Conflict Resolution Journal of Nursing

Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat Nurse Bullying

Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat Nurse Bullying

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Nurse bullying and incivility is an epidemic happening in all settings, including among nursing leaders. Many nurses admitted to being bullied in the workplace. The American Nurses Association defines nurse bullying as "repeated, unwanted harmful actions intended to humiliate, offend and cause distress in the recipient," calling it "a very serious issue that threatens patient safety, RN safety, and the nursing profession as a whole." Bullying and incivility contribute to decreased employee and patient satisfaction scores, increased nurse turnover rates, psychological and physical distress, and a lack of motivation and engagement. Bullying can be overt, such as verbal criticism, name-calling, and insults. Indirect bullying can be rumors, gossip, and sabotage.

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Promoting the Nursing Profession Through Shared Governance

Promoting the Nursing Profession Through Shared Governance

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This article takes a historical look at the image of nursing from the days of Nightingale. The nursing profession is strained and incivility is on the rise. Now is the time to go back to the basics and look through the lens of shared governance to promote the profession and preserve its numbers.

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Inspiring Leaders

Inspiring Leaders

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Characteristics of a successful nursing leader include adaptability, authenticity, and supportiveness. Leaders inspire employees with a vision, while managers provide direction to employees.

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Attitude Matters: Attitudes and Values in Nursing

Attitude Matters: Attitudes and Values in Nursing

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Even with a shared set of values and behaviors, we cannot underestimate the nurse’s attitude towards: others, their patients, their co-workers, and the organization they work for and towards the profession of nursing.

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Multidisciplinary Rounds In Various Hospital Settings

Multidisciplinary Rounds In Various Hospital Settings

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This paper focuses on the use of multidisciplinary rounds in various hospital settings with an emphasis on intensive care units. A comprehensive literature review on the studies that focused on the use of multidisciplinary rounds will be incorporated and referenced. Topics to be discussed in regard to application of multidisciplinary rounds are benefits, barriers, gaps in current literature, and recommendations for baccalaureate level nursing.

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Conflict Resolution 

Conflict Resolution 

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Conflict Resolution Tools For Nursing in the RN Journal

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