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  1. DNR in public school
    We had a sudent many years ago with an DNR. He had multiple disabilities, didn't communicate,couldn't really move on his own, was blind, and basically just at in his wheelchair or laid on a mat all...
    Mar 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Found a Peanut
    I thought the same thing!
    Mar 17
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    Hair on the tongue! So funny this just happened to me today!
    Mar 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Which to follow: MD or Policy?
    Exactly what I was going to say..
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Your Magic Wand
    I can relate! But I think I need xray vision more... deal with emotionally disturbed kids who are always punching walls , etc. "Is my hand broken?" I don't know ..let me power up my xray vision and...
    Mar 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain....
    I had green eggs and ham too.. with no windows either... too funny!
    Mar 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. PreK Potty Problems!
    Nope.I only get involved if there's a rash or something concerning the TA or teacher notices and wants me to evaluate.
    Feb 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. The Snow Day Thread!
    4 snow days so far this year and 2 days that we were delayed 2 hrs. I love snow days but this winter needs to end!
    Feb 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Just finished my NCLEX... so nervous.
    congrats!!
    Feb 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. how often do you need to get a PPD test?
    Never at my school job. Only after possible exposure at the doctor's office I used to work at.
    Feb 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How is your office set up/decorated?
    I have a tiny office. Sink and counter space, storage cabinents, my desk, 1 cot, a couple of chairs and no bathroom. no windows.... I hang posters (of animals, nature, etc), inspirational...
    Jan 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Most urgent situations
    I had a student fall off the roof of a house they were building and ended up only with a bad cut to his head, scary though. I've had a student overdose..EMS call. An adult with an MI . Never had to...
    Jan 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. The Snow Day Thread!
    Just a trace here in my part of NY. One snow day so far this year and twice we were delayed 2 hrs.
    Jan 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Fire Drills nightmare
    Wow! Thank goodness you were there and able to help that boy! Awesome job! I can't believe he hadn't taken his med for so long... a meeting is a great idea... hopefully he learned his lesson and that...
    Jan 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. School Nurse Sub doing Assessments?
    In NYS all our subs have to be an RN's. Only nurses can admininister meds. The exceptions are epipens and glucagon. Trained staff can administer these in emergency situations. If students can be...
    Jan 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Looking to move somewhere family friendly...where RNs are paid well...
    not upstate NY unless you like SNOW and COLD
    Jan 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ativan Administration at School
    In NYS only an RN can administer meds to a student... the only exceptions are epipens and glucagon which can be administered by trained staff in emergency situations. The Ativan for seizures has to...
    Jan 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. New York School Nursing Requirements....
    I agree the New York Statewide School Health Services Center is great! Very helpful! In addition they offer workshops annually that addresses updates and timely health concerns. The speakers are...
    Jan 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Thermometers
    me too
    Jan 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Summer jobs?
    6 weeks in my area of NY. Edit: This was in reply to Farwyn, RN question as to how long summer school lasts in NY
    Jan 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Summer jobs?
    I work for the same school but in a different setting with kids from surrounding districts in an extended year summer school program for 6 weeks. All the students have special needs and there are 3...
    Jan 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Feeling Inadequate
    Could there be a problem with your hearing? Maybe fluid build up or something? Just a thought...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  23. Nurses smoking e cigs at the station?
    I reemember when the smoke in the nurses' lounge was so heavy you could cut it with a knife. Much better today!
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. What school nurses REALLY do
    I don't know how many.. would have to count them... still using paper documentation...ugh...
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Physical Requirement for K?
    Physicals are required for K,2, 4, 7, and 10th grades. Forms are sent out,however we do not always get them all back. Dental exams are recommended for the same grade levels but not required.
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: School Nurses


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