25 must-have mobile apps for every nurse | NurseJournal (2023)

Mobile apps have changed healthcare. The rapid growth of apps has resulted in technology that can support healthcare professionals in patient management, communication and consultation, and clinical decision making. Smartphones enable easy access and use at the point of care.

On this page, discover 25 must-have mobile apps for caregivers that support patient care and provide instant answers to important questions. Learn what they do, why we recommend them, and how you can use them.

Nurses recommend these apps for nurses and nursing students

The following 25 apps for your smartphone can help everyone: experienced caregivers,new nurses, andNursing students. These caregiver apps are available in the Google/Android and Apple app stores.


How it works:

This is a quick reference guide for healthcare professionals caring for pediatric emergency and critical care patients. The app gives professionals quick access to:

  • Weight-dependent dosing of medication
  • Medical management for anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Treatment of hypoglycemia
  • Cardiac resuscitation data for weight-based medication, cardioversion, and defibrillation

Why it is recommended:

Dustin Cotliar, MD, MPH, is an Emergency Medical Technician who describes this as an excellent point-of-care pediatric emergency app that helps nurses review physician orders for errors.

"I think this app is an A+," says Cotliar. "I use it all the time."


4,99 $

This app is available for iOS and Android.

Pedi QuikCalc

How it works:

This pediatric medical calculator has received multiple awards, including #3 in the Pediatric Annals review of useful apps. The app provides instant access to weight-based medication doses, conversions, and intravenous (IV) fluid rates. The app has advanced features such as e.g.:

  • growth charts
  • bilirubin evaluation
  • Body mass index for age
  • percentile of blood pressure
  • Age charts for weight and length

Why it is recommended:

This app is easy to use and has many features. New features include tooth numbering and an eruption chart, extensive formulations, a medication list with large font, and a blood pressure calculator.


4,99 $

This app is available for iOS.


How it works:

Board certified physicians created this app fornurse practitioner, medical assistants, pharmacists and medical students. The app gives you access to over 270 clinical decision aids such as the following:

  • equations
  • The classification
  • dosing calculator
  • risk assessments
  • algorithms

You can customize your menu to access your favorite tools, including the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale/Score, Richmond Agitation and Sedation Scale Score, and ventilation settings.

Why it is recommended:

This app is a powerful tool that empowers your nursing practice through information and communication. You can use advanced filters based on specialty, disease, or primary condition.



This app is available for Android and iOS.


How it works:

This point-of-care medical application provides information on drug dosing, drug interactions, and safety. You have access to:

  • Medical News
  • management guidance
  • Evidence-based guidelines for clinical practice
  • diagnosis and treatment of diseases
  • Continuing education credits in medicine
  • Podcasts
  • Instructional videos in your field
  • Pill identifier with pictures
  • COVID-19 Resources

The upgrade includes additional disease information and treatments, alternative medicines, laboratories, and international disease classification codes.

Why it is recommended:

This app is robust, the interface is user-friendly and the information is presented cleanly and simply for quick understanding.


Free or tiers starting at $16.99 per month

This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

If you are caring for a pregnant or breastfeeding person, any medications they use must be safe for the baby. LactMed is not just an app for nurses, but an easily accessible resource on the National Center for Biotechnology Information website.

Bookmark the link to the database on your smartphone. You can quickly look up information about any drug by searching for the drug's trade name or generic name.

Why it is recommended:

Not every drug guide has specific information about safe drugs to use while pregnant or breastfeeding. LactMed offers just that.




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Gahart's IV Medications Handbook

How it works:

Gahart's IV Medications Handbook contains information on more than 400 IV medications. The app is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals to be a comprehensive IV medication resource.

The app features a searchable index and age-specific dosing information for pediatric, geriatric, and neonatal patients. All information is updated annually and includes black box or box warnings, dilution and dosage tables, and alphabetical drug monographs.

Why it is recommended:

H. Eva Hvingelby, Ph.D., ACNP, has 21 years of experience as a healthcare practitioner. She finds Gahart's IV medication guide an important resource and uses features of the app like the interactive calculators.


There is a free version that provides 10% of the content. Based on your subscription, you can access a range of content ranging from $25.99 to $49.99.

This app is available for iOS and Android.

Expense Tracker

How it works:

The app has an intuitive interface and is one of the easiest personal finance apps to use. Spending Tracker helps you track your spending and stick to a spending plan.

