Category Archives: Workplace Bullying

What Happens with Medical Improv in a Room Full of Nurses?

Catching my breath after returning from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and presenting a Medical Improv workshop that focused on building emotional intelligence for Patient-centered Care at the International Nursing Symposium.  The symposium was part of the Security Forces Hospital’s initiative … Continue reading

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Third Door #4-Difficult Doctor Keeps Yelling at Me!

Originally published on Nurse.org 2/15/17 Dear Beth, I am a staff nurse on a med/surg floor. I’m trying to develop assertiveness and am hoping you will have some ideas for this situation. There is one physician who is very difficult … Continue reading

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Excerpt & Link: The Culture of Safety-Part 1: No Innocent Bystanders

If this excerpt interests you, check out the full article at Nurse.org! …There are no innocent bystanders in nursing practice As nurses, we are aware that disruptive behaviors undermine a culture of safety. The Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert, Behaviors … Continue reading

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