Wanting your opinion on my school's decision to kick me out. - page 2

Hi everyone, I'm looking for your opinion on this situation that I'm in. I was in a 1-year LPN program two days away from graduation when I made a medication error (wrong med to wrong patient)... Read More

  1. Visit  jbrookec79 profile page
    As my teacher told me, All nurses make errors at some point. It's just that not everyone owns up to them. You did the right thing admitting the error to protect the patient and it is unfortunate that you were treated harshly and punished for it. I would find a school that truly cares about your success. Good luck and keep us posted.
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  3. Visit  Philly_LPN_Girl profile page
    I dont think they should kick you out at all especially since this is your first med error and you did the right thing by owning up to it and taking vs every 15 mins. Nurses make med errors and dont get fired on the first one. The school is just being harsh imo
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  4. Visit  JustBeachyNurse profile page
    This thread is originally from September 2011 and was recently resurrected. I'm pretty certain the OP has moved on by now.
  5. Visit  Marga777 profile page
    Where were your teacher at the time you're giving wrong meds to the wrong patient? I think your school just cover it's behind treating you like this.I'm so sorry.

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