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  1. School's Out- Yahoo !
    Me, LTC, but I work perdiem year round so I am giving them more hours per week for about 5 weeks.
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Anyone work for sunbelt staffing?
    Well, if you got paid what they charge the district (with a four hour minimum), you would be living the dream!!!!
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Getting into School Nursing after 10yrs of PACU experience, Possible?
    I was actually approached by a parent/teacher in the district! She told me she thought I would be awesome....20 years later hear am still! :roflmao:
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. School's Out- Yahoo !
    Last exam ends @ 10:45 today....we are done @ 2:30 tomorow~
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Mom and school nurse...
    I get paid parallel to the teachers....15 sick days (3 personal within those) If I need time off it is either a personal day or medical day (if it is a medical appt) I was lucky enough to be in...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. What Do You Wear To Work?
    I wear khakis, sweaters, sturdy ( but pretty!) shoes. any number of types of pants and tops. Easy clean, nothing fancy. Some times I wear fitted black cargo style scrubs with a nice top....this time...
    Jun 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Charge nurses
    Do yuo have any other reason to distrust her? Some people lie like a rug! It sounds with the brown ring, that she had been wet for a while, probably longer than 90 min. One question to consider was...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. School Nurse Certification
    I just got the book from the NASN website School Nurse Certification Review....without any review I went and did the practice tests and scored like 70% So I feel with some intensive review over the...
    Jun 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Does anyone have carpeting in their health office/clinic?
    Ewe yuck! I like the idea of the poly vinyl floor runners!
    Jun 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. It's the most wonderful time of the year....
    ya...I hear you! kids are done ext THurs and we are out Fri...not soon enough!
    Jun 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Why is LTC so hated
    Wow...just wow
    Jun 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Issues working in your facility
    I work really hard to engage the staff and let them know I appreciate their job. I was, back in the day, a "Nurses Aide". And even today I am not afraid to clean someone, toilet them or assist with a...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. You could instantly tell something was wrong
    What a great catch....sad that it occurs...I hope she stays strong and moves away and beyond that period in her life. Kudos to all who stepped in.
    Jun 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Differences in death procedures between adults and children
    Just found this thread as my (step)grandson is actively dying from late stage brain tumor (PMA).....so heartbreaking to watch him lay still there...he is well medicated and appears to be comfortable....
    Jun 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Ankle Injuries
    http://www.ohri.ca/emerg/cdr/docs/cdr_ankle_poster.pdf That was my source....hmmmm..need to further research this
    Jun 11
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  16. Bug bites...seriously??
    The mosquitoes and green headed flies in Maine ARE like pterodactyls!!!!!!!!!!! I use (with permission) topical clear anti itch lotion
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Epi Pens
    We dont but we have a local ER doc who has been a parent and coach in the district nad he was glad to sign for them.
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Excited new school nurse!
    keep your sense of humor!!!
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. New School Nurse
    Join your state school nureses association...find out who your local nurses are (either your district or neighboring towns) High school kids Rock!!
    Jun 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Cranky Old Man - What do you see nurses?
    I had the time to read the personal history of one our AL residents. He is a pretty cranky, and at times, nasty man.... he was a POW at one time.....:no: ya... it helped me reframe my...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. I Hope No One Hires You
    $$$$$ They are way too expensive (at least where I live) and what they charge is way more than what the nurse who fills in is getting.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. New Grad.. Now what?
    Congrats on graduating...just be careful not to call yourself an RN until you have your license (because you took and PASSED your boards) in hand.....Good Luck on the exam!!!
    Jun 9
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Impossible Family Member
    Arghhh...the adult child of one of my residents is a medical professional.....and expects that we drop EVERYTHNG when the family strolls in, to get the parent out of bed, or will interupt you when...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. And that's a WRAP!
    one more Monday.......
    Jun 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. I Hope No One Hires You
    CCM Over the years, I have read how you run your facility and FWIW, it sounds like a well run organization...you support your staff, you support the residents and their families. You work hard to...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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