have you ever "written up" yourself in an incident report? - page 8

especially when you could have swept it under the carpet.......a short while back, l went into the pt room to give an IM inj. Almost always, l draw up meds in the med area, for some reason, that... Read More

  1. by   ElvishDNP
    I have written myself up. Also, I write things up when it takes forever to get meds from pharmacy, or when I find the wrong meds in the Pyxis cubie. Not to get myself or anyone else in trouble, but if there's a trend, someone needs to catch it.
  2. by   grace90
    yeah, unfortunately, I have, being that I make mistakes more than I wish I did, and I've never gotten in trouble after writing myself up for a mistake, and never had a doc get mad at me for telling them I screwed up, even the time I screwed up a heparin drip (lesson: always have another nurse recheck heparin drip titrations!)

  3. by   outsidethebox108
    No, y would I do something silly like that. Suporvisors are enough of a pain in the rear.
  4. by   WalkieTalkie
    Heck yeah! I'd rather be honest about doing something wrong at the start than having someone find out about it later! Plus, it's the right thing to do!