Topics About 'Moral Distress'.

These are topics that staff believe are closely related. If you want to search all posts for a phrase or term please use the Search feature.

Found 6 results

  1. There has been a lot written in recent years about moral distress in health care. With the rapid pace of technological change it has become commonplace for patients to survive injuries and illnesses that less than a decade ago would have ended their ...
  2. TheCommuter

    Moral Distress In Nursing

    Moral distress occurs when an individual judges that they know the right action in a particular situation, but internal or external constraints prohibit taking action (Volpe, 2011). Nurses are routinely placed in the difficult situation of being expe...
  3. We all know nurses who exhibit signs of burnout. Everyone will have different reasons for their behaviour, and moral distress is often on the list. What does burnout look like? It has many faces, and no two individuals will have the same signs and sy...
  4. Each of us brings our own particular personalities, opinions and experiences to the workplace and we all deal with issues in our own ways. Coping mechanisms are as individual as fingerprints. Some nurses have left their units and others have left the...
  5. Nursing practice is becoming more complex and nurses are challenged by increasingly intricate moral and ethical judgments. One result of this, inadequately studied in underrepresented groups in nursing, is moral distress. Moral distress is a serious ...
  6. NotReady4PrimeTime

    Grow Brave Part III: A Case Study

    The scene: a tertiary care combined adult/pediatric hospital in a large city on the first Sunday night of spring break. The PICU is full although there is one patient who could have gone to the ward but didn't due to staffing problems there. The staf...