“Moral Courage means doing the right thing in the face of your fears” (Manji, 2016). It is not often a regular topic when discussing the complicated relationships between doctors, patients, administrators, and nurses. However, it is a topic that has the ability to have a substantial impact on the patient experience, cost of healthcare, and morale. Through creating a culture that embraces and encourages moral courage, we can improve the patient experience and create a more positive, collaborative workplace.

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moral courage, nursing, nursing turnover, healthcare improvement, reducing medical errors, healthcare culture

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