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Joined Jan 4, '12. Posts: 432 (41% Liked) Likes: 397

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  1. Not being able to get in touch w/parents because they have a new cell phone every other month and they never update the...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. I'm trying to sing this song today.... just to get through. Only 2 1/2 more days after today.... I'm so done. I'm fried. So...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Less than an hour to go for me! I MADE IT THROUGH MY FIRST YEAR!! :up:
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. You know, as nurses we all pretty much want to help out if someone gets stuck in a bind. We all don't EXPECT anything...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Never. It is a huge liability! It is not our responsibility to provide transportation. Period. If you start taking kids home...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. One of the most important things for me was building relationships with teachers and parents. IME, the more comfortable they...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. To Nurse ABC - I admired your response. I don't do school, but I do read this forum and I truly respect all you school...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. I must begin by saying that I am not a school nurse, but I will comment on this. No, I would never take a student home. I...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. See, I don't know what so many people lament that school nursing means "I've lost all the skills I learned in nursing...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. I finally resorted to hiding my stash because one particular paraprofessional kept coming in every DAY!! even had the nerve...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. How difficult is it for any/all staff to have their own meds in their own possession? I have Advil in my desk drawer for my...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. You can't win. I sub school nurse. I have a friend who threw a fit that the nurse didn't send her middle school son...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. I work at a magnet school and the kids can out smart me sometimes. I had two kindergartners in my clinic. I asked the first...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Not a school nurse, but a peds patient (who was having a massive transfusion reaction) said to me, "I'm not trying to be...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. The time I told a young student "I'm a nurse and a mom, too" and he said "you look more like a grandma"
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. 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...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. 1. Don't let those shorter than you run you over. 2. Become crafty with tongue depressors. 3. Multitask 4. Be able to...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Top 10 things you should know: signs of an allergic/anaphylactic reaction and how to use an epi pen, vomiting doesn't count...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. I always want to say,"Oh, you should have told the doctor when you delivered that you wanted the child that was never going...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Some parents will get mad at you NO MATTER WHAT you do!! Some think we send home too often, some think we keep them too...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Definitely. I rather send home 100 okay kids then keep that one really sick kid in class all day. I remember sending home...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. I've come to realize some people just want to lash out; regardless. One of my favorites is the parent who is mad at you...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. It's nice to come here and know other nurse feel the same as me. People act like it's a sin if you tell them you want to...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  24. Second impact concussions, if they return to sports too soon and get reinjured are very serious. MN requires all coaches...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Here is an article that is very informative Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. Amen to that! You did make the call. I mean what were you supposed to do, send out the SWAT team to look for her? How...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  27. I would tell them I tossed it and there IS no expired med.......
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  28. Did you have the student step into your patented haz-mat decontamination chamber? Or did you just dunk the child (clothes...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  29. I just received a note from a teacher asking me to please disinfect her student's face and clothes because he was just...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  30. 13729 Problem solved.
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  31. T.H.R.N., That's so true!!!!! I've wondered that myself on a regular basis!!! And another thing; why bring them up to the...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  32. If you are feeling stressed follow these easy simple steps! c; 1.) Take Your shoes off after a long hard days work 2.) ...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  33. Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  34. Best advice, ask questions and be honest. You say that you heard back with an offer of employment from the state, so...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  35. Nursing is no longer the art of nursing and collaborating with multiple disciplines to improve patient outcomes. I could...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I like to have them have a juice box in this situation because there is a short time lag (get in line, get your tray, go...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  37. I either give them an extra 15 gram snack (30 if blood sugar < 60)and not calculate it into the carb count or subtract 15...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  38. HOLY COW!!! You get a bonus?! And you're included in things?? Your school sounds wonderful. You are very lucky. :up:
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Nothing special for me, either. But, then again, I also don't even rate a card or a mention for nurses' week... I have never...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  40. Nurse ABC...I can do you one better....I actually have to collect for the secretaries kitchen and cleaning staff, then hand...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  41. Frequent flyer applies to you in more ways than one!
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  42. Someone sent this to me so I thought I'd pass it on to all you school nurses. You might like to read and comment...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  43. I have a very limited number and size of pants for students to "borrow" - they usually end up never bringing them back. So I...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  44. Mostly what Flare said. They don't really notice me much until they need me. BUT, they do include me in stuff and bring me...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  45. i often liken my position to that of a fire extinguisher. Most of the time most people don't even notice that i'm there...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  46. It can be dangerous - but falls are usually considered in to designing playgrounds - that's why the big toys are usually...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  47. when in doubt, send them out.... lets recap: If youdidnt send him out and he died..you would face far worse than a cuss out...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  48. Never! they are not allowed in high school! :roflmao:
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses
  49. As far as I am concerned, anyone who would look down on you for daring to raise your own children and put them before your...
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  50. I pull out teeth all the time. I ask the student to wiggle it for me. I can usually tell at that point if I can get it out....
    Nurse ABC
    Forum: School Nurses


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