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A Day In the Life of a Hungry Nurse

  Being a busy nurse means you often feel depleted…and hungry.  Do Any of These Scenes Feel Familiar?   > You find yourself mentioning food in all of your conversations.   > You think about your hunger...
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Things That No Nurse Would Ever Say

We know that there are things nurses say every day. And then there are things that only nurses say. But we also know there...
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What’s in YOUR Scrubs Pockets?

. Ever notice a little rattle noise when you walk? May be all the things you keep in your scrubs pockets. We wanted to know what...
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The Truth Behind a Nurse’s Facial Expressions

. The hospital is nothing if not unpredictable, and nurses know best that the mood can shift from “awww” to “THIS IS TERRIFYING” at any given moment. That’s why...
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A Nurse’s Top 10 List Of “Kid-isms”

True to the claims of the old TV show “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” surround yourself by children each and every workday and that...
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10 Practical Jokes for Practical Nurses

A nurse’s job is serious business, but even nurses need to let loose and have a bit of fun during their shift. If you work...
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Top 10 Things Patients Have Said To Me

With apologies to David Letterman…the top 10 things patients have said to me: 10. “How much would it cost for you to date my son? I’m...
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Top 40 Slang Terms Nurses Use

If you’ve ever treated a “frequent flyer” patient with a case of “Nintendo thumb” or “Avatar blues,” you may be familiar with this list...
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Oh, she was just TOBP. Wait—what?

There are some things nurses just can’t say out loud. Which is why developing a secret nurse code is not only practical, it’s downright necessary. That’s where...
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11 Things Patients Say or Do That Make Nurses Scratch Their Heads

Patients are constantly saying and doing things that even the most seasoned nurses will struggle to understand. And by that, we really just mean “not completely...

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