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  1. Could he be right?
    As an instructor, I believe what he was doing was placing you under stress. Sometimes when I have a student who is passing but barely, I want to see how they react to the stress of a more firm...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Medication Management at Camp
    So the campers just grab the bag with their name and take the medications? Or are handed the bag by the nurse? I use my phone, to type, I work at night, and I'm a bad speller. Pick any reason...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  3. abrasions due to Ga Ga ball
    99% of knuckle injuries are quite minor. The other 1% will present with other worrying symptoms, that should jump out to the nurse on duty. I have never and never expect to be overly worried about...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  4. Camp Meds... not a fan
    Yea exactly. When my cam cost $11000 for the season and I see parents dodging camp meds. I don't understand it. When they call upset that we didn't read their mind on the Claritin they sent up on...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  5. 10 camp lessons.
    I like that a lot. I'm havering a tough time this year and that may be the saying that gets me through the next two weeks. I use my phone, to type, I work at night, and I'm a bad speller. Pick...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  6. Camp Meds... not a fan
    We switched to GroupRx for a year and it was a disaster. We now have parents who previously did use campmeds refuse to do anything through a packaging company because of all the mistakes and over...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  7. question for big al
    You can email me. Alexatredhill@gmail.com. I use my phone, to type, I work at night, and I'm a bad speller. Pick any reason you want for my misspellings
    Jul 21
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  8. question for big al
    Well from a legal standpoint in PA. (1) An LPN shall communicate with a licensed professional nurse and the patientís health care team members to seek guidance when: (i) The patientís...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  9. 2014 camp work thread
    They relocated our problem bear. Camp is going pretty good this year. We just lost a nurse due to family issues so If anyone wants a 2 week stint let me know.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  10. Camp Meds... not a fan
    Yea.. I have heard that camp meds can be a pain. The truth is we had another pharmacy that we used last year that was 10 times worse. Our camp is 650 kids and we would have a real problem using...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  11. Trip & travel groups
    I think the ACA doesn't have any regulations on temps around trips that I could find. It seems like a classic case if information that I would now have to do something about. If I find out you have a...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  12. Give meds or not?
    We have a few parents who skirt the pharmacy by placing pills in ziploc bags. When we write the MAR these are simply listed as the "blue pill, and gray pill" packaged by parents Q AM. I use my...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  13. Who regulates camp nursing?
    It will vary state to state. Here in pa it's the department of health. I'm sure there is an inspection of some kind, but I have never seen it. Our regulations on camps can fit on an index card, and...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  14. Possible needle stick
    As someone who has received a needle stick. I assure you. You would know if you had been stuck. I use my phone, to type, I work at night, and I'm a bad speller. Pick any reason you want for my...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. "No One Respects My Religious Beliefs"
    Ok so prayer cannot be delayed by even a minute? This is not in line with a lot of the things I have read about Islam, but each sect can practice differently. Every religion with time/work...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Girls? Boys? or Co-ed camps?
    Yea I think it's as much about camp culture as gender. Our camp as an aggressive anti bullying campaign and a strong focus on safety. Camps that tolerate cliques and bullying are not good placed for...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  17. Feminism, Nursing, and Gender
    Oh this thread is going in every direction I like. As a man... Being a man in nursing has helped me. It has also hindered me. I have had legs up from managers who flat out say they want men on...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Electronic Documentation Systems
    We thought we had a good connection to until we tried to run more than 3 terminals at once. Be prepared to move back to paper at a moments notice just in case, but if your program is workable and...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  19. CPR/ACLS
    Where are you at? I use my phone, to type, I work at night, and I'm a bad speller. Pick any reason you want for my misspellings
    Jun 2
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  20. CPR/ACLS
    Well if your buying equipment used, and very thrifty you can get setup for about that. I recommend eBay. But rent your dummies and find some you like before buying them. The DVD is about $95.00 on...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  21. CPR/ACLS
    I have a BLS business. What are you looking for specifically? I have one large corporate client that is enough for me, it will never be my full time job but it's a nice side business. It's tough to...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  22. Ride alongs
    School busses are amazingly safe. They are fully framed and steel belted around the sides. The seats are compartmental, and placed to prevent travel in accidents. Not so good in rollovers, but a heck...
    May 30
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Nurses promoting faux alternatives to medicine
    I knew a nurse who was anti vaccine. Strongly anti vaccine. She would tell anyone who would listen how there is no SIDS in the UK because they vaccinate differently, ect. She also did vitamin mega...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Paramedic to nurse/nursing student
    Tell no one your an EMT. of you do a search of the men in nursing forum it was discussed last year extensively about transitioning into nursing from EMS. I was an EMT and there are several forum...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Doctor and nurse
    I think if you research more about the philosophy behind each profession the decision would be pretty clear. I know being a doctor would never be for me, because of how they are trained to come at...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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