Healthcare leaders who promote assertiveness in nurses will be promoting patient safety in a big way! It may be a little scarey though because all of these statements are assertive:
This 2 min YouTube: One Nursing Minute: “Yes” to Self Care is a quick way to get a glimpse into the stressful environments nurses often work in. Can you imagine an hour of this kind of work stress and it’s impact on safety, morale, costs? 12 Hours? Weeks, months, years?