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Joined Nov 5, '11. Wave Watcher is a RN. She has '6' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'School Nurse, Ortho/Neuro, Prison Nurse'. Posts: 691 (62% Liked) Likes: 1,724

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  1. I'm so excited that I got the job offer for the school nurse position that I interviewed for last week. There are so many...
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    Forum: School Nurses
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Yea, that was me - hope you enjoyed it!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  4. I used to flush it all down the toilet until I was told I was contaminating the entire Gulf of Mexico. But nowadays I do...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  5. I agree - no need for you to pry. If she feels she needs help, she will come to you. Anything more would be intrusive.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  6. I have issues with certain kinds of materials making my feet smell, it's generally caused by the socks I wear and it seems I...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. The hysteria ebbs and flows but the head lice issue on the elementary level will always be present. I feel for ya - no-nit...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Depends on what the reason was for your dismissal. You might consider addressing that upfront, having a good plan in place...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Thanks everybody for the opinions. There were so many things that went though my mind at the time and still thinking...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Yes! This! I did think this as well because worse case scenario if something happened to my child I would want insurance to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Excellent point. Can't you just see something cropping up later that requires treatment (and is worse because it was missed...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. what would happen if you put your skates on and left as soon as you could before the parade of ice pack seeking kiddos from...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  13. I am at a middle school and almost daily when I am trying to get out the door, some kid from after school athletics comes in...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. OR... do it and then in the references, cite yourself as the author. See if she notices :p
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I have a question. I have been a patient care tech for years and have just applied to get into the nursing program this...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I think her inquiry about whether you were Catholic was a tad bit inappropriate. However, do not take this wrong: in some...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. There's nothing magic or confusing about APA citations. I have no idea why people can't follow the directions and the...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Yikes!! First off, most med areas have cameras. Therefore, you are being recorded. Secondly, do not ever, ever, EVER...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I would have 2 mini stations for bandaids, cotton balls, gloves and then the main station, you with added ice cooler with...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Get a sub and stay home.... I am not a fan of field day... :)
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    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Suspension/stipulations on your license/fines/revocation are real possibilities. Start planning now.
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    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  22. I would maybe send something home to the parents about sunscreen, hats etc. that way you don't even have to deal with it.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  23. bucket full of ice packs, wet wipes and a box of bandaids, eye wash, and the cabinet full of inhalers
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    Forum: School Nurses
  24. The nurses who contribute to this site certainly are real nurses according to the various state boards of nursing that have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I thought it was swimming wit' da' fishes (via Tony Soprano).
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Gonna put you down for a pair of size 8 cement shoes, m'kay?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. If you're afraid of a lil ol' A&P now, how are you going to face the nursing school monsters later on like med-surg and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. The first year - not just as a new school nurse - but in any school is the toughest. I've come in as a seasoned school...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  29. This is a good place to come and vent or ask questions. I've received a lot of help here. I'm finishing up my 5th year...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  30. I will keep you all UTD!! still no word!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  31. I was a manger and I would ask you who was doing what. We may have gone over all this before you got here and already had a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. And the nurses in question I would think KNOW what they are to do, they just do not. For whatever reason. What the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Definetly - I've seen it backfire - someone going in with good intentions and it not go well at all. Anne, RNC
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Would you like to let your child to be treated by an NP who never in his life worked as a nurse, who was not employed within...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  35. Yeah, I realize there will be a clinical component which I'm fine with. I only practice 3 days a week and can easily move...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  36. ....or as an LPN, too, of course.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. When you graduate from nursing school you are considered a graduate nurse because you are trained in the nursing sciences....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Lock the med cabinet. Meds should never be left unattended when there are others who have access to them, whether by...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. I do miss other nurses. I miss drawing blood and Foleys and other nursey stuff. I actually prefer docs to teachers. Today,...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  40. Better safe than sorry. It is tough sometimes. Hopeful mom will have him cleared by a dr.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  41. :roflmao: Ridiculous. This essential oil thing is getting out of hand. I was in a store the other day and they had 2...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  42. Well....now that I have eyeballed the supplement, I see that it has more caffeine than a can of Red Bull, and says it's not...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  43. Our policy used to be that we would adhere to a doctor order; pretty much regardless of how ridiculous we thought it was....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. Yeah, we don't even allow petroleum jelly. So, no . . . I would not do this. I will admit to a personal bias against...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. Wondering if anyone else is seeing this. We were talking about sending kids home on another thread. I've had more than a few...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. What's up? Bad parenting
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    Forum: School Nurses
  47. I only know what the Texas Education Code is but, way down here, if a school has a RN the responsibility of health and...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  48. Just a quick vent thread about something that makes me want to scream - teachers sending kids to me in the last few minutes...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  49. My kids are ages 13 and up and I have actually said to them, whilst staring pointedly at the clock, "You're kidding me,...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. Yes I made it to work. It was slick but I drove very slowly and didn't have a problem. A SUV flew past me and ended up about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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