49% of new nurses experience some form of verbal abuse

06/19/2013

U.S. researchers surveyed 1,407 newly licensed registered nurses and found that 49% of them had been verbally abused by colleagues, but just 5% reported more than five instances of verbal abuse in the past three months. The study in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship found that RNs in Magnet hospitals and intensive care units reported the lowest rates of elevated levels of verbal abuse. Among the most common forms of verbal abuse reported by new RNs were a lack of acknowledgement and condescension, researcher and New York University College of Nursing adjunct professor Wendy Budin said.

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