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By SchoolRNAmy

Joined Sep 21, '11 - from 'New England'. SchoolRNAmy is a School Nurse. She has '3' year(s) of experience. Posts: 59 (51% Liked) Likes: 70

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  1. My instinct would be to respond to Mrs. Busybody by letting her know that you (as the school official or nurse) are unable...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Well, that's true - for a true emergency bleeding issue. But I think we can cut some slack here with a minor head lac that...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. I probably would have washed it out but if his parents were taking him in right away it probably didn't make that much of a...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  4. My job is to keep kids healthy and in school. Major frustration: I make a nursing judgement to keep a child in school...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Some of you here actually get health forms and physicals before the first day of school? ;) Seriously, I will be spending...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  6. A call home with a number of a good hair dresser... i don't do gum...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Congratulations!! Everyone says the first year is the worst - keep that in mind when it gets tough, and remember that...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Starting in the middle of the year is very tough. I learned that the hard way and your first year being the School Nurse is...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  9. I just have to offer a side note--our jobs are much the same but also so much different from each other--when I see "all of...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  10. "MSN preferred" for an entry-level bedside position is nothing but degree inflation run rampant in a bad job market. If a...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. This very subject came up yesterday for me as well. What has worked well for me....is I will call the parents 1st before I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  12. I know Kotex will send a box of free pads or tampons if you have a middle or high school. I guess this counts, but the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Personaly if you sent me an email with those cutsie faces in it, I would delete it without even reading it. Most people get...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. I love email You can put those cutsie faces in there :yes:! I would pop off a quick email, apologize for waking her,...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. EpiPenŽ (epinephrine) and EpiPen JrŽ (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors Free epipens for schools
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    Forum: School Nurses
  16. You did the right thing as far as I can tell! I think what people often forget is that we see these kids 1 minute after an...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Quit beating yourself up over this one! You will have opportunities to look likes genius as well. Here are two phrases I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  18. I agree, it is very difficult. The worst feeling is when the bell rings at the end of the day and you see them getting on...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Some of the most militant germaphobes are pre-k, kinder, and first grade teachers. It always makes me wonder what they were...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  20. We recently had a patient who only wanted care from a white nurse. I was the only white nurse that day in our area (psych...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I think it is a disgrace that there are patients presumptuous enough to make such a request. Don't even get me started on...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I would tell mom whatever your policy is for a fever (mine is anything greater than 100F) and if she wants us to consider a...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  23. I had a student that was sent to me to "take a nap" (high school student) because she took Allergy medicine this morning and...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  24. I just really love poop. j/k :D
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Ya know, growing up I never had any exposure to nursing. No one in the family was a nurse, no friends parents were nurses,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. For starters, 'racial refusal' is a term I constructed several years ago to denote the practice of patients and / or family...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. School nurse here for 1.5 years and I love it. Best job I ever had. Former med surg/telemetry RN for 5 years. I enjoy being...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  28. OMG, "therapeutic boredom" is absolutely perfect!! I'm totally stealing that. :)
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    Forum: School Nurses
  29. I always wish I could document my treatment for that sort of child as "therapeutic boredom." 5 minutes sitting (not laying...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  30. Yes! I have Pandora on vocal jazz or sometimes The Backstreet Boys channel. My teenagers look at me funny, but I see them...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  31. I walked onto the chaotic neuro intensive care unit and saw a bed was missing. Great. They probably had to take that patient...
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    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  32. Ruby -- wow. WOW! Your words literally carried me back to that moment when I made my first med error. To that deep, dry,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Both scenarios made me cringe. Literally. The difference between the two, is one nurse worried about her pt, and the other...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. But complete and total reliance on technology isn't good either. I have had patients scheduled to receive antibiotics one...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  35. Yes! I graduated in Dec 2012, no one wanted to hire a new grad. I was lucky enough to get a job on a rehab unit at the...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  36. I took a job in school nursing as my first job shortly after being licensed because I just wanted real world nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  37. it astounds me when the same parents that balk at keeping their children home 24 until they are 24 hours fever free are...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  38. First of all, I am lucky enough to have a second set of hands in the office to help me during screenings. This is a nurse...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Not fair when I passed the NCLEX and hold a valid RN license...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  40. "Unit secretaries on weekends are a luxury!" Apparently,the phones don't ring, there are no call bells, no visitors at...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Have you considered home health or maybe a hospice position? It would seem that both would happen pretty consistently on a...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  42. It seems these days that everyone is pushing, if you've got your LPN, get your RN. If you've got your ADN, get your BSN or...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  43. 29 plus a field trip...the last three academic days are final exams till noon, last day is half day for faculty.......so...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. OK I guess I'll be here the longest into the summer (but probably back the latest too) I have 34 left. But I am not...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. 34 for me too! then a short break , then I work a 6 wk. summer school program :(
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. There are 13.5 for me...and I'm counting every one of them!!!! I loathe this job!!!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  47. Me too! Boy this count really makes me happy!!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  48. I'm more than ready! Tired of banging my head on a wall. This last week got notification that I needed to do initial...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  49. 18 for me! Our district gets out early, but comes back early (8/12). I'm SO ready for lazy mornings!!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. 22 for me! :roflmao: mc3:nurse:
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    Forum: School Nurses


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