any suggestions ?

  1. 0 So im starting clinicals soon and i want to know if its a good idea to buy another pair of shoes just for clinicals. right now i have a pair just for theory, and thinking maybe i should just wear the one i do for theory. soo would it be a better idea to buy new shoes just for clinicals and have one for theory?
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    From 'Mira Loma, CA'; 22 Years Old; Joined Sep '10; Posts: 1.

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  4. Visit  mlclove profile page
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    Well it depends, are the ones for theory comfortable enough to be on your feet all day long? If so then use the same ones if not buy a new pair, ones that will keep your feet happy.
  5. Visit  anonymous1919 profile page
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    Quote from heyxstatik
    So im starting clinicals soon and i want to know if its a good idea to buy another pair of shoes just for clinicals. right now i have a pair just for theory, and thinking maybe i should just wear the one i do for theory. soo would it be a better idea to buy new shoes just for clinicals and have one for theory?

    I would.

    My first reason is health reasons. Hospitals have lots of things in them you don't want to take home with you. So you should have a pair of shoes just for the hospital that you can take off before you walk inside your home. This might just be me being a germ-freak but the thought of bringing home some of the things my patients had freaks me out.

    My second reason is the fact that if you are using 1 pair of shoes all the time you will wear the shoes out faster.. so you might as well have two.
  6. Visit  DarkBluePhoenix profile page
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    i agree with the above...ALWAYS have a separate pair of shoes for clinicals (and you can use them over when you start working!)
    you don't know what you'll step on...


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