Horizontal Violence - EMT's and Paramedics VS LPN's and RN's - page 3

Ok, so I'm a male nurse. I worked hard to get where I am in my career and consider myself not only competent but an exceptional nurse. Unfortunately the EMS personnel I encounter from the field, the... Read More

  1. by   Nola009
    Once, before becoming a nurse (and before getting married, lol) I went on a date with an EMT. He told me they see truly horrible things (like he said he saw the aftermath of a toddler who was raped by moms bf for example). After seeing so many horrible or stressful things (think car accidents), you might come off harshly after awhile yourself! I dont think they get paid very well, either!
  2. by   uRNmyway
    Quote from TheCommuter
    Welcome to Allnurses.com!

    The overwhelming majority of nurses do not have MDs as bosses, nor are we bossed around by MDs. I just wanted to make that friendly clarification.
    There are a few more clarifications I wanted to make on that gem of a post, but I thought heck, it's 5am, and I'm too tired to write a mod-appropriate response lol.

    I will summarize my thoughts by bringing up the story of a certain pot and a certain kettle. Butt-hurt about not bring doctors? In the words of the fabulous George Takei: 'Oh My'.