top ten reasons why you became a nurse

  1. Top ten reasons to become a nurse:

    1) Pays better then fast food, though the hours aren't as good.

    2) Fashionable shoes and sexy white uniforms.

    3) Needles: "Tis better to give then receive"

    4) Reassure your patients that all bleeding stops...eventually.

    5) Expose yourself to rare, exciting and new diseases.

    6) Interesting aromas.

    7) Courteous and infallible doctors who always leave clear orders in perfectly legible handwriting.

    8) Do enough charting to navigate around the world.

    9) Celebrate all the holidays with your friends- at work.

    10) Take comfort that most of your patients survive no matter what you do to them.

    Add more if you want!!!!!This should get fun
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  3. by   obillyboy
    To have the chance to help others...............Better living via chemical engineering....Is that supposed t do that?????
    HA HA HA HA HA.........

    So that I could learn to inhale an entire meal in less than 7 minutes..........
    HE HE HE HE HE HE HE HA HA HA.............
  4. by   fergus51
    Just to push my bladder capacity to new limits everyday!
  5. by   CraftyLPN
    Always willing to fashion an assortment of "products" on your scrubs...pleasant or not......??
  6. by   P_RN
    To see just how swollen my ankles could REALLY get....
  7. by   Merry1
    Because I wanted to lose weight...I skipped lunch again!
  8. by   sunnybrook83
    To obtain sainthood by stretching my patience levels by being verbally abused by those for whom I am caring/ physicians/ family members/_________(fill in the blank)....
  9. by   GAstudent
    to aruge with the next shift on what all got done........(that happened to me today)

    to be left alone to take care of 40 pt on my own so that everyone else can go and hide and do their book work, while I run around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to put everyone to bed, get something to drink, help someone to bed and help someone take a shower

    sorry a little vent there....had a bad day
  10. by   jnette
    Beacaus e I always wanted a callous on top of that bunyon of mine !
  11. by   atownsendrn
    To learn how to get blood or other interesting body fluids out of clothing.

    and to appreciate that my children are healthy and "normal" (whatever that means)
  12. by   bellehill
    So I could become obsessed with other people's bowel and bladder habits.
  13. by   rebel_red
    Free unlimited supply of denti-tips, glycerin swabs, trashbags, orange sticks, emery boards and anything else I have accidently walked out of the facility with stuck in my cargo scrub pockets...

    You wouldn't believe the "black market" for these rare and valuable items...

  14. by   P_RN
    So every neighbor, relative and friend can corner me at church, the store, or even in the driveway and ask about this little problem Im having......."Gee that sounds serious" almost always sends them on their way.