Hacks from the hive mind

Fellow techs share 18 best practice tips that make their jobs easier.

Whether you are a new technician or more seasoned, every single one of you has learned how to do something either better or different. Sometimes the best lessons are those we learn not to repeat. I reached out through social media asking technicians from all over for tips or skills they have learned over the years. I got a great number of replies. These tips range from how best to practice for various codes, administering oral medications, protecting catheters, to building a better practice culture.

1) Code rehearsals. To ensure your team is ready for any situation, one technician said their practice runs codes to ensure if there is an emergency that comes in, they are prepared for it. This reminds team members where equipment is kept, a...


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