{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Making Sense of Moral Distress within Cultural Complexity

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To describe the experiences of non-Jewish nurses caring for a population of elderly Orthodox Jewish patients with chronic ventilator-dependent respiratory failure who were nearing the end of life (EOL).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain specific cultural references pertaining to the Orthodox Jewish community.
  2. Evaluate the literature related to issues of moral distress in nurses and the study design and results.
  3. Describe the experiences of nurses in this study as they cared for Orthodox Jewish patients at the EOL.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins 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. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JHPN0217A
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Toby Bressler, PhD, RN, OCN; Debra R. Hanna, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC; Elizabeth Smith, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CHPN