You are an FY2 Doctor on a cardiology ward and you need to take an INR blood test shortly to ensure the result is back for you to prescribe a patient’s evening Warfarin dose. You are reluctant to take the blood test as it is visiting hours and you are aware the patient’s son is a doctor and is currently visiting.
Your FY1 colleague told you that the relative always insists on closely observing any procedure his dad has. You get very nervous being observed and feel under pressure, despite it only being a blood test.
Choose the three most appropriate actions to take in this situation.