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  1. WGU RN to MSN program???
    I am an ADN who is desperately wanting to go back to school. My long term goal is to teach in a Nursing program. Any program, CNA, LPN, RN, BSN... It doesnt matter I would just love to teach. I am...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Families who refuse pain management for the patient
    I have had this fear from families before when I worked onc. or they will say "I don't want them to get addicted". Okay so seriously, a person is dying of cancer and fear of addiction is their...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. School Nurses In Missouri
    Just wondering how many school nurses are in Missouri are on here.
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. It's official, I'm now a school nurse
    In my state you just go online to the school website and look under job openings. I think it depends on the district what the salary will be. It was a $6 difference between 2 school neighboring...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. It's official, I'm now a school nurse
    Congratulations to the new school nurses! You will love it!! This is my second year and I love it!!! I work 730-330 (7.5 hour days) and we work on the days the kids are off. Doesn't pay much (hourly...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. My nursing program was terrible and I was too incompetent but I still graduated
    I think your biggest mistake was not going into the workplace. I guarantee that at least 90% of the nurses felt incompetent or worse upon graduation. Honestly school is to prepare you for the test....
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Recurrent Syncope in Classroom Setting
    I need advice. I have a student that has had 5 syncopal episodes thus far this school year. She has seen Neuro, Cardio, General Practitioner for this condition. Neuro has placed her on nortriptyline...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Epi-Pens
    I am wondering what your protocol is for Epi-Pens? We have a lot of students with food allergies. We do not have an epi-pen on hand for general use- this is in our policy. We only have 2 that are...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Am I Nursey Enough For You?
    I agree with all of you. I started out as a CNA in 1992 (fresh out of high school). Worked Med/Surg, GeroPsych, Home Health, Float Pool, Onc/Neph, HIV Unit. Then as an LPN in 1996. Worked Med/Surg,...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Another Online Resource
    Its not working for me.
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Questions about school nursing
    state? missouri what are your hours at work? 730-320 would you mind sharing your salary and if it's for 12 months or just the school year? $29,546 for 186 days (can opt for 10 month or 12...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Nurse Massage Therapy
    Is anyone on here? I am very interested in Nursing and massage therapy and herbal stuff. I just don't know where to get started. I am an RN. Let me know if you are still out there to talk!!! ...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Massage Therapists
  13. VENT!!!! (you've been warned)
    Also- who is this US Preventative Services Task Force anyway? Is this someone that mandates School Nursing Process? Are we legally supposed to be following their guidelines? I can't find anywhere...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Discussing Hygiene with Middle Schoolers
    This is a great idea!!! Can you please send me one- maschershelly@neosho.k12.mo.us
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. VENT!!!! (you've been warned)
    I agree. I am not gonna lose my license just to save a days work
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. VENT!!!! (you've been warned)
    That's a question I will defer to my boss. I will get back to ya when I get her response. This is my first year so I am not sure.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. VENT!!!! (you've been warned)
    we have to in Missouri... http://health.mo.gov/living/families/schoolhealth/pdf/SpinalScreeningGuidelines.pdf
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. VENT!!!! (you've been warned)
    Great! I am doing mine May 19th. Way to make me dread it!!! This is my first year as a school nurse. I will be screening the 6th graders. We have 353 of them. So tell me- how bad is it gonna be. Lay...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Over the Counter Meds at School
    At my school we have each parent fill out a Health Inventory Form at the beginning of each school year. On the back of that form is a section that gives permission for us to give meds: I give...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Should I talk to principal about this? (long note)
    I am a middle school nurse and had a very similar situation with a para-professional and a student with what I would label encopresis in my humble opinion. She was mean and hurtful and really just...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Sharing students' medical info with teachers
    I am having this same concern. Do you know where there is any documentation that supports not giving the counselors free reign to our records? Afterall, we can't see their records.
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. How Many School Nurses out there ???
    I am an RN - this is my first year as a school nurse. I am in Missouri at a middle school with 1047 5th-7th graders. We average about 85+ kids a day. There is me and an LPN in the office. I am the...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Set a minimum patient-nurse ratio
    I sit here 3 minutes and counting until I have to leave for work. I am crying my eyes out. Worked my second night shift as an RN last night 630p-730a with no break and no lunch. Why am I crying? I...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Set a minimum patient-nurse ratio
    I would like there to be mandated laws in place in all states about the nurse/patient ratio. I am a new nurse. The other night we has 7 patients per nurse and kept getting admits- that thank goodness...
    Jan 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Would you marry a doctor?
    I dated a doctor once. He wanted to marry me. I would have been his second wife. He actually had the nerve to tell me he had cheated on his first wife all the way through residency with another...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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