The nurse bloggers have heard Amanda Trujillo’s story and are responding loud and clear. We have taken her cause to our various social media fortes and are telling the world of her unfortunate story. Patient advocates everywhere have to get a sick feeling in their stomach when they read about a patient’s whose rights were denied and the nurse who attempted to make it right was fired.
If Ms. Trujillo’s story upsets you as a nurse, healthcare provider, patient, or human being, we urge you to contact the Arizona Board of Nursing (firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-771-7800) and reach out to media to tell them that she needs her story told.
If you have a blog, blog about it. If you’ve blogged about it, add your link to the links on this page.
Amanda is the type of nurse that all nurses should aspire to be. We need to stand up and unite to let everyone know that patient’s rights need to be protected. If the Arizona BON takes action against her for this, none of us are safe.
Nurses are constantly fighting to be treated as professionals and practice to the full extend of our license. We cannot allow nurses to be bullied and intimidated by doctors and large health systems. We have a duty to the public to protect them and advocate for them.
Let’s protect and advocate for Amanda Trujillo. Let’s do what she attempted to do for her patient.
Below you will find a resource list of places you can speak out in support of Amanda. There is a petition to sign and we are in the process of setting up a trust fund so that you can donate to help support Amanda’s legal fees.
Press and Media: Contact Amanda Trujillo Directly:
Sign the Petition
- Arizona State Board of Nursing: Remove Amanda Trujillo’s nursing license from “under investigation” status
Support Amanda Trujillo!
- Nurse Up for Amanda Trujillo Facebook Page
Donate to Amanda Trujillo
Social Media Pages You Can #NurseUp For Amanda
- RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing
- National Association of Hispanic Nurses
- Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation
- E-Patient Dave deBronkart
- Sun Health
- Banner Health Facebook
Arizona Media You Can Contact
- ABC15 Arizona
- 3 On Your Side
- 12 News
- 3TV Phoenix
- azcentral.com Arizona’s Home Page
- So Scottsdale! magazine
- Phoenix New Times
- The Arizona Republic
- Arizona Capitol Times
- Beth and Friends
- Mike Watkiss
Articles on Her Case From The Nerdy Nurse:
Other Blogs That Have Written About Amanda Trujillo’s Case
vdutton’s posterous – Banner Health Nurse Incident @BannerHealth
iCoachNurses.com – Fellow Nurse in Jeopardy – Call to Action
Have You Written About Amanda Trujillo? Add Your link!