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My name is Jennifer Arbeiter and I am proud and happy to be the Registered Nurse for the Bush Middle School Bulldogs. This is my 5th year as a school nurse for NEISD but I have been a nurse since 2001. I’ve been able to gain great experiences in nursing in many settings including med-surg, physical rehabilitation, pediatrics, women’s services and camp nursing. It’s a privilege to care for people in all ages and stages from a newborn taking her first breath to an old man taking his last. I think nursing is a unique profession that allows me the ability to interact with all people of all ages in a distinctly personal way. I love spending time with my husband and children and our small zoo of cats, dogs and chickens. For fun I like to go camping, hiking, and caving and my favorite vacations include visits to our beautiful National Parks. I look forward to meeting you and caring for your student.

Possible neurological basis shown in research study

February1

Some links between sensory and motor brain networks are unusually weak in individuals with autism, according to a new study1. Other connections are enhanced, however, and their strength tracks with the severity of autism traits. Sensory, motor connections may be disrupted in autism brains

Kids with autism have unmet health care needs

January30

Nearly 1 in 5 kids on the spectrum have gone without a needed medical or mental health service. By comparison, fewer than 10 percent of children with other types of disabilities and just 2.6 percent of those who are typically developing have missed out on such services.   continue reading

Is it really an allergy?

January25

“We should do what we can to remove these labels of penicillin allergy because it leads to better healthcare outcomes,” said Dr. David Lang of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.”   It’s possible that 95% of people with a reported penicillin allergy aren’t truly allergic! Have you been misdiagnosed?

KIDS DON’T TELL YOU THEY HAVE ANXIETY, THEY SAY ‘MY STOMACH HURTS’

January18

Great article!!   “Mom, my stomach hurts.”  

Lice or dandruff? That is the question.

January15

I am often asked by a parent or teacher to check a student for head lice and well over 90% of the time what I find is actually a dermatology issue such as dandruff. Let me encourage you to ask me to check! I hate the thought of families being subjected to treating lice when […]

This…

January10

Do you hear the coughing?

January17

Nurse Dani has some great advice for parents to assess and treat their children’s coughs: Winter is in full swing, and with the cold temperatures, I see many families being hit by respiratory illnesses. The viruses circulating this time of year tend to bring an onslaught of symptoms including runny noses, high fevers, and sore throats. But […]

I can see your skeleton

November8

On this day in 1895, physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (1845-1923) becomes the first person to observe X-rays, a significant scientific advancement that would ultimately benefit a variety of fields, most of all medicine, by making the invisible visible. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

How Sweet are You?

October25

Halloween is just around the corner. Please remember there are NO costumes allowed at school. Here is a Halloween Candy Sorting Guide for Moms HAVE FUN AND BE SAFE!

My obsession with poop

September26

A lot of the kids (ok and grownups too) here at Canyon ridge think I am obsessed with poop. Probably because I might be… It’s not because I particularly like poop! I just recognize how important bowel health is to overall health and how much it impacts our students (PUN INTENDED) I know I have […]

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