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Posted by on in Work Culture

Filtering through the piles of stories shared by nurses on social media, it is not difficult to conclude that there is something unsettling about the culture of the nursing profession. Drawn to the concept of caring, many nurses will describe for you a passion for service; caring for the sick, injured, and underserved. When asked, many nurses share their desires to work as healthcare professionals in hopes of comforting those who suffer, administering life-saving services, helping others, and changing lives.

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Posted by on in Current Issues

Nurse advocacy is an ethic of practice in which nurses support other nurses to promote the wellbeing of both individuals. To uphold the practice standards and scope of practice which govern nurses' licenses, nurses need the freedom and autonomy to practice as healthcare professionals. Nurses should not be placed in positions that restrict their ability to practice according to licensing standards and their professional oath because of fear of retribution.

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