Help! New School Nurse in Trouble!! - page 2
I am a brand spanking new school nurse (and I've only been an RN for 2 years to boot!). I feel blessed and so lucky that I am now one of the few, the underappreciated, the school nurses. Here's... Read More
Dec 4, '02Occupation: School Nurse Joined: Nov '02; Posts: 11; Likes: 1Nurse/truency officer? Something is wrong with this picture. Perhaps you should have a talk with the school board and principal reminding them what 'nurse' really does mean.
Dec 4, '02Occupation: registered nurse Joined: Dec '98; Posts: 1,123; Likes: 328I clearly remember my first days as a school nurse and the isolation I felt being the only health care provider on campus. I have found that belonging to the state and / or regional school nurses' organizations greatly relieves this isolation. I developed mentors and friendships with those who could provide support, information, and resources. To find the school nurses' group in your area, see the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) website www.nasn.org and click state affiliates http://www.nasn.org/affiliates/governancemap.htm
Jan 5, '03Occupation: RN Joined: Jan '03; Posts: 226; Likes: 11I would love to do school nursing but have found that there are no openings for school nurses any where around me (southern KY). I have an assoc. degree in nursing and I think most require a bachelors...so i'm going back this summer to work on getting that BSN.