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  1. New School Nurse: VENT
    I tried so hard with school nursing and moved really wasn't for me. Perhaps it is the area I live in, but I found it just wasn't a good fit. My husband is a teacher and really wanted to...
    Jan 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Prenatal Care Manager
    I need to do my homework and research about this position. I have been in OB for approx 10 years in the hospital environment. Questions: How shall I prepare for this interview? What does being a...
    Apr 1, '14
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. Gas & Air For L&D/Home Births
    Entonox is still a popular pain relief choice in England...midwifes still provide home births and delivery in the hospital environments. Women usually just see a Dr AKA consultant for complications....
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. New school nurse...bummed out already
    I am new to school nursing and today is my last day. I lasted 1 year. It has been tough and I can identify with many of your above comments. I miss working with medical people and people who share...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Gave it a shot: Moving on!
    I have tried school nursing for 1 year and I am moving on to public health. I gave it a shot, and am just not loving it! I think a lot of it comes down to the school. Thank you all for your...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. MA Looking to Become RN in L&D/NICU *ADVICE WANTED*
    It will be difficult to keep a fulltime job, active social and family life once accepted into nursing school. Try your best in the pre-req to get good grades as nursing school admission can be very...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Campus Safety after CT shootings
    All visitors must be buzzed in and sign in etc. After our meeting before break, our prinicpal decided all doors that are on the hallways must remain locked at all times. Classrooms did this anyway,...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Elementary Kids Took ME Down!
    LOL at the vision of your husband using Listerine.....Coxsackie is awful though, my daughter had it! Thanks for sharing :-)
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Elementary Kids Took ME Down!
    Oh what a gross week....flu like SSX, vomiting, pooping, high fevers, sending kids home left and right! I have been a nurse a good while and worked around all kind of "grossness"! I NEVER get sick...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Asthma Question
    I spoke with the Ped/Dr yesterday and he wants to see them both in his office Monday morning. He told me that Mom has called in for refill on the Flovent recently. He is going to re-eval and ref...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Asthma Question
    I spoke with the Mom again today and she promised me they were both taking Flovent and little one on Zyrtec. She says she will get them into the Asthma and Allergy clinic for further eval :-/ I...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Asthma Question
    I have 2 siblings in my school that have asthma. Both kids have albuterol nebulizers at school and are suppose to take Flovent at home. The 6 grade child seems to be the kid that makes sure he gets...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. What did you find was the hardest to adjust being a school nurse?
    I can identify with many of the above comments, also the lack of understanding of what the role of the school nurse is by teachers/staff. I am in a poor, rural area and many kids are underserved in...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Bad day today..
    I can identify; yesterday was awful for me too. There are no pleasing some parents and we just have to try our best with the knowledge we have. YAY for teacher work day tomorrow...student free...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    @ FMF Corpsman thank you for your service. I can certainly appreciate Corpsmen and all they do. My husband is AD USMC and been in over 20 years. He has been to Iraq and done overseas tours. I had...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    "Corpse"man (aka corpsman to the rest of the population, other than the Pres) should be given some credit for the medical training, but sorry, everyone that wants to take the NCLEX-RN should be held...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Reducing visits to the nurse
    We are awesome......a colleague of mine shared that she had an ES student sent to her for cat poop stuck in/on the child's shoe ha ha!! Major emergency!!
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. How long shall I give this job?
    Thanks all! I am not sure I really want to switch schools either. I have worked so hard these past weeks. I only work 3 days a week and I have done my emergency plans, entered all my orders...etc...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. How long shall I give this job?
    I started my first school nurse job in Feb 12. I slipped in at the end of the school year....hit a few speed bumps and decided to go back and give it a try for a full school year. I had posted a...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Anyone had serious doubts...about nursing and about self?
    I had constant doubts in nursing school. I excelled at everything in school, so hung on thinking I must do this since I am doing ok at it right?! I have been a nurse for 9 years and am looking to...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  21. School Nurses: Professional Staff or Support Staff?
    I have a BSN and am considered support staff. The above post from "nursectg" is so strikingly similar, we could be in the same district!!! It is disappointing to not be recognized as professional...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Post Partum nurse Pt ratio
    I have worked in many States and the facilities I worked at try to keep it at 4 couplets (CA, DC, OH, SC, VA). Look up AWHONN standards and see how they compare. If a unit is staffed correctly, 4...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. How do you make new hires feel welcome on your unit?
    When I did a new grad/hire preceptor program, once a month I would meet with my preceptor outside of work at Starbucks or similar places to conference. The unit paid for us to go out for coffee and...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Need some clarification about moving from US to UK
    You will need a BSN...ADN is not enough clinical hours in the UK to obtain your license.
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  25. CRC Vs Program Coordinator
    Is a CRC the same role as a program coordinator? The program coordinator job requires a BS and 1 year program specific experience. I have an interview coming up and am new to the research area. ...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing

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