Monday, March 12, 2018

Workplace Bullying, Violence, Recommendations (Research, Video 1:29)

Bullying and violence have long been issues in various workplaces. The healthcare sector is no exception. More information is needed about organizational initiatives to support the healthcare workforce, reviews of what contributes to the bullying culture, and innovative educational practices that can eliminate the problems. This article discusses new regulations and professionalguidance addressing bullying and workplace violence.

Across disciplines, professional education has been cited as a contributing factor for creating a culture for bullying. New changes in the traditional education model can positively impact the workplace culture of bullying and violence by promoting more collaborative and meaningful interactions. New care delivery models can foster innovative care and treatment perspectives.

In the following video, Pam Cipriano, president of the American Nurses Association, describes ways nurses and employers can work together to create strategies that will shift the culture to one where bullying is not tolerated. Violence prevention and safety measures are a priority. You can get more information on this topic from

Frances Shani Parker, Author
Becoming Dead Right: A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nursing Homes is available in paperback and e-book editions in America and other countries at online and offline booksellers.
Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog

No comments:

Post a Comment