Date of Paper/Work
Type of Paper/Work
Systems Change Project
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Nurses have an obligation to maintain integrity with the practice of moral courage. Active learning strategies placed within the nursing curriculum can increase nurses’ awareness and practice of this obligation. This article describes a pilot project of active learning exercises used to build moral resilience and enhance the practice of moral courage in baccalaureate nursing students. The active learning strategies align with The Framework for Moral Courage in Nursing Practice and stimulate critical reflection, engage moral sensitivity, and support the necessity of taking action while maintaining integrity. Baccalaureate nursing student participants identified that the educational strategies in this pilot project enhanced their ability to engage in moral courage through personal growth.
Christian, Josanne K., "Got Moral Courage? Educating Morally Courageous Nurses" (2017). Doctor of Nursing Practice Systems Change Projects. 73.
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