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Benita Epstein

About Benita Epstein

Before becoming a freelance cartoonist, Benita Epstein conducted scientific and medical research for twenty years at several universities. She figured she had gathered enough funny material to last a lifetime in her new humorous career. Her award winning cartoons have appeared in hundreds of publications including The New Yorker, Barron’s, Wall St. Journal, American Scientist, Reader’s Digest, greeting cards, textbooks, newspapers, trade journals and merchandise. She appears on Fridays worldwide in The Six Chix. Reprints available for PowerPoints, newsletters, custom cartoon : Benitaepstein.com.

Nurse cartoons — denial

Nurse cartoons — denial

The scale at the doctor’s office is notoriously inaccurate, right?

Nurse cartoons — nightmare

Nurse cartoons — nightmare

Don’t you hate those nights when you DREAM about work?

Nurse cartoons – book learnin’

Nurse cartoons – book learnin’

What did you learn in nursing school? Now, what DIDN’T you learn in nursing school…?

Nurse cartoons — lost in translation

Nurse cartoons — lost in translation

Do your patients really understand what you say? Not everytime…

Nurse cartoons — stress reduction

Nurse cartoons — stress reduction

Sometimes, you gotta unplug. How is your stress level?

Nurse cartoons – continuing education

Nurse cartoons – continuing education

A whole ‘nother meaning for “on-the-job-learning.”

Nurse cartoons — juggling

Nurse cartoons — juggling

You’re a nurse. You’re used to juggling multiple priorities, right?

Nurse cartoons — slow day

Nurse cartoons — slow day

Ever stop and figure out how much you accomplish in one shift?

Nurse cartoons — higher education?

Nurse cartoons — higher education?

You may be closer to the Ivy League than you think.

Nurse cartoons – emergency?

Nurse cartoons – emergency?

Some patients are on their call lights all the time. Others won’t even call when they’re turning blue.

Nurse cartoons — patient history

Nurse cartoons — patient history

With some patients, gathering a full health history is like pulling teeth. With others…

Nurse cartoons – relevant experience

Nurse cartoons – relevant experience

Some people are just meant to be a nurse. What were you in a past life?

Nurse cartoons – to care or not to care?

Nurse cartoons – to care or not to care?

To care or not to care? You’re a nurse, some things are just part of the job.

Nurse cartoons – pet therapy

Nurse cartoons – pet therapy

Medicine isn’t the answer for everything. Take two of these! you’ll never guess what the “two” are!