The Salt Lake City hospital where a police officer roughly arrested a nurse who was protecting her patient’s rights in July will no longer allow law enforcement agents inside its patient care areas. They’ll now have to check in, rather than enter through the emergency room

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Sometimes, even professionally compassionate people get tired. Kristin Laurel, a flight nurse from Waconia, Minn., has worked in trauma units for over two decades. The daily exposure to distressing situations can sometimes result in compassion fatigue

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Doctors say Pauline Cafferkey is suffering “an unusual late complication” from her previous Ebola infection. They note that “Pauline previously had the Ebola virus and this is therefore not a new infection.”

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For trauma workers like Jonathan Bartels, a nurse who has worked in emergency care and palliative care, witnessing death over and over again takes a toll. Over time, they can become numb or burned out

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“I feel so down,” she texted from her hospital bed. “I’m sick of these deadbeats. I’m sick of having to be so strong.” The message went not to a friend or family member, but to a nurse, Beth Pletz. Ms. Pletz has counseled Ms. Corley at her home through the Nurse-Family Partnership, which helps poor, first-time mothers learn to be parents

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A Navy nurse has refused to participate in force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay Prison, adding fuel to debate over the procedure and nursing ethics in general. Two Berman Institute faculty members discuss.

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We asked Nurses to tell us about the #NursingEthics challenges that they regularly confronted. This is what they told us… (video)

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#NursingEthics at #ASBH14

August 19, 2014

Distinguished nursing theorist, Patricia Benner, will deliver a plenary address at the upcoming meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities this October in San Diego

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