Senior Honors Projects, 2010-2019

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Date of Graduation

Summer 2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


School of Nursing


Betsy Herron

Erica Lewis

Janice Gandy


Moral distress is a phenomenon that occurs when a person is unable to carry out what they believe is the ethically appropriate action due to various external constraints. This literature review seeks to explore the interventions that are most effective in reducing moral distress in critical care and emergency department nurses who have experienced moral distress in practice.




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