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  1. Came across this gem...
    I could hold an emesis basin for a patient and then turn around and have chop suey or chicken a la king, no problem. In nursing school during surgical clinicals, we discussed the procedure we had...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Nurse Career Battery Test
    What on earth was in that test? I've never heard of one.
    Jul 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. PR in Nursing Has Taken the Front Seat in Patient Care
    Just recently the local hospital (a large one made of two formerly separate hospitals, now joined together as one) announced they would be cutting MILLIONS from their budget, meaning many MORE...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    She wouldn't have to rush so much if she'd taken the room in the dormitory.
    Jul 25
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    To think it all started when we gave her that "Let's Play Nurse" kit for Christmas when she was 5 years old!
    Jul 22
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    It's hard to believe that in sixth grade she hated science class.
    Jul 22
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Where did we go wrong? I can't understand her enthusiasm for the Cadaver Lab.
    Jul 22
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. Why did you choose nursing?
    Though mom was an RN, I never thought of becoming a nurse. Don't know what I thought of becoming; possibly I didn't think about it at all. Well, I went to a community college and flunked out because...
    Jul 17
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. Embarrassing moments
    Funny at the time: Someone had given a vegetative patient colite (go-lightly was what we always called it) via NG tube as a prep for the procedure to be done the next day. When the nurse went back...
    Jul 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    That's got to be almost worse! What'd you do with it after it came up? Please don't say you swallowed! That makes me gag right here and now!:eek:
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    [QUOTE=Elle23;7991800]I did almost pass out once, but it wasn't related to patient care. I was 32 weeks pregnant and as I was getting report one night, I started seeing stars and then everything...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    Twice. First time as a student observing a procedure. The patient with her butt in the air, well 'padded' by Valium. Wished I could have had some when the doc started moving that proctoscope like...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Share your funniest patient stories...
    CWP--that was a great story and a really inspired bit of humor! When I lived in Nashville for a while, I worked in a small hospital as a med nurse. One slow night I made a life-size cardboard...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Share your funniest patient stories...
    There are so many pages to this thread that I don't know if I have posted this before or not. But here goes: I was the med nurse on a small med-surg unit on the 3-ll shift. My assignment, in...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    Zappa turned it down? Well, I couldn't imagine it as a M-o-I song anyway. I saw Zappa in concert in Boston in the ? mid-70's and it was kind of disappointing. He refused to do any of his old...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Theme song to your Nursing career?
    This is an oldie, but so am I: I'm Willin' by Seatrain I've been whipped by the wind, Driven by the sea, Had my head stove-in, But I'm still on my feet, and I'm still......willin'
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Wonder what her nickname's gonna be?!
    Jun 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    When it is never possible to do the impossible, no matter how hard you try, it's time to bail out. NO job is worth what you have been trying to deal with. Take it from me, the voice of experience...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Why do you visit allnurses.com?
    I can't remember how I found AN, but I believe I found the breakroom early on, so I kept coming back because I loved the hysterical humor of the quick-minded, smart, silly people who were posting. I...
    Jun 12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  20. The Dreaded  Annual JCAHO Survey
    Haven't had to deal with those clip-board wielding folks for a long, long time. Thank God. Private duty allows me a lovely little circle of peace in that regard. I remember the fever pitch of nerves...
    Jun 12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  21. No!  It is NOT OK.
    Wow! I would like to print this post and paste it all over the places I have worked during the past 40 years. "OKAY?"..... Hate it! One other thing that also gets on my last nerve is when...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Ah, yes,but you know that SOMEWHERE in the world is a child with that very name!!
    Jun 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Share your funniest patient stories...
    EEEEUUUUUUWWWWW!!!!!
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Share your funniest patient stories...
    Hahahahahaha! No, but my eyes did briefly roll around in my head!!!!
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Share your funniest patient stories...
    This afternoon, my 95 y.o. private duty patient with dementia asked me "Would you marry me?" I said, "WHAT?" She repeated it. I said, "Um, well, considering I'm a woman who has been married to the...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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