Creating an ethical practice environment: a focus on advocacy.

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In order for nurses to be effective advocates, they must practice in an environment that fosters competency, collaboration, communication, and ethical values. This article addresses the meaning of advocacy, explores whether nurses can be effective advocates in complex practice environments, identifies barriers to advocacy, and suggests individual and systems approaches to support advocacy in critical care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)387-397
Number of pages11
JournalCritical care nursing clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care


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