icepackstat BSN, RN

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icepackstat has 9 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in School Nursing.

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    Things I should not have to say...

    After using the restroom, "Did you wash your hands?" Almost all of them go back and wash!
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    Lunch Coverage

    It's 1:45pm and I am eating my lunch amidst 3 fever filled students. I don't have anyone to cover my lunch. I get grumpy in these situations. Anyone have any creative lunch coverage solutions? If not, please just tell me I am not the only one and...
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    School Nurses, When To Call Parents!

    My school has carbon copy nurse passes. #1, the kids think it is magic when I hand them the paper with the writing on it. #2, I tell the teachers that they can send that copy home or whatever they want to do with it. The teachers have documentatio...
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    Summer School School nursing

    I have seen like 4 kids all morning! It is very quiet. I know fall is coming and I will be swamped! Any suggestions on projects to use my time well?
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    Happy School Nurses Day!

    Our district pulled all of the nurses off their campuses for a full hour of appreciation from admin complete with breakfast and goodies. The administrators were all so very grateful for all we had done over the Covid years. I am sharing their appre...
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    That's So Fetch! (Pink Wednesdays)

    First pink Wednesday for me!
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    Great School Nurse Day gifts???

    This was one of my favorite gifts!
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    Elementary vs. Middle School Nursing

    Thank you all so much for your perspectives! I think at the core of my being I am an elementary nurse. I am just going to have to set some different boundaries with the potty accidents! This is my 7th year and every year has been different. Who k...
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    Elementary vs. Middle School Nursing

    My elementary is adding pre K for 3 year olds. I am not sure I have the temperament for that many wet clothes. The added vaccines and screenings also might put me on tilt. I am thinking about an opening in middle school. Please stop me now if thi...
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    Vision/Hearing exams on preschool age children

    I wait until December to do Pre-K. A few months of school can really help! We are a bi-lingual school at that makes it harder for me. I did make these glasses for little ones so they don't have to hold anything. It helps! And then I tell myself t...
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    Burnout or Overwhelmed?

    I don't have any answers, but thank you for sharing! This is a really tough year. I am feeling all of that today too!
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    My daughter had a mickey g-button for 3 years. We have lots of g-button stories! It came out at McDonald's one time and my son found it in the playland. Eww. The worst time was she lost it at church one morning but I didn't know it was gone until ...
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    When to stay home from school

    Hello! Does anyone have any creative English/Spanish flyers on when to stay home from school? I am too busy to be creative! Thanks! Stay healthy out there!
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    Newsletter templates anyone?

    Thank you! I like Canva!
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    Tips, tips, tips? :)

    Welcome! The beginning of the year is the hardest. Lots of data entry with immunizations and health plans. Triage your school and prioritize. Probably developing a good relationship with the diabetic student and his/her family is most important! ...