Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED - page 24

Rule is: One sentence. Random thought. Silly is great. Funny would rock. If you're going to be judgmental, GO TO ANOTHER THREAD! FUN ONLY HERE! Fomite is my new favorite word because it... Read More

  1. by   fetch
    If you get to override my nursing decisions, can I override your teaching decisions?
  2. by   FranEMTnurse
    When I was a student; "My instructor said that smelly poop smells like cabbage. If that is what cabbage smelled like, I wouldn't eat any.
  3. by   systoly
    "Honey, you're at home. You can touch the pills"
    my wife poured some NSAIDS for me the other day
    when i was hurting
    she poured them into a med cup, handed me the med cup and a glass of water
    and stood there to watch me take them
  4. by   BrandonLPN
    Then there was that time I mistook the "drowsy eye" alcohol warning on the oxycontin bottle for a "winking eye" alcohol suggestion....
    Last edit by BrandonLPN on Mar 22, '14
  5. by   Staragate
    New nurse on the unit, getting kudos from both patients and the Sgt Nurse.
  6. by   Orca
    One thing I learned very early as a psychiatric nurse: Not all of the nut cases are on the other side of the desk.
  7. by   Rose_Queen
    Quote from Orca
    One thing I learned very early as a psychiatric nurse: Not all of the nut cases are on the other side of the desk.
    You don't even need to work in psych to know that!
  8. by   GoldenRoya
    Why is it that lab never calls to tell you that your patient came up VRE positive before you spend an entire shift going in and out of their room?

    (And why is there no "crawly skin" emoticon?)
  9. by   msygrnbw
    Thank goodness my washing machine is in the first room I step into when coming home.
  10. by   sandyfeet
    (As I wheel out a frequent flyer/ETOH'er/manipulative patient, telling him he can't stay)
    Patient: You're cold.
    Me: I'm okay with that.
  11. by   Orca
    Quote from Rose_Queen
    You don't even need to work in psych to know that!
    No, but it seems like a large number of - shall we say, "unique" - personalities hire on in mental health units - like the LPN who sprinkled salt on the windowsill to keep the evil spirits out of a schizophrenic patient's room.
  12. by   Ruby Vee
    Quote from Orca
    No, but it seems like a large number of - shall we say, "unique" - personalities hire on in mental health units - like the LPN who sprinkled salt on the windowsill to keep the evil spirits out of a schizophrenic patient's room.
    My psych nursing instructor told me that you have to be crazy to be a psych nurse. I'm not sure it's a requirement for the job, but I can certainly see why he thought so!
  13. by   ClearBlueOctoberSky
    Quote from Orca
    No, but it seems like a large number of - shall we say, "unique" - personalities hire on in mental health units - like the LPN who sprinkled salt on the windowsill to keep the evil spirits out of a schizophrenic patient's room.
    Nah, that's just creative thinking. Did it work?

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