By Flare

Joined Jul 11, '05. Posts: 2,022 (49% Liked) Likes: 3,202

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  1. Ah, but did he critically think it out when to place bandaids horizontally versus laterally?
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Recurring random thought: I so appreciate staff informing me, "you have a customer." Or, "there's someone in your clinic."...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Me too. Note my post in the other thread.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  4. I say the Principal needs to send a letter out telling the staff not to question you every time you send a student back. If...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  5. We have Crazy Sweater Day on 12/22 (what *is* it with that trend?) I wear scrubs, so I'm going to wear my snowman scrubs ( I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  6. 16813
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    Forum: School Nurses
  7. I have had kids ask if they can use my wheelchair for similar reasons. I have told them no, not without a doctor's order,...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  8. I frequently remind that while they have the privilege of having phone, they DO NOT have the privilege to dismiss...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  9. My best friend who is not a nurse said the same thing. Thank you.
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    Forum: School Nurses
  10. For those of you who do not get a lunch break..I did the same thing for the first 2 years of this job. I would eat after the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. I like this for reference :) 16473
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    Forum: School Nurses
  12. The blood pressure machine at WalMart is relied on to identify abnormalities but it doesn't understand why :(
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    Forum: School Nurses
  13. What gets me is the old "I threw up in the bathroom" bit. They look fine, they smell fine and they sit in my clinic 20...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. common sense....a commodity I often find lacking.......
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. I have found this technique to be helpful with kids who want to wear glasses. I think I made it up but maybe someone else...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Your patient satisfaction surveys suggest you could use some work on your interpersonal skills.
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Why is the 14 year old not giving his or her own insulin?
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    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  39. 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
  40. How many of you nurses have told your kids this? LOL.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. What 100kids said!! hang in there! 20 years later and I still **** people off.....
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    Forum: School Nurses
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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