Ethically speaking columnist provides a scenario that describes why it's so important nurse educators take time for themselves.
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
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