Are you ready to eradicate bullying and incivility in your department?

Take your first step to a healthy workforce culture.

This online course is your essential first step in being able to recognize, address and eradicate the prevalent, disruptive behaviors that are undermining your workforce culture.

NOW ONLY $599 



…a world where employees were competent and worked well as a team.

…a world where employees went out of their way to support each other.

…a world where employees always communicated in a respectful manner.

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Imagine a world where nobody wanted to leave because they felt supported by their co-workers.

Imagine being a leader in THAT world.

Fairy tale? The reality is that the healthcare environment is getting more and more complex. Increasing demands, decreasing resources, burnout, bullying, and incivility have challenged healthcare leaders now more than ever before. The Healthy Workforce Institute provides strategies and resources to assist your organization to address workplace violence, bullying, and incivility within the care environment and meet the 2023 Magnet criteria.


In 2021, the average cost of turnover for a bedside RN is $46,000, negatively impacting an organization's profit by $5.2 - $9.0 million (2022, NSI National Health Care Retention & RN Staffing Report).    

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We need to do a better job equipping front line leaders with the skills and tools they need to cultivate a professional, supportive, and healthy workforce by eliminating bullying and incivility!


BUY NOW! $399

Buy now and start feeling good about being a healthcare leader again.

On average, participants in the Eradicating Bullying & Incivility: Essential Skills for Healthcare Leaders course achieved a 72-point increase in overall score (p<0.0001)! Leaders report they have implemented the following strategies upon completion of the course:

  • 81% can address and confront individuals with disruptive behaviors 
  • 77% can hold team members accountable for their disruptive behaviors
  • 57% have utilized scripts obtained from the course to address disruptive behaviors 

Organizations can no longer allow front-line leaders to ignore the toxic workplace behaviors because they are losing exceptional employees, which directly impacts patient outcomes and quality of care.  Let us help you equip your leaders with the knowledge, actionable strategies, and communication skills to hardwire and sustain a healthy workforce. 


Terry Hayes, MSN, RN, CPNP

Director of Perioperative Services | Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital

"She's a good nurse, but.... " We have all said it at some point in our career. Renee quickly shows us how detrimental that statement is to developing a culture of kindness, integrity and respect. Concise doses of wisdom and practical tools to help to eradicate bullying and incivility is just what this course delivers! I highly recommend."

Laurel Pilkington, DNP, RN-BC, CPEN, CCRN-K

Director of Professional Development, Education and Research | Baylor Scott & White, McLane’s Children’s Medical Center

“The Eradicating Bullying and Incivility course was so helpful because I learned new language and techniques to stop bullying and incivility in real time. I also now value the importance of documentation.”

Michelle Santello-Hunt, MSN, RN, CNOR

Nursing Director | Jefferson Health, New Jersey

"The Eradicating Bullying & Incivility course is a wonderful opportunity whether you are a new or experienced nurse leader. Renee breaks the information, tools and resources down into bite sized morsels that are easily applicable into daily practice."

Melissa Benesh

3N Mother/Baby | The University of Chicago Medicine Center

“As a nurse manager, I found [ ] the Eradicating Bullying and Incivility course to be extremely helpful in recognizing and addressing disruptive behaviors on my unit. Renee offers great scripting and "real life" examples on how to confront staff members and hold them accountable. Excellent course, I highly recommend!”

Gina Smock, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

Regional Director, Emergency Services | Baylor Scott &White-Temple Region

As a very experienced nurse leader, I thought I was good at addressing incivility in my department. This course taught me skills that I can now teach my managers and supervisors to use that will ultimately help our department become even better. There always seems to be that handful of individuals who take up the majority of your time as a leader and this course will not only teach you how to address the issues but will give you the skills to gain time in your day to focus on your high achievers and your patients. You will love this course!"

Amy Bucciarelli, BSN, RN, OCN

Director |Moffitt Cancer Center

“The EBI course provided a framework for how to talk to employees as well as counseling that was so very helpful. By taking this course it gave metheability to assist staff in creating credo’s for each of my units. So very helpful for new hires coming into our unit!”

