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By Wave Watcher

Joined Nov 5, '11 - from 'St. George Island, FL'. Wave Watcher is a RN. She has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'School Nurse, Ortho/Neuro, Prison Nurse'. Posts: 350 (58% Liked) Likes: 931

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Perhaps they don't like you here either. Why, do you suppose? :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. ^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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. ...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
  25. 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
  26. I've had patients that beeped. Beeper in the pocket. (Pager -- anyone remember those?)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Thank you all for the suggestions! I'm so looking forward to working with the kids!!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. As the old TV show used to say "kids say the darndest things. (smiling)
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    Forum: School Nurses
  36. The time I told a young student "I'm a nurse and a mom, too" and he said "you look more like a grandma"
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    Forum: School Nurses
  37. Not a school nurse, but a peds patient (who was having a massive transfusion reaction) said to me, "I'm not trying to be...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  38. It's only Tuesday and yet this week has had a few funny ones. "I have this weird rash on my arms!" Upper arms only. I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Kindergartner came in crying and holding her thumb says "the poison ivy bug bit me". No signs of poison ivy or bug bite...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  40. My water fountain shoots out high and with some force...I usually remember to tell the kids to watch out, but I was busy...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  41. you have to admit, students just come out with some doozies! I just had one of my little cutie 2nd graders come in and go...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  42. I've had a couple of pickups that had me shaking my head (banged knee on the playground) but most often it's for a legit...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  43. I might as well throw this one into the ante; this may be number one on my pet peeve list...."BUT THIS WILL RUIN THEIR...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. I had a day like that yesterday too! Hope today is better for you!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. OK. Another winner. (we joke about making sure we have an empty bladder, a pocket full of M&M's and an iphone with...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  46. GRRRRRR just GRRRRRRR How nasty. That manager's response really got my hackles up. For one thing, why in the world...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Why on earth would I want my graduates to repeatedly have to take NCLEX? Each retake is expensive and draining emotionally...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. And another student is the authority in this because ...? See, this is an example of critical thinking deficiency, too. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I disagree - the process you describe was definitely "student friendly" - for the existing students. It does not favor...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. This site was all we ever used. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
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    Forum: General Nursing Student


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