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  1. I beat cancer
    Yippee!!! so glad for you!!!! A friend just had a clear bone scan after her bilateral mastectomy!!! It could be worse for sure!!!
    2:09 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    Drugs? did they do a tox screen?
    10:12 am
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. High school nurses
    High school all day every day!!! Hands down the best population IMHO to work with. They have a multitude of issues but they are morphing, mostly, into pretty cool young adults! Some are total PIA's...
    10:11 am
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. What school nurses REALLY do
    Yowsa! Another skill set for the resume/job title....Fire putter outer...for real!!!! High five for you!!!
    10:08 am
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    The reason I am keeping you out of sports after your concussion is NOT because I dont like you. In fact I really DO like you and don't want to see you suffer for weeks with post concussive...
    Dec 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Applying for a School Nurse position. Any tips?
    There is another thread/article about what being a school nurse entails...read it! http://allnurses.com/school-nurses/what-school-nurses-964079.html
    Dec 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. What school nurses REALLY do
    1268 and that does not include daily meds, time spent doing concussion tracking, evenings spent at preseason presentations, time spent doing a flu shot clinic and on and on and on!
    Dec 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. What school nurses REALLY do
    Nailed it!!!!
    Dec 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. sick (pardon the pun) of teachers
    Awesome!!!!:roflmao:
    Dec 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Otoscopes
    I have a Welch Allen, in NH we can use them and I do. We cannot, by limits on scope of practice use a curette to remove items, I wil sometimes remove easily movable wax in order to better assess the...
    Dec 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Say what...?
    Hear you..... but......what would you have done 20 years ago when the kids did not have cell phones? The world did not stop spinning on its axis. And I have to say, it is very frustrating when...
    Dec 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Say what...?
    I frequently remind that while they have the privilege of having phone, they DO NOT have the privilege to dismiss themselves!!!!
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Head Lice!
    Hah! Liar Liar pants on fire!! LOL~
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Head Lice!
    Well I expect an uninterrupted lunch but THAT's not gonna happen!!!! (oh, but the teachers will get that!!) Tough, show them the evidenced based practice and get the support of your administrator!
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. "Gift" Ideas
    I use a large jar and they use q tips, they know they risk amputation if I catch them with their fingers in it!! LOL!
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Substance abuse...Who calls the parent?
    I cannot wait to use it!
    Dec 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Missed a fracture.
    You cannot miss what you cannot diagnose!!! You did what you could in YOUR scope of practice. :specs: You don't have XRAY vision!
    Dec 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. 38C fever, no ride home?
    Yup, me too!:nailbiting:
    Dec 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Substance abuse...Who calls the parent?
    I attended a workshop where a DRE Drug Recognition Expert spoke. He said that one great test/assessment to use for pot is to have the student stand straight up, tilt their head back and close their...
    Dec 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Go to Nursing School?  NEVER!!  Ch 1
    I was a little taken back by the comment "of course it was a mobile home on stilts".... A little judgmental? Just my humble opinion.
    Nov 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What nursing reference books do you keep in your office?
    I have The Merck, Grays Anatomy, the School Nurse Certification Review, various and sundry books picked up at workshops and the Calorie King.. I also inherited An American Red Cross Text Book on...
    Nov 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. What happens if  worker has no non industrial coverage?
    I think that the logical follow through would have been to file a WC report based in the fact that the person thought it was a work related injury. From there, the WC board would need to decide that...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  23. What is My Family Thinking?
    Yikes! I love when I am working, it takes me out of the loop for things I would rather not do sometime. Chicken? yup! And you are correct on the HIPAA end of things......be very careful about what...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Suicide
    It saddens me when parents are resistant to intervention..... This article highlights a number of failures all over the place....with such a horrible outcome.:cry: Newtown school shooting: Report...
    Nov 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Suicide
    So glad to hear that! Hang in there, we are here for you!
    Nov 21
    Forum: School Nurses


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