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  1. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    WHY OR WHY do these kids NEVER tell their parents about the bug bite, bruise, etc. but love sharing that info with us????????????????
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Emergency communication from staff
    A few years ago I was called to the bicycle rack right before school started. I swear that my clinic is at least a mile from the front of the buliding. I grab my stuff and my wheelchair and head that...
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Emergency communication from staff
    To the OP. it is not just your staff!!! Everything in school is an emergency. And the lack of info given when called to an "emergency" just makes smoke ome out of my ears. If these same folks were to...
    May 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Do you notice trends with your student visits?
    Oh, I really hate that one!!!!
    May 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Can someone explain to me....
    The very parent that will sent the pills in a baggie is the very same parent that will try to sue you when student has adverse reaction to that medication. I was at a school once when a second...
    May 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Do you notice trends with your student visits?
    Today is hide out in the bathroom and text mommy, then go to the nurse 3 minutes before she checks in at the front office!!!! 17 days to go!!!
    May 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    I am dying to know, how does one become a Butt Cheek Police Officer??? LOL!!!
    May 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Do you notice trends with your student visits?
    Today, I have had a rush of "My head and stomach started hurting as soon as I got to school this morning. I was absolutely fine over the weekend." AKA Mondayitis.....
    May 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Help With "Needy" Teachers
    I hate to say it, but the school nurse is truly the dump site in a lot of buildings. If a staff member cannot figure out what to do or where to send the kid, they end up with the nurse. Some days,...
    May 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    Why must staff members feel it necessary to send a kid who has had a "________________all day long" to the clinic right in the middle of their lunch? Lierally, kids take 2 bites, leave tray and come...
    May 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    Student asked me this morning to glue her acrylic nail (that came off at home yesterday) back on!!! MEDICAL EMERGENCY for sure.....
    Apr 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. What's your favorite thing about being a school nurse?
    I have about 4-5 notes over the years that students have written to me. You know that when a middle schooler takes the time to put a thanks on notebook paper that you have touched their lives in...
    Apr 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Clinic Procedures
    40-45 Medications / Diabetics. That is outrageous!! I have 18 daily meds / diabetics and I have the same grades as you, about 1280 students. Can I ask what kinds of meds are you giving? I have...
    Apr 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    Did you have to take off running down the hall to check on her? Meanwhile, leaving a clinic full of kids unattended? You are aware that nausea and vomiting cause paralysis and the only cure is for a...
    Apr 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    WHY??? OH WHY, do kids feel like they must change their perfectly intact band-aid at school??????? If mom placed it on there at home, let it be changed at home unless absolutely necessary!!!
    Apr 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. How many visits make a frequent flyer.
    If a teacher sends tons of kids, they really do need some help with their classroom management skills. Trust me, they are not just sending a ton of kids to you. They are also sending a ton to the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Can I refer to myself as RN or the school nurse
    If they can't pay you what you are worth, give you the title you have worked hard to earn and are essentially placing you in a position where your role is kind of muddy - is that a place you really...
    Apr 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. PARENTS say the darnedest things
    OR, I will get the opposite of this. Student presents to me at 7:45 (school starts at 8:30) and 3 minutes after getting out of parent's car. No fever, nothing. What did mom do/say? Nothing, just that...
    Apr 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Do you ever say no to calling home?
    I do exactly the same thing! Middle school, high socioeconomic community - they all have cell phones. I am not sure if some of the moms ever even leave the parking lot after drop off. It seems like...
    Apr 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. PARENTS say the darnedest things
    LOL! I did not finish the post because I got called away to bandage a student across the hall with 1/2 drop of blood on his arm. Because of me wiping it with an antiseptic wipe and plopping a...
    Apr 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. PARENTS say the darnedest things
    1. What do you mean you cannot give my child Advil that expired 4 years ago? 2. Are you sure you do not have a big bottle of Tylenol somewhere in your clinic that you can give to my darling who was...
    Apr 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. truancy
    With 1300+ kids on my campus, there would not be enough hours in the day for me to handle truancy!! To the OP - bless your heart!!!
    Apr 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Coaches drive me crazy!
    I am at a middle school and almost daily when I am trying to get out the door, some kid from after school athletics comes in for some minor boo boo. Same before school, they are waiting for me when I...
    Apr 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Head lice--just venting.
    Ebola ain't got nothing on lice!! Ebola was mini hysteria, lice cause mass hysteria. Just today, a parent checked her 2 (about to go to truancy court) kids out early due to the lice outbreak at my...
    Apr 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. OK- I give up.
    Ahhh, the supposed vomit. Right now, I have 4 trash cans that do not belong to me. All cleaned and sanitized but heck I forget who they belong to. None of them had more that a little "spittle" in them
    Apr 9
    Forum: School Nurses


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