Why Civility Matters
Fostering Respect in Nursing Education
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Date: December 13, 2012
Location: Nicholls State University– Betsy C. Ayo Hall Auditorium
Time: 8:00 a.m. Registration – 3:30 p.m. Education Activity Ends
Credit: 5.0 contact hours
Speaker: Cynthia Clark RN, Phd, ANEF, FAA is currently a Professor at Boise State University School of Nursing. She has numerous journal articles in the area of civility in nursing and nursing education. She has had funded research focusing on using the Organizational Civility Scale (OSC) to measure staff perceptions of civility, incivility, stress, coping and job satisfaction. She has developed research instruments related to incivility in nursing education.
This activity is designed for the nurse and nurse educator as well as anyone in the education arena. The goal is to enhance the learner’s awareness of measures to foster civility in nursing and education. The participant will describe the state of the science on civility and incivility in nursing education; describe empirical studies regarding student and faculty incivility; describe the impact of incivility on nursing practice, patients, and staff and identify ways to establish a positive learning environment.
Target audience: Nurse educators, educators at the college level and nurses in all levels of health care.