Phlebotomy was removed from the curriculum d/t time constraints and liability issues. The school's philosophy is that future employers will provide you with paid training when the time comes.
Correct, and absolutely correct. 2007 new . . .
Save the worry until you enter the nursing profession. See above . . .
Polos were comfortable during clinical rotations; however, not having pockets to store a red pen, black pen, highlighter, Sharpie, and alcohol prep pads was a disadvantage.
Cargo scrub pants are excellent for storing paperwork, saline I.V. flushes, a stethoscope (having it draped around your neck is dangerous and annoying), primary and secondary I.V. lines, etc.
Insert hemostats through a roll of I.V./bandage tape and clamp it to the bottom of your scrub top for ease of access, not around your stethoscope (infectious disease vector).