Doing the Right Thing: Pathways to Moral Courage

Vicki D. Lachman, PhD, APRN, MBE, FAAN; John S. Murray, PhD, RN, CPNP, CS, FAAN; Karen Iseminger, PhD, FNP; and Kathryn M. Ganske, PhD, RN



Learn how to prepare yourself for the ethical and moral dilemmas you're likely to encounter in the workplace.

Purpose/Goal: To provide nurses with the information they need to develop and enact moral courage.


1. Define moral courage.
2. Identify barriers to demonstrating moral courage.
3. Discuss strategies for developing moral courage.


A clinical professor who teaches ethics, Vicki D. Lachman is also a track coordinator for the Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship programming advanced practice nursing at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John S. Murray is the director of nursing research,Surgical Programs/Emergency Department, at Children’s Hospital Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. Karen Iseminger is director of ethics at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kathryn M. Ganske is director and associate professor of the Division of Nursing at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.

The planners and author(s) of this continuing nursing education activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Contact Hours: 1.6

Expiration Date: 12/31/2014

Pharmacology Hours: 0


Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $20.00

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