20 Nursing Quotes to Make you Laugh

20 Nursing Quotes to Make you Laugh

Lauren Diffendarfer

by Lauren Diffendarfer

Medical Educator

posted on Jul 13, 2016, at 9:39 pm


nursing quotes make laughNO ONE DESERVES A LAUGH MORE THAN YOU. You’re a nurse and that means you will feel burned out, stressed, bored, and in need of a laugh every once in a while. These aren’t like our quotes on how to be a leading nurse – they’re the quotes you need to just get through the shift. Being able to laugh at your own career as a nurse can be one of the greatest stress relievers out there. Nurses experience things everyday that most people can’t even imagine, and nurses have an understanding of one another that can only be understood in the crazy world of nursing.

Funny Nursing Quotes That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

These quotes remind us that nursing takes a special kind, a kind like you! Share with your hilarious nursing family and friends, and be sure to give our Pinterest board a follow!

“No, RN does not stand for ‘Refreshments and Narcotics'”

funny nurse quote rn

“I came. I cared. I charted.”

funny nurse quote chart cared

“Don’t mess with me – I get paid to poke people with sharp objects”

funny nurse quote sharp objects

“You think Mondays are bad? Try working weekends, holidays and 12 hour nights”

funny nurse quote monday

“Hand sanitizer has started to become your best friend.”

funny nurse quote sanitizer

“Laughter is not the best medicine… Propofol is!”

funny nurse quote laughter medicine

“You can’t cure stupid, but you can sedate it.”

funny nurse quote stupid sedate

“Showering won’t be enough after today. I’ll need to be autoclave.”

funny nurse quote shower autoclave

“While that’s correct… it’s not the most correct. This is nursing school.”

funny nurse quote school

“Be nice to me. I dispense the happy pills.”

funny nurse quote pills

“Yes, I am a nurse. No, I don’t want to look at it.”

funny nurse quote look at it

“Be nice to the nurses, we keep the doctor from accidentally killing you.”

funny nurse quote doctors

“Nursing is not a career… it’s a post-apocalyptic survival skill”

funny nurse quote survival

“Nursing school is a lot like giving birth… once it’s over, you just tend to forget just how painful the process really was.”

funny nurse quote painful

“I’m a nurse, what’s your superpower?”

funny nurse quote superpower

“Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors, nurse in charge… or patients.”

funny nurse quote dream

“I love being a nurse, but I mostly love wearing scrubs. They’re basically professional pajamas.”

funny nurse quote scrubs

“TGIF? Sorry not familiar with that term… I’m a nurse.”

funny nurse quote tgif

“If I’m just a nurse maybe I should leave so you can see how your visit goes without me.”

funny nurse quote visit

“How many nurses does it take to screw a light bulb? None – it’s delegated to the nursing students.”

funny nurse quote lightbulb student

Also check out our blog post: “15 Struggles Only a Nurse Will Know”

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About Lauren

Lauren works as the Medical Educator for the Disque Foundation and has worked closely with us since 2014. She is a full-time student pursuing a BS in Biology at Indiana University as a recipient of the Chick Evans Caddy Scholarship and hopes to attend medical school to become a physician in the future. She is certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and she is also a certified Basic Life Support Instructor for the American Heart Association. She stays heavily involved with health care in and out of her local community, helping plan and coordinate Disque Foundation events, teaching lifesaving skills to the communities and organizations that we serve and volunteering at her hometown hospital in the Birthing Unit.


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