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  1. New sn 2 weeks in...
    i would utilize healthmaster's report printing capabilities if they are that ansty in the pansty about having that many hard copy reports. I use hm too - i personally only chart once. The only...
    Sep 10
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Did I do the right thing?
    don't dwell on this one. mom was right there and you told her to take the kid to A doctor. If the mom chose the take her to the pediatrician instead of the ER then got mad at you because you didn't...
    Sep 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Student sleeping daily on bus
    i think you guys nailed it. some kids just tend to fall asleep in a moving vehicle. Busses make more white noise and add the full day of kindergarten when the child probably isn't used to having a...
    Sep 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. health office decorations
    i have some health posters from school health - i'm on a nutrition kick for portion control this year. I also have a few freebie posters that I got in some promo stuff that was mailed to me - dental...
    Aug 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Do you keep snacks in your office?
    I got the same message - that the SEALED package was to be discarded if a child had touched it. By the same logic a sealed package would have to be discarded if a child had picked up a bag of chips...
    Aug 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Do you keep snacks in your office?
    Honestly, we have a breakfast program and very wasteful kids here. So the kids know to take the sealed, untouched packaged foods they're not going to eat and leave it on a table in the cafeteria in...
    Aug 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. School Nurse Software
    it merges the data pretty well as far as basic data from the other data pool (oncourse). It's really just a matter of pulling the fields you want and importing them in. I keep my students pretty...
    Aug 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Not sure what to do?
    can you work the OR on a per diem basis? lots of us hold per diem nursing jobs at hospitals. maybe your old OR will be happy to have you back on a per diem basis. that way you'll scratch that itch...
    Aug 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Most Frustrating Thing ?
    i'm with mc3- not being able to get in touch with parents. there will be a dozen phone numbers listed and nobody will pick up because they see that the school is calling. I'm not calling to ask how...
    Jul 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. School Nurse Software
    I use healthoffice anywhere by healthmaster, which is a web based charting program. I really like it. it's an intuitive and complete program and it being web based means that I can access it...
    Jul 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. So who's ready to go back ??
    me too, donnacee! i haven't left yet, ha ha!!
    Jul 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. License expiration date - how does your state handle it?
    NJ is also May 31 but some people are even years and some people are odd years
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. men in school nursing
    i don't see why it would be any different than a man in any other field of nursing. I would love to see more men in school nursing! . I say go for it!
    Jul 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. intranasal versed
    Seizure action plan on my desk says to call EMS if a 2nd dose of medication is necessary... says i may repeat in 5 min if s/s do not stop. I am positive this student has gotten this medication at...
    Jun 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. intranasal versed
    I know this is the time of year that we all check out, so i am guess i'll have to resurrect this thread come fall, but this is cropping up now for me in the last 2 days of school (and for impending...
    Jun 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Student passes out on the practice field
    i agree - grab my go bag, grab the AED and high tail it out there. My cell phone is always in my pocket and i am not concerned with the minor ailments that would normally come to my office while i'm...
    Jun 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Summer School nurse vs. Full year nurse, any major differences..
    you can expect summer school to be a much much much less busy office than a regular school year office. There are less kids, they want to be there (usually because they have to) and they're...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. What Do You Wear To Work?
    i wear both - some days are a scrubs day - other days are a clothes day. But every day i wear a lab coat. We get to "dress down" on Fridays and wear jeans and also on Mondays (that was a...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. A difficult initiation to nursing in tornado affected area
    one of the hardest parts of nursing is when you are faced with that moment of everything falling to crap around you because of some disaster - natural or otherwise - and you are stuck at work ...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. EMR For School Clinic
    i'm partial to Healthoffice anywhere by healthmaster.
    Jun 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Does anyone have carpeting in their health office/clinic?
    i have never seen a carpeted nurse's office for just the reasons you cited. i'm forever calling the custodian to mop up the after effects of the child who didn't quite make the bathroom or garbage...
    Jun 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. The angry parent
    Too bad you guys left your crystal ball in your OTHER lab coat... it would have saved dad a lot of yelling! VS were stable, lungs were clear, parent was contacted and parent said student was to...
    Jun 13
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. vision resources nj?
    i've gotten the lion's club to come in to do mass vision testing for my school before. They use a special photo technology which is a then analyzed and results are sent directly to the parent.
    Jun 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Bug bites...seriously??
    i don't even bother anymore - unless it's one of my autistic children who will stim, perseverate and shred their skin apart they all get the same bit of advice - go to the bathroom and wash with...
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. School Nurses: Non-Nursing Tasks????
    i had a teacher send a student down to me because his snack spilled in his backpack. I keep extra food here and offered him replacement. He asked if i was going to clean out his back pack. I...
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses


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