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  1. Applying for a School Nurse position. Any tips?
    I would have to dig a little deeper and try to find out why she is wanting a transfer? Is it the staff, the administration, the lack of support...possibly the parents or even the population of...
    Dec 15
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Dealing with Anxiety
    I have been given Xanax before due to anxiety. I can say it really worked. Although, I wouldn't want to be on it long term. Not a good idea. Also, I was given Ativan very short term for just at...
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Otoscopes
    I do have one but I am very careful when using it. It wouldn't take much to damage an ear with one of you don't know how to use it.
    Dec 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. I HATE bedside nursing
    Amen! I worked 10 months floor nursing. The rest of my career has been out of the hospitals and off the floors! I have always said I would retire my license if I ever had to go back to floor nursing....
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Physical Requirement for K?
    We require a full physical at least no more than one year prior to K registration. We do not require a dental evaluation. Our K's physical is signed on the State Immunization form they have to...
    Dec 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Rx controlled (sched II) meds at school
    Actually, click on link and it will take you to TN Health Care guidelines for schools. You will see a medication policy that most schools follow. ...
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Rx controlled (sched II) meds at school
    If you want to send me an email addy that I can send over our medication policy I would be happy to do that.
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Say what...?
    OH, duct tape!! Never thought of that! Great idea!
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Say what...?
    Oh, good idea!! "Hey kid....stick your face right under this sewing machine!" lol
    Dec 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Atheist at Catholic hospital
    The only hospital I am familiar with that associates with a denomination is Baptist hospital in Nashville, TN. Although, they are not Pentecostal. There is also St. Thomas in Nashville and they are...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Say what...?
    Lord, you don't want me to suture you then! lol
    Dec 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Il. Special Ed Medical Review Training course
    I hope it comes with a pay raise!
    Dec 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Say what...?
    Student was sent down to nurses office due to ripped pants (2nd time this week) and wanted the nurse to sew his pants. LOL Not sure if the kid was suppose to stand naked in my clinic or I was to sew...
    Dec 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Evidence-Based Practice
    If you are following APA format and I assume you are you need to refresh yourself on the appropriate format. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Eczema on hands?
    Not sure part of the country you are from but cold weather, and washing hands or hand sanitizer often can result in dry, cracked, and itchy skin. There have been times where if I knew that was the...
    Dec 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Flu in School: 2014-2015
    Type A Flu is in full force here. 2 Staff members and numerous children already diagnosed. Also, strep has been going around for a few month.
    Dec 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Passed nclex with 197 questions 2014
    Congrats!! I took the entire 264 questions. It was a blast. :facepalm:
    Dec 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Independent and Dependent variables
    You need to read your research book and find the definition of dependent and independent variables. Or Google your question. The answers are out there. :-) I just finished up 2 nursing research...
    Dec 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. "Gift" Ideas
    I have about 20 boxes of tongue depressors and about 10 bags of cotton balls. Maybe I can make snowmen on a stick? Never mind. My kids would eat the cotton balls. I guess I will go to the ole'...
    Dec 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Vitals?
    Normally I do not take a full set of vitals for basic complaints. I will do full set for chest pain, on going headaches, dizziness and anything out of the ordinary that might warrant full vitals.
    Dec 3
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Substance abuse...Who calls the parent?
    This was my point also. Thank you. :-)
    Dec 1
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Substance abuse...Who calls the parent?
    There is nothing that happens at my job that can make me "not be a happy camper".... not a parent, a student or my administration. I do my job well and follow guidelines. I'm not calling parents if I...
    Dec 1
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Substance abuse...Who calls the parent?
    I would believe that once you let your administration know what you found then they can conclude from it what they will and call parents themselves. I don't believe unless it is an emergency that a...
    Nov 30
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Missed a fracture.
    Kids are so hard to figure out! You will have kids walking around on a fracture with minimal pain. We only have so much to work with in our clinical setting and you did everything you knew to do. At...
    Nov 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Don't yell at co-workers in front of people
    Amen! When I was working the hospital floor a NP decided I was her victim of the day. She yelled at me in front of the Nurses station which was connected to all 3 wings. You can hear everything from...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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