What is your opinion about the use of mandatory overtime?

NR395 Ethics, Integrity, and Professional Nursing Trends
Week 7 Assessment
Mandatory Overtime
Purpose
The discussion topic this week pertains to the following Course Outcomes.
CO1: Consider the role of the professional nurse in relation to the concepts of integrity and ethical accountability within nursing practice. (POs 4, 6)
CO2: Explore the impact of contemporary healthcare issues on the role of the professional nurse. (PO 7)
The Assignment
Have you ever been asked to work mandatory overtime? If so, what was your response? Did you work the requested hours, or did you refuse? If you refused, what were the consequences, if any?
What is your opinion about the use of mandatory overtime? Explain the pros and cons of this practice and how you lean toward either allowing or prohibiting it.

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