The Sweet Spot of Civility: My Story

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This is a true story, a work of nonfiction. For that reason, the school and professors described in this story are not identified here, nor are they depicted in my curriculum vitae. They shall forever remain anonymous.

Whether you are a nursing student or a faculty member, this narrative will speak to you. It tells of my personal experience with faculty incivility and its painful effects. But, most of all, this is a story about courage, compassion and the power of relationship. It has a happy ending, one that emphasizes the capacity of genuine caring and effective mentoring. As you read my story, pay close attention to its plot, characters, climax and resolution.

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