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  1. Goodby for now
    I wish you much luck and happiness in your future endeavors! Always do what is best for YOU!!! Take yourself out for a treat to celebrate your new beginnings :cat:
    Sep 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Enterovirus D68
    None in my State, but I hear it's on it's way to us (California). I'm waiting to see if our Health Department, or the bigger one near by, puts out an alert and I'll post in the offices.
    Sep 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Child dies after school nurse layoffs
    I remember this story and it's awful there was no Nurse available, however I believe the parents should share some of the blame. The father was called and did not get her because he did not recognize...
    Sep 3
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    My biggest frustration right now are the orders from Doctors. Some of theses Doctor's write the most hair pulling stuff. Example, on the med form it states the form is good for one school year. I...
    Sep 2
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. The death of PVT, when did your name come up on breeze?
    I took my test the Sunday before a Thanksgiving holiday. It wasn't until after I took the exam I freaked out thinking that was stupid because of the holiday, it would take so much longer to know. My...
    Aug 29
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Students with Anxiety Attacks
    Thanks! That actually helped a lot :yes:
    Aug 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Girl brain dead part deux
    I asked my mom. She's a social worker and did CPS for a while. Her response was, "It has been done before. Age does not end with death. And I saw online you brought more scrubs. Do you really need...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Free EpiPen and Auvi-Q
    If you don't have a Costco Membership you can still use their pharmacy! Same thing to make an appointment with their optometrist. And uh...buy alcohol....
    Aug 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Wrapping Injuries
    Interesting! Leaving the ankle bone out was how we were taught in Nursing School. But I do like the video a lot! I love the hand motions from the guy at the end. Really cute.
    Aug 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Students with Anxiety Attacks
    Only a few students have been diagnosed with an actually anxiety or panic disorder and neither had a PRN med. The rest are students who freak out during finals, in class with an ex-bf/gf/best friend,...
    Aug 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Students with Anxiety Attacks
    High School
    Aug 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Advice about liability insurance?
    Get your own insurance! It's so cheap. I have NSO. I paid $55 my first year as I was a new grad with my first job and when I renewed this year it was $98 with $6 million of coverage. Even if you...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Co-workers: The good, the bad and the ugly
    During the Welcome Back Orientation this year (I'm a School Nurse) we got to watch this little gem about Conflict between co-workers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SnSzo4AbRI
    Aug 22
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  14. Students with Anxiety Attacks
    Hello all, I'm wondering if anyone has any tip or tricks to calm a student during an anxiety attack. I try to distract the student and attempt breathing exercises, but I haven't been very successful....
    Aug 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Rumors and privacy . . . .
    I have had 2 situations where a parent has called to report a student with lice. The students, both times, were friends with their child and the calls happened after sleep overs. I checked both times...
    Aug 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Rumors about Jahi coming home are false
    From IG mom did post two things: 1) One of her children's father took her to court because he wanted the Judge to make him stop paying her child support (Jerk-should be supporting your child...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Wrapping Injuries
    Here is the video! Hope it helps :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwhFALn7DN4
    Aug 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Wrapping Injuries
    Just what OldDude said. I wrap only if I don't believe there's a fracture. The compression can help a lot, mostly psychological making them feel better if there isn't much swelling. I know of a nice...
    Aug 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Girl brain dead part deux
    Like NurseQT said you can tell from the pictures. They are in the authentic boxes and bags and mom would write underneath that she went out for "retail therapy" or what not. You don't go out to shop...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. It pains me to read "the suspect was a nurse"...
    What happened here is horrible, but there is no need to blame abused women. Some women have no choice and it is a bit insensitive to blame them for staying. There are emotional, financial, social...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. School Handwashing Program
    Also, check with your local Health Department to see if they have free hand washing signs and posters you can put around the school.
    Aug 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Girl brain dead part deux
    Wait, WHAT?!!!! No. Back to school clothing? Is she going to be home schooled? Will she have an iPad? To play those brain games I keep seeing commercials about? But hey you guys remember her Uncle...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. BP Cuff
    I say get one! I brought one in nursing school and I used it to practice on all my friends and family. I didn't take it to clinicals or class, but kept it at home after our Health Assessment course....
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Girl brain dead part deux
    Oh yeah. I have a non-Nurse friend who saw the link to that post on FB. She asked me if I knew about this website called allnurses because there's lots of cool "nursing stuff" and I would enjoy it. I...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. For-profit colleges' alumni often in debt and out of work
    30k in loans just for a LVN! These schools are ridiculous. I may have 50k in loans, but I have my BSN after 4 years and I went to a fantastic private (not for profit) nursing program that has an...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Nursing News


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