Join the National Academy of Medicine on July 14 in Washington, DC as it hosts the first meeting of the Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience. This public meeting provides an opportunity for the public and invited experts, including our Cynda Rushton, to provide feedback on the direction of the collaborative, and will highlight research and examples of promising approaches to promoting well-being. Live webcast available

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Our Katherine Heinze, Heidi Holtz and Cynda Rushton write, “Palliative care (PC) clinicians are faced with ever-expanding pressures, which can make it difficult to fulfill their duties to self and others and lead to moral distress.”

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A collaborative initiative, led by our Cynda Rushton, offers recommendations to build moral resilience

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How can nurses show resilience in the face of moral distress? In August 2016, 45 nurse leaders, clinicians, researchers, ethicists, and key stakeholders convened to discuss that very question in a Symposium

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Cynda Hylton Rushton is the Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics in the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. A founding member of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Dr. Rushton co-chairs the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Ethics Committee and Consultation Service

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Our Cynda Rushton launches the Isabal Hampton Robb Nursing Ethics Video Series by explaining the importance of understanding ethics in the nursing profession

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Cynda Rushton’s research informs a new Berman Institute/School of Nursing program that arms nurses with skills to manage “moral distress”

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Why Ethics?

January 5, 2017

Our Cynda Rushton writes, “Nurses are consistently ranked the nation’s most trusted profession, and we take seriously our call and promise to patients to protect their health and wellbeing. But doing so doesn’t happen by accident, and it requires thorough understanding of how important ethical guidelines are to our everyday practice.”

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