Download Now