Bullying & Incivility in Nursing, Understanding and Owning Our Complicit Behavior: Insights from Phyllis

  Shining Light on Our Complicit Behavior As I traveled across the country in 2016 speaking to nurse leaders, there was agreement on several points addressing disruptive behavior. The nurse leaders estimated that the majority of their nursing staff (85%) demonstrated the practices that align with showing up to work ready and willing to do […]

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Please Help the Nurses of North Carolina Recover from Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence had a devastating impact on parts of North Carolina, and many of our nursing colleagues will need months or even years to recover. The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) and the North Carolina Foundation for Nursing (NCFN) are teaming up to help get nurses back on their feet so they can get back […]

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NEW BOOK: Bringing Shadow Behavior Into the Light of Day: Understanding & Effectively Managing Bullying & Incivility in Healthcare by Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC

Skills and knowledge alone are not enough to ensure the consistent level of staff engagement needed to achieve patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes necessary for success in the 21st-century. Positive attitudes and collegial behaviors are now vital to realizing strategic benchmarks and goals. The distraction of laboring within an unhealthy work environment will handicap the […]

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Fabulous Gift Entitled: Fearless Caregiver Manifesto from Gary Barg, Editor-in-Chief of Today’s Caregiver

I will fearlessly assess my personal strengths and weaknesses, work diligently to bolster my weaknesses and to graciously recognize my strengths. I will fearlessly make my voice be heard with regard to my loved ones care and be a strong ally to those professional caregivers committed to caring for my loved one and a fearless shield against […]

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