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Stopping sexual harassment and violence against nurses

The importance of reporting Hardly a day goes by without another #MeToo story in the news, exposing an increasingly darker side of the worlds of...

Workplace violence: A nurse tells her story

It’s not okay, and it is a big deal. By Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN “Personal boundary violation is not part of our job description....
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Patient violence: It’s not all in a day’s work

Strategies for reducing patient violence and creating a safe workplace Takeaways: Nurses alleviate stress when they report incidents of workplace violence. Nurses need to...
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Harassment: It’s about abuse of power

You should feel safe at work. By Leah Curtin, RN, ScD(h), FAAN Nurses—everyone, in fact—have a right to a workplace free of harassment, but that’s too...

What works: Code green prevents workplace violence

Over the public-announcement system at our inner-city, 500-bed hospital you hear, “Code Green, Main 5, Room 506.” That’s probably not a code you’ve heard...