Create your own nurse retreat

By | 2022-05-05T12:29:37-04:00 September 29th, 2014|

Who wouldn’t want to go to a nurse wellness retreat in a beautiful locale like Hawaii or the Caribbean! Of course, for many of us, that isn’t a feasible option. But you don’t need all the bells and whistles to have a rejuvenating respite from the stressors of your life as a nurse. All you need is a few designated hours, a great group of interested nurses and some ideas to get you started.

Life-and-Death Scenarios Lead to Moral Distress in Nurses

By | 2022-02-08T17:49:06-05:00 June 1st, 2009|

You know it’s time to withdraw ventilator support from your unresponsive patient. The physician knows it's time. But the family doesn't. That’s just one possible source of moral distress — when healthcare professionals feel their core personal values and ethical obligations are in conflict.“Moral distress is characterized by situations where you can’t do what you