Tag Archives: behaviors that undermine a culture of safety

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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Nurse bullying: New idea to solve this pervasive, unsafe, & destructive problem!

by Marie A. Castronovo, MS, RN, FNP-BC Nurse bullying has been called “nursing’s dirty little secret” — but it’s actually not “little” at all. It’s a pervasive problem, resulting in significant consequences to health care institutions, the nursing profession, the health of … Continue reading

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Are You a CEO, CNO, or Physician Leader TRYING to Create a Culture of Safety!

We know that changing behavior is a difficult and elusive problem.  When we’re talking about changing workplace culture, individual and organizational behaviors must both be addressed.  There may be broken trust that is very hard to repair and informal power dynamics that are … Continue reading

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