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The patient I "slept" with.

Working 3rd shift as a CNA on the Med Surg floor was a great introduction to nursing for me. It had... Read More

When good phone calls to the doctor, go bad.

We all have to call doctors at home sometimes, about our patients. Shoot, nowadays I have to do it... Read More

Adam's Apples (An unforgettable clinical experience)

Working in a behavioral facility can be challenging and fun. As soon as I turn the key to open the... Read More

White Lady

As a nurse in a big and prestigious university hospital in our country and who has been in the... Read More

Caught with his pants down :)

by hfdguy

I recently graduated from LPN school here in Connecticut, and I'll never forget the experience. I... Read More

And whatever you do.... DON'T.. FALL... ASLEEP

for one year, i worked the night shift on an adult acute psychiatric unit, in a state hospital. ... Read More

The Hair Not There

Bustling out from another freshly finished triage encounter, I spin a corner and position myself in... Read More

Misadventure in The Hospital of Infectious Diseases

Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that's easily... Read More

Misadventure in the Psychiatric Disease Department

Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that’s easily... Read More

Misadventures in Nursing

Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that's easily... Read More

Foley Fiasco!!

As I was thinking back over the years of funny stories I've lived as a nurse, two immediately popped into my mind, so I put them on paper. I had... Read More

Doctor Loses Pants

All of us in OB had a soft spot for an elderly general practice physician that delivered babies at our small rural hospital. He was a little gruff... Read More

Drool Nurse & the Lesson He learned

It was a usual week in the Cancer ward for a senior nursing student like me undergoing clinical rotations. It was still early in the curriculum year,... Read More

Inserting Urinary Catheters: OhFunny Nursing Story

I vividly remember a particular episode in nursing school which happened during our clinical rotation. We were at the very beginning in the... Read More

The Vaudeville Suturing Experience

Many years ago I worked in a small rural hospital that had had more than its share of motorcycle accidents one summer. I normally worked... Read More

My funny experience gaining experience with a "great learning opportunity"- SOAP SUDS

Opportunities to practice skills often came in waves with proclaimed "learning opportunity" attached to tasks that others didn't want to do. I was ok... Read More

Late Preterm Infants (Part 2) - Hyperbilirubinemia

by Elvish

This next entry deals with hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice in the late preterm infant. Just to recap, late preterm as defined by AWHONN is an infant... Read More

The Case Of The Missing Dentures

My funny nursing experience occurred a few years ago when I was a new grad. I had been working in the ER fulltime and was on one of many long and... Read More

Misadventure in a Maternity Hospital

Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that’s easily excitable (whatever). Misadventure in a Maternity... Read More

Be Kind to Co-workers, Or Else

Early in my career, almost just out of school, I was working in CCU, directly across the hall from a woman who had been admitted following a stroke... Read More


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