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  1. Wrapping Injuries
    I do not wrap. Period. What if you don't suspect there is a fracture BUT there is? I just don't take the chance. I send the kid back to class and tell them to ice it and prop their foot up or call...
    Aug 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Day 6 only 174 to go
    15254174 more days. I can't do it. lol
    Aug 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Scrubs - Do you buy Antibacterial? Where do you buy?
    I'm from TN so any place that sells Wink scrubs....I buy them. They are light weight, wrinkle free, stains come out easily and very comfortable. I don't pay attention to if the material is...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. Too old for school nursing??
    You will do just fine! Our oldest nurse is 80 yrs old and she works part time and does a dang good job at it! Go for it!
    Aug 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. School Nurse Software
    We use SNAP. I really like the idea of what Flare is using. Especially, if it can be used anywhere since it's web based! We have had numerous problems when merging information each year....such as...
    Jul 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. So who's ready to go back ??
    I go back to work July 29th. We have over a week of staff development days before the kids return. Every summer it goes by so quick and I never get all (if any) the things done I really want to get...
    Jul 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Just a bad shift...
    I go to my safe place. LOL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHXF3XeWqhA
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I really need help
    I will just say, "Best of luck!" You can do it!
    Jun 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Clinical drama-question about personal property
    As hard as it is....I'm staying outta trouble on this one! lol 14436
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Does anyone drive students home?
    Never. It is a huge liability! It is not our responsibility to provide transportation. Period. If you start taking kids home then parents start expecting it. You take one kid home then sooner than...
    May 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Which diagnosis nursing most important
    I would say infection comes first. Just my opinion. Although, being malnourished will affect how you heal but infection can cause death (worse case scenario) probably a lot quicker than being...
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. I just registered for my first semester of Nursing school!!
    Congrats! Make a list now of why you want to be a nurse. Post it on your fridge or somewhere you will see it everyday. When the days get tough and nights get long....go back and read it. Remember WHY...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Which diagnosis nursing most important
    I say pain. You can act on it now. You can help with the pain now. You can assess the pain after medication within 30min or so and know if it is working. The others is more of a process.
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Unstable Diabetic
    In my district it is the Nurses responsibility to go. If a nurse can not go and a parent is not available then the field trip has to be cancelled for everyone. A child with disabilities can not be...
    May 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. School Nurse Interview
    You will probably want to post your question in the School Nurse section. Look under Specialties, then click on School Nurse. :-)
    May 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. My stack of books was taller in RN school than in NP school
    I have no idea how old she is but I do know she is very wise. And funny. And sarcastic. And I like that. lol
    May 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. My stack of books was taller in RN school than in NP school
    GrnTea for about 2.5 seconds I thought you said you were "twerking". lol SHE CAME IN LIKE A WRECKING BALL!!!!
    May 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Happy Field Day!
    I love the smell of book fairs! I don't know what it is but it reminds me of when I was a child and would go! Our school has one every year and I love just meandering around.
    May 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Only a nurse will understand...
    Bless your heart! I was raised in the south and by a very traditional southern family. It is mandatory to take a plate home for someone who was not able to make a gathering. :-) I think you should...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Testing Snacks
    Each class decides if they want to provide a snack during state testing. Every teacher is aware if a child in their class has a food allergy. It is up to them to provide the appropriate snack. I...
    May 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. What did you get for nurses week?
    I am a school nurse...love my kids/staff and parents. I am the only nurse. I know if I worked in a hospital or docs office then I would be lucky to get a free lunch. I am blessed. A million hand...
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Start tomorrow!
    1. Don't let those shorter than you run you over. 2. Become crafty with tongue depressors. 3. Multitask 4. Be able to wrangle at least 3 kids at one time with one hand. 5. Practice saying,...
    May 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Chronic "accidents"
    Potty accidents are not a nursing issue. I don't get involved. Now, there is always an exception. If there was a child sitting in urine or poo and there was absolutely no one around to help....yes, I...
    May 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. What cracked me up today
    I work at a magnet school and the kids can out smart me sometimes. I had two kindergartners in my clinic. I asked the first one who I should call first to come pick her up. She told me all about how...
    May 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Ever feel lonely?
    That's what I love about school nursing.....no docs, supervisors or other nurses. Now, I love my fellow school nurses in my district. We talk by email/text or call when needed. We also have meetings...
    May 6
    Forum: School Nurses


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