Combining Adult Med Unit with Peds Unit - page 2
Long story short here...Census has been low on our adult medical unit for around 1 year. Pediatric's census is up and down, so they've been bumped from floor to floor. Now, they're with us, and... Read More
Nov 2, '07Until recently, our adult med unit was overflow for peds. Once RSV season hit, we got our fair share. It wasn't too bad, except at my hospital CNAs can't provide care to peds which I would have liked to do.
The good thing about having peds on our unit though was that we were actually staffed when we had them because they'd have to float a pedi nurse from couplets upstairs and they were 1:4.