Skills Lab kit

  1. 0 My school requires us to buy skill lab kit. I am just wondering if anyone else has to buy this and what is included in it ?
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  3. Visit  Yummy Chocolate profile page

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  4. Visit  CrazierThanYou profile page
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    It's probably going to be different everywhere. At my school, we have to get a "lab kit" that consists of things we'll use in lab: catheter kits, IV kits, bandages, saline, etc.

    But, I've seen other schools require "lab kits" that consist of a stethoscope and BP cuff. So, its hard to say.
  5. Visit  caskew7 profile page
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    My school only requires us to buy our stethoscope, hemostat, bandage scissors, reflex hammer, pen light & a BP cuff is optional. I wish we could get that other stuff so that I could play with it a lil bit (he he) but I believe the rest is provided for us in lab. I think its taken care of out of our seat reservation fee that was required after our initial acceptance into the program.
  6. Visit  CrazierThanYou profile page
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    We have to buy this bag full of stuff yet the lab is full of the same stuff. I haven't used anything out of my bag yet because I've yet to remember to take it to school with me!
  7. Visit  Yummy Chocolate profile page
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    thank you everyone for the replies. it’s mandatory to have for clinical lab. i also have to buy the stethoscope, watch with second had and bp cuff is optional only for home practice. it would be helpful if i knew what the package contains. i guess i will find out at orientation

    p.s: did anyone had to pay for course outline or couse syllabi?
  8. Visit  CrazierThanYou profile page
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    Quote from yummy chocolate
    thank you everyone for the replies. it's mandatory to have for clinical lab. i also have to buy the stethoscope, watch with second had and bp cuff is optional only for home practice. it would be helpful if i knew what the package contains. i guess i will find out at orientation

    p.s: did anyone had to pay for course outline or couse syllabi?

    if you need it for clinical lab, it is probably like ours with things like cath kits, iv kits, etc.

    heck no we haven't paid for that stuff. i would be outraged if we did. i know a lot of schools are doing that now but mine hasn't so far. i do know that a few years ago it was suggested at a board meeting to make us buy packets of all paperwork at the bookstore but it was vetoed. thankfully. god knows we pay enough in tuition that we shouldn't have to pay more for the paperwork.
  9. Visit  iPink profile page
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    Quote from CrazierThanYou
    It's probably going to be different everywhere. At my school, we have to get a "lab kit" that consists of things we'll use in lab: catheter kits, IV kits, bandages, saline, etc.

    But, I've seen other schools require "lab kits" that consist of a stethoscope and BP cuff. So, its hard to say.
    Same for my program. Ours was pretty expensive as well. But according to previous students, it was needed.

    OP, I've never heard of paying for a course outline and syllabi.
  10. Visit  Yummy Chocolate profile page
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    i have to pay $34.50 for just the course syllabi. so far only one instructor has emailed it and i am hoping other will to. i still have to buy the uniform and shoes. nursing school is so expensive
  11. Visit  caliotter3 profile page
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    We had to buy our course syllabi each term. They added up. Back in those days there was no such thing as putting that stuff online.
  12. Visit  CrazierThanYou profile page
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    Wow, that sucks. At my school, they give us one copy. After that, we can print it off the website ourselves.
  13. Visit  MickeysMom profile page
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    This is what comes in our Nursing Kit.....it also comes in a book bag with the school logo on it for about $250.00. The scrub tops are only $20 with logo included and any style white scrub pants.
    1. 1 each sphygmomanometer
    2. 1 each classic II SE Littmann Stethoscope
    3. face mask with shield and gown
    4. 5 pairs of glove vinyl sterile large
    5. 1 each bandage scissors
    6. goggles
    7. 2 each ABD Pads 5x9
    8. 5 each twin pack sponge 2x2
    9. 1 "1' inch tape
    10. 12 each clean latex free gloves
    11. 2 each kerlix sponges 4x4
    12. 1 kerlix 4x4 10 pack
    13. 4 each cotton tip applicators
    14. 1 each foley system pack
    15. 2 each suction catheters with glove set
    16. 1 each pen light with batteries
    17. 4 tegaderm IV size
    18. trach care kit
    19. 2 drain sponges
    20. 1 each IV start kit
    21. 2 each IV set primary alaris pumps
    22. 1 each secondary IV set for alaris pumps
    23. 1 250 NS
    24. 1 100 NS
  14. Visit  yginay profile page
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    We buy a "Nursing Bag" for $99 when we start 1st semester. Included all the kits we use for clinical lab before we get to our hospital setting. Basically it is stuff to use on our mannequins. Trying to recall everything, here goes:

    Foley Cath kit
    Irrigation Kit (70 cc syringe + tray)
    Central Line dressing set
    Bandaging kit
    Organizer w/ penlight, scissors, hemostat forcep things
    Naso-Tracheal Suction setup
    NG tube kit
    Enema kit
    IV setups tubes bags

    More in there, I just can't recall it all and I am on vacation so am not looking at it. Comes in a nice black duffle bag. SYllabus per course we also pay for, so far have run anywhere from like 12- 25 bucks per.
    Last edit by yginay on Jan 1, '11
  15. Visit  Kaybee24 profile page
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    Our nursing kit was included in tuition and we had to select our bp cuff and steth on our own. Our kit came with more than enough stuff and I still have plenty of that stuff left over. Came in handy when you wanted to practice at home instead of going to the lab.


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