Top 10 things nurses have GOT to stop doing at work


3. Stop talking/texting in front of patients and/or family members.
We all live with our cell phones so we can be available to family while at work, but use some professionalism and common courtesy! Patients and their family members do not want to hear about your night out on the town or even (gasp!) if your own family members are sick. They are in the hospital/clinic to get better and need our full attention.

Next: Stop showing off those tattoos. →

Rachael Rainer
Rachael Rainer is a thirty-something LPN in Mississippi working the night shift. You can find more of her writing on her blog: and get her Twitter feed at

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