Surviving Nursing: One Gif at a Time
Relatable, light-hearted nursing .gifs to help you cope with your day to day grind of dealing with the wins, losses, and frustrations of your life as a nurse. Enjoy 🙂
Fun Fact: Sounds with high frequency pitches (like a beeping IV pump) make it harder to locate the source of the sound. So keeeeep looking, you're bound to figure out which pump is alarming... eventually!
It's terrible to be on the receiving end of that kind of a transfer... you know it's going to be a looooonng shift!
Being furloughed isn't always good for your paycheck but it's good for your social life when it happens on a weekend you are scheduled to work!
It's Murphy's Law of Nursing that when a patient has only one IV medication, they'll lose IV access right before that med is due to be given.
Doesn't anyone believe in "sharing the wealth" anymore?
Once nurses get a taste of that night differential in their check it's hard to live without it!
When an unidentified flying drop of someones bodily fluid lands on your skin and you have to finish what you're doing before you go and autoclave yourself.
What you say to your patient who let a fart rip while you're turning them in bed which consequentially lights up their entire room with an odor that leaves the hairs in your nostrils singed off.
"I COME IN PEACE!"
Family members act like it's the "Nursey Nurse" show... starring... me, your family member's nurse! (How long until visiting hours are over?!)
Don't worry, we have plenty of spare johnnies... let me just go ahead and change all your linens... again.
It's a medical miracle in and of itself! Welcome to work!
"Buh-bye! Take your cigarettes & kentucky fried chicken with you!"
Performing the 5 rights of med administration has never been harder thanks to the monstrous W.O.W's we have to roll from semi-private room to semi-private room.
Probably a JCAHO violation, no... definitely a JCAHO violation. #thingsthatwillprobablykillme
Some days nurses are more compassionate than others.
Trials and tribulations of a labor nurse and central electronic fetal monitoring! If you could just stay put that would be greeeaaaaat! 🙂
Nurses know the feeling
Let me check with my crystal ball and I'll get back to you!
When your co-workers notice you have an unknown stain on your scrubs that was not there when you started your shift!