Advocating for your patient including calling providers for clarification. Maybe there was an order that was unclear. Maybe there was something that didn’t jive with their medication profile? Maybe you need to report the result of a diagnostic procedure? (as you can see this list is endless)
Sooner or later you as the Nurse will have to call the Provider (Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, etc.). When you make that phone call….
DO NOT start the conversation with an apology.
Never apologize for doing your job. EVER.
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