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  1. Annual School Open House
    I think it would be a good opportunity to have policies such as medication administration or have any required health forms available for parents to fill out on their children. I have never attended...
    Sep 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    The pictures enlarged like 100x actual size when viewing on thread! Sorry! You can delete the post! Dang! Why does it do that? Grrrr.... I just had to post one more frustrating thing. New...
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. First week HELP!
    When eating an elephant take one bite at a time. ~Creighton Abrams~
    Sep 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I finally made it!!!!
    Ok, so this is about 4 years late BUT I was reading threads in the burn nurse section and happened across yours back in 2007 saying it was your last week (in burns) and you were heading off to CRNA...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  5. Please help with HW enteral feedings
    ^^^What Don1984 said. :-)
    Sep 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. 4.0 in nursing school?
    I am in an RN-BSN online program (I already have my ASN). I have 2 semesters left. I have a 4.0 average. I have never been an A student. I believe the only reason I can maintain my average is...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Prioritizing Nursing Diagnosis
    Airway/breathing/circulation is ALWAYS FIRST. That would be your ABC's.
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Mitrofanoffs
    I took care of a 2nd grader. She only needed supervision to cath and was a very brave girl. :-) Although, she dealt with a lot of UTI's and sometimes she could not drain completely due to a lot of...
    Sep 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Should I go back to school for MSN?
    No, we do not have a teacher's union. 2 years ago we were given the same requirements as teachers for CEU's and working teacher staff days. We are required 12 CEU hrs that are to be completed on our...
    Sep 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    My job is to keep kids healthy and in school. Major frustration: I make a nursing judgement to keep a child in school because they are FINE and a teacher goes behind my back and calls the parents to...
    Sep 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Goodby for now
    WOW!!!! That just made me want to punch someone! In their case.....they don't need to waste the money on a school nurse. They need to save the money they would spend on a licensed nurse and be...
    Sep 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Too much stuff behind ID badge!!
    Yes! I have ID badge (2), Keys (6), Emergency code sheet and it really makes my neck start to hurt. Not to mention I sound like a prison guard walking down the hallway with my keys rattling! Ugh.
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. New sn 2 weeks in...
    We use SNAP also and I only chart in SNAP. Ain't no one got time to double chart around here! :-) I also have a sub folder that I have paper medication logs, clinic logs and documentation logs for...
    Sep 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Enterovirus D68
    We are nowhere near any outbreaks. My teachers would be happy if we put them in space suits and breathing apparatuses. I have one teacher who has a runny nose and she thinks she has the virus. Over...
    Sep 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Should I go back to school for MSN?
    In my school district...nurses do not get a pay raise for a higher degree. It is not in the budget for us. Unlike our teachers....for every advance in degree they get a pay raise. I would check into...
    Sep 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. mature student
    Many folks who have children young are waiting to start their college careers later in life. I believe (in most cases) as we age we become more stable in all areas of our lives. We know what we want...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Can this child go to school?
    I ask for children with unexplained rashes to be cleared through their pediatrician. Rashes at times can be hard to diagnose in children. Hope she feels better.
    Sep 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. head laceration
    If you were in L&D then you should be use to seeing (principal) and dealing with a**holes. lol You did just fine. Makes my blood pressure rise and my eye twitch when someone tries to tell me "what...
    Sep 2
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Did I do the right thing?
    If the parent was present during the accident then they can decide what needs to be done. I would have recommended pretty much the same thing. Although, since she passed out and hit her head I would...
    Sep 2
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. 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
  21. Day 6 only 174 to go
    15254174 more days. I can't do it. lol
    Aug 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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