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  1. Fire Drills
    Question: do you take all your meds out with you when you go?(drill or real event!). I have about 50-60 kids I have meds for. If I were to stop and gather all those, I think I'd be dead :bag:...
    Apr 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Oh dear, I hope she's feeling our presence in her heart ((((Hugs)))) mc3
    Apr 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sending kids home
    That's what I do. There's no reason Johnny or Jane needs to sit in the clinic when they could be in class learning something. mc:cat:
    Mar 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. one side love problem between student nurse and doctor
    I can't believe this was even posted. I feel like I'm watching some sappy teen girl movie. OP, get on with your life for crying out loud! mc3:cat:
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Random Thoughts: School Nurses
    No, I don't know if anyone's in the bathroom!!! Knock on the door! I get asked this 15 bazillion times a day, including when I'm trying to talk on the phone. Even from adults!! mc3
    Mar 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Ridiculous Reasons to See the Nurse
    I had a student come up at 3:00 (dismissal is at 3:15). Reason? "I sneezed hard". I said "and...". He said "nothing else, I just sneezed hard". I can't (no wait, I can)believe our teachers...
    Mar 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Parents sending kids to you before the bell
    Aaarghh!!! Why did they send you to school, then? Actually, I figured out why. Usually the student is a frequent absentee..if they're kept home from school it's an unexcused absence. If I send...
    Feb 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Parents sending kids to you before the bell
    Yes, I do and it annoys me to no end. I, too, have send out flyers, put on our website and in our newsletter what our policies are. If the student appears in front of me, I'll call the parent and...
    Feb 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. What would you have done?
    Called an ambulance. Period. What if she was being transported by her family and they were stuck in a traffic jam? Then what? mc3:cat:
    Feb 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. The "B" word.  Again!
    Are you talking about the blizzard of '78? I remember it well. I was driving on Rte. 128 and my car started to slow down (on it's own! :wideyed:) because the snow was so heavy. When I went out to...
    Feb 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Things that want to make you slap people
    Oh, I just remembered another one!! When said child is crying their heart out due to above mentioned bleeding; when I FINALLY get them calmed down please do NOT come in to the clinic using your mommy...
    Feb 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Nope, it's Bush! :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao: mc3:blink:
    Feb 1
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  13. Things that want to make you slap people
    I just had a 4th grader that "vomited" because he didn't like the taste of applesauce on his chicken.(!) Temp was normal and he felt fine and was sent back to class w/a note telling his teacher...
    Jan 31
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Things that want to make you slap people
    ^^^ That! :roflmao: mc3:angrybird5:
    Jan 31
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. How is your office set up/decorated?
    Me too! I have the "life cycle of a nit" poster; I think it was put out by a pharmaceutical company. I have a desk/computer desk, 5 student-sized chairs, a camp-style cot, counters/cabinets and...
    Jan 31
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Any student that you just don't like?
    I had 2 diabetic 10 year olds at the same time one year. One particularly nasty. Rolled her eyes, dramatic sighs, back talked, wouldn't do what I asked, etc. Turned a 5 minute procedure into a 10...
    Jan 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!
    Just a thought....include LPN's the ANA or any national organization. Better yet, have one organization incorporate all levels of nurses. There are 800,000+ of us, and yes, we really are nurses. ...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Virtual Reality. Ch 7
    All I can say is a big thank you!! to my friends Lisa and Ginny. I never, ever could have survived without you. We laughed and cried and taught each other so was invaluable, working...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Mean and Ruthless Nurses who are receiving your report
    I like that response!!! mc3:yes:
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
    I had a kid today cut out part of his tongue. Yep, his tongue. They were watching a movie and the lights were off. Had a small "v" shape cut out of the tip of his tongue. Ouch!!! Happy Vacation...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Why are Nurses paid so low in the south ??
    Yes, but we get paid in sunshine! (please note sarcasm!) mc3
    Dec 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. what age did you decide to become a nurse
    46 Mc3
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hooray
    We had 1 parent pitch a fit in front of the other parents in the front office because the secretary told her her child could not carry a welding gun as a part of their costume. Yup, a real welding...
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Hooray
    Well, Halloween started Monday at our school! Tummy aches all week, culminating with the parties each class had after lunch. I'm so over it!!!! The kids were wound up like tops! AAAGGGHHH!!...
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Comparable pay to NY??
    I'm from New England. Moved here in 2005 thinking the low pay would be OK because the cost of living is "so much less". In some areas, the cost of living is lower - like no state income tax - BUT...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing

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