who is the Boss? - page 2
:D FOR as long as I have been a nurse (28 years) it seems like doctors have a lot of power over us. They yell at us in front of patients. Report us if we speak our minds or say anything out of... Read More
Dec 23, '01I am very lucky in that I work in a non-teaching facility, I work in the ER with same 6 docs day in and day out, we have to get along. The medical director of the ER says "a good nurse will save you every time". We prove this on a daily basis, like when one of the docs ordered an insulin drip at 35 units an hour (he didn't realize it wa a 1:1 drip). I am not saying that we do not disagree, there have been times when I have been asked to do things outside my scope of nursing and the doc has pitched a fit and then realized I was right for not doing as he asked. As others have said, we are members of the "team", when we work together, the patient has a better outcome.