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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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What if Religious Leaders Aligned Against Violence?

An OpEd by Meg Helgert, FNP I’ve been thinking about all the shootings lately and what seems to be driving this…in a few words..fanatical religious thinking at some level, not necessarily the whole story, however a large majority of incidents … Continue reading

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How Bullying Language Can Be Disguised as an “I-Statement”

“I-statements can be tricky!  There are gray areas for using them such as with patients or children and they can be misused!  Recently, there was a very active Facebook (FB) discussion involving some inappropriate language and a conflict that was … Continue reading

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