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  1. 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
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Why are Nurses paid so low in the south ??
    Yes, but we get paid in sunshine! (please note sarcasm!) mc3
    Dec 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. what age did you decide to become a nurse
    46 Mc3
    Nov 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 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
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. 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
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. 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
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Hurrah! Glad to hear you're home. Now get busy getting better! mc3:wavey:
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    This person also posted over in Private Duty Nursing. I call BS, too. mc3:cat:
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I find it difficult to believe that you had medical training of some sort but do not know the answer to simple, basic care questions. You do not appear to be a nurse, or have any medical background...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Question for Florida School Nurses
    I could be wrong, but I think you have to go through the Health Department of the county the child lives in. mc3:cat:
    Oct 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I'm sorry...this whole post sounds fishy to me............. mc3:bag:
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Keeping my patient's dignity intact?  Please help me!! (long but urgent)
    I'm not understanding this. If you were trained as a caregiver why would these basic skills not have been taught to you? I looked up the name of your country and there is nothing listed anywhere...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Sending a hug and best wishes your way! Look forward to seeing you back soon:) mc3:cat:
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. May I please vent?
    I've been putting it in our newsletter since September. Doesn't seem to do any good:mad:..... My school is not Title 1, but is over 70% free or reduced lunch. I would have thought folks in the...
    Oct 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. May I please vent?
    To all the parents out there, :banghead: Please, please please do not, repeat, do not send your child in to school if they vomited or had a fever this morning. Yes, I know you're a single parent...
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Do you keep clothes in your office?
    I have pre-K through 5th grade. I do keep some extra clothes, but people keep bringing in more which I wish they wouldn't do. I"ll give out clothes for the smaller kids who have "accidents", but if...
    Oct 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    [QUOTE=subee;8174977]I don't totally blame the nurses, doctors, etc. that speak ungrammatically, but rather the education systems that allowed them to graduate from grade to grade in elementary...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    I don't know why, but using "disrespected" instead of "disrespectful" absolutely drives me nuts! "He was disrespecting me" sounds so, I don't know, wrong to me. I think it should be "He was...
    Oct 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New Ebola Czar
    Doesn't surprise me one bit.....typical, from this Administration. mc3:banghead:
    Oct 17
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I think the only way we can get a handle on this is to 1) stop all the flights to and from the affected countries!! Couldn't the health care workers who are helping in West Africa take specially...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    Yes, and wasn't there a "team of specialists being flown in immediately" when Duncan was first diagnosed? What did they do? Sit around the conference room eating donuts with the head mucky-mucks???...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. public school systems
    Yes, that ^^^^! mc3:yes:
    Oct 14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  23. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    You have my 100% sympathy :yes: mc3:cat:
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. all i really want is...
    ^^^^ Yes, yes!!! a thousand times yes!!! Today I had a parent call in at 2:30 (school's out at 3:00). Asked if her kids came up to see me for anything today. No, I responded. Well, that's good...
    Oct 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. public school systems
    As a school nurse, I heartily thank you for the above. Also, to the OP, if I need to request any information, I must have you sign a release first. 900+ kids; I'm not really looking at anything...
    Oct 12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges


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