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School Nurse Bullying

School Nurses & Bullying

School nurses can have a pivotal role in caring for students who are bullied It was 1974, and the kids in school were calling me a lesbian. I didn’t even know what it meant back then. Without the internet and social media, we relied…

Anti-Bullying Workshops for Nursing Students

Nursing continues to have its share of bullies who dishonor the profession, impact recruitment and retention of nurses and nursing students, and negatively affect the workplace environment for nurses in general. The adage, “nurses eat their young” is one of disservice to the ethical…

Anti-Bullying Workshops

As nurse educators for almost two decades, we have seen the demoralizing impact of bullying on nursing students including anger management issues, concentration problems, depression, disruptions with family relationships, eating disorders, irritability, and sleep disorders, to name a few. The angst and self-doubt bullying…

Call a Code Bully

I began my career working as a registered nurse. This was my first exposure to a professional nursing setting. Working in a field dominated by women, I anticipated a culture of open mindedness and peer support to help me grow both as a nurse…

What’s a Nurse to do About Bullying?

In the early 1800s, nurses “served meals, changed dressings and administered medicine, but did not hold specialized positions. In some hospitals, they washed windows and did the dishes . At the Montreal General Hospital, until the 1860s, [they] were mainly considered servants and were…

The Persistent Problem of Nurse Bullying

Victims of bullying often feel demoralized, alone, frightened, and insecure. Especially, vulnerable to this kind of victimization are novice nurses working within the first two years of their career . 1 The International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics remind us that inherent in nursing practice…

Nurse Bullying: Who’s Eating Whom?

Few jobs can match the mental and physical strain of a brutal nursing shift. Most nurses know the feeling of falling behind and/or taking verbal abuse from ailing patients, and the experience is usually pure misery. Such shifts can materialize through bad luck, but…

Bullying in Nursing: Issues & Solutions

Bullying in healthcare workplaces can have serious consequences for nursing staff, as well as patients. In fact, bullying contributes to staff absenteeism, decreased job satisfaction, higher stress at work and the shortage of nurses in the U.S.1 Nurses show concern and care to assigned…

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