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 🙂
ivpump_nurse_forward

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!

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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!

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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!

infiltrated_iv_nurse_forward

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.

patient_nurse_forward

Doesn't anyone believe in "sharing the wealth" anymore?

payday_nurse_forward

Once nurses get a taste of that night differential in their check it's hard to live without it!

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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.

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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.

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"I COME IN PEACE!"

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Family members act like it's the "Nursey Nurse" show... starring... me, your family member's nurse!  (How long until visiting hours are over?!)

oops_nurse_forward

Don't worry, we have plenty of spare johnnies... let me just go ahead and change all your linens... again.

monday_morning_gif_nurse_forward

It's a medical miracle in and of itself!  Welcome to work!

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"Buh-bye!  Take your cigarettes & kentucky fried chicken with you!"

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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.

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Probably a JCAHO violation, no... definitely a JCAHO violation.  #thingsthatwillprobablykillme

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Some days nurses are more compassionate than others.

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Trials and tribulations of a labor nurse and central electronic fetal monitoring!  If you could just stay put that would be greeeaaaaat! 🙂

jcaho_nurse_forward

Nurses know the feeling

doctor_nurse_forward

Let me check with my crystal ball and I'll get back to you!

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When your co-workers notice you have an unknown stain on your scrubs that was not there when you started your shift!