Skills in the We - page 2
I am the ER Supervisor in a rural hospital. The only certification required to work in the ER is ACLS. I feel that the nursing staff should be expected to show competency in emergency situations... Read More
Apr 10, '04Joined: Dec '03; Posts: 37,336; Likes: 5,525Would definitely recommend that all of your nursing staff also get their PALS
certification. Unfortunately, that comes in all to handy.
Apr 26, '04Occupation: ER RN Specialty: ER,ICU,L&D,OR,ETC ; Joined: May '01; Posts: 5,588; Likes: 566Need that whole vegetable soup of initials
enjoy the wonderfull world of nursing
Apr 26, '04Joined: Mar '01; Posts: 1,050; Likes: 43One set of initials that I feel is also needed....NRP...very few ER's deal with OB, but if you have a precip go bad in the ER you will alway praise the day you decided to do NRP.
Apr 26, '04Occupation: ER RN Specialty: ER,ICU,L&D,OR,ETC ; Joined: May '01; Posts: 5,588; Likes: 566we are fortunate
L and D one floor up above us
I did catch a precip outside the Ambulance Bay in the front seat of a shiny new mercedes 560 still had the dealer tags and invoice on the window. Nice hand tooled leather seats, beautifull.
Delivered in the passenger seat a nice healthy baby. blood and amniotic fluid all over that part of the car. Also the placenta popped out and fell on the floor board.
What a mess
Moral of the story
No matter how good a friend she is
be a nicer friend and call an ambulance to take her
then they get to clean up afterwards