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  1. Nurses continue to eat their young
    The term "nurses eat their young" needs to be put to rest.....in every single career path, you will find people who aren't willing to help you succeed....it's not just a nursing issue and I for one...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. still having trouble.
    Honesty is the best policy.....
    Apr 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Transgender Nurses - experiences/opinions
    Honestly, it would not bother me at all. Most of the people I work with are pretty open minded but there probably will be a few eyebrows raised. Who cares what other people think, you need to be...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Parent FYI Calls
    Other than what has already been said, I NEVER ace wrap anything. If the student needs an ace wrap, they need an x-ray. That is one thing I never waver on. just my 2 cents :)
    Apr 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Give me some hope...Is ANYONE happy being a nurse??
    I wanted to be a nurse since I was 5 years old, I have never once regretted my decision. There are so many avenues you can take in nursing and while the job market is tough, there are jobs out there....
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What to do about a classmate that is a pathological liar?
    Walk away, it's not your business. Concentrate on what you need to do to be successful, everything else will work it's way out.
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Ferpa violation? I'm so confused!
    Probably one mistake was not asking the head of your school before sending out the email. Also, I would think you would need parental permission to include any kids in this project. As long as you...
    Mar 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. I want to be a school nurse
    I probably would go in to PSA since they are the ones advertising the position. Good luck :)
    Mar 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. New to this.. Feeling like maybe I made a mistake
    Sorry your first few week have been so bad, hang in there, it does get better. I have Lysol spray, Clorox wipes and an air purifier in my office. Every time a sick student comes in I sanitize...
    Mar 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Why did you become nurses?
    1) My Mom was a nurse, that's how I became interested in Nursing. 2) Yes, it's everything I thought it would be and more..... :)
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Diabetic Logs
    The one I use is on the school health services website www.schoolhealthservicesny.com under the SN tool kit heading, blood glucose/insulin log. Hope this helps :)
    Mar 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Interview
    One question I specifically remember was " if you had a student who frequently came to the nurses office, how would you handle getting them to stay in class?" My questions were mostly scenario based,...
    Mar 18
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. How "Customer Service" got a facility in trouble!
    Just thought I'd remind you that you should never ass ume anything. From Rome, NY to Syracuse, NY is 43 miles, where the Level 1 Trauma Center is located for all of central NY, northern NY, and to...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Very Unprofessional....
    Unfortunately, this is not all that uncommon. It's sad really :(
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I'm done...
    Have you tried home care nursing? I did peds and I loved it. Its one on one nursing, flexible schedule and because you work alone, there is no one to yell at you :) .I worked per diem so I was able...
    Mar 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. First week as a school nurse- advice needed
    Don't beat your self up...every day you will learn something new. Any time it comes to injuries, I always err on the side of caution and suggest an MD assessment and x-rays. More often than not, it...
    Mar 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Pre-adolescents/Adolescent Medication
    I don't because I only have 2 and know them both well.....it would not be a bad idea though. You can never be too safe.
    Mar 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. That's a new request...
    That just made my day....I needed a good laugh. TGIF everyone :roflmao:
    Mar 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Worst part of being a school nurse
    I am glad they are taking it on as a case...so many times they don't :(
    Mar 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Worst part of being a school nurse
    Sorry this is going on, just keep doing what your doing... Hugs
    Mar 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. How "Customer Service" got a facility in trouble!
    However I REALLY have to wonder what kind of person they have in charge there. I realize that its upstate NY in the middle of nowhere so you expect them to be a little slow. Just not this...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Agency allows caregivers total control
    I worked in home health and can tell you first hand, not all agencies are like yours. If possible, I would get out of there as soon as you can. Companies can only get away with what employees...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. pica
    I'm kind of thinking they probably don't "want" to eat metal.....
    Mar 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Help!
    Make sure you hold the skin taunt, place the needle bevel up and as the others stated go in barely under the skin. It just takes practice, you will get it.
    Feb 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Respect....or the lack thereof...(RANT ALERT!)
    I feel your pain :)
    Feb 27
    Forum: School Nurses


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