Is anyone else overwhelmed by the number of holiday events you’ve already attended this season? Chances are you have a least one obligatory company Christmas party this month. Regardless of if you’re a nurse practitioner who turns into the Grinch or Buddy the Elf this time of year, mix and mingling with coworkers outside of the break room can be a fun way to boost clinic morale; but throw a white elephant gift exchange into the mix and you’ve got yourself one heck of an office party! 

Unfortunately you’re fresh out of ideas on a nifty gift that is both hysterical and useful; after all, who wants to waste money on a gift that will never be used? If you really want to get a few laughs from the crowd as well have party goers vying to get their hands on the present you brought, check out these seven healthcare themed white elephant gifts perfect for nurses.

Nurse Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book, $8.00

Your fellow NPs will get an absolute kick out of this unique and funny coloring book while distressing after a long day’s work. Hilarious sentences fill the pages like “never pass up an opportunity to pee” and “you can’t fix stupid but you can sedate it”.

“Nurses Need Shots Too” Shot Glasses, $10.00

When they can’t go to happy hour, this shot glass is just what the doctor ordered.

Emergency Meal Transport Insulated Lunch Tote, $13.95

This insulated tote will keep your coworker’s lunch chilled, prepped and ready to transplant. The bag is actually very functional with a foam-insulated waterproof lining, and a mesh interior pouch.

Nurses 2018 Day-to-Day Calendar: Jokes, Quotes, and Anecdotes, $9.50

Give your nurse practitioner colleagues a daily mental health break with a page that greets them with a medical joke, quote or anecdote, making them crack a smile even on the longest of days.

“Go with the Flo” Coffee Mug, $9.95


Available in either black or white and as a mega mug that holds 20 oz of liquid, this Florence Nightingale coffee mug is sure to put a pep in any nurse practitioner’s step, even during the night shift.

Medical Marijuana Pocket Box, $5.99

What’s a white elephant gift exchange without a borderline inappropriate gift? This medical marijuana pocket box is sure to spark up some giggles at the party.

Stuck Up!: 100 Objects Inserted and Ingested in Places They Shouldn’t Be, $11.75

This funny collection of 100 x-ray images shows foreign objects ingested or inserted into human bodies, accidentally or on purpose, and the excuses patients give for them. This hilarious book just might surprise even the most desensitized nurse practitioners.


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