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Nurse Educator journal publishes civility article ahead of print for open access

Dec 20, 2019, 16:27 PM by Gina Kellogg

Author Cynthia M. Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, and Michelle Dunham, PhD, have been published online, ahead of the printed version of Nurse Educator journal

Their article, "Civility mentor: A virtual learning experience," is available via open access to all readers without the need for a subscription.

Their piece describes how incivility and disrespect in healthcare weaken teamwork and collaboration, diminish communication, and can impact an individual's ability and willingness to speak up and advocate for patient care.

Because of their concerns, the two researched evidence-based teaching strategies that educators could use to prepare nursing students to address incivility in academic and practice settings. Their paper describes a virtual learning experience designed to prepare students to prevent and address incivility in academic and healthcare environments and report preliminary assessment data from student users.

Read the full article here.