Got fired for changing fluid rate - page 8
by lolakbolak, BSN, RN | 17,864 Views | 71 Comments
I was on orientation on days and then got moved to nights which is what I was hired to do. It was my first night on orientation with a preceptor and I was not feeling the best, was very tired got an admission at 2 am and was up... Read More
- 1May 10, '13 by psu_213, BSN, RNQuote from SionainnRNUnfortunately, that is not always true. I have seen CHF pt with low BP that will still be rehydrated gently and not have a liter just bolused into them. I've even seen boluses as low as 250 mL for CHF patients...especially those with poor renal function.And since this pt was hypotensive she was not at risk of fluid overload...where is that coming from?
- 0May 10, '13 by NRSKarenRN, RN, BSN AdminThanks for all the advice offered to our member.
Acknowledging mistake, understanding how it happened and coming up with action plan to prevent re-occurrence will go a long way for next job interview.
Consider RN refresher course if in a tight job market area to show you've taken extra effort to update skills.