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  1. S. Enyard RN

    Time Management Reduces Errors

    A New Nurse's Perspective Rose just graduated as an RN and passed her boards. For almost two weeks, she has been orientating to a position on a medical-surgical floor, and Rose has started taking a full load today. She just got a report on f...
  2. Time management

    Hi! I have been an ICU nurse for a little over a year and I still don’t understand how the majority of all the nurses around me get everything done and always leave right after shift report. I am always charting for 30 minutes to an hour and a half (...
  3. Hello, I need some guidance. I work on a progressive care unit, a typical nurse to patient ratio is 4 to 5; take care of COVID patients as well, constantly short staff, which may be the norm for most places. This is my first job as a RN. I work ...
  4. Hi all, I’m a baby nurse (new grad) going into day 3 of orientation with my preceptor. She mentioned that she lives close (within 5 mins) to the hospital so she usually gets there early [at a time that places her 40 minutes earlier than the start of ...
  5. Hey everyone! I'm a new CNA ending my second week on the job. I will state that I am a perfectionist and beat myself up if I am not successful after my first week in anything new. The thing I have difficulty with is my time management. I work the AM ...
  6. Question about time management

    I work on a med surg floor. It is the designated COVID floor and usually only has a handful of COVID patients, probably around 5 max (including rule outs and unconfirmed positives). We also have tons of other precaution patients because we already ha...
  7. Hey y'all. I'm in my final semester (RN prog) and I'll be precepting soon. I want to create my own sheet to use to keep track of pt pmh/med times/dx/labs/tx/procedures etc for the day but I'm feeling lost on how to start. Any tips or examples you can...
  8. Time Management

    Last night was a *** show and I'm looking for pointers. New grad; licensed for 9 months and 3 months into first real hospital job (step down ICU). I'm also 60 years old (and I wonder if that has anything to do with it). Our unit does V/S q.4, fo...
  9. Hi everyone, I m in third semester of RN program. 1st 2 were fun and all was well. Now I am finding that with 3 patients and three diff nurses, plus preceptor, I am no longer getting things done or prioritizing well! The worse part is that ...
  10. I'm a new grad in my first RN job, I had a two month orientation and now I've been on my own for two months. I still always stay at least 30-45 mins late almost every day to finish charting, and once in a while I don't even have time to stop and eat ...
  11. Dear Nurse Beth, What kind of nursing for RN with weak time management skills. I am a second career nurse with 2yr MedSurg, 1yr Cardiac Stepdown and 6 months training in Pediatric ICU. It seems I'm failing at floor nursing because of my weak time ma...
  12. Time Management Tips Please

    How do you organize your shift? I am on my 4th week orientation and struggling how to manage my time with 4 patients. What’s your schedule looks like? Do you come to floor 30 mins ahead to read notes (unpaid)? Thank you
  13. So you're considering applying to a nursing program? Or you just got accepted? Congratulations! Now what? How do you prepare yourself and your family for the major time commitment you are about to tackle? Many students are already entrenched in ...
  14. Shift routine and time management

    What is your work routine as soon as you clock in? Ie: 1. Read pt chart and meds 2. Receive report and greet pt 3. Assessments Ect I need some assistance with time management and how to organize my shift better! Thanks in advance❤️
  15. After I get report on my two patients, I print and interpret my telemetry strips and verify their alarms on the monitor. I then decide which one is less stable (or more labor intensive if they are both stable) and start there. At 0730, I complet...
  16. First time Management Interview

    Hello, I have an amazing opportunity to interview for my first management position. I have nine years of operating room experience along with experience as a nurse educator in the OR, and a surgical lead coordinator. The position is for a nurse manag...
  17. How to give adequate care?

    I'm finishing my first year of an ADN program and I have a real concern that I just can't seem to figure out. The hospital in which I do my clinicals is the one I most likely want to work in once I graduate, and I want to work Med-Surg. The thin...
  18. Time management tips needed

    Hey all, I am in my final three months as a student and feeling very in need of time managing tips. I'm feeling like I am drowning doing clinicals right now and I only have one patient. Granted I am in a very busy floor, but common sense things like ...
  19. Dear Nurse Beth, I have been a nurse for 8 months, and I need some tips on time management. With my patients' level of acuity, the constantly ringing phone, and the patient ratio, I'm feeling more like a medication delivery service than a nurse. I l...