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The courage to speak out: a study describing nurses' attitudes to report unsafe practices in patient care.

Cole DA, Bersick E, Skarbek A, et al. The courage to speak out: A study describing nurses' attitudes to report unsafe practices in patient care. J Nurs Manag. 2019;27(6):1176-1181. doi:10.1111/jonm.12789.

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August 14, 2019
Cole DA, Bersick E, Skarbek A, et al. J Nurs Manag. 2019;27(6):1176-1181.
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Speaking up about safety hazards is a critical component of strong safety culture. Although most of the nurses in this convenience sample reported speaking up about safety issues, nearly 10% did not do so because they feared retaliation. A recent WebM&M commentary described how leaders can encourage and reward speaking up.

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Cole DA, Bersick E, Skarbek A, et al. The courage to speak out: A study describing nurses' attitudes to report unsafe practices in patient care. J Nurs Manag. 2019;27(6):1176-1181. doi:10.1111/jonm.12789.

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