EMT-B + STNA = ER Nurse? - page 2

Hello: I was told today that as a Nationally Registered EMT Basic and a State Tested Nursing Assistant, all I would need is certification in Meds Control (?) {i.e. ability to give medication} to... Read More

  1. by   AnnieOaklyRN
    Quote from cgemt
    so a nurse in job, but not title?

    Nope. You would be concidered and ER Tech, so doing all tasky type basic stuff. Ie getting patients up, getting them dressed/undressed, bed pans, stocking rooms, taking VS, doing EKGs, transporting non-monitored patients, and blood draws. No giving meds or doing assessments or procedures that nurses do. Some hospitals allow ER techs to do Foleys as well.