Verbal Abuse

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Nursing homes in Connecticut fined for verbal abuse ... HHS announces $212M in grants to combat chronic disease ... National Association of Medicaid Directors lays out recommendations on managed care and modernizing program.

Verbal abuse frequently used against newly licensed RNs

Verbal abuse frequently used against newly licensed RNs

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Almost half of newly licensed registered nurses were likely to have been verbally abused at work by their colleagues within the past three months, according to a new study.

Verbal abuse frequently hurled at newly licensed registered nurses: report

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Almost half of newly licensed registered nurses were verbally abused at work by their colleagues within the past three months, according to a new study.

Tackling resident-on-resident abuse

Tackling resident-on-resident abuse

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While at a post office recently, I watched a woman cut in line to demand the clerk fix the automated posting machine. A fight broke out between her and the man at the front of the line: Voices were raised, threats were issued and I kept my hand on my phone, waiting to dial 911 if violence erupted.