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Forgot your password? Or sign in with one of these services. I personally have never done it, but have seen it happen We got her on our floor one day after she attempted suicide, he had cheated on her. Date who?! I hope not as far as his work environment.
You express concern about what your coworkers would say if they knew - one of the classic "tests" of whether an action may violate professional standards and boundaries is whether you would be willing to do whatever it is in front of your boss or coworkers; if you would not be willing to do it in front of your boss and coworkers, you shouldn't do it at all.
You are acknowledging that you have already "flunked" that test. If this relationship is okay, why would you be concerned about your coworkers finding out about it? I am a "mental patient" myself and can't imagine being in a relationship with one of the nurses who took care of me.
Yes, I know the OP said the former patient initiated it, but it should have been nicely but firmly rejected from the get-go.
It crosses professional boundaries in many ways, not the least of which is the inequality of the nurse-patient relationship, in which the nurse has at least some power over the patient. It doesn't make a difference if he's been out of the hospital for one year or five, it's still not appropriate.
The fact that the OP sees nothing wrong with it raises serious questions about her professionalism. But, that's just me.
I see no policies stating this is an issue. I also had a nursing instructor who married one of her patients! It upsets me that there is a blanket policy on all of this.
No authority can dictate my life. As for my professionalism, I am a highly respected nurse in my field and work with great compassion and competency. The fact that all of you are so disgusted makes me question your stigma.
Jan 05, for a patient who is a minor, a professional relationship shall be deemed to exist for 2 years or until 1 year after the age of majority, whichever is longer, after discharge from or discontinuance of services. Jan 05, I guess now is a good as time as any to reveal MY story. A man broke his ankle, actually, his foot was in his shoe next to him, after a motorcycle accident. I ended up being the nurse that took care of him 4 out of a 8 day stay. There was no flirting, no NOTHING, just a nurse/patient relation. Jul 09, Dating a Patient. This is especially sticky. A fine line is whether the patient was actually your patient or on your unit. kokusai-usa.com advises nurses to remember they are bound by the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics: "It tells us when there's a conflict between personal values and professional values, Author: Deborah Chiaravalloti.
If it was a patient arrived to the ER with a broken arm and the same situation transpired, I doubt you would all have the same take on this. Right now, I'm saddened to think I work with people such as all of you.
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Just so you know, no one is "meant to be" with anyone else. That constitutes magical thinking, i.
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Sign in with Facebook. Nurses General Nursing Dating a former patient. I also feel its kinda creepy That my Pt would know so much about my personal life and vice versa. What about people that live in a small town like me? There is one hospital unless you drive 30 miles and two nursing homes. I always run into people I went to school with or have worked with etc. There is no way to avoid that.
I took care of an ex's grandmother and thankfully we had a bad breakup he never came to visit her, but his mother did. In a small town you have a very good chance of meeting your pts after they have been discharged, and when everybody knows everybody anyway I can't see the harm in dating after they have left the hospital. I guess what I am saying is this: In a situation where almost everybody in town has been admitted to the only hospital at least once how can you avoid dating someone that has not been where you work?
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I guess now is a good as time as any to reveal MY story Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Feb 9, by mflynn. Who has time to date patients?
Oct 04, There are no legal rules around dating a patient, but we are bound to a code of ethics. The ANA Code of Ethics tells us when there's a conflict between personal values and professional values, the conflict must always be addressed in a way that puts our patients' safety and concerns kokusai-usa.com: Nurse Beth.
I'm too busy trying to marry a Dr! Feb 17, by bobnurse. Feb 17, by mattsmom Feb 17, by goodytwoshoes.
Feb 18, by Tony35NYC. Feb 18, by happthearts. What if Brad Pitt was your patient? Prev 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Next. Jul 21, by mhull. Who has time to date patients?
I'm too busy trying to marry a Dr! Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. So this is an old thread, but I thought I'd go to allnurses.
I've been caring for a guy who is 6 months older than I am who came into my unit with a broken jaw a couple of days ago. I had him on my shifts his entire stay.
Anyways, he's mentally competent and is quite a good looking young fella despite his puffy, wired jaw. We had a good, therapeautic, professional relationship during my shifts with some witty banter thrown in for good measure. On my last shift which ended this morninghe said he wanted to cook me dinner when he's able to open his mouth and that he wanted to give me his number.
I said I couldn't accept either because it'd be ukokusai-usa.comofessional.
Jan 05, Dating Patients Wuhan Coronavirus - We Want to Hear from You. Dating Patients. Relations Jan 5, (, Views | Replies) by bobnurse. Jul 07, Nearly a year is nowhere close to a significant amount of time. It just isn't. In my opinion you can't possibly rule out an element of vulnerability after such a short time period, nor can I rule out the possibility that you are being manipulated/used by your former patient, based on your account of how the two of you came to be a couple. Jan 05, allnurses is a Career Support and News Site for nurses and students. Our members, staff, and writers represent more than 60 professional nursing specialties. Our members, staff, and writers represent more than 60 professional nursing specialties.
He said he was going to make me take his number, which I did wind up with at the end of my shift. He has been discharged from my unit now.
So this all got me thinking, am I cruel, unethical nurse if I did wind up taking this guy up on the offer or by calling him? Who is it hurting? What is ukokusai-usa.comofessional about it? If I did either, I don't really see me taking advantage of someone who is vulnerable physically or emotionally.
He's not mentally ill or addicted to anything and the only thing remotely physically awkward I saw was his right butt cheek when I gave him an IM for pain control.
I never really thought I'd be entertaining going on a date with an ex-patient. Never really thought it'd come up Jul 21, by CoolHandLu. LOL His dialysis tech also gave him some "- kokusai-usa.com shots" of herself that were Jul 17, by rnmomtobe Jul 19, by bobnurse. Jul 19, by EricG. Oddly enough, Most, if not all of my dating in the recent past has been GYN patients from cases that I circulate.
GOD NO!!!!!!! Well, I have never really been tempted, besides, I value my license!!!! Jan 7, by paraloco. Jun 9, by jelorde Mar 23, by rusnad. He is mentally stable, was at the hospital with fractures. This topic is now closed to further replies.
In it something is. Many thanks for the information, now I will not commit such error.16.02.2020|Reply