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  1. Why do parents get mad when you send their kids home???
    Cream and Sugar, I wish all my student's parents were like you!!!
    May 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Noro-virus Blues
    I think it is so funny how some of us, as nurses, are so quick to diagnose ourselves with the worst case scenerios! I have done this so many times, and I think we just have too much information!!! ...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Staff that are frequent fliers
    In our school district, I am responsible for taking care of our approximately 80 staff members in addition to the students (700). I am glad to help them, as it gives me a chance for some health care...
    Apr 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Parent FYI Calls
    I am in Missouri, and we have the Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education manual for managing school health! Does your state have such? You might contact your Association of School Nursing and...
    Apr 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Writing multiple times?
    I just don't understand someone taking the NCLEX over and over. Maybe I am wrong, but I would not want a nurse taking care of me if they had to do this. I took my NCLEX the morning after the Joplin...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. So I have this rash... What do you think?
    I laughed and laughed at your post. And I needed that today!!!! Thanks!
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Bravo to you school nurses!
    I love my school nursing job! Yes, I never know what is going to walk through the door whether it be a wound requiring a band aid, a severe head injury, a broken bone, or just a need to talk. That...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. OMG Say it correctly!
    Hey Hygiene Queen, I love your attitude!!! When I was 18 years old, living in Alabama, and visiting California, I could not believe how I was made fun of. Just because of my thick Southern accent,...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Passed cpne at grady!
    Hi Jennifer27, CPNE is really really difficult to pass, so many many kudos to nursemami4. I took my CPNE in Madison Wisconsin over 2 yrs ago and passed. Only 2 passed, so here is my...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. Controlled substances not locked or counted!?
    I owned an RCF for almost 20 years and all the medications your have mentioned were counted each shift and doubled locked. We had no problems.
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The Hardest Day, The Happiest Day
    Today is Tuesday, your dad's funeral day. I just finished reading your post and cannot stop crying. My parents are both living and in their 80's, so I know what is to follow as time goes on. As I...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. After Nursing: Is There Life Out There?
    You are very sarcastically funny!!!!!! Why don't you try school nursing? I am closing in on 60 and know I cannot run around and do floor nursing anymore. I was in nursing management in residential...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. No, I'm Not a Beauty Shop!
    I would use that earring oppertunity to make that child feel special and loved! Such a little thing!
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. For those who had to repeat the CPNE...
    I passed on the first time, but only with the help of Sheri Taylor. Find her easily on the internet. She has 98-99% pass rate!!!!!
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Respiratory Therapist Bridge to RN through Excelsior
    Hi, I bridged as an LPN with Excelsior and found the program pretty easily done while working. The trick is the CPNE, which is especially difficult. I went through Sheri Taylor in Atlanta for...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  16. I apologize..
    Don't worry, you did your very best. And be happy your license still hangs on the wall.
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New Year, Norovirus, and Me
    I had the noro virus so badly once, that I literally made my bed on the bathroom floor. I just couldn't walk further! Never been so sick in my life. NEVER want that again!
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. A BSN at 84
    I have known Leslie for quite a few years! She is an inspiration!!!!
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  19. A Nation Of Nonreaders
    I had to laugh when I read your post!! We people in our 50's may have been using a computer for longer than you have been alive!! I guess I am an exception. Good laugh and I needed one today!!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. The Slow Code
    Well I hope you are my nurse when I am old and cannot make decisions for myself. As an RN, and former hospice nurse, I am so apalled by this, I can hardly speak!! This man had the right as a...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. Excelsior Grad Nov '12 New RN!
    I thought Excelsior was the way to go for me since I was in my 50's when I graduated!! It was hard, but Study group 101 is what I used and I also used the study guides, picking them apart, making...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. The Political Nurse Speaks
    I am curious about you lemmyg! What is your view of partial birth abortion? Do you believe the baby is a person with a soul? I just have to know!
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Deep In The Dark
    I am a school nurse, sitting at my computer, waiting for my next patient to walk in. Your story brought back many memories of my days as a hospice and elderly care nurse. It made my cry and thank...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  24. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    Realmaninuniform, I SHOUT ditto, ditto, and Amen to ALL you have said sooooooo well!
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. starting a nursing career in late 30's
    I became an LPN in my mid 40's and then an RN at age 58!! Yep, that is a current picture!! I don't plan on retiring at 65 either. I love my job as a school nurse and becoming a nurse is one of the...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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