At the beginning of the shift you have prioritize. You have to find a balance between documentation, patient care, patient family education as well as account for the emergencies that may happen.You have to stay focused so that you can provide the best care possible. The hardest part of the job is when bad news has to be given or the loss of someone that you have grown attached to. Just making people smile and hope is the most enjoyable part of the job.
The loss of a patient.