You won’t be expected to know how to analyse ABGs, it’ll be handy if you have an understanding of them though.
& yes, having a systematic way of assessing your patient is a good skill to have also, so ABC is good to have under your hat.
Don’t forget basic things like personal care, mobilisation and pressure sore prevention.
You’re there to learn, so don’t be too worried.
…is not a compliment to a nurse.
I’ve said it thousands of times: Nurses need doctors and doctors need nurses. Its a symbiotic relationship, that should compliment each other.
The main thing is the patient. Both have the same goal.
Both professionals work hard for the same outcome.
End of :)
Is returning to university in September to complete his paediatric degree ;)