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  1. What would you have done?
    So, this is the scenario: staff at camp was warming up for dance class, said he stretched his arms up too far, and heard a crack in his back, then suffering horrible back pain. When I got to him, he...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  2. school nurse resources
    usda dot gov- They will send you free boxes and boxes of health/food/gardening related items. Books, posters, charts etc. It was like Christmas!
    Feb 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Summer jobs?
    Summer day camp or residential camp. Last summer I worked at a camp that cost ~ 400.oo a week to attend. I got to bring my dgd for FREE and they fed us for FREE everyday. And they paid me good money!...
    Jan 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Yale New Haven Hospital Job
    If you got an offer from any hospital in CT, good for you! It is taking some people years to find a job here. 30 ish is the average, I believe. It should be doable but the cost of living is extremely...
    Nov 8, '14
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  5. What did you get for nurses week?
    I got fired!
    May 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Ferpa violation? I'm so confused!
    Thanks for the input. I met with my supervisor today and all is well.
    Mar 28, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Ferpa violation? I'm so confused!
    I'll keep this short and sweet. The school where I work has a partnership with a major university. They come in and provide extra support with the help of their grad students. This includes social...
    Mar 27, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Weather Policy
    I am in the NE and I have the luxury at this time of being a school nurse. When the weather is bad, and school is closed, I stay home. However, it is not my call. If school is open, I go in. I hop...
    Feb 14, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I Just Need To Vent A Bit... Or A Lot.
    I feel your pain, I am CT also and it is very difficult to get a nsg job. (09) I was at the point that I wanted to just put on my scrubs, go into a hospital and start working without being hired! I...
    Feb 5, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. "Recommended for you" pop up
    "Yes there is a way for the last 24 hours. go to the AN main page....hover over the "what's new" icon/tab it will show 3 more tabs one of them is "get daily" for the last 24 hours. These tabs are on...
    Feb 4, '14
    Forum: Site Feedback
  11. "Recommended for you" pop up
    It does not go away. I agree, it is annoying. Also, the "clock" that used to bring up older posts is gone. There is no way to access "last 24" or "last 30 days". This is driving me whacko, to the...
    Feb 4, '14
    Forum: Site Feedback
  12. showering residents on third shift??
    Yup, I have heard of it. They do it so all shifts get a somewhat equal amount of showers to do. Some patients like to be up and about early. : )
    Jan 15, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. My Failing experience in taking my NCLEX RN
    Why would you do this and how did you do this? Legit question, very curious.
    Jan 7, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Vent! Teachers,parents and students ready for break!
    I hear ya, let me tell you! I realize break is almost over but I am still stressed out! I work at two schools, one more than the other. The principal at the not so much school has been emailing other...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. conscious pt terminal wean
    When my dad wad terminally ill with lung CA, he was home. His bed was in the living room, and all family members took turns caring for him. When it was "that time", as told to us by his hospice...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. How Do people find School Nurse positions?
    Craig's List : )
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. New School Nurse: Forgot a medication yesterday
    I set the alarm clock on my phone for every med I need to give. It is very annoying. : )
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Doea anyone here teach Health?
    Yes, I do also, and not very well. There was no curriculum, I just had to wing it. Now I have a small amount of go to subjects...............
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Stress, students and stomach aches - a minor rant
    Shame on that teacher! WTH is wrong with her, trying to place blame like that? There is no way you could have known.............. trust me, someone I am very close to and talk to on a daily basis...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. New School New Overwhelmed
    Nobody gets a prn inhaler from me unless 1. I have spoken with mom,or 2. i checked lungs sounds and they sound like crap. Then I give it and call mom. In this situation, I would have all students sit...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Would wearing a sexy nursing outfit to a party disrespect the profession?
    I am confused about said party............ a lingerie party at a hotel, general public invited, and you are supposed to wear your lingerie to attend? What kind of party is this, and what are you...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. Rounding on patients at night
    Ty for the info. They are no longer doing v/s.
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Rounding on patients at night
    Curious as to what all of you would do in this situation IF the pt was pretty much non verbal, hospice and cmo. Would you let the patient go for 10 hrs without any (prn) pain and anti anxiety meds?
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Possible appendicitis
    Sorry, I should have been more clear. I would have done what I wrote IF there were positive signs of appendicitis. IF NOT, I would have done what you and Flare have suggested, moniter throughout the...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Sleeping Nurse = No Agency?
    They are getting paid to work, not to sleep. How would that fly if everyone that was at work decided they were going to sleep on shift? No, You did not overreact. :sleep:
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing