Surgeon halts operation over foreign nurses' poor English - page 6
Zounds! Figured it would come to this ... notice the idiot suits are threatening the Doctor ... suits not at all medically-oriented with concern for standards and safety -- or common sense :o ... Read More
Aug 6, '02Occupation: RN - ER Specialty: 25 year(s) of experience in burn, geriatric, rehab, wound care, ER ; Joined: Jul '02; Posts: 458; Likes: 557Originally posted by adrienurse
I'm a nurse dammit, not an anthropologist!!!
Aug 6, '02Joined: Apr '02; Posts: 4,738; Likes: 104Yes I have heard of Leininger. Thank you. She was an anthropologist. I am not.
Aug 6, '02Joined: Oct '01; Posts: 580; Likes: 14The fact remains thet our country is home to many cultures who may or may not speak english. It only seems reasonable to try to learn other languages in order to care for our patients. Come on, what's the worst that can happen, you might learn something?