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Purpose of Activity

To present a study designed to measure moral distress among baccalaureate nursing students and determine their reasons for not taking action.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Define moral distress and identify ethical dilemmas which contribute to it among senior baccalaureate nursing students in practice settings.
  2. Discern reasons for students' inaction when they encounter dilemmas and specify consequences of moral distress.
  3. Summarize the implications of the study findings for educators.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: NEP1117
Published: Nov/Dec 2017
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Lorretta Krautscheid, PhD, RN, CNE; Deborah A. DeMeester, PhD, RN, CNE; Valorie Orton, MS, RN, CNL; Austin Smith, BSN; Conor Livingston, BSN; Susan M. McLennon, PhD, ANP-BC
Categories: Education , Ethical , Research
Specialties: Education, Research