Tips and Tricks for an efficient shift - page 2
I am a new nurse and wonder what are some of the tips and tricks of having an efficient shift. I am learning that no shift on the med-surg floor ever goes how you plan it, but what tips, tools, and... Read More
0Feb 15, '13 by TarabaraGroup as many things together as you can. For example, its now a habit for me to check if my patient needs more water or another blanket or anything if I'm leaving the room for something else so that I can grab all things at once. Also, our policy is we have a 1 hour window before and after med times to give the med. So if the pt has an 1100 and a 1230 med I can give them both at 1130 and save time.
Also write down EVERYTHING, don't just assume you'll remember. That's something that I had to learn.