Falling short - page 2
by RisaRN 3,046 Views | 13 Comments
I'm a pediatric nurse at a pretty large hospital on a general medical floor. However, our population isn't very general. We see patients who have had dozens of surgeries, have CVL's, GT's, JT's, ostomies - lots of "total care"... Read More
- 0Aug 7, '11 by canoeheadEvery one of your little patients that didn't have a parent would ideally have someone with them nearly 1-1. So you started the shift without being able to meet all their needs. You got the nursing care done and spent a few minutes trying to make things easier with each visit- you are an excellent nurse.
If your hospital has a volunteer program give them a call. If the parents allow a volunteer can make the day so much easier for patients and nurses.
- 2Aug 23, '11 by thenervI start volunteering tomorrow at my local Children's hospital and I can't wait to give nurses like you the assitance needed with these little ones. You are an incredible nurse and I hope one day to be as loving as you under dificult circumstances.