Misconduct - page 4

Has anyone ever heard of a nurse being terminated for gross misconduct after accidentally omitting an entry when transcribing MARs from one month to the next?... Read More

  1. by   Abbycat
    You've perfectly described a system with a high degree of error risk.
  2. by   Tenebrae
    Quote from applewhitern
    Nope, spent many years transcribing MARS before they were computerized. And if any error was made, it was the nurse's fault, period.
    Gak that would never fly here.

    If a patient needs a new chart, doctor has to do it. Although it is the nurses responsibility to chase it up with the dr
  3. by   Abbycat
    I don't deny I made an error but "gross misconduct "?
  4. by   Orion81RN
    Quote from morte
    my heavens, who is still using paper?
    My private duty agency. I have to transcribe each week. Actually, I double check the printed MAR that the nurse supervisor of the case sends to the homes after SHE transcribes each week.