You can choose to track your money weekly, monthly or yearly. Generate reports to view your current spending progress and key spending areas. Quickly track your expenses and income, and organize your expenses into categories for an easy way to see where your money is being spent.

Why it is recommended:

Hvingelby recommends Spending Tracker to help caregivers with budgeting. "It's the simplest and most user-friendly, and can help nurses stay on track as they move into higher-paying jobs," she says.


Free with additional tools for $2.99

This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

Caregiving can be stressful. If you don't take care of yourself, you can experience burnout. The Headspace app helps you put yourself in a better mindset using meditation techniques.

The app teaches you how to sleep better, improves your resilience to help you deal with change, anger and sadness, and offers movement strategies to relieve stress and tension. There are hundreds of guided meditations, mindfulness exercises, animations to teach you new skills, and even emergency sessions if you're feeling anxious or stressed.

Why it is recommended:

The app encourages meditation andSelf-help for caregivers. It teaches mindfulness strategies for dealing with stress and can improve focus and sleep. “Healthcare workers are always taking care of everyone else and they need to take care of themselves too,” says one user.


Free with additional tools for a monthly or yearly subscription

This app is available for iOS and Android.

Up to date

How it works:

Over 30 research studies have examined UpToDate and demonstrated its connection to improved hospital and provider performance and patient care. This app for nurses provides clinical medication information and clinical management recommendations for providers to use at the point of care.

Nurses can easily search and bookmark information. You can also print out charts and themes and email them to patients to help with education.

Why it is recommended:

It provides evidence-based, up-to-date information and the best treatment options for diseases.


Free, but you must register to access the information

This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

The app is an organization and productivity tool that helps build strong teamwork. However, it's also great for individual users to manage projects, tasks, and other calendar events.

The app is organized into "boards" to keep track of workflow and assigned projects. Nursing students find it helpful to organize assignments and tests while managing study plans for exams like the NCLEX. You can customize workflows, create to-do lists, attach files, and collaborate with colleagues on designated boards.

Why it is recommended:

The app is flexible, user-friendly and can be expanded according to project needs. There is also a calendar view showing which deadlines are approaching.



This app is available for iOS and Android.

Caring Village

How it works:

The app can be perfect for caregivers as it allows them to track medications, meals, and prescription checklists. It also allows you to save documents and complete wellness journals.

Create a personalized caregiver “village” that becomes the command center for activities and communication. Share to-do lists, checklists, notifications, and wellness journals to keep up with the status of your loved ones.

Why it is recommended:

One user says it's "excellent and helpful... for home care workers and nurses".



This app is available for iOS and Android.

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Perfect OB truck

How it works:

With this obstetric calculator you can enter the date of your last menstrual period, the date of conception, the expected date of birth or the date of the ultrasound. You will get results for the following:

  • Estimated due date
  • conception date
  • 1st trimester end date
  • 2nd trimester end date
  • gestational age
  • conceptual age
  • Expected fetal length based on standard growth curves
  • Expected fetal weight based on standard growth curves

Nurses can track an unlimited number of pregnancies and take notes on each patient. The app also allows for postpartum tracking.

Why it is recommended:

The app keeps accurate data for each prenatal visit for a nurse and updates information.


1,99 $

This app is available for iOS.


How it works:

This app is designed to increase your productivity and focus. Nursing students can use it to manage their time and effort. It has over 40 million global users.

The app has a simple interface that allows you to track time management. It also offers insightful statistics. The app uses "games" to improve your concentration. For example, you can plant a seed for a tree in the app. As you focus on your task, the seed will gradually grow into a tree. However, if you cannot stay focused, the tree will wither. The company plants real trees while users earn coins by sticking with the task.

Why it is recommended:

It can be difficult to focus on schoolwork and projects. With this app, students can increase their productivity while helping the environment.


1,99 $

This app is available for iOS and Android.

NCL flashcards

How it works:

This app provides practice tests and flashcards for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). This nurse app uses flashcards to help you learn faster and remember more.

There are different modes like slideshow, quiz and study. There are 2,400 pre-designed cards in five categories. You can customize the cards, use text-to-speech to learn without looking at the screen, and download unlimited to your device to learn offline.

Why it is recommended:

Most states require you to pass the NCLEX to receive your state license and practice. It is important to prioritize and optimize your study time in order to pass yoursNCLEX exam.


Free with an optional monthly subscription

This app is available for iOS and Android.

