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Guest post: Patience required for onboarding and mentoring new CDI staff

by Sonja Racke, RN, BSBM, CPC, CRCR

How many of you remember the nursing days of “see one, do one, teach one?” Of having Nurse Wretched (not Ratchet) hanging over your shoulder while inserting your first Foley catheter in a female grumbling “just look for the blinking eye” and then yanking it out of your hand and saying, “I’ll do it” in her most demeaning voice ever?

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