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You know you’re a nurse when…

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Are you bringing coffee and donuts to work to ingratiate yourself to the hospital housekeeping staff?

You must be a nurse!

Learn nine other telltale signs of a hardworking nurse.

1. Family and friends call you to describe their injuries over the phone.

2. It’s the end of your shift and you realize you haven’t once gone to the bathroom.

3. You can’t function until your caffeine intake is at a therapeutic level.

4. You can scare everyone around you with just one look.

5. You start to point out errors in medical shows.

6. You’ve informed your coworkers who can/cannot work on you if you collapse.

7. You finally learn that doctors are not all that!

8. You get more done by knowing someone in housekeeping than in administration.

9. You can’t imagine wearing heels after a day on your feet.

10. You can smile and know you made a difference at least once in your week.

This list, by Peggy Villers, RN, is the  winner of our “Win Your Top Ten List on a Mug!” Giveaway. You can buy this mug for you or your favorite nursing instructor! Submit your own list here to enter!

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One Response to You know you’re a nurse when…

  1. Betsy Parker

    You know you’re a nurse when the first thing you notice about a person (whether in person or in a photo) is their VEINS!