Ethically speaking columnist provides a scenario that describes why it's so important nurse educators take time for themselves.
An ED nurse comes to terms with a decision that compromised the safety of a new nurse in this column by ethics blogger Carol Taylor, PhD, RN.
Hypothetical Case You are the nurse manager on a surgical unit, which has suffered the loss of five seasoned nurses in the past year. Hospital leadership has been slow to replace these nurses and only one new graduate has been added to your team. Morale is at an all time low. Sue Bartlett, one of
Columnist Carol Taylor discusses nursing’s role in life and death decisions. In this case, helping a son decide if palliative care is best for his father.
Charles is a single dad who has worked as an ED nurse for 15 years. He is enrolled part time in an online acute-care nurse practitioner program. Charles finds it difficult to keep up with all his responsibilities even with just taking one or two courses a semester. When he comes to campus for the
Hypothetical case Marita Figueroa just completed her masters in nursing education and is delighted to join the faculty of a prestigious school of nursing. She plans to work on her doctorate in nursing part-time and hopes one day to secure a tenure line position. She joins a very senior faculty member, Ann Brown, as co-director
Marisa received her BSN nine months ago and has been working in an eight-bed ICU in a small rural hospital for the past three months. Initially thrilled to be offered this position, she is beginning to regret coming onboard. As the latest hire, she frequently works the night shift, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., and