Bullying and harassment are endemic in our society and no matter where you work, you are likely to encounter bullies. You yourself may even occasionally bully people. This mandatory training module looks at some of the fundamental aspects of bullying and reveals information that all staff should know.
- What bullying is, and what it is not
- Issues relating to harassment in the workplace
- The appropriate actions to take if these behaviours occur in your workplace
- Describe what bullying is… and what bullying is NOT
- Be aware of issues relating to harassment in the workplace
- Take appropriate action if bullying and harassment occur in your workplace
All staff who work in health care. Bullying and Harassment is also intended for staff commencing employment at any level in the healthcare sector.
Validation of learning
- A copy of an evidence-based article you have read on bullying and harassment in the workplace;
- Evidence that you have read relevant local state or territory legislation;
- Evidence that you have read the policies and procedures in your workplace.
This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.
Dr Andrew Crowther is adjunct associate professor in nursing and the former associate head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health at Charles Sturt University. His postgraduate studio includes education, state policy and social change, and mental hospital administration. Andrew qualified in general and psychiatric nursing in the UK. His postgraduate studies include policy and social change and historical aspects of mental hospital management. Andrew has wide experience in clinical nursing, nurse management, and education. He is the author of a book for nurse managers, as well as several texts and book chapters on a variety of topics.