The phrase “nurses eat their young” has been around for decades. The consequences of bullying include nurses reporting poorer mental health, decreased collaboration with team members, ineffective communication, reduced work productivity, and poor job commitment.
- Do you feel bullying or horizontal violence is an issue in the clinical environment? Why or why not?
- Discuss how the nurse mentor can promote professional socialization in the workplace.
In order to receive full credit, you will need to clearly respond to both parts of the question using subtitles or bullets AND cite at least one scholarly reference in your response.