Feature: PROFESSIONAL GROWTHWhen it hurts to care Workplace violence in healthcareStrickler, Jeff MA, RN, CEN, CFRN, EMT-P, NE-BCAuthor Information Jeff Strickler is the director of emergency services at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, N.C. The author has disclosed that he has no financial relationships related to this article. Nursing: April 2013 - Volume 43 - Issue 4 - p 58-62 doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000428329.78235.6f Buy Metrics In Brief Allowing nurses and other healthcare workers to be victims of violence isn't acceptable. Read this article to make sure your facility is following best practices to protect staff from violence on the job. © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.