Prevention and Management of violence and aggression (PMVA) Train The Trainer Course

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Course Contents

Behavioural theories and functional assessment;

necessity for
staff to maintain control;

legal concepts and issues of
patient abuse;

pharmacologic treatment of violence;

review of alternative interventions (team physical techniques (evasive techniques, breaking free, immobilizing and transporting patients;

restraining patients with certain medical conditions;

restraining children and elderly;

movement in and out of seclusion;

risk of restraints;

medicating a non-cooperative patient

This course is based on the educational standard for the education of managing assaultive behaviour in the mental health sector(United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing 2002)