This is so important! Nursing delegation frees up your mind so you can focus on the most important tasks first. Here’s how to master it.
Episode 007: If It Wasn’t Documented It Wasn’t Done Show Notes. These show notes cover Documentation for Nurses with helpful tips and tricks.
Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke Center What You’ll Learn Observe Building Rapport Communication Tip: Try to work as a CNA while in school if possible! Remember The difference between assertiveness and rudeness Some CNA’s get bossed around by nurses who do not […]
This post contains affiliate links It never fails. You start your day with the best nursing time management intentions. You started your assessments and meds on time (woo hoo!), and then all of a sudden three doctors round at once and expect you to implement their orders immediately. One patient needs to pee, one needs […]
Delegation is a tough thing to master as a new nurse. While the NCLEXNCLEX tells you which tasks are appropriate to delegate, it doesn’t exactly outline how to go about doing it. I realize that not all units have certified nursing assistants (CNAs) or patient care technicians (techs), but many do. This post is for […]
Learning your own time management style is one of the toughest parts about being a new grad. Here are tips I developed after working on an acute care nursing floor with cardiac and stroke patients. I typically had 4-5 patients on day shift and 5-6 on night shift. Report was 30 minutes and ended at […]
Many times in your nursey career, your seemingly awesome shift will turn crazy in a moment. The mark of a good nurse is staying calm in the midst of chaos. This is when your prioritization skills need to be on point. You should think, “what is the most important and time sensitive thing at this […]