WORKPLACE BULLYING FOR NURSES
Friday, May 1, 2015
- Bakalis Vissarion, Perioperative Register Nurse M.Sc, Iaso Thessalias, Larissa, Greece
Introduction:Bullying in the workplace of nurses is an issue with great interest. It is defined as repeated and persistent negative actions by one or more individuals in the workplace and more specifically an act of deliberate and continuous rather than individual events.
The purpose of this study was to explore the bullying of nurses at their workplace.
Methodology:The methodology used included a search review and research studies primarily in electronic ballast «PubMed».
Results:According to the literature intimidation is a major cause for the abandonment of the profession by new nurses. Therefore, intimidation make most crucial the problem of shortage of nurses. The role of advisory nurses is an effective way to deal with bullying. Furthermore, it improves nursing efficiency and increases the confidence of young nurses, adapting them more effective in their roles. Conclusions: It becomes an imperative need to create a healthy working environment in which bullying has no place.