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  1. Summer jobs?
    Camp Nurse! My last School Nurse job was year round and I worked last summer, but Camp Nursing was an interesting experience.
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. policies and procedures
    I started ordering instant heat packs for my students with cramps. Or the "vague" stomach ache. They provide a lot of comfort and they last as long as the ice pack. No need to plug in and portable.
    Jan 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Do you do "formal" teaching?
    I did. In my first School Nurse position I had to teach an 8th grade HIV class using curriculum formulated from my State and the American Red Cross who collaborated on materials so schools can teach...
    Jan 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. RN first or BSN first?
    Just go straight to a BSN. I started my 4 year BSN program at 17 and including the year I took off for personal reasons I graduated at 22 with my BSN. I actually finished before or after some of my...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Med Refills
    Hello, I'm wondering what other clinics do in terms of standard protocols regarding nursing staff doing med refills. For example, at my clinic, nurses will only refill if the medication was written...
    Dec 9, '14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. Medical Kidnapping
    I smell BS too. Especially around the whole he is in a group home and they have plans to adopt him. That's not how CPS works. And social workers can't keep a case open just because a Physician told...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. What cracked me up today
    Not School Nursing related (le sigh), but while giving out flu shots today a lady walked by and decided to inform us that SHE didn't want one because it will make her sick. As I began my whole little...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Middle School/High School and Supplies
    I had a bigger budget (kind of). I just brought boxes and boxes of the instant ice and heat packs. I didn't have a fridge in any of my offices (well one was a staff fridge and there was no way I...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Stock Epinephrine
    Ugh yes that law...I understand what California was thinking, but no one was thinking! No law there has to be School Nurses (or rations), but lets have ALL schools have Epi-pens. Let them find their...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Object inside the ear
    I think it depends. I had a kinder put a bead up her nose. I was able to visualize it, but it was in a position where I could either safely pull it out or push it in further. I also did want her to...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Do you have a blood glucose meter in your office?
    I know in my State, California, we were told during a School Nurse Orientation that taking blood sugars is an invasive procedure and requires Dr. orders. Including staff. Staff can have their own...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    This doesn't involve acute care, but I did have a question where my student in high school as a question that I didn't really have an answer for: "How do you fix a broken heart? Will it ever stop...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Nursing Bag?
    I was a school nurse with a couple of schools I went back and forth between. This is what I used:...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. assessing students for drug use
    There's a first time for everything so I'm going to try and post the form! Message me if I totally screwed up and you can't open or read it.
    Nov 5, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. assessing students for drug use
    Yes I have. I actually found an awesome form for documenting. Message me and I can email it to you.
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. RN Detained and Quarantined As Ebola Hysteria Reaches a New Low
    Perfect. This is so perfect. Are they going to quarantine the whole hospital? Where are they going to put all these people? Who is paying for it? Who is going to take care of these people's families?...
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Information Withheld from Patient
    Thank you so much. I have decided to step back and I have let my higher ups know. If someone more serious comes about this we will contact CPS.
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. May I please vent?
    My schools are Title 1 and yes it's a pain in the butt when they send kids to school sick AND there's no working numbers!!! Seriously you can get a phone for $25 a month and I see your kid is playing...
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. BEST Ebola Theories
    You're welcome. Stevie Wonder Is Not Blind: The Truthers' Case
    Oct 23, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. BEST Ebola Theories
    My favorite group of deniers right now are the "Stevie Wonder Can See" people. The truth is out there! Also, does any one know if anyone has made a case for Aliens and Ebola? Hey History Channel:...
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. Vision Screening Trickster
    Have you tested her multiple times with different results? Even if she fails and you think so note that on the referral letter to go home. I have a section on my letter where I make notes such as the...
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Do you keep clothes in your office?
    Our discipline office keeps a stack of old PE uniforms and other donated items we use for students who violate dress code or have accidents (mostly bloody noses or period accidents) and their parents...
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. BEST Ebola Theories
    Yes because HIV and H1N1 failed at securing unlimited funding for the CDC so why not try Ebola?
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. Medication administration
    With my HS kids they are responsible for coming. Pretty much all the scheduled meds are at lunch time so we can't call them out or have security hunt them down because they are patrolling. If they...
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Another Bites the Dust
    The "fake" Northern California aka The Bay Area. I know it's not really that North. But closer than than the sand trap I live in now. If I had to go higher than Sacramento it would have to be Tahoe...
    Oct 21, '14
    Forum: School Nurses


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