Make a Fashion Statement with Your Feet: Socks for NP's and PA's

Have I mentioned lately how bored I am with what I wear to work?  I am perfectly prepared to purchase some new work wear, however my company recently lost it's contract with the hospital where I currently work.  While I have been assured I still have a job with the new contract holder, I'm not sure if my dress code will change in the process of getting a new employer.  Thankfully, today I came across a low-risk item I can add to my workplace wardrobe- socks.Keeping your tootsies warm can be tough in the dead of winter making cozy new socks just the thing to add a fun, creative kick to your work apparel.  Some creative folks have come up with some interesting designs for medical professionals.  If you are a nurse, nurse practitioner or physician assistant, consider these pick to keep your toes warm this winter.

1. After Hours Sock by Urban Outfitters ($8)

Your pill-popping patients are sure to love these cute, comfy, bold socks.  The crew cut length makes this pick perfect for spicing up your boring old medical clogs.

2. Intestine Socks by Ashi Dashi ($12)

Genious is all you can really say about these gleeful gut creations.  If you want to get away from the medical theme, Ashi Dashi makes some pretty amazing corn on the cob and hot dog socks too.

2. Heartbeat Nurse Socks by Prestige Medical ($17 for Three)

If you're looking for something a little more low key, these low rise EKG socks will do the trick.  Fun yet understated, these socks will add a bit of color and character to your wardrobe without being too noticeable.

3. Bone Socks by Anatomical Chart Co. ($15)

Anatomically correct enough to almost but not quite cross the line from cute to ick, these socks are perfect for the ortho inclined NP or PA. 

4. Being a Nurse Takes Patients Socks by Foot Traffic ($8)

We can all attest that nursing not only takes patients but also patience.  These socks serve as a fun reminder of why we show up at work everyday (besides the paycheck...).

5. Superman Cape Socks by DC Comics ($10)

Sometimes it takes a little Kryptonite to make it through the day.  These socks should give you that added boost of energy.

Have you made any fun footwear additions to your workplace wardrobe for 2014?

 

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