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The Dance of Incivility in Nursing Education as Described by Nursing Faculty and Students
Advances in Nursing Science
  • Cynthia Clark, Boise State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2008
Disciplines
Abstract

Uncivil and disruptive behaviors in nursing education are serious problems requiring ongoing attention and research. Academic incivility jeopardizes the welfare of faculty, students, and the campus community. This article describes a qualitative study involving 289 nursing faculty members and students from 41 states who responded to 4 open-ended questions included in the Incivility in Nursing Education survey. A conceptual model is introduced to illustrate the study findings. The model depicts how stress, attitude, and a lack of effective communication and intentional engagement may contribute to the "dance" of incivility in nursing education.

Citation Information
Cynthia Clark. "The Dance of Incivility in Nursing Education as Described by Nursing Faculty and Students" Advances in Nursing Science (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cynthia_clark/16/