West Texas nurses Anne Mitchell and Vicki Galle showed moral courage and adhered to the Code of Ethics for Nurses
when they reported a physician at their Winkler County Memorial Hospital to the Texas Medical Board for what they deemed unsafe practices. That action sparked a nearly three-year ordeal in which the nurses were fired from their jobs and prosecuted by local officials for misuse of official information.
See more about the Texas whistleblowers’ travails and the importance of advocating for patients by watching the video, Fighting for Nurses Who Speak Up for Patients.
Also learn more about handling ethical dilemmas at work through two continuing education (CE) options.