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I was wondering how many of you have ever had a needle stick injury. If you have, what actions did you or your facility take after the injury? Just wondering...
Oct 1, '02
Here is a current thread on just this very thing.
What did *I* do??? CRY
What did the hospital do? as little as they possibly could....now to give them the benefit of the doubt, it was quite a few years ago.
I received the hospital's FIRST HepB series that the employee didn't have to pay for themselves. They told me it would be $200, I told them see my lawyer... Yes that was a looooong time ago.
Oct 1, '02
Check out the "6 weeks into school" thread on this forum for a current example of facility support for this kind of on-the-job injury.
I failed out of nursing school midway, now what?
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