June 2020 Nursing WSPF: Moral Distress: Definition, Causes, and Impact on Nurses & Patients

Join us for the next Nursing World Shared Practice Forum on June 16, 2020

In this video which originally debuted in 2016, Pamela Grace, PhD, RN, FAAN, will discuss her reasons for pursuing a PhD in Philosophy and Ethics, define moral distress in the clinical setting with particular emphasis on how it affects nurses, explain the importance of recognition and potential dangers of unresolved moral distress, and highlight strategies nurses can use to combat moral distress.



Following this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Define moral distress
  • Understand the importance of recognizing moral distress in the clinical setting   
  • Describe causes of moral distress and identify particular settings in which it may be prevalent
  • Explain strategies nurses can use to cope with moral distress
  • Access additional resources for learning about moral distress 

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Date & Time: 
06/16/2020 - 13:00 to 14:00