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By jakay RN

Joined Feb 6, '08. Posts: 9 (22% Liked) Likes: 2

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  1. Eight years. That is how long I’ve been in nursing. Just eight years. I haven’t been on AN in a while. I used to frequent...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I once noticed a Dentist's name in the phone book, Dr.Payne! And one time I was driving on rt. 80 and this obvious...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Next door to my dentists office, there is a urologist there by the name of Dr. Cockburn. :eek:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. I have been a nurse for 9yrs and I have been known to diagnosis PE (pulmonary embolisms) with out a d-dimmer, or a CTA. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. She does know. i had a similar situation with a young man in his thirties. He was on our Med/Surg unit and had severe...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Many of us learn valuable lessons from our patients. I was fortunate to learn one very early in my career that has stayed...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. :roll:roll:rotfl::selfbonk:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. You KNOW you're a nurse when: - you ask a post-op pt if they've pooped or peed yet, and if they say yes, you get really...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. I was in the shopping center parking lot when an Hispanic family was walking with their young daughter, who fell down and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Wonderful post! I am a naive white RN...born and raised in Iowa, lived the past 40 years in Michigan. Just worked homecare...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Wow very well said to all my fellow nursing sistas!! :yeah: I too can relate in many different ways to all that was said....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Red. Pink. Purple. Green. Yellow. Many of these shades I had already seen in my clinicals. Whether it was from vomit, blood,...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. My absolute favorite was when I was a new grad working in a NY city nursing home. One of the residents was a very tall,...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Hi all, I just discovered this site and signed up....I am really looking forward to chatting! Anyways, I think the funniest...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Years ago, I was working LTC and had to administer a rectal suppository for a very confused LOL, at 3am. She resisted me,...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Learned a good lesson but it was funny... I work 12 hour nights at a hospital and my 96 year old uncle had fallen and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. A patient of mine had a sign that said "No free water" on her door. One day she put her call light on in a rage and yelled,...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. I wasn't a nurse at this time, but I think this still qualifies. My great-grandmother moved into a nursing home and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Today as I was sitting in the hallway during our lunch break, studying for my med surg test that was going to be taking...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Halloween has always been a fun holiday for me. I used to love to get dressed up and trick or treat. As a new nurse I...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Here's another Night Nurse story, if you want it. Actually, this tale begins in the early evening: a time of day when...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Talk about having a a stiff upper lip.... well he was British after all!! Many years ago one of my first jobs was as a...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You should be proud! :yeah: Most certainly getting your RN is an amazing thing. This thread is not about downplaying the...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. This thread has certainly incited the frustrations that LPNs have been feeling for some time...goodness, now it is 16 pages...
    jakay RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. I had to restrain a little old man when I was unable to reorient him to the fact that I was not a burgler breaking in his...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  26. During a CVS drug store visit, I was looking for the old school douche's, not the nice pre-made massengil. I mean the old...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  27. thank you for putting this out there... however, may i add that you should definately have the utmost trust for the people...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  28. Fantastic article on a needed subject! Thanks so much!
    jakay RN
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  29. Have you ever wondered what the stress of nursing is doing to you? We know that stress causes cortisol levels to rise which...
    jakay RN
    Article Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  30. Thank You so much for sharing that with us. I know at times during the crabby patients/co-workers/management, the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. That was beautiful. Gave me goosebumps. I remember the nurses who were at my little brother's bedside after he had suffered...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Not too long ago, I signed my name as "RN" for the first time. I felt like a kid in a candy store. I mentioned it to one...
    jakay RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. My experience has been mainly with families.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I suffer from LYS-DEX-IA.... My tang gets all tungled up....and oh well, it's just ugly sometimes.... Ya know that "look...
    jakay RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. My first husband and I moved to a different state, so that meant I was orienting at a new hospital for me.....I was on...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  36. i have a super embarassing code red story. one night i was really busy and was starving, so i put a bag of microwave...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. Then there was the time when I was on a rapid mission down the hall to the staff loo. Too young to know that it's sometimes...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  38. Another one of my famous ones, which makes me cringe! By the way, thanks all for entering into the spirit of this thread...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  39. I can remember a few of these, and thought we'd all get a laugh from sharing. My most, most, MOST horrible one was this: ...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  40. Not as funny as a lot of these, but still makes me laugh. Back from my CNA days, breakfast in the day room, im assisting...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  41. I like when my PP pts ask for Tylex instead of Tylox for pain. After I instructed one of my pts on how to use a...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  42. one of my dementia patients once said " Ive got this one arm that is really hurting me" I said "which one" the answer I got...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  43. I'm a high school baseball umpire. In baseball a "balk" is basically when a pitcher starts a move (any move) and doesn't...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  44. I was orienting a new nurse in our floor. We were on the bedside and I was showing her how to use our accucheck machine. I...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  45. i was doing a PA on a female pt one time.so i was trying to test her sensation (touch) i had her close her eyes and got a...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  46. When I was a new grad, I was working on a unit in LTC that was adjoining to another unit.Well I was doing 3-11p and it was...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  47. I can't say I regretted this one, but it was definitely a case of my mouth operating ahead of my brain. Many years ago I...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  48. Offered a doctor some Reese's Penis instead of Reese's Pieces one time. He said "i don't know who Reese is, but i doubt...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  49. In this particular unit we usually gave a taped end of shift report, but it wasn't unusual to give an oral report, need be....
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  50. Another fast food story... I worked two part time jobs the first year out of high school, Burger King and one of those...
    jakay RN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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