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How School Administrators Can Support Teachers Duty of Care

Posted by Terri Brinston on Mar 15, 2018, 11:17 AM

I am so proud of my two sons. Just the thought of them instantly brings a smile on my face. I feel all warm inside as I remember how scared I was when I brought my first-born home. I was terrified that I would not know what to do with this precious gift. I remember rocking him and crying as I asked the Lord to please help me do right by this new life. I stressed over everything from the type of food I fed him to the diapers he wore. I was very protective.

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Scary Example of Why Teachers Need Medical Emergency Training

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jan 22, 2018, 8:38 PM

True story: A friend of mine is a nurse working in a public school as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Vocational Instructor. Very similar to what I do. We often get together for dinner to collaborate and destress after a long week. This particular evening she called me to request that we meet ASAP. It was a little out of character because I am usually the one tracking her down for our destress dinner. I was able to rearrange my schedule, and I agreed to meet with her that evening.

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Why Every District Needs School Nursing Services

Posted by Terri Brinston on Jan 11, 2018, 11:30 AM

As a young girl, I remember suffering from terrible anxiety. Back then I did not know what I was struggling with. I just knew it was scary. This overwhelming feeling would come over me. It would start gradually as my heart would start pounding in my chest. My heartbeat was so aggressive that I could literally hear it in my ears. It was so loud that I would look around to see if anyone else could hear it. My palms would start sweating and I felt this tightness in my throat, making it difficult for me to breathe.

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