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  1. Nurses across the state of Illinois are demanding change. While Illinois House Bill 2064 aims to deliver nurse staffing ratios, nurses speak out to raise awareness of a variety of patient and staff safety concerns. Channel 5 Chicago aired an intervie...
  2. Healthy workplaces are essential to keeping nursing staff. There are several steps to achieving this and all steps are important to achieving excellent patient care. Nancy Blake, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, NEA-BC, NHDP-BC, FAAN has been at the forefront ...
  3. The Texas Nurses Association announced in May 2023 that three Texas Legislative bills were passed to crack down on healthcare workplace violence. Violence in the United States has increased at alarming rates in the past few years. Workplace violenc...
  4. The number of hospital-related shootings has consistently increased over the past 10 years. Once thought of as “the unthinkable”, active shooter events can happen anytime, anywhere in any healthcare setting in today’s world. In 2016, OSHA updated he...
  5. In 2018, TIna Suckow, a 49-year old nurse, was brutally beaten by a patient at a state mental facility in Iowa. Suckow had been employed there for over 4 years when the incident occurred. A "code red" alert was issued, and multiple staff members resp...
  6. You go to work each day to save lives. You face obstacles like short staffing and high patient workloads because it's your job. Your family knows you'll be gone for 12+ hours a day and not to hug you until you take off your work clothes, so they aren...
  7. Dear Nurse Beth, I am a Traveling Nurse. I genuinely love what I do. I take assignments that are in the psychiatric setting. On August 1st when coming on for my 7p to 7a shift; my charge nurse and I received the news we were getting a Covid posi...
  8. I am a nurse in an ER that can be (like others, no doubt) both busy and stressful. Last night while working a clerk (I'll call him "G") was talking in a very negative manner about another co-worker who was not there. He was also speaking very loudly...
  9. Retaliation after reporting violation: A. immediately reassigned against my request to a unit that exacerbate my anxiety. X2 panic attacks. and my regular schedule. B. Few weeks later false accusation made failure to report abuse on a shift I di...
  10. I'm a college sophomore a with nursing major, plans to eventually pursue a CRNA. From what I've been reading on this forum, it seems like nurses back stab each other a lot. Is this the case or am I getting the wrong picture? If so, does this kind of ...
  11. Heartbreaking! 2 employees dead; gunman shot by officer at Dallas Methodist Hospital, police say
  12. Workplace violence and hazards

    Dear health professions, Have you every witnessed a workplace violence or hazard? If so, please explain the event and how it affected those involved, including yourself. (Inside and outside of your workplace). Thank you! This is for a research projec...
  13. Silent No More Foundation

    Introducing #SilentNoMore

    Warning: graphic content contained in the beginning of this article. To avoid it but still read the main part of the article, scroll to below the quote box. {End of graphic content.} You’ve probably noticed that violence happens a lot where we work....
  14. Silent No More Foundation

    Security Won't Stop The Violence

    "What if we hire more security at night?” This suggestion is a natural conclusion that many people suggest when discussing violence in hospitals. This particular person was Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), and we were speaking in the weeks...
  15. Nurses in Texas are turning to lawmakers for relief from workplace violence. Kimberly Curtin, remembers being punched in the head as a young nurse in the ER. Not only was the event terrifying, but what a fellow nurse said to her may have been worse, ...
  16. Hostile Learning Environment

    Hello, Three professors have accused my entire cohort of cheating. They have not named these students or launched an investigation, but one of the professors said they do NOT have evidence, so if this “person(s)” can just identify themselves, it woul...
  17. ANA representation & Workplace Violence

    I sent the ANA - California chapter an e-mail about my story, my experience of workplace violence. Initially I was requesting if any change could be done to my probation. They gave me a generic response and while I knew it was expected, I was honestl...
  18. This is a good article I saw on USA Today, it was on their homepage for a few hours before it got bumped for something else (we are just nurses after all not that newsworthy). The article does well showcasing example of violence towards nurses in hot...
  19. Dear Nurse Beth, I'm in need of advice. I have been a nurse for 16 years. I have made some poor life choices in the past that lead to being in the Diversion Program, which I completed, and now sit on the committee as a Board member. F...
  20. Bullying / Hostile Work Environment

    I've worked at my current job as a FNP for the past 4.5 years. I work in the correctional setting but through a federally funded program. My supervisors are located outside of the prison at the teaching hospital which actually employs me. There is ...
  21. I don’t remember hearing anything about Carlie’s murder last January, but her community of nurses did. On January 25, 2019, in the parking garage of a Wisconsin hospital, Carlie was kicked in the head over 40 times and then left to die under a car in...
  22. I will go ahead and state that this may be a sensitive topic, so please forgive me ahead of time if I offend anyone, it is not my intention. I just need some advice from people who may have experienced the same thing I am. This may get a little long-...
  23. Nurses want to help people and to do that they place themselves in vulnerable positions. What happens when the nurses experience workplace violence? Dangers on the Job Nurses face many dangers on the job: from exposure to communicable dise...