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Stephen ww

Stephen ww BSN

Psych - MICU
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Stephen ww has 2 years experience as a BSN and specializes in Psych - MICU.

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  1. Hey everyone. I was wondering if anyone has worked two full time jobs before 72 hours a week and what challenges you faced . I’m thinking about doing it only cause i need the money to pay a few bills . What were your experiences like 

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    Med error . I’m devastated

    i really have to say thank you guys because although I’m still going through the motions your comments and advice have really helped me through this . You guys rock .
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    Med error . I’m devastated

    I really do appreciate the support . It’s just that i know it could have been avoided with me just looking at the pt wristband . I think that’s what is truly eating at me
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    Med error . I’m devastated

    Soo i made a med error on a patient with a name alert . Patient had the same last name as another . A little background about myself I’m an icu who transferred to psych . In ICU I’m use to scanning meds and pt wristband however in psych they pre pour meds and dnt scan . Long story short i gave a pt 70 mg of methadone. A pt who had no history of substance abuse . After about 45 minutes i hear the pct nearby saying a pt is throwing up . NOW YOU CAN IMAGINE HOW FAST I STARTED TO PRAY and beg that that was not my pt. At this point i get up immediately to go see and of course it’s the pt i medicated . I quickly grabbed a vital sign machine and started taking vitals like every 10 minutes. assessing the LOC of the pt. Then it gets worse . The pt sits on the bed then just drops! I mean like DROPS! Now I’m thinking to myself that’s it my Carrer is over I’m done for. But long story short pt was sent to ER and is now stable . But i feel horrible and i know this can come back to me . I really needed to vent because I am seriously shook!

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