New Nurse: Speaking (knocks) Charge Nurse?
Do You want to place a Foley?
Come on, I need your help!
All my meds are due
Come on I’m talking to you
I have an admission on the way
We use to be about teamwork
on this Med-Surge floor.
but i can’t seem to get help, tell me why?
Do you want to place a Foley?
I really Need help placing this Foley
Charge Nurse: I’m busy right now
New Nurse: Okay, Bye
(Scene: New nurse continues to get overwhelmed and continues to ask the charge nurse for help)
Do you want to place a Foley
or help me with my meds
I think all my charting is overdue
I’ve started reciting all my vitals in my head
(Blood pressure 120/80),
it gets a little crazy
with all these filled up beds
just watching my shift go by
(deep breath in, deep breath out, Deep breath in, deep breath out)
(Scene: New nurse’s patient codes, New nurse runs to the charge nurses office in distress)
New Nurse: (knocks/speaks) Charge nurse?
Please, I know you’re in there
we just had another code,
My patients on his last limb now,
and his breathing down
please come out here
We need help from all the nurses
cause we’re quite a team
what are we gonna do?
do you want to place a foley?