Secretary with chronic cough - page 3

Our secretary has had a chronic cough for months. I've talked to her about it and she's said she's been to the doctor but doesn't know what it is. She can't complete a sentence without... Read More

  1. by   Jailhouse RN
    Folks you are all missing the point. The person has been talked to by the concerned party. The time for that has passed. This should have gone to supervision and employee health within the first 7 days. Employee health can allow her to be seen at the facility at no charge. There the can ask all the right questions regarding TB testing and Hx or a possible cardiopulmonary problem. This person does not have the right to spew germs all over the nurse's station. It is our job to prevent disease. So the answer to this dillema is to report it for yourself, your patients and the poor unfortunate who has this nasty cough. Best of luck