Amanda Trujillo: Fired for doing what a nurse is suppose to do @kdhoffman2 #hchlitss #nurseup #nursefriendly #amandatrujillo
February 23, 2012 in Uncategorized
We would like to thank Kathleen Hoffman & RV Rikard for offering us the opportunity to discuss the Amanda Trujillo case during the regularly scheduled #hchlitss Tweetchat. You can find the transcript by following the links at the bottom of this post.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Amanda Trujillo: Fired for doing what a nurse is suppose to do…
The Health Communication, Health Literacy, and Social Science #hchlitss Twitter chat welcomes Amanda Trujillo#AmandaTrujillo on Thursday February 16th at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.
In April of 2011, Amanda Trujillo was fired from Banner Del Webb Hospital in Sun City, Arizona for providing a patient informed consent about an invasive surgical procedure. Since then, as Amanda states, “my career has been destroyed, no one will hire me because of the complaint on my license. Despite almost three nursing degrees after my name, my education and experience–at this time–is considered ‘null and void.’”
Please read the recent article in the American Journal of Nursing Off the Charts blog (http://ajnoffthecharts.com/2012/02/02/the-case-of-amanda-trujillo/) as well as an article on iCoachnurses.com (http://icoachnurses.com/fellow-nurse-jeopardy-amanda-trujillo-msn-rn-dnsc-nps) and a letter Amanda wrote to a fellow nurse (http://vdutton.posterous.com/94287821).
Amanda has also received support from legal nurse consultant Pat Iver
Please click on the “VIA” link to read the full article.
Could What Happened to #AmandaTrujillo Happen To You?? Donna Cardillo, RN @donnacardillorn #nurseup
Please visit http://www.nurseup.com/ for more information.
Andrew Lopez, RN