Not On My Watch: Responding to Workplace Bullying

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Berea College Department of Nursing is hosting an educational and interactive experience as distinguished professor and author, Laura Dzurec, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, ANEF, FAAN, presents healthy responses to workplace bullying.

Dr. Dzurec currently serves as Senior Scholar in the Boston College Connell School of Nursing. Previously, she served as Dean at Widener University, Kent State University, and the University of Connecticut and held various posts at Oregon Health Science University, University of Maine, The Ohio State University, Kent State University, and Case Western Reserve University. She is a Fellow in the National League for Nursing’s (USA) Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing.

Dr. Dzurec earned her BS at the University of Connecticut, her MS from The Ohio State University, and her PhD from Case Western Reserve University. Her research methods expertise is in qualitative, mixed methods, and post-structuralist approaches. Dr. Dzurec serves on numerous advisory boards, panels, and committees with Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing. Her extensive research in workplace bullying has extended understanding of this complex phenomenon and contributed to building ways to address it more effectively.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Berea College Farm Store Lunch
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Contact Hours

5.2 provided by the Kentucky Nurses Association (KNA), an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN); 1-0001-12-19-36. The KBN approval of an individual nursing continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of offering content. You must stay for the entire program and complete the evaluation to be awarded KBN contact hours. We reserve the right to cancel or alter the program if unanticipated circumstances necessitates change.


Nursing faculty, students, alumni, and practicing nurses.


Berea College
Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences & Health Building
Yahng Discovery Center (MAC 455)
271 N. Main Street
Berea, KY 40404
Office: 859-985-3380

Fee and Refund Policy

Free to Berea College employees; $25 for non-Berea College employees; Full refund available if canceled by Friday, August 16. Space is limited, RSVP by August 9.


This presentation aims to assist the target audience to implement evidence based strategies when responding to workplace bullying in didactic and clinical settings.


  • Discuss characteristics of a healthy work environment
  • Describe processes involved in working in healthcare
  • Examine patient safety in healthcare
  • Recognize WPB as engaged story telling
  • Address strategies for dealing with WPB

Funding provided by The Martha Fox Memorial Psychiatric Nursing Lecture Fund