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  1. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I never, ever buy into the hype the media feeds us about health issues... But, this is the first time that I am truly concerned. I agree with the title of this thread: This just got very real.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Is A&P 1 the most difficult class in nursing?
    IMO, no way was A&P the most difficult. I think microbiology and pharmacology were much worse. And that's not even getting into the actual nursing classes... *shudder*
    Oct 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Well, I didn't expect THAT answer...
    Back when I was working on the floor, something hilarious happened... An older man was admitted, and his adult son was with him. We were getting the man settled in his room, when the adult son...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Second interview?
    Hi everyone, I interviewed for a job at an elementary school last week. Today, they called me to set up another interview for tomorrow morning. The first interview was pretty thorough! I spoke...
    Aug 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. What can you tolerate the least?
    Ear wax... :yuck: I am a school nurse, so I use my ear thermometer all the time. When there is a ton of gunk in an ear, the thermometer will "stick" in there. If it's really bad, sometimes the...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Do I neeed to take refresher course or NCLEX after a 6 years long break?
    I took a RN refresher after I was out of the workforce with my kids. I did mine through South Dakota State University (I am in NY). It was excellent, IMO. There was an online portion, and then you...
    Jun 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Does anyone have carpeting in their health office/clinic?
    :barf02: Carpeting in the Health Office would be a disaster! I'm glad that you'll get rid of at least half of it...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. What Do You Wear To Work?
    I wear scrubs, but "nicer" ones: Bootcut pants, fitted (not boxy) tops. And my Danskos! :) I am in an elementary school, and I don't want pee, poop, or vomit on my good clothes. Scrubs are easier to...
    Jun 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Proper undergarments under WHITE PANTS
    :eek: How... why... What if...?? File that under one of the worst ideas, ever. LOL
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. The angry parent
    I have a feeling dad's issue was with mom, more than you. I have had divorced parents try and drag me into their drama before. It's not pleasant. Based upon your assessment and mom's reaction, I...
    Jun 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Bug bites...seriously??
    Wow! I'm going to try that. With myself, not the kids... I can just hear everyone screaming, "The nurse told the kids to spit on themselves!" LOL
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Bug bites...seriously??
    Ugh. I hear you. I am in an elementary school, and I have been getting roughly 10 kids a day (many of those multiple times a day!) complaining about bug bites. It is totally out of control. I...
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. TEACHERS>>>UMPH>>I"M DONE
    Exactly. If you walked into his classroom and started helping yourself to supplies, there would be a HUUUGE issue, no doubt. Your office is like your classroom! :mad: Summer can't start soon...
    Jun 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. TEACHERS>>>UMPH>>I"M DONE
    OMG, :yuck:
    Jun 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Letter of personal reference
    Thanks, everyone! I sent all of my paperwork in today, but did not include the little girl's journal entry. I realized that the paperwork is actually going to a "middle-man" of sorts, not directly...
    Jun 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. TEACHERS>>>UMPH>>I"M DONE
    Ugh. Now that is nervy!!!! :mad:
    Jun 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Letter of personal reference
    You guys think I should?! I'd love to have the guts to do it. LOL I'm going to seriously consider it. :)
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Letter of personal reference
    That's kind of what I was thinking! Not to use it as one of the "actual" ones, but to add it to the back. I would think that someone in education would enjoy it. But with my luck, I'd get the old...
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Letter of personal reference
    Hi everyone! We're at the home stretch, WOOOOO! :) This is a silly idea, and I will NOT be doing it. But I thought it would be a fun discussion... I am applying for a job with a different school...
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Given a warning
    OMG, that would drive me insane...
    May 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Chronic "accidents"
    Ugh. I had 5 students poop their pants today, kindergarten and first graders. Please, Summer. HURRY!!!!!
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Junior High opinions
    I am revisiting this thread, because the possibility is presenting itself again. LOL Thanks again for all the input!
    May 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Why do parents get mad when you send their kids home???
    WTH?? :no: That is absolutely insane. It reminds me a little bit of when we were having a "lockdown drill" at school. You know: Everyone stay put, lock the doors, stay away from doors/windows,...
    May 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. What did you get for nurses week?
    WTH????? :confused:
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What did you get for nurses week?
    My husband sent me flowers at work, and I got a bouquet from my school. I also got flowers from 2 students. My health aide made me chocolate Oreo truffles. Oh. My. Goodness.... YUM! :)
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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