Findings of the bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment survey: Response of the college of intensive care medicine

Bala Venkatesh, Charlie Corke, Raymond Raper, Mary Pinder, Dianne Stephens, Gavin Joynt, Peter Morley, Rinaldo Bellomo, Rob Bevan, Ross Freebairn, Benoj Varghese, Michael Ashbolt, Felicity Hawker, Stephen Jacobe, Sarah Yong

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Abstract

A recent survey of trainees and Fellows of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM) identifi ed that bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment (BDSH) appear to be common in the intensive care unit environment in Australia and New Zealand. The reported prevalence of each was: bullying, 32%; discrimination, 12%; and sexual harassment, 3%. These experiences were reported by trainees and Fellows across all age groups. The fi ndings of the survey were presented at the 2016 CICM annual scientifi c meeting in Adelaide and are published in this issue of Critical Care and Resuscitation, the journal of the College.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)228-229
Number of pages2
JournalCritical Care and Resuscitation
Volume18
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
  • intensive care unit
  • bullying
  • discrimination
  • sexual harassment
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

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