Psychological Capital is a set of internal resources consisting of hope, efficacy, resiliency, and optimism—or HERO—that help navigate personal and professional obstacles to achieve success and foster leadership growth.
The National Academy of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, challenges nursing leaders and other stakeholders both within and outside of health care to prioritize addressing the structural inequities that have fueled persistent health disparities.
As healthcare evolves, so does the amount of moral distress that nurses are facing in their role. Ethical decisions often must be made in real time without chance for reflection or research. Understanding professional ethics and your own personal code of ethics may help you navigate each dilemma with compassion and confidence.