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Center for Ethics and Human Rights recognized with prestigious Cornerstone Award The American Nurses Association (ANA) Center for Ethics and Human Rights has been honored with a Cornerstone…

Ethics, relatively speaking

Recently, a nursing student wrote this as part of a course assignment: “Ethics can be hard to teach or learn because they may be different for everyone. Ethics…
human rights

Human rights

ANA and nurses call for migrant family reunifications IMMIGRATION across our southern border took the spotlight earlier this year. People chose sides based on personal views about how…

Is there a right to medical care?

Bridging gaps through familiarity, kindness, and acceptance To even begin to answer the question—“Is there a right to medical care?”—one must first define a “right.” Legal rights, such…
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Unconscious bias and the EHR

I am a new RN working in an inner-city emergency department. Some of our patients are well known by the staff, who often describe them in conversations and…
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What to do when a colleague is impaired

Recently I discovered a colleague on my unit impaired by substance use disorder (SUD). What should I do to protect patients from harm, while keeping the nurse’s health…

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