"Sad looking hotdogs on a BBQ"

All in good fun, we’ve concocted a summer wish list we think any nurse can appreciate. Of course, we don’t presume to know all of your...
"Vintage baby blue volt meter"

A truly hectic day for a nurse pretty much redefines the word “stress.” That’s why it can be so hard to assess the level of...
"Facebook login page on cell next to Scrabble pieces spelling social media"

Crazy patients, ridiculous schedules, overbearing doctors…yep, nursing is one heck of a tough job! Sometimes, you just need a two-minute time-out at work—if you...
"Half-moon on a black background"

We know that there are things nurses say every day. And then there are things that only nurses say. But we also know there...
"Lights streaming over bridge at dawn"

As a kid, I never thought of being a nurse. It wasn’t until my mid-20s, after a degree in a totally unrelated field, that...
"Sad dog on a couch"

You’ve toyed with the idea of getting a dog—at least twice this month, even. But reality always seems to take a backhand to your semi-optimistic face, and...
"Mess of chocolate on white table"

This list? It comes straight from nurses who apparently have seen it all. But maybe you’ve seen worse? 10. The man who snuck in three cats...
"Full moon"

As a nurse, you probably feel like you repeat yourself ALL the time with every new patient who comes onto your unit. So just for fun...
"Legs on bed with lots of books sprawled open"

Here’s the issue: No matter where you go in the world, you’re still a nurse, and you’re compelled to do “nurse-y” things, like save...
"Woman sleeping under blue blanket on couch"

A nurse’s job is one that tends to stick with you beyond typical business hours and job description. Even when you settle down at...