Identifying Incivility of Individual Nurses

Discuss how incivility impacts an individual nurses’ ability to use high-level clinical judgment. Think about the emotional factors, stress, and patient care needs, etc.

Nurses are required to create an ethical environment and culture of civility and kindness, treating colleagues, co-workers, employees, students and others with dignity and respect. Similarly, nurses must be afforded the same level of respect and dignity as others. Thus, the nursing profession will no longer tolerate violence of any kind from any source. Explain incivility within the healthcare metaparadigm identify how incivility impacts an individual nurses’ ability to use high level clinical judgement. (Think about the emotional factors, stress, and patient care needs, etc.)