Week 7 Assignments: Cultivating Healthful Environments


Reflect on the issue of incivility. Think of an experience in which you were directly involved or witnessed incivility in the workplace. Analyze scholarly literature related to the issue of incivility and strategies for cultivating healthful environments.

  1. In a four- to six-page written paper, address the following.
    1. Define and explain the issue of incivility. Use scholarly nursing literature.
    2. Discuss the importance of this issue to nursing. Address the impact of incivility on individuals, microsystem work environments, and the profession of nursing. In this section, use at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature in-text citations with matching references.
    3. Provide a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting. What was the impact on the individuals involved? How was the work environment affected?
    4. Describe three strategies for creating a healthful environment. Use scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy.
    5. Identify your selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics). Provide two examples of strategies you will implement in your master’s-prepared advanced practice role to cultivate a healthful work environment.
    6. Provide a conclusion. Include a summary on the issue of incivility, strategies to create healthful environments, specialty track, and how you will contribute to cultivating healthful environments in your future professional practice. Include a self-reflection.


Incivility is manifested across many sectors of the society and has adverse effects on communication and interpersonal relationships. According to Abolfazl (2015), workplace incivility can be described as low-intensity exceptional behaviors with an ambivalent set to impair the target, in defiance of workplace standards for mutual respect. In an educational setting, academic incivility is described as any speech or behavior that negatively affects the well-being of students or faculty members, weakens professional relationships, and hinders the teaching-learning process. Moreover,….Please click the paypal icon down here and pay $10 to access the entire paper