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  1. Comparable pay to NY??
    I'm from New England. Moved here in 2005 thinking the low pay would be OK because the cost of living is "so much less". In some areas, the cost of living is lower - like no state income tax - BUT...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Hurrah! Glad to hear you're home. Now get busy getting better! mc3:wavey:
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    This person also posted over in Private Duty Nursing. I call BS, too. mc3:cat:
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I find it difficult to believe that you had medical training of some sort but do not know the answer to simple, basic care questions. You do not appear to be a nurse, or have any medical background...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Question for Florida School Nurses
    I could be wrong, but I think you have to go through the Health Department of the county the child lives in. mc3:cat:
    Oct 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I'm sorry...this whole post sounds fishy to me............. mc3:bag:
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I'm not understanding this. If you were trained as a caregiver why would these basic skills not have been taught to you? I looked up the name of your country and there is nothing listed anywhere...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Sending a hug and best wishes your way! Look forward to seeing you back soon:) mc3:cat:
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. May I please vent?
    I've been putting it in our newsletter since September. Doesn't seem to do any good:mad:..... My school is not Title 1, but is over 70% free or reduced lunch. I would have thought folks in the...
    Oct 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. May I please vent?
    To all the parents out there, :banghead: Please, please please do not, repeat, do not send your child in to school if they vomited or had a fever this morning. Yes, I know you're a single parent...
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Do you keep clothes in your office?
    I have pre-K through 5th grade. I do keep some extra clothes, but people keep bringing in more which I wish they wouldn't do. I"ll give out clothes for the smaller kids who have "accidents", but if...
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    [QUOTE=subee;8174977]I don't totally blame the nurses, doctors, etc. that speak ungrammatically, but rather the education systems that allowed them to graduate from grade to grade in elementary...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    I don't know why, but using "disrespected" instead of "disrespectful" absolutely drives me nuts! "He was disrespecting me" sounds so, I don't know, wrong to me. I think it should be "He was...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New Ebola Czar
    Doesn't surprise me one bit.....typical, from this Administration. mc3:banghead:
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I think the only way we can get a handle on this is to 1) stop all the flights to and from the affected countries!! Couldn't the health care workers who are helping in West Africa take specially...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    Yes, and wasn't there a "team of specialists being flown in immediately" when Duncan was first diagnosed? What did they do? Sit around the conference room eating donuts with the head mucky-mucks???...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. public school systems
    Yes, that ^^^^! mc3:yes:
    Oct 14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  18. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    You have my 100% sympathy :yes: mc3:cat:
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. all i really want is...
    ^^^^ Yes, yes!!! a thousand times yes!!! Today I had a parent call in at 2:30 (school's out at 3:00). Asked if her kids came up to see me for anything today. No, I responded. Well, that's good...
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. public school systems
    As a school nurse, I heartily thank you for the above. Also, to the OP, if I need to request any information, I must have you sign a release first. 900+ kids; I'm not really looking at anything...
    Oct 12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  21. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    Today: Student vomited on the bus on the way in. Told Mom wasn't feeling good, but... Arranged for him to go home. Friend comes up 15 minutes later, tops. "I'm sick because he's sick". ...
    Oct 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    [QUOTE=azboston;8155770]A first grader: "I can't button my pants". I buttoned his pants for him.[/QUOTE Me too! Some of those pants have buttons/snaps that are tough. And we know what happens...
    Oct 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    This happens all the time!!! student: " I have a headache" me: "hmm, no fever. Did you eat breakfast?" student: "um, no" me: "when is lunch?" student: "in 10 minutes" me: "do you think...
    Oct 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    "Everyone is my class is sick, so I'm sick too..." no symptoms of anything "Dog poop on my sneaker" (yup, I have a magic dog poop cleaner; goes along with my magic wand...) "my nose hurts" has a...
    Oct 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    Oh yes I do too!!! Just ask anyone!!:) mc3:snurse:
    Oct 1
    Forum: School Nurses


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