The author of this list is a frequent participant on our Male Nurses Aren’t Murses, We’re Nurses! page (you can find it at Facebook.com/MaleNurses).
We were thrilled when he sent us this terrific entry for our “Win Your Top 10 List on a Mug!” contest. We think you’ll like it, too.
So, how can you tell when there’s a male nurse in the house?
8. You no longer call Dr. Strong at the first sign of need.
7. You find yourself with a box of gigantic gloves and wonder where the smaller ones went.
6. Conversations based on sports have somehow infiltrated the unit.
5. Somebody left a burger and fries on the table, where you struggle to convince yourself a salad is fulfilling.
4. Patient assignments are frequently changed after you have taken report and made your first round.
3. A patient keeps calling your co-worker “Doctor” regardless of how many times she is corrected.
2. This complaint becomes familiar: “There are no XL gloves here and they were ordered just for me.”
1. Someone left the toilet seat up in the nurses’ lounge restroom.