Crossing the Line? - page 5

My first post on this board, and I have a feeling it is sure to attract some heated debate. Here goes... I've been a nurse for almost 8 yrs and was working most recently at a Level I trauma... Read More

  1. by   jadednurse
    Originally posted by mattsmom81
    I feel there are enough gross exaggerations in the public perception of healthcare without health care professionals adding fuel to the fire.

    And there are enough healthcare professionals covering up or defending poor quality and negligent care...
  2. by   healingtouchRN
    you are a patient/client advocate! I am so proud of you, & how you care, & how you tried to provide continuity of care. If some one came to me & said "I've been caring for Mr Jones for the last 2 weeks, 2 months, 2 years, whatever....& this is what worked for us...." I'd really take the advice. I mean , they were there first right? Don't reinvent the wheel. Some people are sooooo territorial. I am going through something a little like this now, can't discuss it now, but it pays to be flexible & a patient advocate. Good job!!!!!:kiss
  3. by   jadednurse
    Thanks Suz. I'm glad you could see the importance of advocacy, especially in this situation where he had no one else to advocate for him.
  4. by   healingtouchRN
    you got it, we have to support each other. Nurses are so bad about hurting each other, we don't see docs doing this. It must be a female thing? I dunno. Anyhoo, take care of yourself the way you take care of your clients!:chuckle