How to deal with stressful situations - page 2

I'm not a nurse, I hope to be one day. I work as a pca, as Ive said many times. I am just wondering how people deal with emergency situations.. I usually work 3 to 11, and Im normally the only one... Read More

  1. by   dream'n
    Your employer should not be asking you to assess any patient. Why would they have you call the Dr? You can't take orders since you aren't a nurse. BLS, first aid in emergencies and call 911, that's it. Notifying the nurse is of course important, but she should not be making decisions based on something you assessed, since you are not supposed to be assessing.