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AJN The American Journal of Nursing: April 2019 - Volume 119 - Issue 4 - p 19
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000554543.72525.12
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WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING ABOUT

  • “None of the people I bullied stood up to me, so I continued…. [T]his way of treating some of my more vulnerable colleagues slowly became a habit, one I could no longer really see from the outside,” writes nurse Dawna Rutherford in her post “Being a Bully and Being Bullied” (https://wp.me/p7sy0l-77u).
  • In “Case of Nurse Charged with Homicide for Medication Error Raises Concerns,” AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy discusses the story of a nurse who is facing prosecution for inadvertently administering the wrong medication to a patient (https://wp.me/p7sy0l-78i).
  • ED nurse Charlotte Ahr describes a typical shift in her post “‘I Sorted, I Triaged’: Notes of an Emergency Nurse” (https://wp.me/p7sy0l-77w).
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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AND OUR BLOG

“One safeguard we had in our outpatient surgery unit: we created a 3’x3’ zone using red tape on the floor in front of the Pyxis. No one was allowed to talk with the nurse in the zone and vice versa.” “I think aggressive behavior in nurses is multifactorial. It might be helpful for human resources departments to provide resources and counseling referrals to help a nurse understand why he or she chooses aggression as a communication style.” “I apply the [principles of triage] to most aspects of my life, biting off small sections at a time, treating what is most important first, and learning to delegate what I can't handle to others.”

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APRIL PODCASTS

  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the April issue.
  • Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with
    • Genevieve Beaird, author of “A Historical Review of Nurse–Physician Bedside Rounding.”
    • Sharon J. Tucker, lead author of “EBP 2.0: From Strategy to Implementation.”
    • Rose O. Sherman, lead author of “Finding Joy in the Workplace.”
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