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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To assess a survey designed to determine the level of perceived horizontal hostility (HH) in an acute care hospital and the influence of HH on nurse behaviors related to patient care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the phenomenon of HH in healthcare settings.
  2. Outline the methodology and results of the study.
  3. Identify the implications of the study.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: JONA0113
Published: January/March 2013
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Barbara L. Wilson PhD, RNC-OB, Connie Phelps MSN, RNC-OB
Categories: Legal/Ethical , Management
Specialties: Legal, Management