Melinda (Lindi) McGaughy

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First Name
Lindi
Last Name
McGaughy
Credentials
DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
Family Nurse Practitioner
Address
361 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Dr. McGaughy is a Family Nurse Practitioner who serves as faculty for Advanced Health Assessment and the clinical practicum year of the Family Nurse Practitioner program. Her interests are graduate nursing education, holistic nursing, complementary and integrative health, and pediatrics.

News

May 19, 2021

by Pat Ford-Roegner

Lurking right behind the COVID-19 pandemic is another major killer: the seemingly unstoppable incidences of violence by Americans on one another. Most recently, we witnessed senseless shootings in areas including Atlanta, Austin, Boulder, Chicago, Columbus, Indianapolis, Kenosha, WI and Orange County, CA. Major cities are experiencing a steep rise in gun violence. My hometown of Philadelphia reels daily from violence. Innocent children are frequent victims.

The events themselves are horrific, but only part of the story.

May 07, 2021

OHIO-Nurses are up against major obstacles every day: workplace violence; burnout; unsafe staffing; COVID-19; and other traumatic events. Many of these have a lasting impact that go beyond the bedside, leading to moral injury within the profession. Moral injury, often described as a consequence of continual acts that go against one’s morality, is a phenomenon sweeping the profession, which is why the Ohio Nurses Foundation announced today the winners of a $100,000 award to support important research on moral injury in nursing.