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Top 10 worst hospital visitors

Top 10 worst hospital visitors

Ah, visitors! Have any of these nightmares shown up at your patients’ bedsides?

Are you a new nurse or an experienced nurse?

Are you a new nurse or an experienced nurse?

Do you answer your phone every time it rings, or do you wait to see who’s calling? Click in for a hilarious comparison of nurses at two VERY different career stages.

Top 10 reasons to work an overtime shift on the weekend

Top 10 reasons to work an overtime shift on the weekend

Been asked to stay late — again? You lucky duck! Here…have a laugh.

A short history of medicine

A short history of medicine

Trends come and go, but the basics of good nursing care will never change.

The ranks of the hospital

The ranks of the hospital

You KNOW there’s a hierarchy at work. Take a look and see where nurses rank. Do you agree?

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A routine physical

Ever had a patient who didn’t quite tell you the truth?

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Top 10 reasons I went into nursing

We all know why we go into nursing. Here are some alternative reasons that your funny bone may recognize.

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3 great nurse jokes

“Laughter is by definition healthy.” Famous novelist (and onetime nurse) Doris Lessing said it. And we agree.

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Three wishes

Surely you’ve day-dreamed about escaping your responsibilities…

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Caffeine is my shepherd

We know the truth about how you get through those long shifts: caffeine!