Susan A. Salladay, PhD, RN, is Professor of Nursing at Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio. She teaches nursing ethics and mental health nursing. Her doctorate is in philosophy, with a specialty in healthcare ethics. Susan writes a monthly column on ethical problems for Nursing magazine.
Marida Straccia is a Nurse Manager at a private clinic, where she is the head of cardiology, general medicine, and gynecology. She is the staff representative on safety in the workplace. Marida is enrolled in the MSN program at Liberty University Online in Lynchburg, Virginia.