Student nurses working in a clinical setting usually wear a uniform. The uniform is worn for hygiene as well as identification purposes.

The girls below wear a uniform consisting of a dress, pinafore apron and cap. There are however variations, and in some hospitals, student nurses also wear a nursing pin, or the pinafore apron may have been replaced by a cobbler style apron. A "scrub dress" is a simpler type of uniform, sometimes worn in operating rooms.

A student nurse uniform

See: candystriper