Who writes incident reports, you or the doc - page 2

After having a terrible nite, I have come to realize that I'm sick of doctors that are rude. I had an admission last nite from the ER, which the pt was seen by the ER doc at 5pm. He arrived on my... Read More

  1. by   Mimi2RN
    If a doc wants a consult, HE SHOULD CALL FOR IT HIMSELF. How else can he discuss his patient. We never call in consults, it is always up to the PCP or attending to do it themselves.

    As far as incident reports, it is up to you to write them if you choose, but don't write it for someone else. If he wants to complain, he'll find a way to do it. I would want to be writing a report on his obnoxious behavior!
  2. by   niteshiftnurse
    Just found out today that from here on in, if a doc tells you to write an incident report, we are supposed to tell him if he wants one, he has to write it. HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

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