Humor Web Humor 26 Nursing Memes Sure to Cure What Ails You Open Up and Say, "LOL" Share PINTEREST Email Print Shironosov / Getty Images Web Humor Memes Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. Learn about our Editorial Process Published on 05/18/19 Nursing is one of the toughest and most underappreciated jobs out there. Between dealing with difficult patients (and doctors!), working long hours, and cleaning up a variety of unpleasant bodily functions nearly every day, there's no doubt that we should all be thankful that these empathetic men and women are willing to take care of the rest of us! In honor of these selfless professionals, here are 26 funny nurse memes guaranteed to put a smile on even the most exhausted nurse's face. Misery loves company, after all! 01 of 26 The Birds Are Singing, the Sun Is Shining.... Via Instagram Everything is all fine and dandy until the day's irritations begin. Then you'll find yourself screaming, "Don't make me go Jurassic on you people!" 02 of 26 That's Pretty Fast Via Twitter Pro Tip for nurses: try not to add "LOL" to the end of your sentence when telling someone they're speeding towards life's final finish line. 03 of 26 True Story Via Instagram Children of nurses understand that this meme is incredibly true! When your parent is a nurse there's no way he or she will drag you into the doctor's office when they can likely diagnose and treat you from the comfort of your couch. Not only that, but after working all day the hospital is the last place they want to go. 04 of 26 Less Sexy Time, More Sleepy Time Via Imgur You try working on your feet for twelve hours during the wee hours of the overnight shift and see how sexy you feel afterwards! 05 of 26 "If You Could Go Ahead and Come in on Saturday Too, That'd Be Great." Via Instagram There's literally no subject that can't be spoofed by this Lumbergh "Office Space" meme. 06 of 26 Just a Sprinkle or Two Via Twitter Nothing like adding your own special flourish to your reports. 07 of 26 My Way or the Highway Via Twitter Why even have a nurse if you're not going to listen to their medical expertise? 08 of 26 Nurse Ratched Has Nothing on Vivian Leigh Via Facebook The actress who played Scarlet O'Hara has that RNF down pat! I wouldn't mess with her. 09 of 26 Asking the Important Questions Via Imgur Who needs a social life when you can get up close and personal with sick strangers for 10 hours a day? *Sobs quietly* 10 of 26 As Soon as They Leave the Room, That Is Via Twitter "Okay, doctor, whatever you say..." Said with all the eye rolling in the universe. 11 of 26 We're on Top of That, Doc Via Imgur Is that supposed to be legible English? Nurses must be psychic to interpret that mess. 12 of 26 Slap on Another Layer Via Twitter At least there was an attempt! 13 of 26 Genius During Working Hours Via Twitter Outside of work, not so much. 14 of 26 Mighty Morphine Power Rangers? Via Imgur There's something about that magical drug that makes it practically the holy grail of pain medication. 15 of 26 "This Is Fine." Via Facebook "Everything's on fire and all of my patients hate me, so business as usual, essentially." 16 of 26 Asking for a Friend Via Facebook Just kidding, that friend is me. I'm the friend. 17 of 26 Pay No Attention to My "Crazy Eyes" Via Instagram Just another day in paradise! 18 of 26 Can't Find it Anywhere Via Facebook When you've been thigh-deep in humanity for hours on end it's got to be hard to summon a shred of empathy, yet somehow nurses do it. I'm not saying they're saintly, but it's worth considering. 19 of 26 Let's Hope That's Antibacterial Spray Via Instagram "Oh, you've got a bacterial infection caused by touching contaminated poo? Let me just throw on my Hazmat suit before helping you out, k?" 20 of 26 We Feel the Need for Speed? Via Instagram Let's hope the Goose to your Maverick fares better than the guy in the movie did. (Spoiler alert!) 21 of 26 "I Just Thought I Was a Little Bloated...." Via Instagram It's normal to outgrow all of your shoes in a day, right? 22 of 26 "Hello, Peasants." Via Instagram "I'm a lady of leisure. I don't have time for your 'work nonsense' on this, my only day off." 23 of 26 It's a Secret Via Instagram We could tell you but then we'd lose our jobs, and no matter how much we like to complain about work that's definitely not the plan! 24 of 26 I Now Require Three Hours of Uninterrupted Solitude Via Facebook After dealing with cranky patients all day the last thing nurses want to deal with is people. Any people. 25 of 26 What a Specific Allergy You Have Via Bored Panda Something tells me you might be a drug-seeker. That something is you. 26 of 26 Smell Ya' Later, Suckers! Via Winkgo See also: burning rubber in the parking lot with maniacal laughter floating out from the open car window. Byeeee! Nurses of the world, we appreciate you! Thanks for keeping us alive.