May I speak to Dr. so&so? - page 2

I just had to share this. Last night one of the nurses had to call one of those docs NOONE wants to call in the middle of the night. Anyways, she calls and has the guy on speaker phone coz that's... Read More

  1. by   TazziRN
    Please tell her she is my new best friend!!!!!!
  2. by   santhony44
    Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant.

    I'd have given a lot to have been there!!

  3. by   RNperdiem
    Everyone wins here: The nurse refuses to be intimidated and gains respect, the doctor saves face, and the patient gets what he needs.
  4. by   Alibaba
    Yeah, She is the coolest of cool.
    W'all couldn't believe it but there it was in real life.
    Better than any movie.
    We had even started making bets on what he would do.
  5. by   Alibaba
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    What a gracious, yet effective, way to get her point across. I admire that kind of confident and creative boundary-setting. I shall file this away for future reference.

    Well done!
    You know, when you get beyond just how cool it was, it is amazing the calm and matter-of-fact way she let the doc know the boundaries, while giving him a chance to redeem himself.
    I wish stuff like that came so naturally to me!
  6. by   Steristripqueen
    This made my day! I love this site because it gives a whole lot of encouragement. Next time I get "the favorite" Dr. of all time aka PIA my spine will certainally be straighter!!!!!
  7. by   NurseCherlove
    WOW!!! That has got to be one of the coolest things I've heard in a long time!

    She rocks!

    I'll bet she's cool as a cucumber during emergencies too. Now that's a nurse for ya!

    Johnson and Johnson needs to use a new motto, something like...

  8. by   PsychNurseWannaBe
    That was Aaaaaaaawesome!!!!
  9. by   caliotter3
    What a wonderful role model! I would have had to read that one from a script. Wish we all could work with nurses like her!
  10. by   ebear
    WOW!!! What a smart, confident and articulate nurse!!! My hat's off to her!!!!...and on the speaker for all to share!
  11. by   Canadian_Nurse
    Thanks to you both...

    This nurse is my hero!:bowingpur

    I have to remember that...maybe pass it along!
  12. by   Keepstanding
    no one messes with alibaba !!
  13. by   StrwbryblndRN
    The things you don't learn in nursing school