Relax and unwind with the funniest nursing gifs from Tumblr and Instagram. If you’ve just had a tough shift, a rough week, or just want to get some laughs, let these nursing gifs amuse you and remind you about the humor in our profession.
1. When you just got home and out of your work clothes and the whole family is off to work and school
2. When your patient finally falls asleep but you forgot something from their room…
3. When someone brings food!
4. When the day starts off smooth and then all hell breaks loose
5. How you look after shift
6. When someone else gets assigned to the patients you’ve had for the last 2 shifts
7. You after you finish your report!
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8. How you respond to the incoming nurse who asks you about the patient’s approach
9. When you start the day fresh and right and suddenly, you get bodily fluids all over your scrubs
10. How your non-nurse friends react when they hear about how your day went
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11. When you FINALLY get enough time to take a break and sit and eat.
12. When you see your patient is about to remove his IV…
13. How you drive out of the parking lot after a hellish shift!
14. When the charge nurse asks who wants to take the next admission
15. When you get home after a tiring shift *face plant*
16. When your friends get so tired of you telling gross nursing stories that they finally leave the table
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17. When you see the newly admitted patient who is a cutie
18. When you try to follow the conversation of your friends about their jobs in business and finance
19. When you try to leave the house for work at 0500
20. Nursing students studying for a test
21. When you are so excited to end your shift and then a memo comes in saying you have to stay for a meeting
22. Whenever you can’t get the IV pump to just stop beeping
23. When your friend talks about how stressful her job is
24. When someone short tries to do compressions without standing on a stool.
25. Whenever a new student asks you what to expect from nursing school
26. When someone tries to give you a report the second you walk onto the floor
27. Working with a brand new super excited intern
28. When you realize that your extremely difficult patient has two children… and they’re both lawyers.
29. When chaos breaks out on the floor just as your shift ended and you’re walking out the door…
30. When you have more patients than any of the other nurses
31. When you are calling pharmacy and trying to get the medicines that were ordered stat 4 hours ago.
32. When the cute relative asks you something about the patient
33. You going outside into the sunlight after night shift
34. When you send 50 text messages about something crazy that just happened at work
35. When you’ve got that one patient whose family members are up at the nurse’s desk every 5 minutes
36. When you see that you’re working with your favorite nurses + techs and you have a good assignment. Basically good news bonanza!
37. Everytime you pick up an extra shift.
38. You pronouncing drug names
39. When we’re elbow-deep in a code brown, run out of wipes, and have to hold the patient up while someone runs to get more
40. When you didn’t get enough sleep and try to overcompensate by mainlining coffee.
We hope our nursing gifs made you laugh today! The nursing profession is rife with a lot of challenges, obstacles, and critical moments and sometimes, it is only our sense of humor that helps us get through the day.
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