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by traumaRUs - As nurses, we want evidence-based practice in order to improve our care. As we all know, there are multiple barriers to providing excellent care and experiencing workplace violence or bullying is...

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Exclusive Interview with Las Vegas Nurse who Worked During Shooting

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What if I'm the Bully?

What if I'm the Bully?

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Second Victims - the Nurse that Makes a Mistake

Second Victims - the Nurse that Makes a Mistake

by traumaRUs - The term second victim refers to the nurse, provider or another medical professional that makes a mistake that either harms or had the potential to harm a patient. Here is how one hospital deals...

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