"Nurses Eating Their Young" - page 12

by Doc Lori, R.N.

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In homage to an Allnurses member who wrote a wonderful article entitled "Nurses Are So Mean", I'd like to provide excerpts from my personal blog which I wrote not to long ago. I give enormous kudos and applause to the writer of... Read More


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    Document your experience as you have described here and ask for another Preceptor. Based on what you have described here he is not qualified to be your Preceptor. Your responsibilities to your Patients are far too important, once you are on your own, not to get the best learning experience possible. Some people just don't have the patience or skill needed to teach. Teaching like Nursing takes a special kind of personality. The stress you are experiencing from this could be causing you to try too hard and keeping you from being the best you can be. Good Luck. I believe based on what you have told us, you have the right stuff, you just need someone who also has the right stuff to let it shine through
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    Ruby-the situations you describe re: being late, inappropriate attire, etc., seems to point to the Schools training these people and the Teachers who allow this inappropriate behavior. Why these conditions exist in the workplace is because it can. It would never be the case in my experience. It wouldn't even be thought of. Maybe we need to examine why it is happening not complain because it has happened. We need to Raise the Bar of our expectations! Don't you agree?


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