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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 College of Nursing Academic Policies and Procedures Student Dress Code Uniform  

Uniform

Female

The official uniform consists of regulation white slacks or skirt and red regulation knit shirt with the official College of Nursing logo embroidered in white on the left sleeve. The official red knit shirt with the logo cannot be substituted. Skirt hem should be below knee but no longer than midcalf. The regulation uniform jacket must have shoulder pads in place, cuffs rolled up to just above the wrists, and the logo patch on the left sleeve. The name pin is to be worn on the front left side of the jacket. When the jacket is not worn, the name pin should be on the front left side of the red shirt. White or neutral-colored hosiery (or socks if slacks are worn) must be worn.

Male

The official uniform consists of regulation white slacks and regulation red knit shirt with the College of Nursing logo embroidered in white on the left sleeve. The white uniform jacket without shoulder pads but with the College of Nursing logo patch appropriately sewn on the left sleeve must be worn. The name pin must be worn on the front left side of the jacket. When the jacket is not worn, the name pin is to be placed on the front left side of the red shirt. A white pants belt and white socks must be worn.

Registered Nurses

Registered nurse students must wear clean and professional-looking white uniforms, white uniform shoes, and white hosiery. The uniform must have a Rutgers' College of Nursing logo patch appropriately sewn on the left sleeve.

Community Nursing Practice

All students, including registered nurses, must wear navy blue slacks or skirts, plain white tailored blouses or shirts, and professional business shoes(dark in color) with neutral-colored hosiery. Only navy blue or black sweaters may be worn. Denim material is not permitted.

Name Pins

The official Rutgers' College of Nursing red and white identification name pin must be worn at all times.

Hair

Hair must be above the collar, either short or securely fastened, and be neat and clean. Men must be clean-shaven or have a neatly trimmed beard and/or moustache. Extreme hair styles are not permitted and include but are not limited to unnatural colors, tails, partially shaved heads, and hair styles that impair vision.

Jewelry

Jewelry should be minimal (i.e., a wedding band, small post earrings, and a watch with a second hand).

Shoes

When the white uniform is worn, shoes must be white, of uniform type, and clean. Sneakers or clogs are not permitted.

Nails

Fingernails should be kept clean and trimmed so they are no longer than one-fourth inch past the end of the finger. Nail polish, if worn, may only be clear. Decals, charms, artificial nails, and airbrushing are not permitted.

Body Jewelry

Body jewelry in visible places such as eyebrows, nose, lips, and tongue is not permitted during clinical rotations.

Cosmetics

Cosmetics may be used in moderation; perfume, cologne, and scented aftershave are discouraged.

Tattoos

Temporary tattoos (henna type) are not permitted on the face or hands, or in visible areas.

Miscellaneous

A stethoscope, bandage scissors, and goggles are required for students. Laboratory coats are required for the microbiology lab. They are strongly recommended for chemistry, anatomy, and physiology labs.


 
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