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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: 371 (58% Liked) Likes: 964

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  1. Took and PASSED my board exam on Friday........woohooo!!!! I can finally change my SRNA to CRNA:D:yeah:
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    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  2. I'm seeing the end of a student, I think.
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Amanda Barnes has a small bore feeding tube in place and is receiving continuous full strength Isocal formula at 120 ml/hour...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. This is a vent. I got cornered by a surveyor yesterday. Patient was 98, post op ortho, lost a liter of blood in the OR, got...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I agree. In addition, I really don't think the OP purposefully used it as a racist term. I didn't read that at all when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. "Not my circus, not my monkeys."--I like that! Must remember to repeat to self often!! I'm just finding this post...bad...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. "Minor mistakes" in a student's view are often "major mistakes" in the view of the nurses on this board. There was the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Thank JCAHO. If you think your hospital wants to spend money on all that badge rattle, you are mistaken. Time to get...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. First of all I must say that I have known my wife on-line, in an italian nurses forum. Said this, I have met many users of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Those before me didn't use electronic documenting to its full potential, so I have been transitioning to using it it pretty...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. I do not ever ace wrap at school, if it is that bad, they need to be evaluated.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  12. I think you did just fine! We stopped using steri strips here because we found the parents were not following up with...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  13. This chart is from the Illinois States Board of Education - I like it because it pretty clearly lays out the descriptions...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Here is the video! Hope it helps :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwhFALn7DN4
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Whether or not 2 nurses quit ( gee, I wonder why) has no bearing on your vacation. Are you never to take time off until they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I am not ready. I wish I didn't have to go back until after Labor Day. I get queasy thinking about going back.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Oh, and Dan? Plan ahead. Posting for advice here on Saturday when your homework is due on Monday is not going to work. As a...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. I cope by staying the heck away from the acute care hospital. The pace is too fast for me to comfortably handle and there's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'd personally defer the gratification of financing a new car until you've graduated from nursing school and found a...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Perhaps they don't like you here either. Why, do you suppose? :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Yeah I wouldn't. That would only lead to more drama in or out of school. Always better to take the high road. Oh &...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. It's a bag...just a bag. They can't "hurt" the bag. If you let them know they are under your skin they will continue. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. If you want to survive the Hunger Games, you're going to need an attitude adjustment. Good luck in school!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Test banks and old tests are considered academic dishonesty and they cannot be shared as they are protected by copyright...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. I wouldn't do some of what she does in public, but don't ever let anybody make you think that little twerky-twerps like...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Well, it's happened. Despite my best efforts to provide excellent care, I've been involved in a serious error. I say...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. It doesn't matter to the BON. They DO NOT view this lightly. If you have malpractice insurance call them IMMEDIATELY! DO...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  28. ^Agree with Rose Queen. In another development: Why is this in the School Nurses section? This section is for a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. I'm telling a little girl's mom that she needs to go home and the little girl asked if she could talk to her mom. I passed...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  30. A 7 yr old boy just came in, as I was preparing his daily med he stepped on my scale and announced he is 125 gigabytes tall!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  31. Compliments of a beautiful little girl with Down Syndrome: Student: "I fell down and hurt my knee" Me: "Well, what do...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  32. A fourth grade student came in and asked to have his temp taken because he felt hot. His temp was normal, so I suggested he...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  33. Not really medical related, but still makes me smile. I work in a high school. Student: "We are reading this book in...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  34. I am not school nurse but a PNP... I have a patient I have taken care of for years for bladder symptoms. He is 13 years old...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  35. I tried twerking and failed miserably at it. Now it's like this giant Mt. Everest thing that I must master. Why can I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Giving students the grades they earned is treating them unfairly? Each school is going to have instructors with their own...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Oh my God, so I just got an image of an older nurse (because of course I don't know what Grntea looks like) twerking and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Here's a link. The first FAQ explains why HIPAA does not apply to elementary & secondary school records
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. I am on the elementary level. At the beginning of each school year all of our staff, teachers and aides, undergo allergy and...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  40. ...YOU BET!!!!! I work part time at a pediatric urgent care clinic which reminds me why I like school nursing; It's just me,...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  41. Go into work with horrific abdo pain, collapse in the middle of the ward and proceed to loudly vomit repeatedly. Get put in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I've had patients that beeped. Beeper in the pocket. (Pager -- anyone remember those?)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Oh, sweetie, I feel your pain!!! I'm laughing WITH you, not at you, I promise! <snicker>
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I had a 6 y/o in the clinic... Boy: "Guess how old I am" me: "I don't know, why don't you tell me." Boy: "I am old...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. My son rarely gets sick. Unless my nephews visit they seem to be a trio of virulent Petri dishes. He came one night to lay...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. One of my fifth grade students once told me "don't call grandma today she is at the hospital getting a rod up her butt". I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  47. Not working in a school any more but today I went to give one of my patients chemotherapy which involved accessing his port....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  48. Thank you all for the suggestions! I'm so looking forward to working with the kids!!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  49. Thank you all for the feedback! My first interview with the director went well, and I move on to principal interview. I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  50. Top 10 things you should know: signs of an allergic/anaphylactic reaction and how to use an epi pen, vomiting doesn't count...
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    Forum: School Nurses


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