Gift for a new Student Nurse - page 2

Hello, I am not a nurse. My wifes daughter has just been accepted to a Cal State Nursing program. What is the best thing I could giver her to help at school. (New Laptop not needed) Am looking... Read More

  1. by   jam0601
    If she has a hobby, encourage it by may be a gift cert to continue that hobby. It is very important to have an outlet. I just graduated in May, it took me 4.5 years to get my BA degree and during that time I did not make time for hobbies. I regret that. I also can't wait until after I take the NCLEX so I can read a book that doesn't require any brain power.
  2. by   Angela Mac
    A mini cassette recorder to tape lectures. Most instructors do not object. Text is sometimes harder to absorb than hearing it covered in a lecture, and tests are based on the lectured material also.
  3. by   Mandarella
    My favorite was a Littman master classic II steth with my initials engraved on the chestpiece. Helps it from "walking" away.:uhoh21: You might want to check with the school before buying-some only allow a certain type of steth.
  4. by   Quailfeather
    A nice bookbag, preferably with wheels and a handle, with which she can tote her books and other necessities that previous posters have so thoughtfully suggested.
  5. by   andre
    If she hasn't started her crazed buying of every nursing reference yet.....might I suggest a Taber's and Mosby's drug reference cards, both really useful to a nursing student!

    And the massage idea is great,too .
  6. by   redwinggirlie
    How about a weekend gift certificate for some quiet hotel she could use for getting away from it all or for a quiet place to study for that next big exam. I did it three times during school. Even hosted a study group. No kids, no phones and room service!
  7. by   lsyorke
    Quote from redwinggirlie
    How about a weekend gift certificate for some quiet hotel she could use for getting away from it all or for a quiet place to study for that next big exam. I did it three times during school. Even hosted a study group. No kids, no phones and room service!
    Now thats something that I would have used!!!!

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