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  1. Wanna be a school nurse
    For supportive information on school nursing and making the switch I have three favorite sites 1. Geri Harvey's school nurse perspectives site: http://snp.homestead.com/contents.html ...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. Boredom on the job
    Boredom??????? I could only wish. I do get overstimulated and need some "quiet time" that is when I go get some little girl who I know has headlice. We lock the door, put in a good movie (like...
    Apr 1, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. what else do you do? LOOOONG!! sorry
    It is very important as school nurses that we market ourselves. Public perception in general is that any female who give health care is a nurse. They do not know our level of education and...
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. To All the Other Newbies...
    You sounds like you have an awesome attitude and great plan. Have you joined you state/national organization yet. I did not notice what state you were from but you can go to www.nasn.org and find...
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Drug Testing in Schools
    I am doing research for a class I am taking as well as to update info on a position statement. How many of you do not test but wish you did? How many of you do drug testing in your schools? What...
    Mar 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. thermometer & ice bags
    I always make them hold their own thermometer
    Mar 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Pulse Oximetry
    I like using my pulse ox. It is good for getting a quick heart rate and a good visual to reassure kids they are ok. Of course, if I get a bad reading the parent in notified. Usually this is with...
    Feb 19, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Down time
    Pyramid Solitaire is fun too.:yeah:
    Feb 13, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. New school nurse needs helpful tips
    For excellent "new school nurse" articles with tips and tricks visit http://snp.homestead.com/contents.html Enjoy
    Feb 8, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. They need a school nurse!  Right?
    The link to the Nasn site is www.nasn.org from that site you can also link to your state association. Every state is so different in what they require and allow your research will have to be very...
    Jan 31, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Illinois School Nursing
    http://www.iasn.org// www.nasn.org Above are the links to your states school nurse organization and the national organization. Your state's organization has a very good page on the required...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Massachusetts School Nurses??
    http://www.msno.org/ www.nasn.org Above are the links to your states school nurse orgainzation and the national organization. Your state's organization has a very good page on the required...
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. IM Versed at school
    Holy Cow!!!!! Train unlicensed personnel to give IM versed?????? Do you have reversal???? do you have oxygen????? Can you intubate to support resperations????? I would NEVER even consider...
    Jan 17, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Time consuming tasks
    they hide!!!!! but as soon as you do not find one, they will find you and complain!!!!:thankya:
    Jan 15, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. School Health Nurse
    This seems to be the most common question from non school nurses. This will be the single most challenging job you have EVER had. As a school nurse, (not a nurse in a school), you are mostly on...
    Jan 14, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. What percentage of your students are on ADD/ADHD meds?
    I live in a rural area in Oklahoma. I have about 900 students k4 - 12. I have the parents fill out a health form every year so I could look through all them and count the number on meds. I only...
    Jan 14, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Activities in the clinic
    I keep all kinds of activites in my clinic to be used at my discretion. If a student is waiting to be picked up it helps to pass the time. If I am not real sure what is going on with a student I...
    Jan 14, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Prior Experience
    Pay in the schools is always frusrating. In oklahoma, we are paid on the teachers salary as well. The teachers are only paid for their previous experience in the public system ie, we have a teacher...
    Jan 14, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. school nurse delegation paperwork
    http://www.orschoolrn.org/ This is the link to your states school nurse organization. I am sure you can get local info from them. No need to reinvent the wheel if someone already has a sample...
    Jan 7, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Healing Wounds and Souls
    We sometimes get so overwhelmed by the magnitude of our jobs and the number of sick and hurting people, but to each individual, we do make a difference, and that is all we can be expected to do....
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. School Readiness
    Very interesting. Thanks Oklahoma does not have this. We have head start for low income, and native american children and we have some programs through the health departments, but none as inclusive...
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. School Readiness
    I am not sure what you are asking. What do you mean by school readiness nurse?:idea:
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. ADN School Nursing
    http://www.maineschoolnurse.com/index.html This is the link to the Maine School Nurse web site. You should be able to contact someone on this site to answer your question. Good Luck....
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. School Nurses with a Masters in Education...
    I am currently finishing my MEd. I am really doing it for myself. It will get me a whole $500 a year more. Big deal. It has taught me the educational language so that I fit much better into the...
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. school nurse delegation paperwork
    what state are you in? What do your board of nursing guidelines say? What legislation do you have regarding diabetes in the schools? What is your work situation. Do you have a good nurse:student...
    Jan 4, '08
    Forum: School Nurses


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