Refuse to Treat the Patient Lose your job

After his decision to not treat the patient, Ryan goes to the provider to talk about his thoughts.

"Even though I've worked in the ICU for 3 years, I do not think that I can provide competent care to a patient with Ebola. I haven't been trained in the proper safety precautions and treatment protocols, and we don't have the right equipment for care and protection. I don't want to jeopardize the health of this patient, the other patients under my care, and myself."

You're Fired

Ryan made the decision based on his personal ethical beliefs and the ANA Code of Ethics. He may have lost his job, but he stayed true to his moral compass.

When hospital administrators found out about the situation, they rehired Ryan because they were impressed with his moral courage and dedication to proper patient care.

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Created with images by David Hilowitz - "NO" • Nivrae - "Ryan Gosling" • Max Goldberg - "Trump in Ames"

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