Will I Be Fired For a Workplace Altercation?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about coworker heated argument:

I am a nurse and had verbal altercation with another nurse in the basement of a clinic (No patients was around). The argument started over me informing the nurse about patient abandonment. She become irate and followed me down to the basement and got in my face swearing at me. We both used coarse language and another co-worker tried to diffuse that situation, which led to that co-worker pushing the offender back from attempting to lunge at me. There were name calling and threats made. Will I loose my job?

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