Quote from kookla317
try asking a CNA what it is, I bet they will know... we know more than we're given credit for
No disrespect but CNA's don't interpret orders.
I love all our aides but I would not ask an aide to interpret an order. Sorry
The order was not clearly wrote therefore the nurse was unable to know what was being ordered. The oder should have been clarified prior to discharge regardless if the doc gave the patient the instructions or not. Also, to bad if the doc gets upset if you ask to have an order clarified . It is your liscense not his and believe me he will not back you if you sent the patient home with the wrong instructions and he shouldn't if you didn't take the time to clarify the order.