That awkward moment when.... - page 2
Sometimes nursing drains the living daylights out of me. However, I love what I do. It is never a dull moment. However, lately I've had some pretty awkward moments and thought I'd share. Feel free to add yours! -That awkward... Read More
- 9That awkward moment when your cute little old lady pulls you into her room and tells you to, "Look at that man across the hall. He's so fat, he probably hasn't seen his peter in years!"
Or...that awkward moment when you're in the dining room at dinner and you're talking to one of the residents while the way-confused 100-and-something y/o lady behind you is rambling loudly trying to get your attention, when she suddenly shouts "Hey chubby!"and at the same times pokes your butt really hard with a spoon and when you turn around startled she looks up at you and says, "Well that's what you are! Now go out back and do your chores!"...ahhhh...classic
- 6Feb 2, '13 by SoldierNurse22Quote from LTCNSthe follow up...the awkward moment when you say "no"!-That awkward moment when you have an A&Ox3 male patient fully capable of washing his own man parts but throws back the covers, grins and tells you he wants you to do it for him.
- 1Quote from LTCNSOh I've had this happen to me and also an MD who would rather give me orders than the "brainless nurse" that paged him in the first place. Temperamental docs...
-That awkward moment when a patient states in front of another nurse that he would rather have you as his nurse because you're the good one.
- 4Feb 2, '13 by Miiki SNQuote from GrnTeaThis hurt me.... when the old lady who had been telling you for months about her beloved Mama and Papa becomes more confused and incontinent, and her butt gets broken down, and as you are cleaning her she says, "No, Father, no, stop, Father, that hurts, Father, no ..."
- 0Feb 2, '13 by whichone'spinkQuote from GrnTeaI've had that a few times when doing peri care or inserting a foley on little old ladies with dementia. It makes me wonder what in the world happened to her when she was younger.... when the old lady who had been telling you for months about her beloved Mama and Papa becomes more confused and incontinent, and her butt gets broken down, and as you are cleaning her she says, "No, Father, no, stop, Father, that hurts, Father, no ..."