My Mastery: NCLEX & Nursing

How it works:

This app covers almost everything you need to know at every stage of your career. You have access to more than 3,000NCLEX practice questionswith detailed explanations. Track your progress towards your study goals and complete two full NCLEX simulation tests.

The app guarantees that 99.7% of its members pass on the first try. Audio and video lessons are added each week. It also offers dozens of learning methods, from mnemonics tricks to quizzes.

Why it is recommended:

If you're studying for the NCLEX exam, this is the app you'll want to review and practice tests for. It can help you to be prepared and ready for the exam.


Free with access to more information via a monthly subscription or a 1-3 month subscription

This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

The app contains a large drug database, medical calculators, illustrations and high-resolution pill photos. Included is independent clinical content from 12 healthcare organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

The information focuses on care provided by doctors, nurses, students, paramedics and paramedics.

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Why it is recommended:

The large database of relevant information rivals the UpToDate app. Some users like PEPID's interface and others prefer UpToDate. Try both to see what suits you best.



This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

The Medscape app is a powerful addition to your smartphone. It is designed to offer a personalized experience with the latest medical news in your specialty.

You have access to drug and disease information andContinuing education for nursing staff- everything is free. There are more than 400 medical calculators, step-by-step procedure videos, and the most up-to-date safety information on over 8,500 prescription and over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements, and herbal remedies. You can view the latest Food and Drug Administration approvals and current clinical study data.

Why it is recommended:

Medscape provides access to nearly all the information a practicing physician needs to provide quality patient care, all at the touch of a button.



This app is available for iOS and Android.

With Mnemonics

How it works:

A mnemonic is a short sentence or rhyme that makes information easier to remember. The app uses this unique learning method to provide over 1,900 memory techniques for nursing students to improve their memory and knowledge. The app covers a wide range of topics such as natural sciences, pharmacology and surgery. You can search the database and filter the results by discipline and system.

You can also add your own mnemonics to the database, which will appear seamlessly with others in the program.

Why it is recommended:

Mnemonics are a proven method of learning and retaining information. This app is a study aid to improve your knowledge base with reminders on a variety of nursing topics.


1,99 $

This app is available for iOS and Android.

Taber's Medical Dictionary

How it works:

The Taber Medical Dictionary is a trusted resource used by healthcare professionals around the world. The current app is the 24th edition and contains:

  • Over 75,000 terms
  • 1,300 Photos
  • 33,700 audio pronunciations
  • 130 Videos
  • Over 600 living wills

The appendices contain laboratory values, alternative medicine, acronyms and medical abbreviations. Bookmark important entries and mark notes in each entry.

Why it is recommended:

Taber's Medical Dictionary has been the industry standard resource for decades. Today you can wear it on your smartphone and access the information at the point of care. This is a must have for all students and nurses.


Free with an in-app purchase to upgrade

This app is available for iOS and Android.

care centre

How it works:

This app combines five of the best-selling apps into one integrated clinical solution. Designed for nurses and students, it contains information on diseases, tests, medications, and procedures. The app links to the PubMed database for instant access, where nurses can search and study unfamiliar topics. The app contains:

  • Davis' Drug Guide: Information on dosing, drug adverse effects, drug interactions, and patient education for over 5,000 drugs
  • Taber's Medical Dictionary: Over 75,000 medical terms and hundreds of audio pronunciations, images and videos
  • Davis Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: Access test rationale and results, requirements, procedures, and post-test patient education
  • Diseases and Disorders: Complete coverage of more than 250 diseases
  • Prime PubMed: Connects to the PubMed database for citations and abstracts, offers review suggestions, and has a feature for sharing articles via email and social media.

Why it is recommended:

The upgrades might be expensive, but it's worth having all this information in one place for easy access while you work.


Free with optional upgrades

This app is available for iOS and Android.

MediBabble translator

How it works:

This is a professional medical interpreter translator for healthcare providers. The app is designed for taking medical history and physical exam for non-English speaking patients.

The initial download contains English and Spanish. You can download French, Mandarin, Russian, German, Cantonese and Haitian Creole from the app. There are thousands of translated questions and instructions organized by symptom, including a thorough physical examination section.

Once downloaded, the app can be used offline.

Why it is recommended:

The app has been tested in university and county hospitals. Users were in emergency rooms, intensive care units, and inpatient units. Every sentence used in the app has been checked for accuracy and cultural appropriateness by at least two native speakers.

