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  1. Elementary Burn Out
    Hello New and Old. I haven't been on in about a year or so. I am still a school nurse hopefully with only 5-6 years to go if I choose. I recently went elementary from middle/HS kids because of...
    Nov 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Win CASH! Christmas Nursing Caption Contest - $100
    I know, I took a red and green capsule on the medicine tray marked Santa helper. "Oh he was just admitted on Neurology."
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. In Shock
    Thanks for the responses. It is a little complex because he and both AP are being transf. bc low perf. I learnt he is soft for ladies incl. his sec. Her and my aide got close as friends over the last...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. In Shock
    I was called into a meeting by the principal with 4 days left of school. He is not returning and has a few issues with me. I have gotten excellent evals for 5 years. Last week I called 911 for a...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Walking Pneumonia
    No, I haven't. Unless the physican authorized the student to stay at home I have never heard of exclusion because of "walking pneumonia. The school needs the doctor's note in order to justify...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Charting
    We also use Skyward to chart student visits, parent calls, consultations. Also chart screenings, immunizations, medications now starting this year. Usually it's difficult to get Skyward support and...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Who buys Supplies??!
    Our Nurse Supervisor orders what she wants and we 7 RNs and 8 NAs have a little say in the matter. Usually if it costs just under $40 dollars or so and we can justify needing it we may get it in a...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Please help:  school nurse interview
    Let them know that you are comfortable around children and would love to work in the clinic. They may ask why you want to change to school nursing and why you would be a good fit. They may ask if you...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Vent - June cannot get here soon enough
    I don't know if the extension is just a grant as I heard that some major schools in Texas are doing the same. I don't know what it is going on but know the teachers and staff look forward to summers...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Scoliosis Instructor
    Thanks but I know how to screen, I want to become a Certified Instructor, just like a CPR Instructor you have to have extra credentials.
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Scoliosis Instructor
    I am scheduled to conduct spinal screening in a few weeks but the Lead is having difficulty getting subs. I have been doing spinal screening for going on 8 years. In the past we trained the PE...
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Legal question
    I am a RN with a clinic aide at a high school of 700 and underneath a college high school of 200. The 2 higher grades attend college all day. The community college lost their RN this year because of...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. New Nurse needs advice and support
    A health class is what we do basically when we talk or teach others about health issues. I would probably find time to visit the classroom beforehand to get comfortable with the environment, setup...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. High School Nurse?? Nervous!
    I have worked both elementary and high school but prefer higher grades. My hours are 8 to 4 pm so maybe the kids can be picked up for 2 hrs from a agency or stay home mom until you get off. High...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Happy New School Year !
    Thanks and the same to you! I wasn't ready with all this heat in Tx but I am rolling now. It's been awhile since I've been on here-job cuts, family deaths and busy with teens. Glad to see an old...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Random Question: med keys?
    I take them home because I have a clinic assistant. But if I didn't, I would give them to the principal's secretary. 7 Days to go for Spring Break! Yeah!!! :) :) :)
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Which pocket reference for a telemetry nurse would you recommend?
    If you don't get a reply from others here, try the telemetry or cardiac nurse specialty area. Or do what I do, go to bookstore review websites.
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Staple left in wound?
    She needs to write a note to the doctor or better yet call him and let him do the research.
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Professional Advice
    You are not sure that you have the hospital job yet. Don't turn the nursing home job down just yet. If you don't have it on paper and better yet you haven't started work, I wouldn't turn it lose on...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How fast to push IV meds
    Most meds book list the appropriate time for these drugs. You need to start a list and look them up. Laminate them and put them in your scrub pocket for reference. Don't depend on the hospital or...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. facebook game for nurses
    Sounds like fun. The only thing I don't like about FB games is that they make you add friends to the Application in order to use them. So I would want a game not tied into FB since everybody isn't...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What is considered abuse by your boss?
    You must have a back up plan. The DON will possibly not change. You must prepare for this. If you can catch her when she is calm and ask to speak with her to let her know your feelings about the...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What do you do to destress?
    I shop at the fruit stand, TJ Maxx, Bath and Body or one my other fav store and spend under $10-20 depending on what I can use. Or I may get me a yogurt ice cream and park at the park. Or I may go to...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Comfortable Shoes
    I wear whatever I feel is comfortable which is expensive nurse shoes or expensive tennis shoes. I have ran into very few cheap comfortable shoes. I usually buy at JC PENNY or other mall stores. I try...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Advice for School Nurse
    The first week will set your routine for you. You will learn how to triage quickly, document quickly, contact parents quickly. On the side you will make time for checking immunizations, and other...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: School Nurses


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