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  1. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    I sent an email 2-3 weeks ago that stated. "I have no ointments, creams, medicine, lotions, potions or magic spells". The requests for those things did not slow down for even a moment.
    8:33 am
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  2. May I please vent?
    I have 3 kids of my own. It would break my heart if they were injured or ill and I could no tbe reached. it is neglect is what it is!!!
    Oct 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Dear Parents...
    HAHHHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAAAAAA!!! Boys bathroom clean? I had to go in there one day and I almost threw up and passed out from the urine stench. Cleaner??????? Too funny!
    Oct 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. TGIF
    This has been the longest week ever!!! I need Thanksgiving Break. Just heard the announcement "Please release Mr.__________________ 5th period class to the cafeteria. You guessed it, field trip I...
    Oct 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Pencil Jabbers
    It is often not even a piece of graphite itself, it is a tatoo from graphite that stays behind. I clean it,put a band-aid on it and send them back to class. Most of the hoopla stems from the...
    Oct 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. May I please vent?
    Vent away!!!! Had at least 1 student every day this week who told their parents they were ill, got Tylenoled up (yes tylenoed is a word) and was in my office by 8:00 (school starts at 8:30) with a...
    Oct 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    What gets me is the old "I threw up in the bathroom" bit. They look fine, they smell fine and they sit in my clinic 20 minutes without so mush as a gag while playing with my BP cuff and chatting with...
    Oct 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. How Many School Nurses out there ???
    9 years - Texas
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Medication administration
    I put it back in the parents hand before the parent has time to be mad at me. I will call and tell them. I will call for them if they forget. However, there are times that they are not in the class...
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Dear Parents...
    You said it Wave Warcher!!! I have 1300 students, not enought hours in the day for me to do stuff like that. I canbarely even find time to call the parent of the kid with the 102 temp waiting in the...
    Oct 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Student Allergy Shots
    Don't do it, too much liability! To me, the school nurse is available for things that arise during the school day and for students who have chronic illnesses in which they have needs during the...
    Oct 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. all i really want is...
    "I have started eating my breakfast at 7:50 (10 minutes before my office is to open, mind you), gotten two bites and not been able to finish it until 3:10 (10 minutes after dismissal). " Don't...
    Oct 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. all i really want is...
    We are people too. We need to eat, drink and occassionally use the restroom. I eat in 1 minute increments. 2 bites, stop nosebleed, wash hands, rinse, repeat. Over 30 minutes - usually 6 is spent...
    Oct 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Staff tb shots
    No way! Need MD orders, emergency supplies with standing orders, legal consent drawn up.Plus, people coming in your school clinic off the street is a safety issue. Not to mention privacy for...
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. all i really want is...
    1. Stop sending your kid to school and telling them if they do not feel better to go to the nurse and you will come get them. You will be getting a phone call before you even get out of the parking...
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    I don't know about you ladies but I missed the day in nursing school when they covered 1. How to remove____________________from_________________. 2. eyeglass repair 3. shoe/belt repair 4. Where...
    Oct 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    Middle Schoolers 1. My ponytail is too tight 2. I need you to call my mom, I forgot my mascara 3. I need a new band-aid (nice new intact band-aid noted.) What is it about school that they feel...
    Oct 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    I love these! I can relate to them all. We need our own set of nursing diagnoses specific to school nursing.Love the paralysis after vomiting. How about these: 1.Teacher Induced...
    Sep 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Cell Phones
    Over the last few years, I have had kids with fractures, asthma attacks, etc. Invariably, the kid will have a cell phone in their regular or athletic locker. That is ALL the parent worries about when...
    Sep 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Annual School Open House
    I never go to open house. I only ever have 1-2 parents come visit. I count it as time off for all of the lunches I do not get to take!! And have a laugh that all of the teachers have to stay.
    Sep 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Do you ever miss the hospital?
    No. Do not miss it at all! I would change careers before going back to that.
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Do you keep snacks in your office?
    Saltine crackers only. Be very careful with food allergies as someone else mentioned.
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Goodby for now
    Run as far and as fast as you can!! History is imperative to the assessment process. Not in the need to know. They need to have some sense slapped into them!
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    My biggest complaint is that every little thing is considered an emergency, especially during my lunch. The need for braces wax and a 1 drop nosebleed are not emergencies!!!!! And being called to the...
    Sep 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Parents that are nurses
    I do not let this stuff make me feel bad. That nurse should know better! Would she give one of her patients a tylenol because a family told her to do it???? No, she would tell them she needed a Dr....
    Mar 31
    Forum: School Nurses


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