We all have to call doctors at home sometimes, about our patients. Shoot, nowadays I have to do it about 3-4 times a night, on average.
Being a seasoned nurse now, it doesn't bother me much at all, to have to call. However, back when I first began my RN career, there were doctors that would make me shake and shudder in my NurseMates, just at the thought of having to call them. So, it was nice to occasionally have something to laugh about after making that two AM phone call. :)
One... Read More →
for one year, i worked the night shift on an adult acute psychiatric unit, in a state hospital. actually, i worked night shift and night shift only, for nine months. for the remaining three months, i worked evening and night shifts. two sixteen-hour shifts a week.
the evening shift usually stayed rather busy, and often went by quickly. then would come the night shift. night shifts were often slow, unless a patient.. or two... decided to wake up and act out because we didn't have... Read More →