Essay on My Love You Forever Case Study

902 Words May 21st, 2015 4 Pages
According to Buchbinder & Shanks 2012, I Love You…Forever case study, an assault transpired at the clinic, it involved an employee, Nurse Practitioner (NP) Nancy Masters, and intimate partner Joe, who later began stalking her. The author wrote that violence and death are a derivative of stalking. The case study focused on addressing the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) in workplace and the employers’ response to an occurrence. It was obvious that the hospital needed to review and understand the institutions written guidelines, procedures, for emergencies. Healthcare organization and other affiliates it is important that they maintain and provider a safe environment for both its patients and medical personnel. The Human Resource (HR) department can help deal with situations like workplace IPV. The HR department manager implements program such as the Employee Assistance program (EAP), guidelines for the Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which could assist in helping employee that are in a IPV state.

According to Buchbinder & Shanks 2012, the EAP program is offered by the employer and is free which provides free service to employees that aims to help resolve a range of issues. Many of the services deal with dysfunctional behaviors, such as domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse, and even financial counseling. The author states that this service is an added benefit to the organization because if the employee…

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