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  1. Chart review form
    I don't use those for school nursing. It is all computer charting. Sorry.
    5:04 pm
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Magnus vs. CareFlow
    We use SNAP. Sorry, no help.
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. "Frequent Flier" classification
    If none of the above work I go to my principal. If you have a student who has been in your clinic 6 times for 10 min each then that is 60 minutes of educational instruction time lost. Usually, my...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. "Frequent Flier" classification
    I have one teacher who has already sent 60 students from her class in 2 months. I think starting with educating the teachers on good judgement is a start. A kid only makes it down to my clinic if the...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Select all that apply...
    I struggled with "select all that apply" options. Or worse, we would have select all that apply...option a, b, c, and then d would be "none apply". Good grief! :-) 15854
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Assignment Help: Pros(??) & Cons of Alarm Fatigue
    Perfect!
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. condom catheters
    Actually, I was being the drama queen. That was in reference to wanting to know what the OP meant by "thanks for playing". I guess it's hard to "read intent" online. I have been married for 25 years....
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just looking for some encouragement
    I always do my Kramer impression when I come through the door. It's taken me 3 years but the teachers are warming up to me! ;-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epmvG3pjpu0
    Sep 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Care plan help, please?
    You said she was a non compliant diabetic by evidence of 2 glucose readings over 300 in one shift. Have you checked her A1C? Do you have other evidence to prove she is non compliant? Could it be...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Nursing Behind the Wall
    Kudos! I was a prison nurse in Florida for about a year. Loved my job! My husband ended up with a job transfer and we ended up moving. I am now a school nurse. My assessment skills, lie detector...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  11. condom catheters
    :-) Please expound! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Your Specialty & Why
    I am a school nurse...4 yrs. Why? Because I like to create miracles with tongue depressors and cotton balls. My patients are my biggest fans though small in size. I can wear no makeup and look like...
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. condom catheters
    You might as well just blow that thing up and make a balloon monkey out of it. Don't like them, never have. :-) I wanted to be part of the solution but I'm of no use. Sorry. Just letting you...
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    Take'n it old school! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvKY8FJY0Qk
    Sep 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Classroom parties
    We also are not a peanut free school. The only time I am called to a classroom about parties/snacks is if there is a peanut allergy or my diabetic is eating. Otherwise, I don't get involved. I'm not...
    Sep 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Meds locked up?
    I do NOT lock up my epi, inhalers or diastat. These are emergency meds and I do not want to be fumbling for keys or be away from my clinic and a teacher/staff member not be able to get into it. Time...
    Sep 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Am I the only one
    Can you call the prescribing physician and talk with them? Sounds like you are doing all you can as a school nurse. If we force anything then isn't considered assault/battery? I had a child that...
    Sep 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. What is relational ethics exactly?
    I like pancakes. Sorry, I can't think of anything to add. Already took my Tylenol PM. I will revisit this question in the morning. Esme12 great job! You took all the fancy words and broke it down...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Anyone ever said something completely dumb because they were really nervous?
    ICURN3020 Love it! We have to laugh at ourselves. 15753
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How do you get results without being rude?
    This is the only way to get pain meds on time. ;-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2uJoVEwbmc
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Capstone project on congenital hypothyroidism
    Don1984 is right. You should do research first and then decide on what you would like to write about. If you can come up with some thesis statements then I'm sure people will be happy to help you if...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. If someone is caught plagiarizing, should they be failed on the spot or get a zero
    In my college plagiarism is reason for dismissal. Period. You do your own work and you take credit for your own work. There is no way this person did not know it was against policy and unethical....
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Cell Phones
    If they have an iphone tell them to use the app "find my phone" and they can go hunt it down themselves. It's not your problem...the sick/injured kids are your problem. Some parents amaze me. I work...
    Sep 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. 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
  25. 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


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