downsouthlaff's Nursing Blog

downsouthlaff's Nursing Blog

downsouthlaff, LPN (5,455 Views)

Joined Jan 23, '12. Posts: 174 (23% Liked) Likes: 220

I'm an LPN and I understand.

I'm a new Nurse. I spend a lot of my time on a nursing home corridor behind a med cart, or more like a rolling Walgreens kiosk. I stay at work 1, 2 sometimes maybe 3 hours after shift change behind a nurses station. After 4pm , I function alone. I'm the one in charge. I'm the one who assesses residents, makes judgements, contacts physicians, contacts family members, sends residents to the hospital, it's all me. It's a big responsibility. It's a big job. I'm a NURSE. I'm the NURSE. But I am not... Read More →



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