I’m sure this applies to CNAs on every shift, but we need to sit down and chat a bit about the long hours of the noc shift.
Don’t worry, I’m only on my fifth cup of coffee.
It’s only 3 a.m.? Awesome…
I started a new diet today.
It lasted all of 5 minutes before I hit up those donuts in the break room. Om nom nom.
I got through a summer reading list in one week.
Cleaning was done, so were rounds, so now what?
Explaining to a confused patient that it’s 3 a.m., not 3 p.m. and time for supper.
Yes, this happens, and quite often, too.
Yeah, I just nodded off…
And it will happen again before 0700 hits.
Second wind incoming in 3, 2, 1.