Here are 101 essential survival tips every new nurse must know:

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If you’re a new nurse, you may probably find humor and learning in these five common errors we all tend to commit as newbies.

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Me: I'd better make this interesting. Ventilator: starts alarming Me: trips over IV pump, crashes into ventilator, pulls IV out, blood everywhere... stands up, calls aide,tells family that pt is bucking the vent and that they needed a new IV. Me: well, my work here is done.

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It's been said you can't teach an old dog new tricks...but, a call light? Really?! #allnurses #nursehumor

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Oh and make sure you are providing excellent pt satisfaction even though you are needed in a million places at once

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the first time I said the Q word as a new nurse, in the ICU, I nearly got punched in the face.

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