What do you carry your pens, tape, scissors, etc in? - page 4
I was wondering, what do you nurses out there carry your supplies in? You know what I mean. All those pens, tape, scissors, hemostats, alcohol wipes, EKG calipers, mini calculator, etc, etc, etc. ... Read More
Jun 8, '02Occupation: LPN charge at Long Term Care facility -summers as bilingual nurse mgr. at Migrant Head Start Joined: Jun '02; Posts: 30; Likes: 12I keep my cigarettes and lighter in my pocket - the rest i run back and forth for like adhd nurse on speed. I keep alot around my neck on a light band that holds med keys, watch, pen and if I dared wear a fanny pack I probably would not be able to reach it or find it due to my own natural fanny pack being so large - it would be just as easy to run back to the med cart! Do they make extensions on those things - can I order from Lane Bryant? Besides my residents would have nightmares of the fanny pack that ate the Southwing.
Jun 8, '02Occupation: Forensic/Psychiatric LVN Joined: May '02; Posts: 1,164; Likes: 80All I have to carry with me is 2 blue pens, unit keys keyring, and med-room keyring. Not to mention change for the soda machine. I keep my scissors in my bag in the med-room, I work Psych so can't have anything in my pocket that can be used as a weapon. 2 pens because I can't seem to keep them for long and I do not like the ones they provide here so I bring my own.
Oct 19, '11Occupation: travel rn Specialty: 28 year(s) of experience in critical care ; Joined: Oct '11; Posts: 3so funny- unfortunately i "resemble" that nurse.
Oct 21, '11Occupation: ADON Specialty: 20 year(s) of experience in ED/ICU/TELEMETRY/LTC ; From: US ; Joined: Sep '07; Posts: 680; Likes: 2,417Stethoscope around my neck. Scissors and pen in my pocket. Tape on my hemostats, clipped to the bottom of my scrub top. Don't need a calculator. Phone in my locker.