I think cutsey scrub tops look ridiculous on adult units - page 8

The other day a co-worker strolled in wearing a scrub top festooned with furry, smiling teddy bears. On an adult cardiac floor...REALLY? On various adult units I've seen Looney Tunes, Precious... Read More

  1. Visit  cardiacmadeline profile page
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    Quote from HamsterRN
    While it may be true that wearing teddy bear scrubs on an adult unit may make patients smile, so would wearing a clown costume. Is it any wonder Nursing has such a hard time being viewed as professionals?
    Too funny! Thanks for the laugh!
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  3. Visit  nursel56 profile page
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    Quote from AlmostABubbieRN
    GirlSmiley has certainly been in the field long enough to have experienced the cattiness that can go on. While the aides don't have the same responsibilities as the licensed personnel everything they do is nursing, albeit those things for which one needn't be licensed.
    Well, yeah. . . but for once I didn't think we were being catty!! Or even paltry or whiny, (though the night is still young). So, it was like, a total buzzkill dude. I reserve the right to devolve my language skills on weekends.

    I'm working on my chile relleno tostada, then that cake would be perfect, 2ndwind.
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  4. Visit  GirlSmiley profile page
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    I can tell you're used to being:bowingpur, but I'm not going to do so. Arrogance? My friends and I are having a good laugh at your posts. May I suggest "Last Comic Standing" for you? All of the adjectives you used are totally used out of context which is no surprise since that's how you took my comment. Thanks to you and all of the other Registered Nurses on here who are letting me as well as other CNAs that come here know our lowly roles are not to be considered a part of the nursing profession. Keep your wonderfully punctuated comments coming. If you are offended by me saying something was "catty", then you obviously haven't read any of your replies or others who feel the need to insult instead of agree to disagree.
  5. Visit  nursel56 profile page
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    We were talking about scrub tops. You inserted yourself into the thread simply to share your negative opinion of the topic, and a character assessment of the people who've contributed, as well as make the thread all about you. Next time you think a topic is stupid or catty, I suggest you skip it all together and let the people posting decide if they are being responded to in a catty or unfair manner.
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    Quote from klone
    I agree with this. That said, I'm of the opinion that if there's a thread going on that doesn't interest you or you think is unimportant....skip it! Why does she care that people are interested in having a friendly debate in their free time?
    No, I think the question is, why do you wanna know what I care about? I clicked on this link because I have free will. Just as you stated, if I didn't like it, I didn't have to comment. Just like you not liking what I had to say,you had the choice to move on, but instead you joined in the discussion and added your comment, which is your right.
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    Quote from nursel56
    We were talking about scrub tops. You inserted yourself into the thread simply to share your negative opinion of the topic, and a character assessment of the people who've contributed, as well as make the thread all about you. Next time you think a topic is stupid or catty, I suggest you skip it all together and let the people posting decide if they are being responded to in a catty or unfair manner.
    You are using your own words, not mine. I never once said "stupid", nor have I chosen to make this about me. I simply left a comment that you felt wounded you in some way and chose to make an incorrect assessment of me just by reading one post. I suggest you keep your suggestions limited to things that concern nursing matters and not telling me what and when to post. I have no ill-feelings for anyone here. All I did was comment and I guess you thought I would, but I didn't. I have a right to post my opinion and did so without trying to offend. You and others chose to respond with malice and full on attacks of my character. I have never once said all posts here are negative and I hope to someday be as great of a nurse as the many intelligent, wonderful, and positive women here. I have said all that I will on the matter I will not devote any more of my precious time to this post.
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  8. Visit  AntMarchingRN profile page
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    So...awkward pause....back to scrubs...

    Cutesy teddy bears, or no? Ya like em...ya don't...
  9. Visit  nursel56 profile page
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    Heyyy. . .tommiepaige. . . weren't you the one picking on Eeyore?!? Them's fightin' words, girl.

    Ha ha ha. I kid. Now I will join the effort to get this thing back on track. Personally, I'm not a huge teddy-bear fan, mostly because I don't go for "cute" in general. I have yet to wear dangling holiday-themed earrings, either, or sweatshirts with a gigantic applique of a Golden Retriever.

    I think a good rule of thumb is to dress appropriately for the unit you are in. If someone tells me that the LTC residents love the prints, who am I to say they shouldn't wear them? Whatever the dress code is, everyone should follow it. Make sure it's neat, clean, not faded out and fits properly. Please-- lose the muffin top and the whale tail!!
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  10. Visit  AntMarchingRN profile page
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    Hey Hey...I started with "to each thier own"

    Im just saying Whinnie and the gang aren't my cup of tea.

    And in all honesty, just to stir the pot even more, I dont even wear scrub tops!
    I wear scrub bottoms and a t-shirt or regular clothes under my lab coat because I'm a manager! HA HA I have no rite to say anything anyway! I just dont like em!

    Hasnt this been a fun thread?
    I say we all promise to just be sure we have tops on and call it a day!

    Happy nursing everyone!
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  11. Visit  beckster_01 profile page
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    Hahaha well reading this thread has certainly been entertaining to say the least. I think if there is one thing we all agree on it is to wear tops to work! I personally am not a fan of disney characters and fairies, especially on adult units. I am not sure if that is because I think they are unprofessional or if they bring back bad memories of childhood doctor visits!
  12. Visit  chrissypsychRN09 profile page
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    I do draw a line even with my own cutesy tops. I'll do Curious George and Hello Kitty if everything else is in the wash, but I told my mom to please NOT buy me Eeyore scrubs for my birthday because I figured they'd possibly be perceived as depressing to my patients.
  13. Visit  StrawberryBanana profile page
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    LOL! Funny post AZO . I really understand where you are coming from. But, I do like my wacky, printed uniforms. I cannot tell a lie .

    However, it is my idea that matching uniforms are best in health care institutions. That's just a preference of mine.

    At the hospital I worked at before, all nurses wore dark green scrubs, the techs/assistants wore cream scrubs, and there were a few other colors for the other employees depending on their job status. Truthfully, I feel it gave our institution a more professional vibe and it was much more appropriate..I do admit .
  14. Visit  SuesquatchRN profile page
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    Quote from beckster_01
    Hahaha well reading this thread has certainly been entertaining to say the least. I think if there is one thing we all agree on it is to wear tops to work! I personally am not a fan of disney characters and fairies, especially on adult units. I am not sure if that is because I think they are unprofessional or if they bring back bad memories of childhood doctor visits!
    When I was a child it was nurses in whites and caps! I remember getting my tonsils out and climbing out of the crib to find them to tell them I was all better and could go home. I saw a see of white legs and hems.


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