People think I am stupid - page 8

by nikkole318 | 19,107 Views | 74 Comments

I am a new nurse who just got off orientation a few weeks ago. I have worked at the hospital where I am for more than a year and was hired from a tech position to a nurse once I passed my boards. I thought everything would go... Read More

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    Yikes, um. I don't know what to say to this. Except I am glad I didn't see it when I was going through my rough time. During the time I made mistakes, I was on orientation. The preceptor was there to ensure that I wasn't "damn dangerous." It has been a year and things have certainly gotten better. I don't make mistakes anymore, I am considered a good nurse, and people (other nurses) regularly come to me for advice and to answer questions.
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    Thanks for the advice. Yeah, I don't know why other posters are attacking me. It definitely does not help.
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    Thank you so much for the advice and the sample reports!
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    #63 that makes no sense what so ever. Never heard of hanging zozyn over four hours at 12.5 ml/hr.
    Other fluids are there to hydrate the patient. Hydration is not dependent upon such a small amount of fluid. What would happen if the pt needed a new IV and it took an hour to get it in? How are you going to make up for this hour? Not necessary. 12.5 ml is like a few drops.

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