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  1. Our policy is that any type of medication that is twice a day or less (in your case twice a week) will have to be...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. More money!! Haha Tired of being expected to be held to a higher standard just because I am the nurse (no lunch, not...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Good heavens I feel better reading some of these!! I just want a parent to believe me when I say your child needs you. I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  4. We are people too. We need to eat, drink and occassionally use the restroom. I eat in 1 minute increments. 2 bites, stop...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  5. To be able to eat for 20 minutes....the front desk wonderwoman/supermom/ubersecretary meets her own families EVERY. SINGLE....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  6. I would give 2 puffs before recess and leave it at that unless they complain during PE or you hear wheezing. Most kids exert...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. When I have a student visit more than 3 to 4 times a week, that qualifies them to be in the "Platinum Club." The first thing...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. One tip I don't use often due to size limitations, is the "bake and wait." Let them lie down, under a blanket or their...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  9. I love these! I can relate to them all. We need our own set of nursing diagnoses specific to school nursing.Love the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  10. OK, I've related to everything you guys have mentioned and here's one I bet you can relate to too/also :). I've identified a...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. kenderella89 nailed it.....I replaced a school nurse who retired after 26 or 27 years - I don't remember exactly. The first...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  12. You did fine. If the mother was around and saw what happened why does she need your advise about taking the kid to be...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Your patient satisfaction surveys suggest you could use some work on your interpersonal skills.
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Why is the 14 year old not giving his or her own insulin?
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    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  24. 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
  25. How many of you nurses have told your kids this? LOL.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. What 100kids said!! hang in there! 20 years later and I still **** people off.....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. My only answer to that is Why would they WANT to marry a doctor?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. Flare, I will be writing future Articles on different Forensic Nursing Education. Some offer certificates and others...
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    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. "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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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