Amusing reasons to become a nurse

  1. I got this tote bag for my birthday this year with the following written on it. I found it quite amusing, and thought I'd just share it with everybody.

    Top Ten Reason to Become a Nurse

    1. Pays better than fast food, though the hours aren't as good.
    2. Fashionable shoes and sexy white uniforms.
    3.Needles: Tis better to give than to receive.
    4. Reassure your patients that all bleeding stops... eventually.
    5. Expose yourself to rare, exotic 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 the holidays with all of your friends -- at work.
    10. Take comfort that most of your patients survive no matter what you do to them.
    Last edit by Alicia18 on Feb 9, '05 : Reason: hehe, forgot #5
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    Nursing student and nursing home CNA during the summer
    Specialty: Geriatrics


  3. by   JBudd
    Got the sweatwhirt. My docs were quite please I thought so well of them with number 7
  4. by   themadscotsman
    A+! Too funny - obviously it's the same across the water! haha! :chuckle
  5. by   madwife2002
  6. by   Debbee
    Oh, yes, ain't that the truth! You better believe it!!!
  7. by   elizabells
    According to my mum, I declared my desire to be a nurse at age six. She wanted to make sure I wasn't succumbing to gender stereotypes, so she asked why I wanted to be a nurse instead of a doctor. (Silly lady!) Apparently I declared, quite seriously, "because nurses get to give the shots!"