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    The average daily human excrement weighs 454 grams. I so wish I didn't know that.

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    Reality orientation does not work . . . therapuetic fibbing on the other hand works great!
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    Just because your shift ends at 1830 or 0630, does not mean you will walk out the door at that time!

    Very important....NEVER complain about being "bored" or "had nothing to do" and then in the next breath tell the oncoming nurse you "didn't have time" to change the PICC dressing, get a med re-order, or do the AM dressing change!

    NEVER say "I didn't go to four years of nursing school to answer call lights"

    Treat your CNA's well. They can either make your job easy, or a living nightmare!
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    Eat 30 minutes before your shift, pee right before you clock in. The day you don't will be the day you are expected to power through 8 hours before your first break.
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    Quote from BostonTerrierLoverRN
    Never take a book, That will be the night you will question your very decision to enter the Nursing Profession.
    This is sooo true, the nights I take something to do, all hell breaks loose
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    Quote from Been there,done that
    The average daily human excrement weighs 454 grams. I so wish I didn't know that.
    Of course here in the NEW Jersey, our politicians do more
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    Some Older doctors at these small hospitals can diagnose most any disease from a UA.
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    The filthiest word in a hospital is five letters long and starts with Q.
    And if you should say this word, all He!! WILL break loose.
    teeniebert likes this.

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