one nurse for 24 patients - page 2

I'm a new nurse in an outpatient dialysis center, less than a year. We are short on regular nurses in the unit and sometimes I'm the only nurse opening the unit with 3-4 PCTs for 24 patients. The... Read More

  1. by   Migrant_Renal_RN
    Yeah, we would all prefer better staffing. Unfortunately that is not the reality in most situations. We all do the best we can to keep our patients safe and give them the best care possible every day. We unfortunatly have numbers to make, but the truth is that if you take care of your patients one at a time, as thought they are the only one, each and everyday, the numbers will take care of themselves. Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend