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Positioning for Pain Control

Proper positioning of a patient in pain has nearly become a lost art with the advent of... Read More

Today We Lay to Rest...

by Aneroo

Today we lay to rest the husband of one of my coworkers. The news of his death haunts me, and... Read More

The Male DR Nurse

Being an intern is a challenging experience. We have to rotate unto several wards and sections in... Read More

Tommy: My special friend

Driving to work one day I was thinking to myself, "oh well another day, another dollar, going to... Read More

What's That Smell? The missing diaper.

I work as an RN in a busy Pediatric ICU. We take care of all kinds of patients, ranging from tiny... Read More

Baby Who?

One evening during an eight hour shift at my place of employment, a local nursing home, sounds of a... Read More

Sometimes, I'm Such a Moron!

We usually post a sign at the head of the bed if a patient has a nickname. Someone had done so for... Read More

Patches: My non-compliance patient

by gsu8696

When you've worked in hospice as long as I have, there really isn't too much that a patient can do... Read More

Nursing Home Follies

by gsu8696

Working in a nursing home has never been something I was thrilled about doing. It was just never a... Read More

Head Bugs....

Working in the lock down unit at the first nursing home I ever worked at was always hilarious. ... Read More

The Art of the Snappy Comeback or How to Render a Teenager Speechless

Although teenagers are considered pediatric patients by virtue of their age, they often behave in... Read More

Those are her breasts.....

As most of us did, I started my nursing career as a CNA in a long term care facility. It was great... Read More

Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE

So I haven't been on this board for a while. I have been an R.N. for 1 1/2 years now, where I started as a brand spanking new grad in Interventional... Read More

Oscar The Octopus

One fine evening I lived what was to become one of my favorite humorous stories, I'd like to share it with you. I was a fairly new nurse, I had... Read More

Nursing Student Days

I was a very naughty student during my nursing college days. Does not follow the appropriate uniform at times,Always arrives late during our... Read More

New Supervisory Why?

After returning to school, becoming an R.N. I decided to dabble in the world of supervisory. Quickly I found it is a trickle down affect starting... Read More

Restorative Dining

A concept has been put in place called Restorative Dining which is a practice to bring residents together in a social setting, resembling a... Read More

Posterior View

Nursing School is so fun. You are provided so many opportunities to hold back gags, laughter, vomit, "eww something stinks faces", the list goes on... Read More

"That Crazy Old Lady Did It!"

When I started my first nursing job in the late 1970s, I was the very first BSN graduate hired at that hospital. They had their own School of... Read More

The Case of the Missing Spoon

by gsu8696

The evening shift at the hospital, especially on the oncology unit was one of the most enjoyable, interesting and unforgettable jobs I've ever had,... Read More

Death Deny-ing Acts

by gsu8696

Most of us never forget our first experience with a patient's death. It usually makes a fairly intense impact on us as new nurses. I even remember... Read More

Funny Nursing Story: Ice Capades

Nursing goes far into my past so many funny things have happened during the course of time trudging up and down long halls serving my patients. The... Read More

Farting IS STILL Funny!

I am a student nurse in my second semester of nursing school on a Medical-Surgical unit at a local hospital. I began this Tuesday at 0600, picked up... Read More

Murder, Marilyn Monroe and the Secret Dentures

by Tait

many times in my nursing career i have come across the most hilarious of patients, but one patient, who i shall lovingly call ms. brit, had a... Read More