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Online MAB AB-508
Management of Assaultive Behavior

Critical Care Training Center is offering Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) online course, which will help you to de-escalate violent behavior and prevent assaults. MAB also known as AB-508 violence prevention course is designed for individuals working within healthcare field.

Absolute advantages
of the course include:

  • 100% online
  • Recognized by the California State Board of Registered Nursing
  • Learn how to recognize and react to dangerous situations
  • Certificate available right after course completion

Course Fee

$125

Course
Overview

Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) also known as AB-508 violence prevention course is designed for individuals working within healthcare field. Attendees will receive their certification at the end of the course. In the health care field, managing aggressive behavior is often an issue. Accordingly, we offer a MAB course that will help you to de-escalate violent behavior and prevent assaults. When crises are approached in a calm, rational manner, often difficult situations can be defused. Before an assault or a physical confrontation occurs, and before a situation becomes unmanageable, the potential for danger can be reduced and the people involved can be defended and protected.

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • American Diabetes Association
  • National Association for Continence
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPAUP)
  • Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

Course
Contents

  • Identify characteristics associated with aggressive and violent behavior in patients and victims
  • Define terms used when managing assaultive behavior
  • Describe the concept of violence
  • Identify theories that describe the relationship between human behavior and violence
  • Identify data collection measures to obtain a patient history in patients with a risk for violent behavior
  • Describe predicting factors that lead to aggression and violence
  • Define the assault cycle
  • Identify general safety principles
  • Describe evasive techniques and strategies to avoid physical harm
  • Describe resources available for coping with incidents of violence
  • Identify appropriate use of medications as chemical restraints
  • Identify types of restraints and restraining techniques
  • Identify measures to prevent workplace violence

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