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Discuss an experience of moral distress in your nursing career.

Discuss an experience of moral distress in your nursing career.

CASE SCENARIO: A nurse was summoned to testify against a co-worker, her close friend, on a case involving a minor. The co-worker inserted a foley catheter during a code blue emergency on a 15-year old male. The facility had no policy regarding foley insertion during emergency, but this was a common practice in this particular emergency department. The nurse suffered moral distress. She also developed some form of depression and sought counseling through Employee Assistance…
Discuss an experience of moral distress in your nursing career. Elaborate any supportive mechanism on decision making. How have this experience changed you? What did you see in your moral distress experience? What did this mean to you ethically? What did you take away from this experience? Any supportive mechanism or assistance have you used? (don’t forget HIPAA)