In the context of school nursing, moral injury occurs when nurses are confronted with situations or decisions that challenge their deeply held moral or ethical beliefs. This is the story of a dedicated group of school nurses in Texas who took a public stance against a woefully misguided school administration that chose dollars over public health. How many school nurses have found themselves in similar circumstances when vaccination compliance is ignored for the sake of the budget?
In Grand Prairie, Texas, a troubling situation unfolded when four nurses from the Grand Prairie Independent School District (ISD) stepped forward, claiming that they were pressured by administrators to overlook state laws during the beginning of the current school year. The nurses, fearful of potential repercussions, chose to remain anonymous while expressing their concerns to CBS News Texas.