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Joined: Mar 2, '07; Posts: 284 (38% Liked) ; Likes: 281
RN; from US
Specialty: 4 year(s) of experience in Emergency

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  • Jan 11

    Quote from libran1984

    My ED was going through a push by the director to hire more LPNs for cost efficiency ($14/hr) as opposed to an RN ($22/hr) and then she was let go a year ago and since have not hired any more LPNs. We have been replaced by medics who cannot hang IV antibiotics (per hospital policy) but thank God, under hospital policy they can intubate (like that has EVER happened at my place of work). Oh... and they're not allowed to administer cardiac IVP medications under hospital policy, despite their highly specialized training.... There are so many things wrong with the politics of this whole thing.
    So put them in the field, in a full arrest situation and they're pushing ACLS drugs like nobody's business. Walk through the door of the hospital and suddenly they can't? That's weird.

  • Apr 19 '17

    About a year and & half into nocs as a nurse (did a year of nights when I was in school & had no issues), I started having the same problems. My only solution was to leave nights & the floor I loved, for a days position on a floor that I'm rather ambivalent about. Best choice I ever made.