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Anti-bullying Nurse Thought Leader Offers Tips to Help Nurses Calm Nurse-zillas

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AURORA, Colo. – August 7, 2017 – Nurses often work with a coworker who is super nice and easy to work with as long as everything is quiet but immediately turns into a nurse-zilla when things get hectic.

According to Dr. Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN, one of the top professional development and anti-bullying thought leaders in nursing, nurses can all be Florence Nightingale when things go well and maybe a softer version of nurse-zilla when they don’t.

“We are human after all, and when under stress, we don’t always behave,” says Dr. Thompson.

Read Dr. Thompson's tips about how to calm a nurse-zilla and manage disruptive behaviors in the nursing department at

Dr. Renee Thompson is a keynote speaker, author, award-winning nurse blogger, and professional development/anti-bullying thought leader. Renee spends the majority of her time helping healthcare and academic organizations address and eliminates workplace bullying. To find out more about Renee, please visit her website

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American Sentinel University delivers accredited online degree programs in nursing (BSN, MSN, and DNP) and healthcare management (MBA Healthcare, M.S. Information Systems Management, and M.S. Business Intelligence and Analytics). Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), of One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036. The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) of 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Ga., 30326. The University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, DEAC, 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 234-5100,

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