Posted: December 4th, 2017
As the charge nurse, you are reviewing the charts of clients who were assigned to a newly graduated RN. The RN has correctly charted dose and time of medication, but there is no documentation regarding non-pharmaceutical measures. What action should you take first?
A. Make a note in the nurse’s file and continue to observe clinical performance
B. Refer the new nurse to the in-service education department.
C. Quiz the nurse about knowledge of pain management
D. Give praise for the correct dose and time and discuss the deficits in charting.
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