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By Wave Watcher

Joined Nov 5, '11. Wave Watcher is a RN. She has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'School Nurse, Ortho/Neuro, Prison Nurse'. Posts: 538 (60% Liked) Likes: 1,334

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  1. First, yes Mrs. C knows this a I called to thank her personally. Thank you all for being a safe haven for my oft...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. check with me next week - the kids are still in their mode of trying to shorten their week / complain about every sniffle. ...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Hey guys! I had my interview today. It went well. It's a 10 month position at a K-5 elementary school in my area with EC...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Is it possible to perhaps try modifying to a bed bath rather than a full bath when the pt is resisting (especially when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. I recently spent 45 minutes talking about death, and hospice, with my husbandís sister in Maryland. Her mother ó a ...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. So much word on the sending kids down five minutes before the final bell for something like a "headache." Seriously, if you...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Does that mean we can use a foot-pedal suturing machine? ;)
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Well, she DID say this was the "largest healthcare system in her State", so.....since I cannot even think of ONE Pentacostal...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What did their CXR look like? Did the patients also have a history of hypertension? Long term asthma with remodeling and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Suturing- Sewing, same thing :yes:
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. I have to write a dedication for my pinning ceremony for nursing. It's supposed to be about a minute long and they say 2-3...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. It took me less than a minute to read your post, and I think you pretty much have all the elements there. :) "I would...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Thank you!!!! Haha I can imagine ����
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. You have to do well in BOTH to graduate from a program. I'm not (and I think few here) saying that you're not going to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. We are in Indiana where it's pretty cold, and we have a lot of bitter cold winds. We've also had a lot of cold/flu/stomach...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Hello all! i decided to write a blog post about my experience with the nclex because this website helped me sooooo much...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. We have many posters who will help students but we need to first see what direction you are taking in answering this...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. i wouldn't necessarily count that as a miss on YOUR part. YOU called the parents right away. THEY chose to wait on it. As...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Nurses generally receive lower pay in the South because: 1. Lower cost of living in the South 2. Southern facilities are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Uh....nope, can't think of anything. Bah Humbug.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  21. I would LOVE to give out mini lip balms because I see so many kids with chapped, dry lips. I keep a tub of Vaseline and...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  22. I attended a workshop where a DRE Drug Recognition Expert spoke. He said that one great test/assessment to use for pot is to...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Obviously if the student is impaired enough to be in trouble physically, I can call the parents to outline what is going on...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Agree. I know of a RN who didn't yell but was rude and condescending towards nurse assistants, in front of a family member....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I just want to remind everyone, don't yell at co-workers, esp in front of patients and/or families, or anyone else. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Comparison of FERPA and HIPAA Privacy Rule | State Public Health | ASTHO It is still confusing. I worked in higher...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  27. I really feel like this could be my niche in nursing. Wish me luck and I'll keep you posted. Thank you!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  28. If this guy really has all the terrible personality and judgment flaws you've mentioned, your school is doing the profession...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. No pre-licensure program is completely online. There is ALWAYS a clinical component which must be completed.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. I just moved to Colorado from TX and was a CNA in tx and liked the place i worked at and got along great with my coworkers....
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  31. What is FERPA? I'll google it:-)
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    Forum: School Nurses
  32. Yea, like me. I was like FERPA...huh?
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    Forum: School Nurses
  33. Yes. He was conscious when they found him, but high and bleeding. He was taken by the police/ambulance to a 24 hour hold at...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  34. If you get to override my nursing decisions, can I override your teaching decisions? :mad:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  35. I said that last year . . . and one of the teachers promptly decided that meant she could call home and tell parents "your...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  36. I think you're limiting your options. There are more warm states than California and Florida. And what exactly do you mean...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Now that it was written up, the only thing you can do is to be mindful for future situations, and that you have learned this...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. Anyone else have trouble with certain teachers in their school? I'm new to having my own school this year and I have this...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. It's just an option to have your creds listed. Not to burst anybody's bubble, but I personally seldom pay attention to...
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  40. RN should cover it! I for one could give a hang about WHICH RN degree a person has---everyone passes the same NCLEX :wavey:
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  41. Echoing what several other folks said here: >100.0 goes home, though if they are running >99.5 and visibly look terrible...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  42. Probably because current CPR training emphasizes compressions and IIRC, doesn't have lay persons do pulse checks any more....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Why in the world do you as the NURSE have to do detention coverage?
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. More and more often, I see people who did not achieve the minimum standard.....did not meet minimum requirements.....did not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Just be sure you are aware of YOUR states Nurse Practice Pact re delegation (and all the general administrative rules...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. Weird, they can't do anything with the info except report it, correct? or send the kiddo home? They are not doing a nursing ...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  47. I would say no.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  48. Never heard of any such thing. let us all know if you learn more!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  49. The blood pressure machine at WalMart is relied on to identify abnormalities but it doesn't understand why :(
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. Thank you everyone! That was a question I asked. Will I have other nurses/peers to use as resources and go to for help or...
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    Forum: School Nurses


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