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  1. August 2015 Caption Contest. Win $100!
    Nurse Ratched, Chief Bromden got into the scrubs cabinet again.
    Aug 23
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. Peppermints
    i just get the regular ones -about 3-4 th grade and up can have them if i happen to have any
    Aug 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Please help - diaper issues
    What is this student like? Is this an issue the student will have to wear diapers for a medical reason? The parents in my case knew that this is a lifelong issue for this student. And while other...
    Aug 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. Please help - diaper issues
    how old is this student? Can this student be taught to do their own changes? I have a similar situation with a student with spina bifida that came to me as a kindergartener and didn't qualify for...
    Aug 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Q about vacations/days off
    typically your schedule is the student's schedule. Some districts may grant personal days with or without reasons that you can arrange around weekends for a getaway - but for the most part - we...
    Jul 27
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. Boarding school nurse?
    That certainly sounds interesting! I would imagine that a boarding school would have a nurse on site all the time - so i would think maybe there would be the possibility of nights. I don't really...
    Jun 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Self-carry MDI ideas?
    I have one student that carries her large chamber and inhaler. The kids aren't allowed to carry back packs but they are allowed to carry pencil pouches. She found one big enough (though honestly...
    Jun 29
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Should I change from elementary to middle school?
    the butt cheek police!! that is hysterical!!i usually refer to myself as the fashion police - but no more!! Officer Flare, Butt Cheek PD:roflmao:
    Jun 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Should I change from elementary to middle school?
    the middle school part of my school generally doesn't do holidays with as much flair as the elementary. And no halloween dress up for those kids here. But on the other hand, I do have the musical...
    Jun 23
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Should I change from elementary to middle school?
    well. i think you hit all the big issues right on the head. I work in a district where i cover 2 schools that are in one building and since i see the entire gamut of students. There is a lot to be...
    Jun 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Teaching CPR
    so we have Janet's law in my state which requires AEDs and 5 bls trained personnel beyond the nurse in each school (and a few more details). While I am a certified instructor, it's just too complex...
    Jun 17
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Oh no!.....
    i'm still in until 6/19 then i have summer school until the end of july - but I suppose I agreed to that type of nonsense but I usually don't see any kids and I just use the time to tidy up and get...
    Jun 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Oh no!.....
    i understand completely!! And despite me telling them over and over that I really don't have anything for bug bites (i don't stock Cort-aid) and suggesting they wash it and leave it alone - you can...
    Jun 12
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Overheated
    It hasn't gotten too terrible bad here yet, but i'm sure it will. I know if you live down in the south, it gets pretty bad - but I suppose many of those schools are out by now. I'm wondering if the...
    Jun 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Out of pocket expenses?
    i try not to use my own money to buy stuff for my office. I have gotten a bag of peppermints at the grocery store before and i suppose one notable purchase is my 10 drawer paper cart which i...
    Jun 9
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. Prioritization interview question advice
    I'd check out the asthmatic first - usually the asthmatic can get stabilized with a few puffs of an inhaler and sitting for a moment. Next would be passed out parent. Did they hit their head,...
    Jun 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. School Nurse Role Model
    i am freaking dying!!
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. This'll be fun!!
    My bet's Wednesday!
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Medical Spanish class?
    i don't know about specifically medical spanish, but i've been playing around with the doulingo app on my phone and computer for a while now and it's a lot of fun and free! Another resource and a...
    Jun 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Average "Wait Time" For A Parent?
    I feel for you. We've all been there. You make a call about a sick kid and the parent literally can't be bothered. I get it. In my house we both work. Heck, for a time, i was working 3 jobs. ...
    Jun 4
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Emergencies
    I've had my fair share of emergencies here in this district - mostly seizures - i've given a boatload of diastat it seems, but i've had students with difficulty breathing / dizziness (turned out to...
    May 28
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. Found a pill
    I've gotten good at identifying pills i hate to say - i usually let it rest in my pill grave yard in my double locker until my next drop off at the police station. Chances are that you're not going...
    May 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Who makes medication policies in school districts?
    our medication policies are mostly directed by state law. In the case of the inhaler and epipen the children would have been allowed to self carry if signed off by their doctors and parents - we...
    May 22
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. Countdown Time
    we go back on sept 1, kids go back on the 3rd. that's pretty typical for us. I keep hearing about how "they" want year round school. Well that's all well and good except then I expect i'll get ...
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Countdown Time
    22 Days?? i think that sounds about right. But it doesn't matter. I roll right from the school year into summer school - not that summer school's a huge deal - 4 hours a day - dress pretty much...
    May 19
    Forum: School Nurses


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