prnqday's Nursing Blog

prnqday, BSN, RN (16,459 Views)

Joined Jan 20, '13 - from 'USA'. She has 'CNA3LPN3RN3' year(s) of experience. Posts: 1,505 (55% Liked) Likes: 2,953

My defining moment as a new graduate nurse

The work day started as any typical day on the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. I arrived on the unit promptly at 6:30am to gather all pertinent information on my two critical patients. I printed off my cardiac EKG strips, looked up my patients' history, physical and chief complaints and tried to plan my 12 hour shift accordingly. My preceptor walks over to me at 6:42am and in a stern voice says "It is now time for report". Report consists of the off going nurse to give the oncoming nurse a... Read More →

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