Building Moral Resiliency Through the Nurse Education and Support Team Initiative

Author(s): Michele DeGrazia, PhD, RN, NNP-BC, Courtney Porter, MPH, CPHQ, Anne Sheehan, RN, CPN, Stephanie Whitamore, BSN, RN, CCRN, Deborah White, BSN, RN, CCRN, Penny Winter Nuttall, BSN, RN, CCRN, Tyler Blanchard, BSN, RN, CCRN, Norah Davis, BSN, RN, CPN, Jennifer Steadman, BSN, RN, CCRN, and Patricia Hickey, PhD, MBA, RN

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP B 1.00

Expires Mar 01, 2024

Topics: Moral Distress, Research

Population: Pediatric

Role: Educator, Manager

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Activity Summary

This paper describes implementation of the Nurse Education and Support Team (NEST) coach role to sustain a morally resilient workforce.


  • List 3 characteristics of moral resiliency.
  • Identify 2 strategies to build moral resilience.
  • Describe 2 functions of the NEST coaches.

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