Fresh Air - page 2

by exit96

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I know this is premature, but- I just spent my first shift in ED last night on the floor (LTC and M/S RN previously)... WHAT A BREATH OF FRESH AIR!! I DO feel somewhat like a new grad, but it is nice to have a change and be... Read More


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    I liked that there was an urgency to what I was involved with vs. toileting, passing waters/snacks, passing pills, and waiting for call lights...
    I'm sure there will be negative aspects/shifts, but at the onset I am refreshed.
    There will downsides but at least you know they won't be there tomorrow....
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    Quote from exit96
    I liked that there was an urgency to what I was involved with vs. toileting, passing waters/snacks, passing pills, and waiting for call lights...
    I'm sure there will be negative aspects/shifts, but at the onset I am refreshed.
    There can be a flip side to that. Yes, all things in the ER are considered STAT, but some things are more STAT than others. You'll learn to prioritize what things must be addressed sooner, and what can wait until other things are taken care of. Some times it can wear on you that everything has to be done STAT.
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    Im glad that you love your ED. I also transferred to our level 1 ED for a residency program two weeks ago and I am loving the fact that I am learning so much.
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    Thanks all for the encouragement and the nice thoughts!


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