Managing/Management of Assaultive Behavior “MAB, AB508”, NOW OFFERING AT HOME OPTION


Would you like to complete the course at home? Due to COVID 19 restrictions and staff shortages employers are now allowing staff to complete this course information at home, this is allowing for less person to person contact and keeping our Healthcare Providers safe and healthy. Select “Complete at Home” during registration or use the provided link below and we will email the information you need to complete with the simple directions, yes it’s that easy! You will read the class PowerPoint and then print a few papers to fill out and then scan them as a PDF to send back to us for grading, upon successful completion we will send you the Certificate of Completion via email to print. 

***Look to the right for #9 to register or use this Direct Link: Complete at Home MAB Class***


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Assaultive Behavior Training

Look for the class in the color GRAY on the Course Calendar”

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 “Assaultive Behavior Training” Known as AB508, Managing Assaultive Behavior, Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB), Assaultive Behavior Management (ABM), Assaultive Behavior Training (ABT)

This type of training is required by law annually per Health and Safety Code Section Title 22, 1257.7, 1257.8, AB508 and SB1299 for “ALL EMPLOYEES REGULARLY ASSIGNED TO AN EMERGENCY ROOM OR PSYCHIATRIC DEPARTMENT”. This means in order for hospitals to stay in compliance with Joint Commission” the employees assigned to these departments must attend this training in order to be employed. Hospitals will suspend employees who are not current with the training. Hospitals also require individuals from other departments to attend the training, this is hospital specific and not “required” by law. Nursing Students are also required to have this training in order to complete clinicals in these departments.

This course or/class will consist of “Lecture and Hands on Physical Techniques” and cover all required areas of training to receive your certificate of completion to become compliant with your employer or Nursing School.

These required areas will be covered in the Assaultive Behavior Training Course

  • General Safety Measures
  • Personal Safety Measures
  • Assault Cycle
  • Aggression and Violence Prediction
  • Obtaining Patient History from a patient with a violent behavior
  • Character of Aggressive and Violent Patients and Victims
  • Verbal Maneuvers to Diffuse and Avoid Violent Behavior
  • Physical Maneuvers to Diffuse and Avoid Violent Behavior
  • Strategies to Avoid Physical Harm
  • Restraining Techniques
  • Appropriate Use of Medications as Chemical Restraints
  • Employee Resources

Direct link to read about what the California Law requires below

AB508 and SB1299 requirements

PLEASE NOTE: A private skill session may be booked with us for an additional fee, extra fee may apply if you request a Sunday or after 6pm Monday through Saturday.

****You may book a course/class with us at your location or a PRIVATE course at our location. Please contact us for further information.

*Please read our entire policy before paying for the course, by paying for the course you agree to ALL of our policy listed under “Cancellation Policy”.

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*PLEASE NOTE….This is NOT an American Heart Association Course, NOR is it approved or endorsed by the AHA. The American Heart DOES NOT receive any profit and or fees for this course offering from Save A Heart CPR.