Trenton Vaughan, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Nursing Director | Baylor Scott & White-Round Rock

“The Eradicating Bullying & Incivility course provides solutions to the real world problems we face when leading teams of healthcare professionals. Understanding the differences in incivility, a bad day, and true bully behavior allows us as leaders to better utilize tools and resources to address issues head on and help keep our teams on the path to excellence.”

Daisy Portier BSN, CCRN, C-NPT

Nurse Manager | Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center

"This a great course for anyone who manages or supervises people. It really helps you to get your arms around disruptive behavior and how to deal with it, even if it is uncomfortable. The Jedi Mind trick is gold:)"

Cherri Radford RN, MSN, CNOR, NEA-BC

Nursing Director Perioperative Services | Baylor Scott & White-Temple Region

"This course provides great insight into recognizing different behaviors such as incivility, bullying, overt and covert behaviors and simply having a bad day. The tools and scripts provided make it possible to hold team members accountable."

Kayla Cehand MSN, RN, CPN, CPST

Manager of Trauma Services & Child Protection Team McLane Children’s Hospital | Baylor Scott & White Medical Center

"As a newer formal leader I started this course feeling lost and hopeless in regard to dealing with bullying and incivility. The Eradicating Bullying & Incivility course has been a huge asset in my current practice as a leader."

Introducing...the HWI Solution


Eradicating Bullying & Incivility

Essential Skills for Healthcare Leaders

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This program is an essential first step in recognizing, addressing, and eradicating the prevalent, disruptive behaviors that are undermining your workforce culture.

It was designed with the busy healthcare leader in mind. There are a total of 5 Modules, with each module taking less than an hour to complete.


​Through this program ​you ​will...

  • ​Recognize the characteristics of bullying and incivility and their detrimental impact.

  • ​​Develop the skills needed to confront and eliminate disruptive behaviors.

  • ​​Identify strategies to create a culture of civility and respect in the workplace.

  • Establish behavioral expectations and action steps to address future incidences.

  • ​Transform your department into a nurturing, supportive, and professional workplace.

Meet Your Instructor

Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CSP | CEO & Founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute

Dr. Renee Thompson is a sought after speaker, author, consultant, and leading authority on creating healthy workforces by eliminating bullying and incivility. With more than 30 years as a clinical nurse, nurse educator, quality manager, and nurse executive, Dr. Thompson is a leading authority on workplace bullying and incivility and spends the majority of her time working with healthcare leaders who want to cultivate a healthy workforce.

Renee is the CEO and Founder of the Healthy Workforce Institute and has been repeatedly published, interviewed, and awarded for her work to eradicate disruptive behaviors in healthcare.

Renee has been published in numerous nursing journals including, but not limited to, Journal of Medsurg Nursing, Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA), Nursing 2008, Nursing Administration Quarterly, and Nurse Leader.  She is a frequent invited guest on radio, podcasts, webinars, and online social media platforms. 

In 2016, Renee received the Nursing Excellence award as a nurse entrepreneur to honor her work to eliminate workplace bullying. She received the first Outstanding Nursing Alumni for Excellence in Leadership Award and Distinguished Alumni recognition from her alma mater, and was a finalist in the Healthcare Heroes Awards as a Healthcare Provider. Her blog has won numerous awards as a Top Nursing Blog “must-read” by the online nursing community and her anti-bullying videos are viewed by healthcare organizations around the world. 

Renee is one of only 30 nurses in the world who have achieved the prestigious certified speaking professional designation. In 2018 she was recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Ten Voices in Healthcare for her contribution to their global online healthcare community and in 2022 was identified as one of the top 5 Nurse Influencers on LinkedIn.

Renee has a Masters degree in Nursing Education and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Why this matters...

We know what it’s like spending too much time and energy dealing with unprofessional conduct. As a front line leader, you have more important work to do.

At HWI, we’re on a mission to create a world where disruptive behaviors are immediately rejected and kindness, respect, and professionalism become the new norm. Based on strong evidence and 10 years worth of research, we equip leaders and their teams with the practical skills and tools they need to cultivate and sustain a professional and respectful workforce culture.


  • How long is this course?

    5 Modules + Orientation and Graduation (approx. 6 weeks)

  • How long do I have access?

    1 Year

  • How much is the Course?

    $399.00 (for Individuals)

Additional Questions?


We are here to help.

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Contact Bobbie at:

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Buy now and start feeling good about being a healthcare leader again.