Which floor is the best one to have Med Surg Clinical on out of the following?



Surgical Trauma & Stepdown

Acute Care Surgery

Cardiac Surgery



789 Posts

The ones that gives you the most hands on. At my hospital, trauma or er was great. In a couple of days we got into a lot.


140 Posts

Specializes in Critical Care. Has 2 years experience.

I would say cardiology or surgical/trrauma stepdown.

Specializes in Critical Care, Education. Has 35 years experience.

The one with the most welcoming staff.


444 Posts

For first med-surg, clinical instructor makes a huge difference rather than what floor you go to. I think I would go simple and work you're way up.