Really need some advice about orienting/vent - page 3

I am not sure if this is a vent or if it is asking for advice. But, I am frustrated with my job as a new RN. I am on week 3 of orienting. My first two weeks, I oriented on ortho neuro. My... Read More

  1. by   AHarri66
    Giving students to a new grad???? And not one, but FOUR???? You're learning yourself, how can they expect you to teach, too???
    That's just ridiculous! "Hazing" sounds right to me, too.

    At my facility, new Med/Surg nurses (whether new grads or not) spend at least 2 or 3 days with Staff Ed on the floors, then are assigned a preceptor. They shadow for a day or two, then their "assignments" are upped one patient every few days or so, depending on their experience and/or comfort level.

    Students are ONLY assigned to experienced nurses, and on top of that, their instructor is somewhere on the floor.

    I'm flummoxed.