Nursing Perks

  1. Alright guys I was just sitting here thinking about our wonderful profession and how over the years I've met some really unique and awesome people. Even though we share the common bond of nursing, we're still all unique in our own way, so below I've listed a few things that might make you stand out:
    (please note, these are my answers, feel free to answer too)
    -----Just copy and paste------
    1. Birk's or Tennis shoes--Birks
    2. Nursing cap, in or out--out
    3. Still have your nursing pin--yep
    4. Wear it? --nope
    5. Like taped report or verbal --taped, get out quicker
    6. Littmann or Sprague--Littmann
    7. Computer charting or Written--Computer
    8. Teaching hospital or Community---Teaching
    9. Floating outside unit, yes or no--yes
    10. Noc shift or Day shift--Nocs, baby!
    11. 5yr goal--Have masters degree
    12. Doctors--Saints or Jerks? Can be both
    13. Least favorite nursing tasks?--Suctioning---eweee sputum!!:uhoh21:
    14. What is your specialty? Oncology, currently working in float pool
    15. All white or colored scrubs? Colored
    16. Highest degree earned in this field? ADN
    17. Burnout or Renewed? Renewed
    18. Union, or non-union? Non-union
    19. Full-time or Per Diem? Per Diem
    20. Hospital or Clinic? Hospital
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   nurse4Kidz
    1. Tennis shoes
    2. out
    3. yes
    4. no
    5. tapped
    6. littman
    7. written (would love to switch to computer!)
    8. community
    9. yes
    10. Nocts!
    11. To be working on my PNP
    12. Both
    13. Suctioning!
    14. Pediatrics and orthopedics at the moment! (Peds is my favorite)
    15. Colored and some patterns for the kids
    16. BSN
    17. Both depending on the day!
    18. Non-union
    19. Full time
    20. Hospital
  4. by   SmilingBluEyes
    Originally posted by talkn2val
    1. Birk's or Tennis shoes--tennies for me--avia walkers.
    2. Nursing cap, in or out-- oh- so- out
    3. Still have your nursing pin--yep
    4. Wear it? --nope, it's 18k gold and I don't wanna lose it.
    5. Like taped report or verbal --verbal, sue me, I like to interact w/ people some before and after work regarding my patients, somethings CANNOT be sufficiently addressed on tape like QUESTIONS?
    6. Sprague or Littmann----Got 2 Littman's for graduation. So it's no toss-up.
    Computer or paper charting?-- PAPER...hate Computer programs I have used in the past. I find them legally dangerous.
    8. Teaching hospital or Community---community---2 of 'em.
    9. Floating outside unit, yes or no-- NO; only under duress.
    10. Noc shift or Day shift--all shifts, depending on day.
    11. 5yr goal--Have bachelors'/working on masters degree
    12. Doctors--Saints or Jerks?---- half and half, roughly.
    13. Least favorite nursing tasks?--dealing w/rude docs and family members and stupid/ignorant admin. types.

    14. What is your specialty? OB/Newborn/GYNl
    15. All white or colored scrubs? ----Colored ; no other type to work in when it's the BLOODIEST unit in the hospital!
    16. Highest degree earned in this field?---- ADN
    17. Burnout or Renewed? depends on when you ask me.
    18. Union, or non-union? Just about all union hospitals here. and I am employed in two of em.
    19. Full-time or Per Diem? Per Diem---the only way I want to work.
    20. Hospital or Clinic? ---Hospital

    there ya, that's my take anywho. great idea.
  5. by   researchrabbit
    1. Birk's or Tennis shoes--Nikes
    2. Nursing cap, in or out--out
    3. Still have your nursing pin--yes
    4. Wear it? --no
    5. Like taped report or verbal -- we don't do report
    6. Littmann or Sprague--Littmann
    7. Computer charting or Written-- written
    8. Teaching hospital or Community---University
    9. Floating outside unit, yes or no--no
    10. Noc shift or Day shift--Days
    11. 5yr goal--start hypnosis practice
    12. Doctors--Saints or Jerks? either and everything in between!
    13. Least favorite nursing tasks?--Suctioning!! NOOOOOOOO
    14. What is your specialty? Research
    15. All white or colored scrubs? The funkier the better
    16. Highest degree earned in this field? ADN
    17. Burnout or Renewed? Renewed
    18. Union, or non-union? Non-union
    19. Full-time or Per Diem? Full Time
    20. Hospital or Clinic? Both
  6. by   P_RN
    This'll skew your poll but I still miss it a bit.


    1. Birk's or Tennis shoes--ROCKPORTS
    2. Nursing cap, in or out--SOMEWHERE haven't seen it since 1982
    3. Still have your nursing pin--NO-STOLEN and it was 14kt
    4. Wear it? --N/A
    5. Like taped report or verbal --VERBAL+ HANDOVER WRITTEN SHEET
    6. Littmann or Sprague--Littmann
    7. Computer charting or Written--WRITTEN
    8. Teaching hospital or Community---Teaching
    9. Floating outside unit, yes or no--NO
    10. Noc shift or Day shift--BOTH BEFORE INJURED-LIKE NIGHTS
    11. 5yr goal--?
    12. Doctors--Saints or Jerks? Can be both
    13. Least favorite nursing tasks?--LOOKING AND DEALING W/ EYEBALLS
    14. What is your specialty? ORTHO-BONES
    15. All white or colored scrubs? BOTH
    16. Highest degree earned in this field? ADN ...BA in other area
    17. Burnout or Renewed? FRIED
    18. Union, or non-union? Non-union
    19. Full-time or Per Diem? WAS FT...NOW DISABLED
    20. Hospital or Clinic? Hospital

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