HD orientation? - page 2

by kdunurse 2,806 Views | 10 Comments

I just finished my first week of orientation on a 19 chair hospital HD unit - most of the patients are outpatient, but some inpatient (I will be learning acute dialysis, but for now just the chronic). We have 10 RNs, 6 LPNs and 2... Read More

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    5 weeks is not enough time for someone new to HD! I had 3 months and that was not enough! It took me about 5 weeks just to learn the machine and I am a fast learner. Try to hang in there if you can. So, far I really enjoy the work, regardless of the overwhelming amount of information to learn. I work with a great team which is a blessing. Everyone has told me it takes at least a year to "really get" it. Good luck to you! :-)