Moral dilemmas, decisions and that third ‘D’ in nursing — moral distress — call for courage and resilience. Includes the work of our Cynda Rushton

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Professors Sarah Szanton and Our Cynda Rushton have been selected for induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) 2019 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

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Our Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been chosen to serve on a newly formed National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine committee to develop recommendations for systemic solutions to combating clinician burnout

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Critical care nurses’ inner turmoil over others’ treatment decision can lead to higher turnover. Featuring comments from our Cynda Rushton

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Why are they invisible in the media? Nurses have made vital contributions to health and health care for generations and are essential players today. Nurses outnumber doctors by almost 3 to 1. So why are nurses missing in action when it comes to health news stories?

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Citing moral distress as a major factor, Professor Cynda Rushton, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Berman Institute of Bioethics, developed a mindfulness program that helps professionals identify and cope with ethical dilemmas. The idea is to help frontline staff address those issues while staying in the field

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More than half of U.S. doctors experience at least one symptom of burnout. Our Cynda Rushton joins a panel of experts to discuss this challenge at the US News Healthcare of Tomorrow Conference

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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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