Nicole E. Bellisario,​ MSN, RN, CNL
San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (UNI) Emergency Psychiatric Unit & Crisis Recovery Unit

Nicole E. Bellisario,​ MSN, RN, CNL

Nicole Bellisario is the Founder and CEO of the BRAVE Care Institute and a psychiatric clinical nurse leader in San Diego, CA. She provides expert consultation on workplace violence prevention programs at acute care hospitals in the U.S. and Canada with a focus on: policy and protocol development, violence risk assessment, regulatory compliance, accreditation standards, staff education, team collaboration, and quality improvement metrics. She is a student at the University of San Francisco in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Leadership program and at Azusa Pacific University in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certificate program. She is passionate about providing safe, healing environments for patients and staff.

Presentation title: ​Emerging Trends in U.S. Workplace Violence Prevention Programs