Nurses find the app helpful for admissions assessments, physical exams, and follow-up interviews. You don't have to rely on a personal translator, like a patient's family or friends, to translate.

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This app is available for iOS.

Pocket Lab values

How it works:

This handy app contains important clinical information, diagnostics and useful laboratory test sites. You can edit the values ​​according to the standards used in your hospital and make notes in the app. The user interface allows you to quickly search the database, save favorites and quickly view the last 20 labs.

The app is regularly updated and you have access to support via email or Twitter.

Why it is recommended:

If you don't take a lab reading often, it can be difficult to understand the lab results. With this tool you have access to more than 320 laboratory values ​​and laboratory panels as well as reference values.


2,99 $

This app is available for Android.

Keener - Self Care for Nurses

How it works:

a href="/resources/nurse-burnout/#:~:text=Nurses%20find%20%20%20exposed to%20%20 phenomenon%20is%20called%20nurse%20burnout.">Nurse burnout is a real challenge for nurses . This app helps combat burnout through mindful reflection, self-care, and motivational support. It has a unique shift reflection tool that allows you to record how you feel after each hospital shift.

The process was developed by wellness experts to prevent post-work fixation on the negative and untangling your emotions. You can also create a personal journal to review your emotional trends and identify problem areas. Every day you can watch a new video story to inspire your wellbeing and mental health. These include mindfulness mantras and positive affirmations.

Why it is recommended:

Out of 50,000 US nurses31.5% left their job2018 because of burnout. Keener uses proven strategies to reduce your risk of burnout and focus your energy on self-care.



This app is available for iOS and Android.


How it works:

Nurses have challenging careers and often struggle with work-life balance, contributing to burnout. NurseGrid Scheduling puts you in control of your work schedule and gives you 24/7 access to your schedule. You can also send messages to your bosses and colleagues directly from the app.

Compare your schedule with colleagues when you need to swap shifts or make free time plans with friends. Know who you're working with and even raise your hand to accept another shift.

Why it is recommended:

This app makes it easy to find people to change shifts, view your schedule, take on extra work, and coordinate your work and personal life.



This app is available for iOS and Android.

Human Anatomy Atlas 2021

How it works:

There are thousands of learning models in this app to help you understand how the human body works. Textbook definitions and descriptions are available in multiple languages ​​including English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese. The basic app contains rough anatomy models that you can dissect with selected microanatomies and example animations.

Why it is recommended:

This app is a must-have for nursing students studying anatomy and physiology. Experienced nurses will find it helpful as a reference and teaching tool for their patients.


$24.99 with in-app purchases

This app is available for iOS and Android.

Get to know our contributors

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Dustin Cotliar, MD, MPH

Dustin Cotliar is an emergency room physician living in New Orleans and married to a registered nurse. He has worked with hundreds of nurses in three different states and in many different settings. A self-confessed tech nerd, he loves using clinical point-of-care apps and has a particular interest in patient advocacy. You can find him on Linkedin.

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H. Eva Hvingelby, Ph.D., ACNP

H. Eva Hvingelby is a faculty member of the Master of Science at Walden UniversityNursing specialist for adult and gerontology in acute careprogram and a clinical advisor for Optum. She has 21 years of experience as a healthcare practitioner and received a certificate of recognition from the federal government for her work researching marginalized populations.

She is actively involved in integrating telemedicine into existing clinical platforms for wider reach, especially for vulnerable individuals.



What app do nurses use? ›

Medscape online is the one-stop medical resource for medical news, education, and clinical reference. Nurses can access all this and more in the user-friendly Medscape app.

What does APP mean in nursing? ›

Background: Advanced practice providers (APPs), including nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are cost-effective substitutes for physicians, with similar outcomes in primary care and surgery. However, little is understood about APP roles in inpatient medicine.

Is there any app for nursing students? ›

Epocrates – Clinical Care Assistant

What it offers: This app streamlines searches for information on prescription drugs, drug interactions, and pill identification. As a nursing student, you can prevent mistakes on exams and, most importantly, provide proper treatment when providing patient care.

