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  1. Should I just stop?
    You need to talk to some ASAP we cannot give medical advice but this is friendly advice, SEEK OUT HELP!!!! PLEASE
    10:26 am
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    Follow up It turns out s/he actually hit the head pretty hard!!! Did not wanna fess up as s/he knew I the ability to restrict playing time....conversation with parent was all about the 72 hour...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    Follow up It turns out she actually hit her head pretty hard!!! Did not wanna fess up as she knew I the ability to restrict her playing time....conversation with parent was all about the 72 hour for...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Assessing/intervening with suicidal ideations
    Specifically asking them if they have a plan? what is it? how do they think they will execute it? Do they have access to a means? A weapon, a prescription etc. If they cannot articulate a clear...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  5. Taking orders
    It should all be part of the diabetic care plan signed off by the doctor....but often (not always) parents know their kids best and are comfortable making said adjustments. If you are with the child...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Parents send med in pre filled syringe
    And if not in the handbook, it needs to be put in!
    Sep 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Coworkers that act like spoiled brats...discuss
    I work per diem at a LTC facility. There are some LNAs I trust implicitly and others not so much, based on how they have performed. I am very clear at the beginning of the shift who is responsible...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. working in a physicians office
    I worked for many years part time in a family practice office and loved it! Many clinical skill, I really learned to understand lab values and the med adjustments that go with them. The part I liked...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. No Insulin Order
    I am a school nurse and I had a student asking to go to another building to get the siblings inhaler....student has a wicked head cold/? sinus infection. O2 Sat 100, no wheezing, crackles- anything...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. My PT called 911
    Status dramaticus!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU win the internet today!!! That is my new favorite term!!!!!
    Sep 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Meds locked up?
    Emergency meds are avail when the building is open, after school hours they are in my office (which is locked but avail to whichever bldg. admin is there) but not secured in the med cabinet. All...
    Sep 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. I think I'm right, but..
    Don''t be afraid that Elderly Protective Services may be an option, be thankful!
    Sep 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Do Hospice Providers Benefit...
    I agree that experience is really the barometer for measurement of skill....but let us not forget that many of us who do pursue certification and or advanced degrees, do so out of a passion for what...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. The Dark Side of Passion
    Be kind to yourself. Get a massage. Take a walk. Breathe.
    Sep 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    And yesterday.....I got an accident report from a coach. Athlete was hit in the cheek (another head) in soccer. No s/s concussion. No info from mom or dad, no complaints form student during the day....
    Sep 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Can a school nurse take blood pressure
    You betcha! And what Beachy said, it is important that the nurse have several size cuffs so that the measurement is correct.
    Sep 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Am I the only one
    Ahhh.....I think there is one or two a year that just set me on edge when they come in....usually not very communicative, or they go with one word answers....it is like pulling teeth to try and...
    Sep 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    I had my lunch interrupted by the office the other day....The emergency? A student glasses frame were BROKEN, not a missing screw, broken over the bridge of the nose...instead of just getting...
    Sep 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Narc Count Disaster
    Small LTC but the count is done together, oncoming and off going, either nurse or MNA. The oncoming counts and the off going verifies while the oncoming nurse looks to affirm the count. If there is...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Immunization reporting
    I think it is based on your census the day you do your report. Because it can change day to day, as we all know....
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. The imposition of chemical restraints...
    As always, the calm voice of reason!
    Sep 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. how to open a hospice house?
    ((Hugs))
    Sep 15
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    Or the parents who send the form back with NO signature....and last years Tylenol allergy is this years ibuprofen allergy.
    Sep 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Goodby for now
    Yikes!! Good for you!!! Sorry for the kids in that school who will not well taken care of under the direction of that administration.... Holy Cow! A call to the Department of Education might be in...
    Sep 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Should I go back to school for MSN?
    For me, it was more a personal goal than professional. I did Health Care Administration (essentially and MBA in health care) although I have brought more of it to my school practice than I originally...
    Sep 11
    Forum: School Nurses


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