ER nurse new to LTC!!! - page 2

i have been a rn for almost a year. er nursing is all i've ever known or done. no routine meds or calling a doctor on the phone for a panic result or any other issue..the doctors are usually a few... Read More

  1. by   wonderbee
    Ask for more. It's a big jump from ER to LTC. I made a similar jump from trauma ICU to hospice. It takes some getting used to the different pace. Also many LTC patients are on CMO. That's a very different focus from what you're used to. This is your opportunity to see how they work with you.
  2. by   lovingtheunloved
    Aw...LTC is fun! If you find the right one anyway. I totally heart the one I work at. My residents are so cool I get up at 0500 just to hang out with them at 0630!
  3. by   bklynborn
    LTC, you either love it or hate me a favor, if you don't like it please leave. This is not just a job, I feel it is a calling. These folks deserve the best.