School Nursing
Follow
Find
2.3K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
onto School Nursing
Scoop.it!

Cover-up of peanut butter mistake led to hasty departure of 2 teachers - Omaha World-Herald

Cover-up of peanut butter mistake led to hasty departure of 2 teachers - Omaha World-Herald | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Cover-up of peanut butter mistake led to hasty departure of 2 teachers Omaha World-Herald The teachers spun “a web of deceit,” as one state official put it, to cover up after one of them allowed a student with a peanut allergy to taste a peanut...
Brenda Elliott's insight:

Glad this did not happen in one of my schools-  How can teachers be better trained so this would never happen?

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

School Nursing
Every student deserves a nurse in their school
Curated by Brenda Elliott
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Detrimental effects plague Lucas Co. - Toledo Blade

Detrimental effects plague Lucas Co. - Toledo Blade | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The childhood home of Freddie Gray, who died after being injured in Baltimore police custody, setting off nationwide protests, was like so many of the homes in Toledo’s central city.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brenda Elliott from News & Stories
Scoop.it!

A cappella group keeps the beat in CPR video - News on Heart.org

A cappella group keeps the beat in CPR video - News on Heart.org | School Nursing | Scoop.it
A new video is capitalizing on the popularity of a cappella to help teach people how to perform Hands-Only CPR.

Via Young Hearts
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Lyme Disease | CDC

Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Lyme Disease | CDC | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Information on Lyme disease. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Most Americans Don’t Use Sunscreen

Most Americans Don’t Use Sunscreen | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Newswise — SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (May 19, 2015) — Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the most preventable risk factor for all types of skin cancer, including melanoma.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Lead Exposure on the Rise Despite Decline in Poisoning Cases

Lead Exposure on the Rise Despite Decline in Poisoning Cases | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Leaded gasoline and lead paint are gone, but other sources are keeping the danger high
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor: What To Expect

Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor: What To Expect | School Nursing | Scoop.it
When you start wearing a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), your experience will be colored by your temperament, diabetes management style and expectations shaped by what doctors and CGM manufacturers told you.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

A helping hand: Continuing improvement in hand hygiene

A helping hand: Continuing improvement in hand hygiene | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Just because it’s simple doesn’t make it easy. Take a look at habits.
Do you floss? We all know the advantages, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to do it. Yet only 28 percent of people say they floss regularly.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in NJ and the nation, expert says

Lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in NJ and the nation, expert says | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in New Jersey and the nation, expert says
Brenda Elliott's insight:

40% of children in high risk zip codes in Lucas County have elevated lead - many don't know it.   Do you know what percent of children have it in your county?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Chikungunya Gotcha Down? The Virus That Got Lindsay Lohan - Forbes

Chikungunya Gotcha Down? The Virus That Got Lindsay Lohan - Forbes | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Lindsay Lohan seems to be a beacon for unwanted attention lately. This time, she attracted mosquitoes and is down with a nasty viral infection they transmit, Chikungunya.
Brenda Elliott's insight:

fortunately just in Florida- but may be changing scene in the next year  or two...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Study skills: Making time for exercise might help your academic performance - Sports Psychology - The Sport In Mind - Sports Psychology – The Sport In Mind

Study skills: Making time for exercise might help your academic performance - Sports Psychology - The Sport In Mind - Sports Psychology – The Sport In Mind | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Via @TheSportInMind: Exercise improves concentration and memory by @psycurious http://t.co/kNBNmyTJTC” #gcse #gametime #marginalgains
Brenda Elliott's insight:

Studies show it does help.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Brenda Elliott from Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADD, ADHD, LD, Autism (etc. conspiracy labels out there) Education Tools & Info
Scoop.it!

For Those with Dyslexia, Whole Language is a Not a Strategy

For Those with Dyslexia, Whole Language is a Not a Strategy | School Nursing | Scoop.it
by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley. Good readers and whole language. For those with dyslexia, whole language is a coping mechanism - not a strategy.

