10 ways you know you’re a student nurse


Are gummy bears part of a balanced meal? If you’re a student nurse, you may find yourself nodding desperately in agreement! Here’s a hilarious top 10 list of ways you know you’re a scrambling nursing student.
You Know You’re a Student Nurse When…

10. You know the Braden Scale by heart, but have to look up a loved one’s birthday.

9. You have three backpacks to carry all your books.

8. You strive to find a gait belt that matches your scrubs.

7. You realize during clinical post-conference that you either need a stronger deodorant or forgot to put it on again!

6. Cheetos, gummy bears, string cheese and a soda are considered a well-balanced meal.

5. You learn a new skill and can’t wait to go home and practice on (or threaten to) a loved one!

4. You mentally start developing a care plan for everyone you meet.

3. You go out with classmates and all you talk about is pharmacology.

2. You have a permanent kyphosis from lugging your books around.


This list is by Dawn Marie Bintz.

Scrubs Contributor
We welcome your ideas and submissions to Scrubs Magazine! Here's how to submit your own story or story idea to our editors.

    7 Crazy Nurse Rules You’ve Heard of, But Didn’t Think Were True – Part 1

    Previous article

    What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

    Next article

    You may also like

    More in Scrubs