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What Every Target of Workplace Bullying Needs to Know

Bullied Out Of Nursing

by djex
(Vancouver, BC, Canada)

In my first class I was bullied right out. I never got any help. I was constantly abandoned. I was told by the other students that I had to do it all myself. Students would leave my groups and leave me to do it all. In clinical they never came near me. Eventually, things got so bad that I pulled out of clinical. In class my friends would laugh at me till I left each day. At the end of the term, they decided to place me in another class. An investigation was conducted and the teacher was fired.

When I got back the next term, all my teachers would threaten me in front of the class. In clinicals, everything I did was wrong despite having an A average and the teacher giving me around 90%. She would freak on me. One time the nurse told me to discipline the patient. After, the teacher freaked so hard that she was restrained by 3 nurses. I was told to meet her in the change room. After, she dismissed me. I went to the washroom and there was my teacher outside. I was failed out.

I transferred schools, I thought everything was fine. I was elected class rep. During the first clinical, I was accused of sexually harassing the students even though I worked with a guy. Throughout the term I was chased around by the admins who said I must sign a letter admitting it.

I didn't sign and walked away from nursing.

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Been there
by: Anonymous

Everyone thinks Nursing must be the ideal job because of the "caring" aspect. They could not be more wrong. I finally left after 10 yrs of on the job bullying - moved w me job to job - and have endured another 10 yrs of harassment by former colleagues.

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