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School Nurses - Does Their Compensation Match Their True Worth?
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School Nurses - Does Their Compensation Match Their True Worth?

This article is featured in the July 2018 edition of our allnurses Magazine...Download allnurses Magazine Now! School nurses have always been one of the most...

New school nurses need to stand up for themselves!
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New school nurses need to stand up for themselves!

I had one teacher tell me she was shocked to learn I have to chart on every kid who walks through my door. She learned through another nurse friend and came to ask...

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What school nurses REALLY do

In response to this comment from a previous thread: "Can you tell us what you actually do in detail? That would actually be a more interesting read." Give out...

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Running the Spring Marathon

I used to work at a theme park, and the 2 weeks around spring break were unofficially known as "marathon" because we went from weekends only to daily operation. But...

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My dying student taught me how to say goodby....

I have had the privilege to be a school nurse for almost 20 years. When I write that, it kind of gives me a jolt, because it seems like yesterday when I started. I...

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School Nursing: Burnout and Renewal
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School Nursing: Burnout and Renewal

I work for a large urban school district. The district as a whole, and my school in particular, is host to a large number of students from low socioeconomic...

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School nurses making a positive impact on their community

School Nursing, to me, is one of the many faces of public health nursing. As a school nurse in a rural public high school, I am the medical “go to” person in the...

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What is School Nursing? Salary?

Nurses began working in schools in the 1800s to identify and quarantine people with communicable diseases. Today's school nurses not only deal with the typical...

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School nurse...and more!

The bell rings at 7:15 sharp every morning. Mondays are probably the busiest. Soon there is a line of half a dozen middle school aged children, all clutching...

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