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Habits you picked up from work...

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Brian has 16 years experience as a ASN, RN and specializes in CCU, Geriatrics, Critical Care, Tele.

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What are some of the habits that you pick up from work?

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CT Pixie has 10 years experience as a BSN, RN.

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Home phone rings

Me: Hello, Unit B, this is Nurse Pixie how may I help you.

Any Alarm rings (microwave, preheating oven, dryer cycle done etc)

Me: turning on heels to go find the offending infusion pump

Needing to use the bathroom

Hands over cell to daughter and asks she cover my phone for a couple of minutes

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NurseDirtyBird has 8 years experience.

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I knock on my own bedroom door and say, "Nursing!"

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VivaLasViejas has 20 years experience as a ASN, RN and specializes in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych.

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Washing my hands BEFORE using the bathroom.

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trying to swipe my badge on our bedroom door, the bathroom door.. & it's usually when I don't even have my badge on! Also at work, trying to swipe my badge on doors that don't require badge access.

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Vishwamitr has 15 years experience and specializes in Psychiatry.

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Hey Brian! You are on a roll here. Thanks buddy. We needed that laugh. Keep 'em coming.

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kmarie724 has 5 years experience and specializes in LTC.

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When I used to work nocs, the beeping of the garbage truck backing up when I was sleeping during the day always caused me to wake up thinking "What alarm is that!?!"

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Sometimes I have an increase sense of awareness. I can tell when something about a person is not right. Sure enough the person either falls or something crazy happens, but I sensed the danger long before it happened.

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Whenever anyone comes around me, unbeknownst to them, they've just received a head to toe assessment!

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