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  1. I am currently in WGU’s RN-MSN program with the BSN option. I did tons of research and found this school to be the best...
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    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  2. There are two types of assessments: objective assessments and performance assessments. Objective assessments are actual...
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  3. Yes, that is correct, for the performance assessments (papers). For the objective assessments, you schedule a time to...
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  4. Pancuronium, rocuronium, and vecuronium are all pretty readily available in our ICUs, and often there is a multi-use vial at...
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  5. The story probably has the ordered drug wrong. It was probably protonix (pantoprazole), which can come in IV form. So then...
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  6. I agree that there is a LOT of information missing from this article. Where did this medication even come from? Was it...
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  7. There is so much information missing in that article. It leaves me with a lot of unanswered questions. One can...
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  8. I would definitely set some boundaries with the teachers and students. I don't expect teachers to assess illness or...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  9. WOW. i would institute a policy where students are not allowed to use the bathroom unless they are 1. sick in the office or...
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  10. I'm sorry... but as an above poster said... not helped to the bathroom for 5 days? That is clearly neglect. Regardless of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  11. I have the student hold firm steady pressure with a tissue for 5 minutes. I have never needed further intervention than that.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Back in 1987, North Dakota passed a law which mandated that all RNs licensed in the state be educated at the baccalaureate...
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  13. Most of the parents of special needs children, whether its physical, congnitive or medical, are the best and most helpful...
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  14. About half of my career has been in early childhood special needs. I agree - the parents are amazing and it always reminded...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. I have been a school nurse for five years, I serve five schools. So as you can imagine I have had almost all types of...
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  16. My best advice would be to do some research on the conditions your students have. You might find it helpful to think about...
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  17. Schooldistrictnurse offers up some sound advice. I find that the way i treat a student is usually a direct reaction of what...
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  18. Well, isn't that peachy. So now, noone will file a complaint for fear of retribution. It's shameful that any physician...
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  19. In the case I originally posted about, it was siblings, three in my school and three in the other school.
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  20. Me thinks it time to head for Texas.
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  21. Best typo ever ;) I'm picturing the Hubble telescope being used to search for missed nits...lol. Sorry, Spidey's Mom, just...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  22. I would not under any circumstances administer allergy shots to a teacher. This is not something that needs to be or should...
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  23. So its' official ! I start my orientation for my sub- school nurse position tomorrow !!! I'm super excited and can't wait. I...
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  24. Thank you. The interview went great ! I hope I get the job. Some counties only hire RNs so that limits where I can work. ...
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  25. The joys of school nursing. And someone recently on this forum said it was boring, lol. Yawn indeed. IME this job is...
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  26. I mean no disrespect, katy, but I don't think I would have handled the situation the way you did. As I understand it, the...
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  27. basically, if it's a simple bump, i do a neuro check, check for lumps/bumps and bleeding, and give them ice. i always call...
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  28. Tragic ending for all involved, but medication errors can happen to ANYBODY. Not just because the nurse involved happens to...
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  29. Man! how terrible for the nurse. S/he went in there hoping to make a quick buck from crisis staffing and s/he ends up...
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  30. What do you expect, have you ever known management to admit they created conditions under which errors were more likely to...
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  31. It is possible as a new grad, but it really depends on how good your assessment skills are, and how much of a support system...
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  32. Most days I love my job. I like the independence, I like having my own office that I can organize as I see fit (as opposed...
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  33. this is a great website with good information about head lice and other bugs. no, as others have stated you can't...
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  34. After years of gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands about ER patients who "need" prescriptions of meds (and I can only...
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  35. Sounds to me like they are not coming down hard enough on MDs and pharmacy in these instances. Every physician has a...
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  36. No, I didn't say that.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  37. Nope. It is inappropriate to share confidential information with another school, especially since this is clearly not an...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  38. I would just call home. If the school can supply a few articles of clothing, that is great, but again, ultimately it is the...
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  39. Wasn't there a similar situation after Katrina where they euthanized patients? Prefer New York approach
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  40. I'd be filing charges ... and suing the hospital -- or whoever was responsible for providing a safe work environment. ...
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  41. Hmm, sort of like Kaiser Permanente. I'd hate to get hurt on duty and have to go to these doctors, as they work for the...
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  42. When my daughter was 5, she had a displaced radial and non-displaced ulnar fracture. She had her fracture set by an orthopod...
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  43. That poor family. When my son broke his arm they just put a temp setting to immobilize his arm and then sent us by ambulance...
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  44. Heartbreaking.I just can't even imagine the horror that that family must have felt. For the simple reason of growth...
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  45. I was a school nurse for 5 years and then took 10 years off to stay home with the kids. I went back to school nursing...
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  46. BSN may not pay more, but the possible opportunity to get out of g*d awful hospital nursing is certainly an incentive for me.
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  47. I realize the article refers to a BSN and I only have an ASN but anyways. 198X - Graduated as an LPN and made $6.75/hr. ...
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  48. *Shrugs* I'm still hoping to just open a hot dog stand someday. Job satisfaction!
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  49. Unfortunately our notes are full of so much expected, trivial and normal stuff ..... the docs are bored reading them. I am...
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  50. ..... what more can I say than 'duh!' ? .....
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