As a nurse will I be exposed to dead patients a lot? - page 3

Hello, I am currently a nursing student and I am confused on if I really want to continue going to school for this. Today in class my professor had some bones from a 12 year old boy and was using... Read More

  1. by   Fiona59
    Our health authority has a "no empty bed" policy. So any compassionate care coming in from the community will be sent to which ever acute care unit that has a private room available. If it's your room you get the patient regardless of your specialty.

    Nobody dies in our ICU, they transfer them off to the surgical units if they can.

    Sometimes it sucks to be a floor nurse.