Feature ArticlesNursing and Theater Teaching Ethics Through the ArtsColeman, Jennifer J. PhD, RN, CNE; Dick, Tracey K. MSN, RN, CNEAuthor Information Author affiliations: Professor (Dr Coleman) and Assistant Professor (Ms Dick), Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Correspondence: Dr Coleman, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229 (email@example.com). Accepted for publication: March 18, 2016 Published ahead of print: May 3, 2016 Nurse Educator: 9/10 2016 - Volume 41 - Issue 5 - p 262-265 doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000271 Buy Metrics Abstract Prelicensure nursing education needs to prepare students for their future roles as professional nurses with ethical and moral decision-making skills. This article describes the use of theater as one approach to teaching nursing ethics at the prelicensure level. Students perform as actors, directors, and discussion leaders in a series of simulated ethical scenarios designed to encourage individual accountability and responsibility for action. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.