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  1. As for the faculty, I would try to find a polite way to beg them not to send kids down for every little mosquito bite and...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. 500 words? Oh heavens NO! :facepalm: I am humbled by the affection and respect. Allnurses does far more for me than I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Mybiggest stresoor..well, its a tie.Parents and staff. Parents who need to complain about their health issues and staff who...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Not being able to get in touch w/parents because they have a new cell phone every other month and they never update the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. I agree with others, ask for an orientation extension and hang on there for a few more months. Jobs are hard to find these...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. It sounds like you have an incredibly supportive, fair work environment. Med/surg nurses where I am take 7-8 patients...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. As this is a med/surg position, I would wait a little bit -- like maybe 6 months before leaving, if you really can't stand...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. I found paper quicker if the flowsheets are well-designed.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. I am in MA and I was offered a position making 5k more a year than I am making at the hospital where I work 32 hrs/week...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. My organization once had to send out a memo stating that thongs are inappropriate.... because of whale tail sightings on the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. I have had GREAT jobs, that made me VERY happy, and they paid decently. As long as you stay in a job that does not pay...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. I did, or called on phone, because the one time you did not, you would get a parent screaming like a banshee, and the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. I know you got that $67k figure from Indeed.com, but that is not accurate. People self-report bloated salaries on Indeed. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. About a month ago, the results of a feasibility study on Boston hosting the Olympics was released and they determined that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. The first year of any type of new nursing is overwhelming. You will get your groove. You need to learn to close the door...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Exactly...might as well work at McD's
    Tina, RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. No stickers (except for health screenings) - the kiddos are "sticker junkies" and will eat you alive for stickers!
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. I've given 5 minute reports on ICU patients who were intubated, 2 stacks of pumps, balloon pump, yada yada yada .... and...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. When you pull ted hose off of a patient's legs and they snap back at you with a trail of dusty skin flakes. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I equate opening glass ampules with opening a can of biscuits... They both freak me out, but I can do it if I have to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Antiseptics/Topical Ointments 1 bottle of Bactine 4 packets of Hydrocortisone Cream 1% 4 packets of Triple Antibiotic...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Hopefully, if the student was really unconscious, they'd call 911 and then call the school nurse. There are 11 campuses...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Can you think of another profession that would consider, even for a moment, such an agreement? A nurse who works hard for...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I've been saying this for years. Actually, in my current department, I find the ratios are generally well-balanced (I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. If this is a for-profit facility I would have to ask if management would also be taking a comparable pay cut Or would the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. No. I don't think that is a fair trade. A paycut to do the same job. A paycut to get proper working conditions versus...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. When did parts of nursing become a weird cult? That somehow, there's a lot of nurses drinking kool-aid at a party where you...
    Tina, RN
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Sigh. Only Americans can move to a foreign country and get mad they don't speak English. I would learn the language and...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. Score a victory for OP!
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  30. They make some poly-vinyl hall runners. Maybe that would work if you laid it down on the 'main trail' in your office?
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  31. It probably wasn't the social worker's responsibility. In 30 years of nursing (in 2 countries), I've discovered that hardly...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Yeah, the patients in the adjacent beds should have had a lot to tell the Press-Ganey people about what kind of hospital...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. What if you work for six months to one year as a nurse, and then try to start a family? Since pregnancy is around 9 months...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  34. Also you can work part time and sometimes even prn. But if you want to work as a nurse, then you will need experience. Being...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  35. It just seems like administration won't allow any wiggle room any more. Then, add in any Murphy's law complication, and you...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  36. Short answer: yes. Another reason I left acute care.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  37. IN one word...yes.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. So very true. I read an older thread somewhere here on AN where a post reminded us why people come and stay at a hospital. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  39. Could have done without this image in my head...:scrying:
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  40. How on earth are so many people accepted to nursing school and yet don't understand the difference between nursing school...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  41. You did what you could. The child was assessed, the parent notified, there are some people that you will NEVER please. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  42. i don't even bother anymore - unless it's one of my autistic children who will stim, perseverate and shred their skin apart...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  43. I can stock sting relief cream. But my high schoolers, some, act like it's the end of the world. I remember last summer as a...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  44. OMG! I see so many kids over and over for bug bites. I am going insane. I like the "go wash with soap and water" - I am...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  45. When I was a kid, I was told to put spit on my finger-tip and then apply the spit to the bug bite. It worked. I think it...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  46. This time of year everything seems to put me on edge. LOL! We are getting closer to the end! I can see it.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  47. Only by someone who is fixated on education . . . and not in a good way. A BSN is an achievement -- especially when you're...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  48. Hey, waitaminnit. I'm thinking that there is something else in the works they're saving you for-- perhaps a unit mgmt or...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  49. Wow! Maybe you were over qualified and they didn't have the budget to pay you. I think that they probably are going to pay...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  50. It might sound petty being "just a Qtip", but I posted because it was the point of walking in.....like he is allowed to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses


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