An Enemy As A Patient - page 2

Some nursing school friends and I were wondering what do you do as a nurse if you have a patient whom you have had friction with outside the clinical setting. Do you set your differences aside or do... Read More

  1. by   TazziRN
    If it was something big I would try to get out of the assignment. If minor, I would talk with the pt and ask if s/he would prefer another nurse (I've done this). If it were my ex I would flatly refuse to take care of him and I know admin would back me up once I explained.
  2. by   TazziRN
    Quote from ckben
    I thought it was pretty standard procedure to not take care of people you know personally.
    True, but not easily done in a rural facility like mine. Everyone knows everyone else and is related to someone who works at the hospital or clinic!