Latest Comments by safarirn

Latest Comments by safarirn

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Joined Aug 2, '09. Posts: 157 (23% Liked) Likes: 60

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    What a relief! You just eased my mind tremendously!Thanks a million!

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    Thank you, Klone. When you say, "you take as long as you need to complete it," does this mean you can work on the assessment for days or even weeks?

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    I haven't started my first course yet. I just completed the beginning steps of applying, taking the readiness exam and sending in my transcripts.I am worried about the performance assessments. How is this set up? Are these research papers? Are you given a lot of time to complete them or are they required to be completed in the matter of hours?I am not confident with my writing skills. Writing papers has always caused me some anxieties. I am concerned that WGU might not be the program for me if the performance assessments are written exams that need to be completed within a timed structure. Thanks!

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    I would never withhold a snack. If the student has an elevated bs & wants a snack, they simply the high blood sugar & carbs by entering it into the pump. What kind of snack does the student have? I've found snacks that are high in protein (peanut butter, soy butter, or chocolate milk) are nice, stabalizing snacks.
    Your care plan should give parameters for PE & when to exclude (with too high or too low of a blood sugar, or if (+) ketones.
    I would not have student bolus for every low reading, especially if they are in checking frequently. You might end up with hypoglycemia instead.
    Take a deep breath. Relax. Talk to the student's mom & her diabetic educator/ or the physician's nurse. Priority #1 for me would be to get the orders/ parameters you need clarified ASAP!
    Hope your tomorrow is better. Hugs to you.

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    schoolnursejennie likes this.

    Don't know which state you live in, but here is some helpful information...

    http://www.michigan.gov/documents/em...s_293498_7.pdf

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    Ahhh. I apologize. I forgot what the original post even was & had to reread it! I thought this was a family that transferred to a new district & you wanted to tip-off the other nurse.
    I was wrong. I think I got 2 topics mixed up. Sorry!

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    Artistyc1 likes this.

    And you KNOW that these transferred students actually EXPOSED these students by their mere presence in the other school building?
    Really? Be careful here.

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    No way. No how.

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    We do the same as schooldistrictnurse, except a different program.

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    Supernrse01 likes this.

    Do we work at the same school???

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    Artistyc1 likes this.

    [QUOTE=Sudsy;5609775]Thank you, Jolie. I appreciate your input.

    The only thing I could think to say to the other nurse is something about how I was finding a lot of nits and lice in the people from x country and has she found that her experience, too? (But I didn't want to seem prejudiced. It's just that that country doesn't treat lice like we do here!)[/QUOTE]

    You really said that?

    "But I didn't want to seem prejudiced." Hmmm?

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    Perhaps instead of 'rechecking those kids' she should 'recheck' her schools policy. No-nit policies are so antiquated & not at all in line with the current standard of practice.

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    Tina, RN likes this.

    Yes. For a neighboring district. Experience counts!

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    Great story! Thanks for sharing!


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