Have you experienced angry or aggressive behaviour from patients in a medical setting? 

Experiencing aggression in the workplace is a challenge faced by many doctors and other healthcare workers. Consequences of experiencing challenging behaviour from patients or carers can have significant effects on individuals physical and mental wellbeing. This workshop is designed to equip Members to recognise signs of increasing agitation and defuse escalation of aggressive behaviour in the workplace.

This highly interactive workshop explores:

  • factors which contribute to and trigger verbal and physical aggressive behaviour in patients
  • practical and preventive workplace strategies to reduce the risk of angry behaviour
  • strategies to de-escalate angry or aggressive behaviour

This workshop is complimentary for MDA National Members. Space permitting, others may register and attend for a fee.

More information about the session’s learning outcomes and facilitators

Event Information

Career Stages:

  • Medical Students
  • Doctors in Training
  • Doctors in Practice
  • International Medical Graduate
  • Non-practising Practitioners
  • Practice Managers and Owners
  • Others
  • Doctors in Specialist Training


Saturday, 18 February 2023 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM


Pacific Hotel Brisbane, 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill

Booking Information

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