ANA, nurses promote strategies to prevent disruptive behaviors
While the first two codes are universally known to nurses, the less familiar, “code pink” can refer to a technique nurses employ to address unacceptable behavior in hospitals and other settings. It works like this: RNs go to the location where their nurse colleague is being verbally abused and stand in support of their peer — and against the bullying that is taking place.
It is one tactic, developed by OR nurses, that can help stem the tide of incivility, bullying and other forms of lateral violence. And more strategies are definitely needed within the work environment — be it an OR, an academic institution or a med-surg unit, say nurse experts. (more…)
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