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What color are your scrubs?

In FL & GA most RNs now wear royal blue. Is that the case everywhere?

TheCommuter, BSN, RN

Specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych.

In FL & GA most RNs now wear royal blue. Is that the case everywhere?
I am in Texas. Licensed nursing staff at my place of employment is required to wear royal blue scrubs. Many of the local hospital systems also require nurses to wear royal blue or galaxy blue.

LadyFree28, BSN, RN

Specializes in Pediatrics, Rehab, Trauma.

In the NE in a major metro area; Where I work now nurses, (LPN and RN) are navy blue; the hospital system I'm joining the color for RNs are navy blue, LPNs are the light (ceil) blue.

Some places accept solid colors for Nurses, one hospital system I worked for didn't care what color, as long as one was neat and skin wasn't showing. ;)

We mostly where royal blue at the facilities here! A few facilities are still allowed to wear whatever prints they want, though.

vintagemother

Specializes in Med-Surg, Psych, Geri, LTC,.

We can wear any scrubs we want. Or we can wear street clothes. Today is my first day wearing street clothes-kind of. I'm wearing a company t shirt and gray pants. I ran out of scrubs after 7 days straight of work. /-:

ItDepends

Specializes in Medical -Surgical PCU.

My hospital requires Olive green for all RNs.

Ruby Vee, BSN

Specializes in CCU, SICU, CVSICU, Precepting & Teaching.

Navy here. The mandated colors would be enough of a reason to quit if I weren't retiring in less than a year!

HappyWife77, BSN, RN

Specializes in Gerontology RN-BC and FNP MSN student.

We wear navy, ceil or white.

We have to wear navy

emmy27

Specializes in ER, Med-surg.

It was Navy for RNs at my last job (but also Navy for CNAs/techs) and each of the allied departments theoretically had a different color as well. But some departments got fussy about their one color (usually when the men in those departments felt the color was too feminine) and got a second alternate color. And some departments allowed t-shirts or contrasting scrub jackets. So in the end what was supposed to be a color key for the patients wound up being pretty confusing.

It did eliminate Betty Boop scrub tops in adult units though, so that's something.

Here in OK it seems like navy is the most common color, but one local hospital recently went with black. I have to say I like navy and would mostly wear navy scrubs regardless of a dress code.

I'm in the north and at my hospital it's white scrubs but at my old hospital it was light blue (ceil blue) and the hospital I was considering it was royal blue or white. @.@

Navy blue top with hosptial logo and RN on it matched with either white or nave bottoms for my hospital. The other local hosptials seem to have either a navy or a royal blue for RNs.

In New England and we can wear whatever scrubs we want

jamisaurus

Specializes in Critical Care.

Royal blue at my hospital, navy at the other 2 major hospitals in my city.

Aides wear ceil blue, RT wears black. Green for surgery obviously (MDs & RNs). That's the extent of our color coordinating. I've seen someone wearing pink a few times but I can't figure out where she works.

I've had to wear khaki, wine, any color, now navy. I prefer navy. Khaki was blah color for me. Most places now are going to the Royal blue. I still like the navy.

meanmaryjean, DNP, RN

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia.

Royal blue or white in our big facility. No prints unless you work in the children's hospital (which I do) so we get some rockin' tops.

Oh, and as our children's hospital's namesake is a professional football player/ superstar - we are allowed #18 jerseys on game day. (Think 'laser-rocket arm' /Papa John's / every other commercial known to man /namesake and his QB brother rapping for Direct TV - you get the idea!)

jamisaurus

Specializes in Critical Care.

Oh, and as our children's hospital's namesake is a professional football player/ superstar - we are allowed #18 jerseys on game day. (Think 'laser-rocket arm' /Papa John's / every other commercial known to man /namesake and his QB brother rapping for Direct TV - you get the idea!)

How cool about the jerseys!! I had no idea he had a namesake hospital.

meanmaryjean, DNP, RN

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia.

How cool about the jerseys!! I had no idea he had a namesake hospital.

Yup- and despite him moving to Denver- he continues to be a personal and financial presence in our facility. Good guy he is!

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