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Deflection, Evasion, Disengagement, or Breakaway Training for Healthcare Staff: Clinical Evidence

Last updated: January 19, 2021
Project Number: RB1541-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Non - Surgical Procedure
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative evidence for violence or assault response training programs with deflection, evasion, disengagement, or breakaway training compared with violence or assault response training programs without deflection training for staff in any health care setting?
  2. What is the comparative evidence of PART, intermediate, versus WAVE training for the de-escalation and prevention of violence in health care settings?

Key Message

No comparative evidence was identified regarding violence or assault response training programs with deflection, evasion, disengagement, or breakaway training compared with violence or assault response training programs without deflection training for staff in any health care setting.No comparative evidence was identified regarding PARTProfessional Assault Response Training, intermediate, versus Workplace Assessment Violence Education (WAVE) training for the de-escalation and prevention of violence in health care settings.