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Third Door #5: Overheard Mean Conversation!

Originally published in Nurse.org on 2/22/2017 Dear Beth, I recently overheard a conversation among several home health nurses that I was uncomfortable with, and I’d like to hear your thoughts. Basically, one nurse was describing another nurse’s behavior with a … Continue reading

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Loyola University: Making Sure Student Nurses Know about Bullying & Burnout

Bullying is not just something that happens with kids on the playground.  Workplace bullying is common among novice nurses and nursing students.  Many times this type of lateral, violent, and disruptive behavior can lead to nurse burnout. It is important … Continue reading

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A Parable: Knock knock, Knock KNOCK, KNOCK KNOCK!

Do you ever wonder why passive-aggressive,  passive, and even aggressive behaviors (like bullying) are so common among nurses? Part of the reason is that the skills for speaking up assertively involve challenging personal development in emotional intelligence.  (I am working … Continue reading

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