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WOCNext 2021

GS6 - Not All Abuse Leaves Bruises: Social Bullying in Academic and Clinical Nursing: Implications for a Healthy Workplace

Jun 26, 2021 3:15pm ‐ Jun 26, 2021 4:15pm

Standard: $5.00


Social Bullying is a phenomenon detrimentally affecting both academic and clinical nursing. Contributing to both clinician and faculty turnover and dissatisfaction, social bullying is characterized by power inequities and occurs over time. Social bullying is particularly damaging when the perpetrator is a leader or manager. This session will describe the phenomenon of social bullying, explain its effects on academic and clinical organizations, and analyze approaches to diminish its effects and promote a healthy workplace.

Learning Objective:
  • Learners will explain the phenomenon of social bullying and interventions to promote healthy workplaces.


  • Dr. Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, Professor of Nursing and WOCNEP Director, Rutgers University Camden

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