Why are nurses the only profession that cannot accept gifts? - page 6
So, the other day, I had a family member who gave me a card as a thank you from the patient, as a sign of appreciation, especially since they knew it would likely be my last time working with her.... Read More
Apr 16Joined: Sep '17; Posts: 150; Likes: 457We're not allowed to accept individual gifts, but we can accept something for the floor, like a box of chocolates...
Apr 16Joined: Mar '15; Posts: 2,314; Likes: 8,060When I was doing L&D years ago I had a dad from an ethnicity that highly values boys walk up to me in the parking lot hand me a check for a thousand dollar's saying "Today you have given me a son!" I struggled but ultimately choose not to accept it.
Apr 17Occupation: Registered Nurse Specialty: 10 year(s) of experience in Med-surg, school nursing. ; Joined: Sep '15; Posts: 1,153; Likes: 4,780Become a school nurse, you get ALL THE GIFTS
When I worked in the hospital I think we could accept gifts that totaled no more than $75 (but I honestly can't be sure). Families would occasionally buy us food/candy for the unit. Sometimes flowers.