Interpretation Of Violence In Nursing

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1.Based on Chapter 11, what is your interpretation of violence in nursing?
Nurses can experience violence from other nurses, other health professionals, patients, visitors, and strangers. To this day violence continues to be a major professional issue nurses face (Hockley, 2017). Violence does not only involve physical aspects, but nonphysical aspects like emotional and finical burdens. Something like spreading rumors or making someone feel intimidated or threatened can be consider nonphysical violence. The violence experienced or worry may affect the nurses work performance, health, and safety (Hockley, 2017). If they don’t feel safe at work, they can go on to consider leaving their job. Violence does not only affect the nurse, but families
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