Tag Archives: workplace violence

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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Mike Ackerman, DNS, RN on Mission to Stop the Silence in Healthcare

Michael (Mike) Ackerman has held just about every role in nursing a nurse could hold including Candy Striper to Senior Director.  His entire career has been in the critical care arena from staff nurse, nurse manager, clinical nurse specialist, nurse … Continue reading

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‘No Innocent Bystanders’ is Important Online Too!

A recent article by Michael Accad, MD called “Were losing the war on error and here’s why” sparked some interesting discussion and what I would call some hostile comments.  I shared my perspective on the discussion as well as a … Continue reading

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