Overheard from the nurse’s station
We asked and you responded! The funny tidbits keep pouring in.
Here’s the latest roundup of the best conversations that nurses overheard this week!
Nurse 1: Why don’t you try hypnosis to quit smoking? It worked for Matt Damon.
Nurse 2: Why don’t I also try writing a screenplay with Ben Affleck in it and win an Oscar?
Angela Kane, RN
Nurse 1: I’ve been a traveler the past three years.
Nurse 2: Did you backpack?
Jamal Franklin, RN
Nurse: What’s your regular doctor’s name?
Patient: Oh my gosh, I have no idea. Maybe it’s John? I always just call him Dr. Becker.
Maria Ramirez, RN
Nurse: [Preparing an S/C needle] You don’t seem to have much fat on your arm.
Patient: Oh, no. Does that mean you have to put it in my butt?
Nora Stevens, RN, MS, CCNS, CCRN
Nurse: Kyle, your weight is 67 pounds—that’s five more pounds than you were last summer.
Patient: How much does Spider-Man weigh this summer?
Peggy Kirkland, RN
Share your favorite “overheards” with us!