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By Kafergie

Joined Jul 10, '12. Posts: 29 (38% Liked) Likes: 37

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  1. I also think you should just finish out the school year. Legally you may only need to give 2 weeks but with only 3 weeks...
    May 8 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. I'm suddenly feeling very lucky! !8 days for me. We start mid August :)
    May 6 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. I deal with this alot, not necessarily in special ed students, but with my younger grades. Plus, once the teacher starts the...
    Apr 30 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. This is helpful and I am excited to start working on guidelines. Thanks!
    Apr 5 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Thank you! I agree that I don't want to do away with OTC meds altogether, just hoping to find some middle ground. If a child...
    Apr 4 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. I know that here in Texas, public schools do not give OTC meds without MD auth, parent permission, etc. Below is a post I...
    Apr 4 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. I have also called parents to let them know their child is suddenly using their inhaler daily. Lots of times, the parents...
    Apr 1 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Don't make them too comfortable! They will never leave :)
    Mar 21 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Pretty much the same thing here, plus requesting homework assignments for absent kids. I've never been to a school where...
    Mar 21 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Maybe I am under reacting but my thought is you can't force them to take her in. Although vision is important, it is not...
    Mar 1 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. I think you did the right thing! I also would never deny care to something emergent but you don't want people to just assume...
    Feb 28 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. I think it is a bad idea, but it's an ongoing battle here. Kids can definately be allergic to guinea pigs, hamsters,...
    Feb 14 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. I only send home for a fever. I may let a parent know if the throat just looks terrible (spots, patches, etc) but leave it...
    Feb 14 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Just yesterday a little boy came in "hyperventilating" because the boy next to him kept farting and the stink made him...
    Feb 7 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. mc3, If you send me your email address, I will send you a copy. We get them printed as a duplicate ay office max. I'm...
    Feb 7 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. I also call if there is fever 100+, vomiting or a serious injury. On occasion I will call on a non frequent flyer who makes...
    Feb 4 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. I don't have any advice, but wondered how the interview went and what kind of questions they asked you. I am a school nurse...
    Jan 30 '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  18. You are in a tough situation. I am in a private school so I also started with very little guidance and no other nurses to...
    Jan 25 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. I also think you did the right thing. It's not so much the time it takes to put an earring back in as much as it is setting...
    Jan 24 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. I am in Texas and plan to start applying for CM positions in the spring. In looking at job listings, it seems like there are...
    Jan 18 '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing

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