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  1. Inhaler before Recess & PE?
    Hello fellow school nurses, I am relatively new and wanted to ask something about inhalers. My 3rd graders have Recess at 12:50 and PE at 1:30. Each of their action plans states "take 2 puffs of...
    Oct 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Anyone Else Feel This Way?
    I see what you mean. I was striving for something that meant so much to me back then....my drive was to finish nursing school, to graduate and become the nurse I worked so hard to be. I guess...
    Sep 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Anyone Else Feel This Way?
    Every day before work I tell myself I'm going to go to the gym and try to get some exercise, when 4:00 hits.....I am just done. I know I should still go, I always feel energized after. It's getting...
    Sep 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Anyone Else Feel This Way?
    Hello fellow school nurses, I've been a school nurse for almost 3 years now. I came right out of BSN school (could not find a job in a hospital). I also work PRN at a pedi home health company. I...
    Sep 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. HEAT Index
    In my case, the coach still wants to take them to "walk laps" outside when the heat index is over 100+, and there is no shade outside at our playground.
    Sep 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. HEAT Index
    Good Morning, I wanted to hear how you all handle Recess and the heat index at your campuses. Here in San Antonio, we cancel recess when the heat index hits 100. My principal and teachers really...
    Sep 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Yay!  Got it!
    Congrats Bacykard Gardener! I too work in a elementary school in Texas :up:
    Jun 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Sunscreen
    In our district, we are not allowed to administer/apply any OTC meds/products, including handing out cough drops or sunscreen. Unless we have a doctor's order of course. Liability issue.
    Jun 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. ALMOST made it through the whole year ...
    I made it until May 12th when a parent collasped in the principal's office and started having a seizure!
    Jun 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. 2 questions for school nurses.
    Hello LevitateMe, I am 25 years old and did not get hired in a hospital right away (my passion was OB) so I took the only place that called me back, which was my elementary school. Been here ever...
    Jun 2
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Long Lost Dream Or Not?
    Hello fellow school nurses, I have asked this question before, but before I had posted it to the NP blogs and Student NP blogs, when maybe I should have posted it here. I am 25 years old, newly...
    May 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Start tomorrow!
    Couldn't have said it better myself! :)
    May 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Ever feel lonely?
    I second that - nurses are treated like lower social beings in my school district. We are the necessary evil - they love when they need us, but ignore us when they don't need us. :(
    May 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. UTHSCSA FNP Fall 2014
    Yes, many of my friends heard back the week of April 10th
    May 2
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  15. Teachers and odors
    I agree with this, I do not deal with this issue either and do not like to. But I get asked to.
    Apr 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Is school nursing right for me?
    Wow I would LOVE if I was lucky enough to have an aide to do most of the hands on stuff. Here, you are only allowed an aide if you have more than 800 students. I work at an elemtary school with...
    Apr 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. New Lice Policies
    Wow, and this entire year all of the nurses were following the policy that if a student is indentified with live lice they need to go home asap and cannot return until the hair is treated. Turns out...
    Apr 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. New Lice Policies
    Hello felllow nurses, So it appears more and more school districts are taking up the new policies on lice. Our district is going to live out the remainder of the school year still sending home kids...
    Apr 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. CPR Renewal
    The head nurse supervisor at my school district is CPR instructor trained and he provides us with a renewal class. Your district should as well.
    Apr 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. New Grad
    As a 22 yr old, 2011 BSN RN graduate, I was not hired at any of the (6) hospitals I applied for. An elementary school was the only place that called me back, and I had to take it bc there bills that...
    Apr 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Elementary school & harassment
    Honestly to my knowledge, that subject matter is something that needs the attention of the school counselor and administration, not the school nurse. I only attend meetings that are medical related....
    Mar 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. School Nurses: Good Neighbor Program?
    Hello fellow school nurses, I have been a school nurse Pk-5th for 2.5 years. I am 25 yrs old and looking to buy my first home; I heard something about a program for "public service workers", like...
    Mar 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Plastic Surgery
    I hear Operating Room is where most cosmetic surgery nurses get their first few years of experience. Some also come from dermatology offices as well.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  24. HELP Pink Eye Question
    the child is 7 years old. I feel like i should ask the teacher "how would you feel if the school nurse at your child's school sent a child with possible pink eye back into their classroom and your...
    Jan 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. HELP Pink Eye Question
    Hi I have a question regarding students with Pink Eye. People at my school are questioning policy but we don't have a policy specifically for this. I have a student that I suspect has Pink Eye. At...
    Jan 30
    Forum: School Nurses


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