• Commentary
  • Published October 2017

Taking bullying out of health care: a patient safety imperative.

Work environments can affect the safety of nursing care, and recently bullying has been recognized as an important factor to consider. This commentary summarizes early efforts to raise awareness of unprofessional and disruptive behaviors among nurses, the detrimental impacts of bullying on safety and work culture, and the importance of leadership in creating a healthy work environment.

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