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To be more clear, I ASKED if I should bring a lawyer and was told that a lawyer would not be permitted in this meeting .... which of course made me worried.
My supervisor mentioned an incident with a bristojet which broke and a miscount of unused dilaudid. My best guess is that I may not have remembered to properly document the disposal of the unused portion of the dilaudid push medication. I did show the waste to a co-worker, but may have neglected to register the waste with the computerized dispenser properly due to severe understaffing.
I suspect that my employer is looking to reduce staff and I had already mentioned that I planned to move and find employment elsewhere in the near future. However, I have no desire to be released prematurely, let alone be FIRED! And of course, my primary concern is for my nursing license.
Nothing was mentioned, nor can I recall ANY possible issues with actual patient care or safety. Unless they pull something out of the blue or manufacture an incident, I suspect whatever disciplinary action is to be taken would have to relate to improper (accidental) documentation of unused medication.
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