Bullying or mobbing are terms that are associated with workplace violence. The American Nurses Association has published a position paper on this subject and urges the adoption of a zero tolerance for work place bullying or mobbing.
Read one of the two articles listed below.
Lachman, V.D. (2014). Ethical issues in the disruptive behaviors of incivility, bullying, and horizontal/lateral violence. MEDSURG NURSING, 23 (1). Retrieved from
The Joint Commission’s: Sentinel Event Alert: Behaviors that undermine a culture of safety (2008).
Discuss how intimidating or disruptive behaviors compromises the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and/or patient safety. Use examples from the article that you choose to support your discussion. Ask a question about your topic for your classmates to respond to.