Nurses have full schedules—and we mean full schedules. Which is why a nurse becomes well acquainted with his or her daily priorities, and fast.
What’s more, they tend to be awfully similar.
So similar, in fact, we thought we might be able to create a semi-accurate breakdown (in no particular order) of those on-the-clock considerations.
Here’s what we came up with:
Priority #1: The patients—always.
Priority #2: Still the patients.
And while we’re at it, let’s go ahead and assume #3 is going to be the patients, too.
Priority #4: The patients’ families, from comforting them: