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You know you're a nurse if... You've been telling stories in a restaurant and had someone at another table throw up. (share and add your own below)... Read More


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    If everytime you're on the train you have to pause and make sure every coughing person isn't choking.
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    ...every time you go to youtube, regardless of what you're watching, the list on the right is full of surgery, er/trauma, and abscess drainage videos.
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    When noone in your church will go to the ER unless they call you first to see if they really need to.
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    You constantly look down for your fob that clearly isn't on because your off duty and think 'i really should get a watch'!!
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    When you and a doctor are having a serious discussion of his head cold and the quality and quantity of the accompanying "snot" and neither one of you think there is anything unusual about that.
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    Quote from SaoirseRN
    When you and a doctor are having a serious discussion of his head cold and the quality and quantity of the accompanying "snot" and neither one of you think there is anything unusual about that.


    When my husbandhad a bad cold, I asked him what color the mucus he was blowing out was and he told me o stop being so gross. Oh well...
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    when you answer your telephone with, Third floor so and so speaking. Or Happy Hill Nursing home, can I help you?
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    When you go to a restaurant, see someone who obviously has food stuck in their throat, decide to get up and go over to them, but before you can, you see the panic on their face subside, and then see them start breathing all on their own. Realize that you don't have to get up at all!

    Then you realize your the only one in the place that even noticed......because your a nurse.
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    You're at the local Walmart, and you see a small child choking. You look around, and everyone has a bewildered look on their faces, so you go up to the child in your wheelchair, speak softly to her telling her you are going to help her while wrapping your arms around her waist, and give a strong heimlich thrust. The gum ball she had in her mouth shoots out of her mouth and rolls under the display shelf, and the frightened look on her mom's face turns to relief.
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    The forklift at Costco makes alerts you and makes you seek the source of the "alarm" of the overhead page in the grocery store makes you pause and listen for the location of the code.


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