You're getting and admit. ::...Fine::

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    1730hrs. - I said "fine!", because it was my second admit of the day; I just got done with my first admit (Hx, assessment, meds, labs, done!), discharged two pt's; and got to take lunch today too! (Whooo-Hoooooo)

    1830hrs. - Pt arrives on floor. ...***** ...No Report? --NO Idiot!, It's a direct admit!

    ::Slap Forehead:: OK, Let's greet the pt.

    Hello Mr/Ms Late Arrival. What brings you in today? ...mmm, hmm... !!!!!What?,,, Oh no you didn't!!!! You DIDN'T say "CHEST PAIN" !!!

    So much for any hope of leaving on time! LOL

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  2. Poll: How many admits do you take during your shift?

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    I kind of don't understand the poll to be honest. I take as many as I am assigned. Fortunately I have never been assigned more than two thus far.
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    the most is two on average. The ED has to bring them up no later than 10 min before end of shift.
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    Most of the time 2. We are all electronic so the worst night EVER was when I got 4 new patients, in a 2 hour period, 3 were direct admits, AND the computers went down! Left work 4 hours late--
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    This is really a "it depends" question. I've had days where I start with 5 or 6 patients and don't D/C anyone so I don't get anyone. And I've had days where I flip my whole assignment. Most likely, I'm probably going to get 1-2 admits.
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    I don't mind admissions, sometimes 2-3, depends on our census and ED census. I do as much as I can and pass it on to the next shift. Nursing is 24/7 so I don't see why you would have to stay later, just let the next shift take the patient like they should.
    sheronep likes this.


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