Via Collection of First
Brenda Elliott's insight:

Agreed- whole language does not work for this disorder- Orton-Gillingham has helped alot...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

My Story: Miss Glass. Osteogenesis Imperfecta didn't stop me from playing ... - Blast

My Story: Miss Glass. Osteogenesis Imperfecta didn't stop me from playing ... - Blast | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The movie “Unbreakable” came out when I was 12. I watched it with a certain level of fascination. I knew what the villain’s disease was. I had heard of it many times in my life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

What Does Lead Poisoning Have To Do With Criminal Behavior? - Here And Now

What Does Lead Poisoning Have To Do With Criminal Behavior? - Here And Now | School Nursing | Scoop.it
For three decades, Kim Dietrich of the University of Cincinnati has been following a group of individuals exposed to lead.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks

Caffeine Powder Poses Deadly Risks | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Ten grams of powdered caffeine, about a tablespoon, is a lethal dose for an adult. But its sale is virtually unregulated.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten

Many Probiotics Taken for Celiac Disease Contain Gluten | School Nursing | Scoop.it
More than half of the 22 top-selling probiotic supplements that researchers analyzed contained gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that is harmful to people with celiac disease.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

How a Childhood Vaccine Reduces Risk of a Cancer

How a Childhood Vaccine Reduces Risk of a Cancer | School Nursing | Scoop.it
The vaccine for Haemophilus influenza type B lowers the risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Anti-vax mom changes her tune as all 7 of her children come down with ... - Washington Post

Anti-vax mom changes her tune as all 7 of her children come down with ... - Washington Post | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Tara Hills was stuck in isolation at home with her children and her regrets about failing to have them vaccinated.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Insulin Pumps: Don’t Let Doctors Push You Into This Choice

Insulin Pumps: Don’t Let Doctors Push You Into This Choice | School Nursing | Scoop.it
I've never told the story of the day that we chose Arden's insulin pump because it involves people that I love and who have done countless wonderful things for
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

As a mother, I’m angry at vaccine refusers. As a physician, I’m scared.

As a mother, I’m angry at vaccine refusers. As a physician, I’m scared. | School Nursing | Scoop.it
This morning, a friend of mine posted an article on Facebook that was titled, “Dear anti-vax parents, we’re not mad at you.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Why Healthy Relationships Always Have Boundaries & How to Set Boundaries in Yours

Why Healthy Relationships Always Have Boundaries & How to Set Boundaries in Yours | School Nursing | Scoop.it
In romantic relationships we often think of boundaries as a bad thing or simply unnecessary. Isn’t our partner supposed to anticipate our wants and needs? Isn’t that part of being in love? Aren’t boundaries callous?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Con Yeager Recalls 30 Brands of Cumin, Spice Mixes for Undeclared Peanut - Food Poisoning Bulletin

Con Yeager Recalls 30 Brands of Cumin, Spice Mixes for Undeclared Peanut - Food Poisoning Bulletin | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Con Yeager is recalling 30 brands of cumin and spice mix for undeclared peanut.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

Cumin Recalls Sound Alarm for Those With Peanut Allergies - DailyFinance

Cumin Recalls Sound Alarm for Those With Peanut Allergies - DailyFinance | School Nursing | Scoop.it
At least eight recalls involve cumin-flavored soups, meats, Tex-Mex items, Indian dishes and other foods with unlabeled amounts of peanut protein.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Brenda Elliott
Scoop.it!

'These kids are suffering': Families outraged over delays in getting help for ... - Manchester Evening News

'These kids are suffering': Families outraged over delays in getting help for ... - Manchester Evening News | School Nursing | Scoop.it
Some parents say they have waited up to a year for youngsters to get diagnosed with the hyperactive disorder, as mental healh services suffer more cuts
Brenda Elliott's insight:

In our area- takes 3-5 months to see MD, get prescription

more...
No comment yet.