ANA Position Statement on Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence

Posted about 2 years ago by Jamilynne Myers

The American Nurses Association's Professional Issues Panel on Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence is pleased to provide you the following position statement in its final format: Incivility, Bullying, and Workplace Violence. You can find the position statement posted here on Please share with your members and nursing colleagues.

Incivility, Bullying and Workplace Violence contains policy useful for all registered nurses and their employers. The position statement contains the following elements:

  • Statement of ANA position
  • Definitions of key terms
  • Thorough background of the issues
  • Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention recommendations
  • ANA resources
  • Extensive references

And much more!

If you have any questions, please contact Holly Carpenter ( at 301-628-5105 or Jaime Dawson ( at 301-628-5130. Thank you so much for your support and assistance.