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Joined May 30, '09 - from 'NY'. Tina, RN is a Elementary school nurse. She has '17' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Acute Care, CM, School Nursing'. Posts: 476 (53% Liked) Likes: 808

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  1. Totally....you don't check every kid's temperature in the class if you have 2 kids in the same class with a fever...before I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Still doing them, and working towards changing the policy. Rarely ever find another case in the classroom. Time consuming...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. It will feel better after it stops hurting (fantastic school nurse advice)
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Not my circus, not my monkeys.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Never work off the clock! Once you click out the hospital will not cover you for anything that happens during that time. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. If you're concerned, you could always visit your primary care provider for an excuse. I definitely vote for calling out.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It seems like EVERY assembly I have at least one student who feels faint or overheated by being in a big crowd. A couple...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. I have about 4-5 notes over the years that students have written to me. You know that when a middle schooler takes the time...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. This thread had about two pages of responses giving the OP a rather hard time about asking a question that has been asked...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I've actually come to really enjoy celebrating Christmas on the 26th. 95% of the fun of Christmas is the anticipation. I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is this a joke? So you want to make really good money but not work any weekends or holidays? Ok, if you find that job let me...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. OP - your time would be more productively spent studying.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Now I want to know what the OLD avatar was!
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. OP, there are going to be many different opinions because this is the internet. Not everyone will see your point of view on...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Wow! I want her job! ;) My school did last year, after my boss advocated for me, and got the school to switch me and the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Dear Playground Supervisor: CAN'T move her legs is much, much different than WON'T move her legs...especially when she is...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. That's BS.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Would you mind sharing your "when to see the nurse" protocol? I see hangnails, gassy tummies, dry skin, and booboos that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. I haven't seen a contract yet but, as soon as I do, I'm signing up for year two! And thanks to those who say year two is...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Well, that'll crush his chance at a full scholarship to NCAA D1 Big Name School of his choice for (insert sport here)...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Ooh I have another... Gym excuse for precious because he over exerted himself playing on Sunday and shouldn't stress his...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Mom tells 3rd grade son if his stomach hurts when he gets to school to go to the nurse. Mom leaves voicemail for me saying...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. WHY are you being such a hardass???? You should definitely be doing Princess' homework for her in your office. ...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. I emailed a mom regarding her 10 yr old Precious Princess' chronic headaches. After twice daily visits to the clinic, I...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Yesterday the health office was stuffed all day. Allergies are bad this year, inhaler use in the kids with asthma is...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  26. We are also on the teacher's payscale - experience and education credits and even "continuing ed" hours are all factored in...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  27. I did the math. In my district, a brand new teacher is paid 25% more than a year one nurse (there is NO accounting for...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  28. It's so nice to hear that at least ONE school nurse is appreciated. I have a small school as well, about 250 students. Have...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  29. That's terrible! I have to say I am very lucky with the PTA and parents we have at my school. I am always included in...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  30. I super appreciate a teacher walking by with his class and seeing that I am just now, an hour before dismissal, starting to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  31. I was waiting until closer to the end to announce but this is as good of a time as any--I am retiring at the end of this...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  32. Student asked me this morning to glue her acrylic nail (that came off at home yesterday) back on!!! MEDICAL EMERGENCY for...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  33. so let me get this straight... every principal for all intents and purposes gets a secretary(i'm sure it's not exactly like...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  34. And a kid better be red, white or blue to present to me with no pass. Bleeding, cynosis or passed out. Otherwise, go get a...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  35. This is exactly why I have one teacher who sends every little bump, scratch, and papercut to me. She is deathly afraid of...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  36. It looks like you're practicing in Texas..PM me and I'll give you my contact information; Texas requirements, etc...... If...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  37. The best advice I can give...Don't over-think things and use common sense. The hardest part for me when I started was...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  38. Hppy- I am not allowed to leave campus because of my Diastat students. We are looking to get paid through lunch, since we...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Part of the problem is the WAY over reactive parents who feel their child was ignored when they told the teacher "I have a...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  40. I'm sure you actually created some positive trust by believing him and investigating. You will never know how much that...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  41. I worked at a maximum security prison. I have to say it made me a better nurse for sure. For the most part the prisoners...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  42. What you are feeling is absolutely normal for a new nurse. I promise it will get better, it takes about a year for you to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  43. I agree with what you are saying in theory. In practice it may be more difficult. I never knew I was such a "Mean Mom"...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  44. Boy with language barrier comes in today and tells me he is drawing with a charcoal pencil and it "makes his skin on his...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  45. Today my son brought me a sandwich from the local deli. The woman who owns it is a mom of one of my FF's. Written on the...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  46. My school is one of those schools where you hardly see students; I have busy BUSY days, but mostly slow days. I still see...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: School Nurses
  47. She is blessed but it sounds like they are appreciative and sensible also which is even more important.
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. You're very blessed dhg :)
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Yes, my husband and I have financial freedom through sheer luck and a few good choices. No student loans since both of us...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Don't eat out, buy a car that's 10 years old, don't buy the newest and latest iPhone when it comes out. Don't go to...
    Tina, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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