Help! In over my head? - page 2

please give me your advice. I'm on my 10th day of orientation in the E.R. as a new nurse. I'm feeling like there's very little support or guidance available to me because the person training me, and most all the other nurses... Read More

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    Yeah, that's tough, the er is a hard place to start out in, I'd hate to do that to anyone, still, you're there now so make the most of it. Tail your preceptor, figure out what's going on, ask questions, offer to do or ask what to do next....try to anticipate. Can you handle one or two patients on your own? Don't try to take on four at once. How long can you precept?

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