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How Nurses Can Help End Horizontal Hostility in Three Easy Steps

How Nurses Can Help End Horizontal Hostility in Three Easy Steps

Cindy Mehallow / Monster Contributing Writer

Nurses are supposed to be compassionate caregivers. So why are so many scarred emotionally from the gossip, backstabbing, second-guessing and other abusive, demoralizing or hostile acts nurses inflict on one another?

If you’ve had enough of the fighting, read on. Veteran nurses explain why such horizontal hostility occurs, revealing the true price it exacts, and share tips for creating a more collegial workplace.

Originally published on Monster.com


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