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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a review of distress in nurses and other health care providers, using case studies to distinguish moral distress from other types of distress.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Distinguish the concepts of distress and moral distress and identify their impact on caregivers.
  2. Recall strategies for addressing distress constructively.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JHPN1018B
Published: Oct 2018
Expires: 9/3/2021
Collections: CESaver
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Margaret M. Mahon, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FPCN; Karen L. Barker, MSN, CRNP