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  1. When will I ever get time management?
    You're not a failure. You're a nurse. :-) Time management comes with...well....time. I bet in a month you will have a pattern down and knock those meds/procedures/admissions right out of the way!
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. After hours call ??
    Can you set up a calling system that charges by the minute....like a phone fortune teller? That would make patients really think about whether they want to be calling someone up at 2am. :-) To...
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Two months from today I will be finish with LPN school
    LPN's are so valuable!! I am an RN and let me tell you.....many LPN's can run circles around me. LPN's rock! Congrats on your HUGE achievement!
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Resigned... then hospital wants me back???
    Leave. I think they are still short a CNA and they want you back. ;-) Go find bigger and better opportunities. Be happy.
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. stress...Will it get better?
    2 rules in nursing: Rule #1 Protect your license Rule #2 Protect your sanity/health People handle stress differently. When either one of the two rules are at risk....it's time to move on. You...
    Oct 21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Resources for young girl
    Ok, I do not have any resources BUT quick story. I have a 6th grader that started her period 2 months ago. She came into my office saying, "I started that thing...you know." Apparently, her parents...
    Oct 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. My name is Linda and I am a school nurse in the state of NJ.
    AchieveNJ: SGO Exemplars Student Growth Exemplars http://allnurses.com/school-nurses/student-growth-objectives-884802.html Also, a previous thread on Allnurses.
    Oct 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Do you keep clothes in your office?
    I do not keep clothes in my clinic. Our guidance counselor keeps items in her office and handles any situations where clothing is needed. I also do not allow children who have wet/soiled their...
    Oct 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Ulcerative Colitis
    I have a child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's. The doctor sent over a generic 3 page list of interventions and needs for his 504. A lot of it though is educational interventions such as...
    Oct 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. No call No show but
    The floor I use to work on had a policy that we had to actually speak to someone. If we could not get a hold of our Supervisor then we needed to talk with the charge nurse on duty so she/he could...
    Oct 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Dear Parents...
    I have 425 students. Most of my parents only have 1-2 children in my school. I think the child to parents ratio is much better than the nurse to student ratio and they can handle their own faxing,...
    Oct 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Student Allergy Shots
    Yes! That was my thought also!! Just pay dang co-pay and get on with it!!
    Oct 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Student Allergy Shots
    Our policy is that any type of medication that is twice a day or less (in your case twice a week) will have to be administered at home. We only give medications that have to be given to keep the...
    Oct 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Does anybody else feel guilty about calling off?
    My first thought at this age is febrile seizures. I am a school nurse and when kids that age are running a fever like that then they are probably lethargic and not getting up to drink fluids. Plus,...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. most gross and sad situation
    Bless his heart. :-( Ear pain can be awful and hard to manage for child. Hopefully, his parents will take him to have the roach removed. Otherwise, there is going to be another big issue.....medical...
    Oct 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Another Bites the Dust
    How exciting!! I wish you the very best with your move and new job! Your kiddos will miss you too. :-(
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Burning the candle at both ends...
    You can do it! 16093
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How Many School Nurses out there ???
    1 yr prn, 3 years full time (and still going) - From the South
    Oct 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. My Apology
    Hey, it's ok!! I have an entire year of my life I wish I could erase and I actually have to look those people in the eye when I run into them! lol All is well. No worries. I still like you....
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Identifying and differentiating smells
    I vomited a little. Ok, the grapes not so much but the wound. It's the wound. Oh, lawd. :-O
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Disabled after 3 semesters of RN school.
    I'm not from California but I wanted to say that I am sorry you had to pull out of school after 3 semesters. I could only imagine how heart breaking it had to be and also to be stressed from medical...
    Oct 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Pt. Education Poster Ideas
    Absolutely, think outside the box! As long as you are following your guidelines then go for it! I'm sure your instructor will appreciate something "fresh" and different. Let us know how you do.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Pt. Education Poster Ideas
    Got ya. Sounds like you have an idea and can really expand upon it. When I was in nursing school we did a project similar and we did ours on sunburns (it was approaching summer). We showed different...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Pt. Education Poster Ideas
    **OOPS just noticed you didn't want to do diabetics** Ignore my comment below. I would do a little research first and then base your assignment accordingly. You want a subject that you can actually...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    I'm from the south. Seems like all the floor positions are for nights if you are a newbie. I was one of them. Worked 7p-7a for a year. Every evening I would pray to get stuck in the elevator for 12...
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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