1. Tired of seeing ads? Click here to register today and the ads go away. It's completely FREE, too!
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Can't find what you're looking for? Use the search bar in the upper right corner.
    Dismiss Notice

Patient Friendly Jokes

Discussion in 'EMS Humor' started by wanderingmedic, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. wanderingmedic

    wanderingmedic Forum Captain

    I like to tell (the same) jokes to patients to help lighten the mood and get people to relax. What patient friendly jokes do you have?

    Here are some of mine:

    Did you hear about the kidnapping at the school?
    It's okay, he work up.

    Why did the aligator wear a vest?
    because he was an in-vest-i-gator

    How much beer does it take to get a tropical bird drunk?

    Why did the can crusher quit his job?
    it was soda pressing

    (before IV stick) Don't worry, this won't hurt me any.
  2. elshion

    elshion Forum Probie

    Whenever I put the pulse ox on them I say "can I see your hand I just need to put this on". When one gives me their middle finger I usually say "oh so it's been that kinda day hasn't it?" It takes them a second and most laugh a good bit from it. Haven't gotten a bad reaction yet.

    Also, whenever I get the billing sig I explain that "this is so we can bill your insurance, so that we don't have to come back and take one of your kidneys". I usually get a few laughs outta that one too
  3. johnrsemt

    johnrsemt Forum Deputy Chief

    When I ask for a finger and they don't give me the middle finger I tell them that they missed a good chance to flip me off.
    When I am getting ready to stick an IV or finger stick I tell them if it hurts to punch my partner,

Share This Page