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  • CIVILITY MENTOR’S EFFECTIVENESS PROVEN IN HELPING STUDENTS PREPARE FOR UNCIVIL ENCOUNTERS

    Jan 31, 2020, 12:57 PM
    <1.40-min. read> Incivility and disrespect in healthcare weaken teamwork and collaboration and diminish communication. The two problems can also impact an individual’s ability and willingness to speak up and advocate for patient care. For decades, nurse educators have been trying to solve these issues and teach nursing students how to address incivility in academic and practice settings. The problem was they lacked evidence-based educational strategies to do so successfully.
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  • BOOK ON CIVILITY IN NURSING IS A MUST-READ FOR YOUR PROGRAM

    Sep 24, 2019, 12:29 PM
    <2.75-min. read> Sigma recently released a reading guide for a book it described as “a stimulating and timely semester, summer, or campus read for all programs of nursing.” Written by Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, “Creating and sustaining civility in nursing education, Second edition” will help your program reconsider how you approach this crucial issue impacting the nursing profession.
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  • ARE YOU THE PROBLEM? 5 TIPS TO ENCOURAGE CIVILITY IN THE CLASSROOM

    May 29, 2019, 17:51 PM
    <6-min. read> Do your students respect you? Or are they afraid of you? There’s a difference. And nurse educators who don’t understand that difference can impact students in extremely harmful ways.
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