This is MY first trauma patient and all that I can think is, “You should not be here!”
I blame a rough day on the home front combined with a brutal week at work on what led to this lapse in patience.
The Call – a tribute to Emergency Nursing – Happy Emergency Nurses Week!
Vicarious trauma, burnout and moral distress define the symptoms experienced by those of us called to help people in need. The definitions are easy; the cure is elusive.
Help me Lord! Just got the news I’m the the designated expert precepting a “baby” nurse. She’s part of our new-to-practice nurse program – Gateway To Emergency Nursing; little does she realize she stands at the threshold of the highway to hell! Her name is Arriddea which I destroy on my first attempt. She timidly corrects…… Continue reading Books and their Covers