Shift Change Question - page 3

I was orienting a new nurse the other day. (We have three new nurses on night shift!!!!!! Plus I don't do charge when I orient!!!!) Anyway, I happened by the call light on the way into report,... Read More

  1. by   CMERN
    Assess...(first thing they teach students) and you did Assessed pt..check. Assessed situation...check. assessed pts last chart and last dose...check.. all bases covered. ( legal ramifications?) NOT..... I see why you orient new nurses.. YOU are apparently a great and CARING nurse... YOU GO third shift guy
  2. by   BBFRN
    Legal ramifications???? Is the Pt. going to COMPLAIN that his pain medicine was given??? I always give it- I assume that I'm responsible for my team as soon as I clock on anyway.