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Uniform Policy

The dress code for Allied Health students enrolled in AH125 is based on policies of health care institutions used for clinical experiences.

Students may not wear a Butler Community College name pin, or uniform when employed by a health care agency.

Khaki scrub pants and dark purple scrub top are worn while giving patient care. A plain white t-shirt (short sleeve or long sleeve) may be worn under the uniform. Colored shirts and other types of jackets, including sweatshirts and hooded jackets are not permitted while providing patient care.

The Butler picture ID must be worn with the uniform any time the student is in the clinical setting. Clean, professional looking leather, canvas or synthetic closed toed shoes are to be worn. Student uniform includes appropriate equipment for the clinical site i.e. watch with second hand, black ink pen and Butler CNA II Acute care name tag. Students are expected to be responsible for maintaining a clean, neat appearance.

Hair, beards, and sideburns must be neatly groomed, clean and present a professional appearance. Excessive use of cosmetics, fragrances and other accessories will be avoided. Facial jewelry, such as eye, nose, lip or tongue jewelry is prohibited. Tattoos must be covered according to the agency policy. Gauges must have flesh colored covers. Artificial nails and nail polish in the clinical and food preparation setting are prohibited as outlined in the Infection Control policy.

Adjustments to the uniform policy may be made according to the clinical site. Students may not wear a Butler Community College name tag or uniform when employed by a health care agency.

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Updated June, 2014