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  1. need a few more weeks. I have one week left of summer school nursing, then I start MY vacation.....so not ready to go back...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. It's similar to rectal Diastat. Not all require hospital transport, but this is spelled out in the seizure action plan. I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. All I will say is that when I am dying, I hope I have the opportunity to enjoy as much IV Morphine, Ambien, Ativan and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The guy is dying. What do I care if he likes to smoke a little pot? Of course, I would explain that smoking is prohibited...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. On Friday I had a teacher come in, close the door, and take her shirt off to show me her armpit because she'd had an...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  6. I run across this occasionally; The last time it was a note from the physician to "limit" protein. When I asked for written...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Had another doozy this week. Kindergartener is jumping around in his chair. He falls and splits his chin open. The aide...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Yeah, I don't trust dead people. They will definitely still bleed and poop and pee all over you if you give them half the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I would seek some guidance/assistance from my local Health Department. I assume you have already sent an alert to all...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Why is the 14 year old not giving his or her own insulin?
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    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  11. I used to work at a theme park, and the 2 weeks around spring break were unofficially known as "marathon" because we went...
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    Article Forum: School Nurses
  12. How many of you nurses have told your kids this? LOL.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  13. I too agree with everyone else that has posted. As a first year school nurse this year, I too had this same issues at the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. I have a child in my school who sniffs constantly and it turned out to be a tic! They are looking at a possible Tourettes...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Of course there are exceptions but generally speaking, I call for head bumps, anything that would require some follow-up at...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Here's one way to approach: talk to the student and tell her "I'd like to talk to your mom about this, I might know a place...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  17. The medical record is a permanent collection of legal documents that should supply an all-encompassing, accurate report...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. I don't watch it. But, a letter-writing campaign is in order. Parents are so hard to deal with regarding lice (and...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  19. What 100kids said!! hang in there! 20 years later and I still **** people off.....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  20. You did the right thing as far as I can tell! I think what people often forget is that we see these kids 1 minute after an...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  21. You do understand that school children singing in your hallways pose as much of a lice threat to your residents as the man...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Bedbugs are a pest issue not a nursing issue. Our school has a pest policy. Only if a bedbug is found inside a classroom...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  23. I have been a school nurse for 12 years. I've been a nurse since '92 so I've come and gone from school nursing over the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Yes most definately! Lol! Those are the ones whose parents just live "right down the street" yet somehow manage to take an...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  25. I've seen my share of bad parents but haven't seen anything like this before. I've been a pediatric nurse for my entire...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  26. For teachers I recommend telling them about the B's that you need to see about right away -Burns -Bumps on the head...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  27. Thank you, Flare. Your post is realistic, honest and... Exactly what I was looking for. I suppose I am in a big funk. Thank...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I called them and it is real. "This is a low key environment and a privilege to work for Bush Gardens Tampa. This is a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. My only answer to that is Why would they WANT to marry a doctor?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. My school district works the same as AdobeRN. Our EMS people are VERY willing to come and assess a student or faculty...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  31. When I first read the post, I thought it said the patient's mom wanted you to get in bed with HER, the mom. Haha, that...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Flare, I will be writing future Articles on different Forensic Nursing Education. Some offer certificates and others...
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    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  33. Medscape: Medscape Access It's called the IV bag technique. In this case the big 3L irrigation bags are used.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. There are a few of these teachers in every school. I found what helps most is two things: making the teacher fill out a pass...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  35. "With the new cuts from the Affordable Care Act, we can't afford hair implants, but heard that you can tattoo us a mean comb...
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  36. I agree! Let me make a short list of what I have seen/been asked by staff members: 1. Lunch lady: Here's a picture of my...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  37. I will do the same thing! I don't even waste my time. In fact....I send them up to the front office to use the phone since...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  38. However, as nurses I think we want to! It was one of those days I wanted to pull my hair out. 1. Student came in...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  39. Ouch! My name is Mrs. A. Figures that I'd be the last to know!
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    Forum: School Nurses
  40. If you give a patient a cookie, they'll want a glass of milk. If you give them a glass of milk, they'll probably need to...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  41. NJ requires TDaP & meningitis for those entering 6th grade. My 6th grader tried to decline. Yeah, sometimes I think my...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  42. So many misconceptions about lice. :rolleyes: NASN | Lice Lessons ...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  43. ^There is a student a I care for that misses 3-4 days every month because of severe period cramps (I work grades 7-12);...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. Just had two fifth graders in here with wet pants. Gosh, I thought to myself, how strange! Neither of these two have ever...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. I would ask for a conference with student, parent, and principal. Then figure out a solution together and a plan for when/if...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. Make no mistake. This girl’s death is tragic, because it was entirely preventable. But the responsibility does not belong...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  47. Why did you urinate on OP's cheerios?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Definately sounds like fainting. I would've called the parent and said do you want me to call EMS or do you want to take her...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  49. So I have come across this a few times. I am holding a straw to a persons lips and they drink and drink and drink and pretty...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm a high school nurse so it happens a lot. If they call home on their own, that's fine. It's just completely NOT through...
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    Forum: School Nurses


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