Stan Crader

Author & Lecturer on Writing About Rural America

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Moral Distress Scale

 

I was thinking. Don’t act like that’s a surprise. It’s something I catch myself doing in between episodes of “Office” and “Outsourced.” The notion of a moral distress scale was pin balling around in my mind. A moral distress scale is when someone addresses the disequilibrium that results after avoiding an ethically appropriate behavior.

Healthcare professionals frequently deal with this conundrum.  The question, is there a doctor in the house, is frequently met with those with the skills to help sinking low in their seats. Why?

Another example is when tempted to pick up a harmless looking hitchhiker… Continue reading

Moral Distress Scale

I was thinking. Don’t act like that’s a surprise. It’s something I catch myself doing in between episodes of “Office” and “Outsourced.” The notion of a moral distress scale was pin balling around in my mind. A moral distress scale is when someone addresses the disequilibrium that results after avoiding an ethically appropriate behavior.

Healthcare professionals frequently deal with this conundrum.  The question, is there a doctor in the house, is frequently met with those with the skills to help sinking low in their seats. Why?

Another example is when tempted to pick up a harmless looking hitchhiker but… Continue reading

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