AJN, American Journal of Nursing
December 2002, Volume 102 Number 12 , p 13 - 13
© 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 102(12) December 2002 p 13 PLAGIARISM [DEPARTMENTS: Letters]
Huch, Mary H. PhD, APRN,BC
Stealing Words ( Editorial, July) was right on target. Its sad that plagiarism has become so prevalent and that writers are offended when confronted with their wrongdoing. Im a retired teacher who witnessed plagiarizing students (both graduate and undergraduate) bemoan the time spent writing assignments without comprehending the seriousness of their offense.
All nurse writers must be rigid in their honesty and integrity. Students should be held to this same high standard. Perhaps your editorial and others like it (such as Integrity in the Advancement of Nursing Knowledge by Rosemarie Rizzo Parse, PhD, RN, FAAN, in Nursing Science Quarterly, July 1999) will inspire ...