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
Sep 27, '06If 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.
Sep 27, '06Quote from ckbenTrue, 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!I thought it was pretty standard procedure to not take care of people you know personally.