Hi, So this spring semester I will be starting clinicals for the first time and I'm SOOO anxious, nervous, and a little bit of everything else about the whole experience. Therefore, its only right... Read More

  1. by   elkpark
    My school specifically advised us to get the cheapest stethoscope we could find -- that would meet our student needs just fine and, as already noted, students aren't making any life-or-death decisions about anyone based on their heart, breath, or bowel sounds. Plus, a really nice stethoscope used to be a traditional graduation gift for nursing school graduates -- if you've already spent a lot of money on a fancy stethoscope, what's your family supposed to get you for graduation??
    Last edit by elkpark on Sep 23, '15
  2. by   applesxoranges
    I liked my lightweight but it fell out of my bag in an ambulance. I didn't mind my classic II SE but I retired it in favor of my cardiology III when I became triage medic in an ER. I purchased a master cardiology in celebration of passing my first MSN class but I don't know if I will like it as much. I am curious about the peds adapter and whether I will prefer the cardiology III.