This one isn’t really about nursing ethics, though it has plenty of implications for the ethics of nurse managers.
Hospital settles nurse’s discrimination suit.
After settling one lawsuit, a second was pending Friday against a Flint, Mich., hospital accused of honoring of a swastika-tattooed man’s request that African-American nurses not care for his newborn….
My main comment: The “customer” isn’t always right.
But fodder for discussion: what can (or do) hospitals do to handle such problems? What can or should they do when patients express preferences that are clearly discriminatory?