Six Principles For Remaining Positive In A Negative Work Environment

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Linda Johanson, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Nurses employed in a caustic work environment can find their ability to give quality patient care impeded. Situations in which there is incivility, high stress, jealousy, or harassment, exemplify work environments that can be discouraging, especially for Christian nurses who may have pursued the profession in response to a spiritual calling. There are biblical passages that nurses may use to help them cope, including six focus points to guide and encourage nurses in caustic work situations.

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Johanson, Linda S. (2019). Six Principles For Remaining Positive In A Negative Work Environment. Journal of Christian Nursing, April/June 2019. Vol. 36, no. 2 - p E21-E24. doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000598. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2019
caustic work environment, Christian, incivility, nursing, spiritual calling

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