Bullying in the Workplace: Reversing a Culture
This course will help nurses increase their professional awareness and contribute to ensuring safe workplaces, enabling them to deal successfully with bullying situations wherever they practice.
Bullying in the workplace is an epidemic in health care settings. Nurses and other members of health care teams can face bullying and other disruptive behavior that can negatively affect communication and collaboration among health care professionals, interfere with quality of care and compromise patient safety. This course will help nurses increase their professional awareness and contribute to ensuring safe workplaces, enabling them to deal successfully with bullying situations wherever they practice.
Note: This CE is also available through purchase of the "Bullying in the Workplace: Reversing a Culture" booklet, available at nursesbooks.org. Purchase of the booklet includes the course fee, and purchasers of the booklet will receive a unique code to register for the course.
Joy Longo, DSN, MS, RN
Longo is an assistant professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. She earned her diploma in nursing from Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing, her BSN from Lynn University and her MS from Florida Atlantic University.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand and identify bullying behaviors.
- Define factors leading to bullying.
- Describe actions nurses and health care organizations may take to promote safe workplaces.