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  1. If a MD says "Don't Call Back"- do you write that as an order?
    My experiance is that when you tell a Doc that you are going to chart that he said "don't call back" they generally back up and re-evaluate that particular order. I had a urologist who I called at...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nurse Campy Fancy Pants!
    I found this to be very amusing! I love my scrubs and I can totally relate (except the hair bun, lol). At my hospital all of the RNs wear a bright red tag attached to our name badges that proudly...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Males and Technology
    The only Nurses on my unit that use PDA's are the 2 guys. One of the women has one, but she hasn't figured out how to use it for anything but solitaire yet. I have offered to help her with that. ...
    Jan 9, '08
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Crazy Tampon Commercial
    Quite frankly, I think that it is a shame that any female has to miss school, or work for that matter (I worked with a CNA who left work early without permission because she had cramps), because of...
    Dec 15, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. Male nurse crying!!!
    Each man deal with his emotions in his own way. I was raised by a career military father and crying was not to be tolerated from a man. FORTUNATELY, I have grown past that! When my mother died, I...
    Nov 29, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Gay labeling, is it just plain mean? Or sexual harrassment?
    I would report the offender. Comments like that are way out of line and unacceptable in a professional environment, and it doenst matter if you are straight, gay or bi-sexual. That type of behavior...
    Sep 3, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. have you ever been accused of sexual harassment?
    I always try to have a female present when I have to do anything that exposes a female patients genitalia. I always ask my female patients if they would be more comfortable with one of the female...
    Jul 1, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. I am officially a nurse now
    Congratulations! Now the real learning begins!
    May 17, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Nsg Recruitment: The Making of The Men in Nursing Calendar
    Wow, perhaps if more states did something like this, more of us guys would find our way into the best profession ever!
    May 6, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. What's the funniest thing your patient has been scared of before?
    I have seen lots of these ones but usually they are covered in tats! LMAO!!!
    Mar 11, '07
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. You know you're a male RN when......
    - You know more about the monthly cycles of your co-workers than yours own spouse/girlfriend! - You know more about your co-workers sex lives than your own! LMAO these are all true!
    Feb 20, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. Waxing hysterical
    Okay, not having to wax or shave my nether regions ... more reasons I am glad I am not a woman! Thanks for the laugh!
    Oct 17, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. The Guy From Wichita Falls
    Ha Ha Ha! Too funny! I am a Packer fan!!!
    Oct 4, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Being the minority/awkward moments
    Personally, I don't mind being treated like one of the "girls". I look at it this way, when they talk about their personal intimate things around me, I figure I have earned a certain level of trust...
    Oct 3, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. The Broken Picker
    Sorry about all the anger in my last post. This has been the most difficult time of my life and I was having a REALLY bad day with the Ex. I just kind of exploded. Please accept my deepest,...
    Sep 19, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. "Male Problems" while nursing female
    I have a question for all of you that is along the lines of this thread. There is a woman whom I have started seeing romanticly. Her insurance requires that she come to the Hospital where I work if...
    Sep 19, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. "Male Problems" while nursing female
    Unless I am mistaken he wasn't talking about just medication induced arousal. He was talking about getting an erection while working with a female patient that he clearly found attractive. The...
    Sep 17, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. The Broken Picker
    Thank you from all of us disfunctional, damaged men. Please remember that some of us are that way because of the women in our lives. I was less educated than my wife when we got together. I...
    Sep 12, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Celebrate With Me Today!  I'm an RN!
    WOO HOO!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Now the real learning begins! Welcome to the club! :welcome: :groupwelcome: :hatparty: :bow: :smiley_aa :yelclap: :yeah: :w00t: :roll
    Aug 13, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Why the fanny packs?
    mmmm...wear a tool belt...LOL!!! I have worn a fanny pack, but i don't now. You tell us what is in your purses and we will tell you what is in our fanny
    Aug 9, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Open mouth, insert foot.
    I was a Phlebotomist before becoming an RN too! Often after I finished drawing a nervous patient, they would say I do okay with this if I look away. I would respond, "I tought you were looking! I...
    Aug 2, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. "male" scrub top patterns
    Try this site: They have some decent patterns.
    Jun 18, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. But you're a MAN!
    Ben, my experiance is that when these female patients, (usually older women, I don't mean to generalize though), ask for a female, it is often for toileting and or hygenic purposes. I simply go get...
    Jun 14, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. Late Start for Nursing?
    Welcome back!!! It is never too late to start. I graduated this past December and passed my boards in February. I just turned 41 this past April! I agree with the comments about going straight...
    Jun 3, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  25. Let's play a little game...
    Are you talking only school related expenses? Otherwise I bought a house during my senoir year!
    May 26, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes