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by ruby_jane ruby_jane, BSN, RN (Member) Member Nurse

ruby_jane has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in ICU/community health/school nursing.

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I finally got to preceptor! And it's great that she got to see the wonderful world of PreK-7. She was super competent and had great assessment skills. Fortunately she could do anything she was trained to do (confirmed that with her CI) so I handed her my sub book on day 3 and she did all the assessments (quite competently). She got to see tonsils with exudate, she got to auscultate wheezes live (as opposed to on the YouTubes), and we had a couple of fractures and what I swear will be pneumonia (mom took that away). Today was her last day. I will miss her. I didn't realize how much I miss having a competently trained second up here in the clinic. 

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CanIcallmymom has 4 years experience.

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How awesome for you to get to help her with that learning and give her that opportunity! 

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iggywench has 8 years experience as a ADN, RN and specializes in Pediatrics, school nursing.

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Isn't it fun?  I love precepting nursing students!  If I had my way, I would go back to school and get my Masters in Nursing Education, and teach nursing school.  We used to get more nursing students each semester, but I only have two, for two days each, this semester.  

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ruby_jane has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in ICU/community health/school nursing.

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50 minutes ago, CanIcallmymom said:

How awesome for you to get to help her with that learning and give her that opportunity! 

I think it's awesome that the Large University considers school nursing integral to community health, thereby allowing about 20 of us up in here to have mentees.

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