Are Designer Scrubs Really Worth It?The lack of many functional and fashionable scrubs is a common complaint among medical professionals. That’s because there is nothing appealing about the boxy and baggy scrubs. Not only are they ill-fitting, but most scrubs that are available today are boring. Think about it. When you wear something that’s uncomfortable for over 10 hours a … [Read more...] about Are Designer Scrubs Really Worth It?
Thank you to IguanaMed for partnering with us on this post.Wearing the best scrubs to work means you’ll be comfortable, professional, and ready to tackle anything… Well, maybe not anything. But you’ll certainly have an edge. What you wear to work impacts your ability to perform your job and provide patient care.We’ve spent a lot of time talking about nursing shoes, great … [Read more...] about The Best Scrubs Have These 5 Must-Have Features
Let's review the pros and cons of buying scrubs at a premium price and buying cheap scrubs. Are Cheap Scrubs as Good as Expensive Scrubs? If you’re in the market for nursing scrubs, there are a few things you should keep in mind. You could buy a bunch of cheap scrubs and save money, or invest in a couple pairs of finely-made scrubs that might look better and often last … [Read more...] about Are Cheap Scrubs as Good as Expensive Scrubs?
So you are a nursing practitioner and you are torn about which stethoscope to buy. Used by a great number of proud doctors, nurses and medical professionals around the world, Littman stethoscopes offer terrific acoustic response, exceptional value, and superior results overall.Best Littmann StethoscopesIn this roundup, we are going to take a look at some of the best … [Read more...] about Best Littmann Stethoscopes
Caribbean Blue Scrubs are the standard for many hospitals. I have rounded up 10 Classy Caribbean Blue Scrubs that will meet your work requirement while still helping you look good. Just because you have to wear a certain color, that doesn't mean that the style has to look like everyone else. Much like the nursing shoes or nursing lab jacket you choose for work, your scrubs … [Read more...] about 10 Classy Caribbean Blue Scrubs
Working on Christmas is not fun, but Christmas scrubs are! Although many hospitals and other healthcare employers have switched to a solid color for their nursing uniforms, there are a few places where scrubs are still pretty much "anything goes." This is especially true in pediatric settings, where bright and cheerful scrubs can really impress the patients and put a smile on … [Read more...] about 5 Fun and Festive Christmas Scrubs
Thank you to BadgeBlooms for Partnering with me to create this post. More and more hospitals are making the transition to standard uniforms. This means every nurse on the floor will be wearing the same color and have little ability to show personality in their uniform. While sometime nurses show their nursing flair in their nursing shoes, there is a lot more … [Read more...] about 9 Designer ID Badge Reels for Nurses that Rock
What better way to adorn a Christmas tree than to cover it with nurses? Nurse Christmas ornaments are a great way to show professional pride in your nursing career during the holiday season. There are so many available and range from the cute and cartoony to the delicate and beautiful. Every nurse show own at least one ornament that celebrates his or her chosen … [Read more...] about 15 Fun Nurse Christmas Ornaments
If you are a nurse then hopefully the hospital or healthcare organization you work for has decided to honor you and all the hard work you do. But we here at The Nerdy Nurse think you deserve a little more this year. I'm sure Florence Nightingale would be impressed with how far we've come, but we all know how far we have to go. In some ways nurses are honored everyday, but in … [Read more...] about 2014 Nurses Week Giveaway
Guest Blogger: Joe WhyteTaking the time to look your absolute best for your job can create short term and long term benefits for your life. People who dress professionally and maintain their appearance project confidence, leadership, intelligence and a healthy degree of attractiveness in the eyes of any beholder. Not only are these theories supported by anecdotal evidence … [Read more...] about Dressing to Impress and How That Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Professional Career
Every time you go to the hospital, you've probably noticed that while not everyone is wearing the same pattern, they're often all wearing scrubs. You may ask: Why are nursing uniforms scrubs? Sometimes, even the non-clinical employees wear them. So why is it that hospitals usually have policies stating that nurses must wear scrubs? Nursing Uniforms Scrubs While the scrubs … [Read more...] about Why Are Nursing Uniforms Scrubs?
I've rounded up some of the top nursing shoes for women to save you time and effort searching for that perfect pair. Everyone knows that working as a nurse means spending hours on your feet. Not every nurse takes the best care of their feet. Finding the right pair of nursing shoes for women or men can make a big difference in the a nurse's life. It's not just about whether your … [Read more...] about Top 10 Nursing Shoes For Women
Are you looking for the best stethoscopes for nurses? You likely already know that nurses use many important pieces of equipment on a daily basis. Whether you're trying to obtain a blood pressure, or listening to the chest of a little one with a cough, your stethoscope is a vital piece of nursing gear. Finding the best stethoscopes for nurses can be a challenge. While you want … [Read more...] about 10 Best Stethoscopes for Nurses
Even though white starched caps and dresses are a matter of nursing history, the media still commonly portrays nurses in these uniforms. This makes sense if you think about it. A nurse wearing regular scrubs of any generic color might be mistaken for a doctor, respiratory, therapist, or maybe even an aide or housekeeping. So when Hollywood wants a viewer to instantly identify a … [Read more...] about From White to Blue: Nursing Uniforms Evolve
Do you know a nurse who has impacted the life of others through service, sacrifice, and innovation? So many nurses give themselves selflessly and are never recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty. Now is your chance to help pay tribute to a nurse making a difference in this world. Cherokee Uniforms currently has a call for nominations for it’s 10th annual … [Read more...] about Nominate a Nurse for Cherokee’s 10th Annual Inspired Comfort Award