Moral Distress: How, Can, and Should We Respond to It?


About the Course
This podcast series aims to help healthcare professionals understand moral distress, the contributing factors of moral distress, and the importance of resilience in managing or preventing moral distress. 

Listen, Learn, and Earn CE Hours with this podcast course. Available on AppleSpotify, and other podcast apps.

Learning Outcomes 
Upon the completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Discuss the concepts and definitions of moral distress.
  • Identify causative factors of moral distress. 
  • Examine the role of resilience in decreasing moral distress.  

About the Presenter
Margaret-Ann Camo, PhD, MBA, MJ, PNP-AC/PC, ATSF, FAAN, has over 25 years of experience in pediatric nursing. She has worked at the bedside in acute and critical care pediatrics and as a primary care PNP. She is nationally certified as a primary care PNP and maintains her RN and NP license in New York State. Dr. Carno has taught both clinical and didactic content in pediatric nursing and is a frequent guest lecturer related to pediatric issues at undergraduate and graduate levels. She has reviewed pediatrics and medical surgical nursing texts and has authored two textbooks. She also has a Master's in Business Administration and a Master's in Jurisprudence, which she uses to teach ethics and public policy for undergraduate and graduate classes. Dr. Carno has a Ph.D. in nursing and is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.  

How to Receive Credit   

  • View the entire recording which requires a 1-hour commitment of time. 
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity. 
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. 
  • Provide required personal and payment information. 
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation. 
  • Print your Certificate of Completion. 

Resolution of Conflict of Interest 
Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. 

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement 
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept support from ineligible companies. Furthermore, ineligible companies are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners. 


The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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Accreditations and Approvals 
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.