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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    Thanks everyone. Just to clarify, I'm not talking about me having an issue with accepting patients who are on remote tele, that's pretty basic in med/surg. I'm saying, as a med surg nurse, I've been given PROGRESSIVE CARE patients but we've always u...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    Yeah, the more I think about this the more I realize I was being a little ridiculous. These patients aren’t that much different than what I see on med Surg so there isn’t a truly unsafe issue. It’s not like I’m blindly titrations cardizem bags with z...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    And yes, the basic knowledge is there even if I’m not an expert in tele, I know the basics to the point where it truly isn’t unreasonable to care for these patients.
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    Gotcha. Yeah, I’m just over thinking this. I see what you’re saying. It just kind of is what it is right now with Covid too, where med Surg floors are getting blended with progressive care patients. I know where the line of safety and I won’t cross i...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    We don’t have yearly ekg learning although I wish we did. In our med Surg, we also get called from the monitor tech and we reach out to the doctor but we don’t analyze them. Again, I’m probably just overthinking this but it doesn’t seem right caring ...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    Hey, be cool. I’m just asking a question. You floating from ICU to progressive care is not the same thing as med Surg floating up to progressive care. I have no experience with progressive care patients. I’m simply asking if this is against practice ...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    Yes. Absolutely. The issue isn’t the tele monitor just the tele admission status itself. I’m under the impression that having a patient with a progressive care/tele status places them outside of my scope. I’m probably overthinking this. A better way ...
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    Med Surg nurse being given Tele Patients

    I am a med-surg nurse working per diem in addition to my full time job. When I took the job, I clarified with them that I would only be used on med/surg floors and specifically clarified that I would not be floated to tele. They agreed to this ...