Essay On Violence In Nursing
According to the National Advisory on Nurse Education and Practice conference (2007), nursing practice interventions for violence should consists of establishing clear safety standards and guidelines, offering violence prevention workshops, establishing and distributing support resources like legal advisors or therapy groups, educate on prevention and lastly but more importantly keep communications open and safe for all healthcare workers to voice if violence has occurred. Another study by Blair L. P. (2012), suggests that team building and skill building activities are the solution to reducing violence and bullying. Nurses and other healthcare workers should have team-building sessions that focus on building trust, clarifying roles, engaging everyone in decision-making, positive behavior role modeling and speaking about problems within the group. Another suggestion by the researchers of this article was that charge nurses within the department be assigned to have critical conversations about workplace violence and dealing with it, instead of bring outside resources and spokes people to educate nurses.
ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements states that nurses are required to
“create an ethical environment and culture of civility and