Doctor comebacks - page 3

I am a new grad new ICU nurse and in the middle of orientation. Any good comebacks for mean/disrespectful docs that I can tuck away in my already full brain? I want some direct but respectful ways... Read More

  1. by   dgudmestad
    Depends on the situation. I have walked away, yelled back, cursed them back, rolled my eyes & shook my head and said things like "Slow down, I can't chart that fast." or "Your mother would be ashamed..." or "How would you like me to chart that?" They have all worked for me at some point or another. Usually if you call them on their behavior once, they straighten up. Of course there are the really slow ones with no hope, regardless.