Violence Prevention - PVPC Classroom - Providence Health Care

Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum (PVPC) Classroom Training

This eight-hour classroom session builds on the skills learned in the PVPC e-learning modules.

Topics covered in-depth include:

  • PVPC Framework
  • Recognizing Risks and Behaviours
  • Assessing and Planning (point-of-care risk assessments and behavioural care planning)
  • Responding to the Risk (de-escalation skills, determining when and how to call for help, applying personal safety techniques)
  • Reporting and Communicating Post Incident

  • All High-Risk Department Providence Health Care Employees. This training is mandatory.

    If you have already attended a violence prevention classroom session at another Health Authority in BC, please send proof of completion to violenceprevention@providencehealth.bc.ca for verification and exemption.

    8 hours
    12367

    IMPORTANT COVID-19 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

  • Please do not attend the session if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat/painful swallowing, stuffy runny nose, headache, muscles aches, fatigue, or loss of appetite. Participants will be turned away if they arrive with any of the above symptoms.

  • Do not attend if you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days or share a household with a positive or suspect COVID-19 case in the past 14 days.

  • All participants must:
  • Arrive early to allow time for check-in.
  • Bring a face mask and a pen.
  • Maintain physical distancing measures throughout the session.

  • It is recommended that participants bring their own lunch and drinks in closed containers.
    PLEASE NOTE:
  • Pre-requisite: Before registering for this course, you must have completed "Provincial Violence Prevention for Medium and High Risk Departments - 8 Modules".
  • Physical participation is required for this course. Please wear comfortable athletic clothing and running shoes. Please do NOT wear heels, flip flops, sandals, or open-toed shoes.
  • All communication about changes to the course schedule, including cancellations, will be sent via email. Please make sure that your Learning Hub Account Information is updated. Classes that have low attendance will be cancelled 1 week before the scheduled course date.
  • In order to receive credit for this course you must attend the entire session.
  • Please click Register Session, if present, to register into a session. If the session is FULL, check back for future session dates as they are updated regularly. If the session is not open to your account type, you will need to verify your employment (see instructions below).
  • If you are unable to attend a session, please cancel your registration and contact violenceprevention@providencehealth.bc.ca to allow others to sign up for a class.

  • Prior to attending educational sessions, you must obtain approval from your manager or supervisor if attending on scheduled work time (or if you expect to be reimbursed if attending outside of work time). Download this form, have it signed and then keep it for your records.

    Registration is currently restricted to Providence Health Care Staff only. You must have a Providence Health Care Learning Hub profile to register. Click in the top right corner where your name appears, choose My Profile, and verify your employment. You DO NOT need an employee number to verify your employment.

    PLEASE CONTACT violenceprevention@providencehealth.bc.ca IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, OR IF YOU NEED HELP WITH REGISTRATION.


    Available Sessions

    Jul 15, 2022, 8am - 4pm

    Providence Health Care Corporate Office, located at 1190 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC. The course will be in the Coquihalla Meeting Room on the 2nd floor of the building. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE CORPORATE OFFICE LOCATION; if you park there, you will be towed. If you cannot access the 2nd floor, please wait at the building lobby and a staff member will retrieve you. If you are taking transit (preferred method), there should be no major change to your travel planning, due to the proximity to the hospital site. https://www.providencehealthcare.org/hospitals-residences/st-pauls-hospital/parking-transit


    Jul 20, 2022, 8am - 4pm

    Providence Health Care Corporate Office, located at 1190 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC. The course will be in the Coquihalla Meeting Room on the 2nd floor of the building. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE CORPORATE OFFICE LOCATION; if you park there, you will be towed. If you cannot access the 2nd floor, please wait at the building lobby and a staff member will retrieve you. If you are taking transit (preferred method), there should be no major change to your travel planning, due to the proximity to the hospital site. https://www.providencehealthcare.org/hospitals-residences/st-pauls-hospital/parking-transit


    Jul 26, 2022, 8am - 4pm

    Providence Health Care Corporate Office, located at 1190 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC. The course will be in the Coquihalla Meeting Room on the 2nd floor of the building. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE CORPORATE OFFICE LOCATION; if you park there, you will be towed. If you cannot access the 2nd floor, please wait at the building lobby and a staff member will retrieve you. If you are taking transit (preferred method), there should be no major change to your travel planning, due to the proximity to the hospital site. https://www.providencehealthcare.org/hospitals-residences/st-pauls-hospital/parking-transit


    Virtual/Zoom PVPC Class

    Jul 28, 2022, 8am - 4pm

    Zoom link will be provided 2 days prior to class


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    Contact Info

    Prevention Providence Health Care, Violence

    violenceprevention@providencehealth.bc.ca

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