Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


  1. Stone, Misty PhD, RN


OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe hospital nurses' experiences with organizational support after an adverse event (AE).


BACKGROUND: Most hospital staff nurses will experience an AE, being left and feeling traumatized.


METHODS: Data collection and analysis followed a qualitative descriptive approach.


RESULTS: Nurses yearn to feel valued and to receive timely support from nurse executives after an AE.


CONCLUSIONS: To help lessen the suffering of the nurse after an AE, healthcare organizations and nurse executives must support the nurse in the aftermath.