Homecare Nursing Training compensation?!?! - page 2
by Chapo84 4,773 Views | 13 Comments
I have a question for my fellow Nurses, The agency I work for wants me to do insulin injections. I am a New Grad Nurse and I was taught not to do anything without training. Can they get away with not paying me for the hour of... Read More
- 0Sep 25, '12 by BuckyBadgerRNNot being snobby. Pointing out to that poster that there ARE HH agencies that hire new grads. Also, I wasn't the one with the insulin injection question. I DID learn it in school and managed to retain it as well.
Quote from itsnoworneverNo need to be snobby. But really, what did you learn in school? Insulin is one of the first thing we learned and did. You check the sugar, find the sliding scale, figure out when they need to eat or if they already did and give the shot or hold as ordered.
- 0Feb 23, '13 by paradiseboundRNYou are expected to know basic clinical skills like injections but if you have any questions, you can always ask your clinical supervisor about it. They are expected to pay for training/seminars/skill fairs for more difficult things like NPWT (wound vac) or PleurX, but it should take less than 5 minutes to teach even a new grad how to give an insulin injection.