Which app is best for BSC nursing students? ›

1. Spike (Free with paid options)
  • • Operating Systems Supported: Mac, PC, iOS, Android, Web.
  • • Best for: Organizing Notes, Sharing Files, Group Projects, Email.
31 Dec 2021

What apps are used in healthcare? ›

  • 8 Best Healthcare Apps for Patients. We have identified the 8 best healthcare apps for patients. ...
  • Generis: DNA & Nutrition. ...
  • Teladoc – 24/7 access to a doctor. ...
  • Better Help – Online Counseling. ...
  • MDacne – Custom Acne Treatment. ...
  • Leafly. ...
  • MySugr – Diabetes Tracker Log. ...
  • EyeCare Live.
25 Feb 2022

What are some 3 common software useful for nurses? ›

Thirteen of the most popular types of healthcare software
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software. ...
  • Medical database software. ...
  • Medical research software. ...
  • Medical diagnosis software. ...
  • Medical imaging software. ...
  • E-prescribing software. ...
  • Telemedicine software. ...
  • Appointment scheduling (booking) software.
6 May 2020

How do mobile apps help healthcare? ›

A custom mobile app can help doctors and hospital staff easily coordinate with patients. It can also streamline the process between different departments, labs, and staff within the same premises. Doctors can directly communicate the prognosis to the patients and prescribe suitable medications.

Why is the healthcare app important? ›

mHealth apps facilitate engagement through effective patient-focused care, personalized experiences & knowledge sharing between providers and patients. Patients can access and monitor their medical records/prescription details from the convenience of their own homes without visiting hospitals.

What's app stand for? ›

App is an abbreviated form of the word "application." An application is a software program that's designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program.

How can nurses study SMART? ›

10 Study Tips That Will Make Nursing School Easier
  1. Follow the nursing exam study guide. ...
  2. Study a little every day. ...
  3. Focus on the material covered in class. ...
  4. Think in terms of action, not facts. ...
  5. Form a study group. ...
  6. Skim-read first. ...
  7. Use outside sources. ...
  8. Know your learning style.

Which app is used for studying? ›

Evernote (Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, Web)

Evernote is another great study app for students for note-taking. It is supported by almost all devices and you can handwrite notes in it and clip articles, books, and pictures into the note.

What is the biggest nursing app? ›

Most Popular Google Play Apps 2021

Instagram was the most downloaded Google Play app in 2021, surpassing TikTok by 13 million downloads.

Which subject is best for nurse? ›

Nursing degree requirements

To get onto a nursing degree, you generally need an A level, Advanced Higher or equivalent qualification in at least one science from biology, chemistry, physics, applied science, health and social care, psychology, sociology or physical education, plus two other subjects.

Which BSc nurse has highest salary? ›

The highest-paying job at BSC Nursing is a Male Staff Nurse with a salary of ₹3.9 Lakhs per year.

Is BSc nursing exam hard? ›

AIIMS BSc nursing 2022 exam is challenging. Candidates need to study round the clock to understand all the topics in-depth. Applicants dedicate their time, hard work, and dedication to prepare for the AIIMS BSc nursing 2022 exam. However, many aspirants struggle when it comes to deciding what to study and for how long.

What is a healthcare mobile app? ›

Healthcare mobile app services in the medical sector have replaced physical visits with digital visits. In such an era of healthcare digitization and the use of mobile apps, patients can easily find doctors within their reach and book an appointment on the spot.

What is the role of mobile devices in healthcare? ›

Mobile health uses tech devices to monitor health, gather health-related data, and provide remote care. This allows nurse leaders, physicians, and patients to build and maintain health and wellness strategies outside a clinical setting.

What is the top priority in healthcare mobile apps? ›

The most desired features of a health app include: tracking/monitoring/reminders. scheduling/appointments. payments/prescriptions.

Why do nurses need technology skills? ›

Why Is Technology Important in Nursing? Technology is transforming nursing. Because of technology, nurses are able to spend more time with patients, reduce the number of errors, retrieve more information, research evidence-based practices, boost efficiency and improve safety.

Why is technology important in nursing? ›

In fact, more connections between nursing and technology help nurses spend less time with menial tasks and more time with patients. It's the implementation of these technologies by nursing leaders like CNLs that helps increase the efficiency of the nurses in their units.

What technology skills do you need for nursing? ›

Technical Skills in Nursing
  • Cardiology — use of telemetry devices and advanced lifesaving training (ACLS)
  • Pulmonary — chest tube, ventilator and airway management.
  • Neurological — lumbar punctures techniques and conscious sedation.
  • Gastrointestinal — tube feedings and ostomy care.
22 Oct 2013

Why mobile apps are important? ›

Importance of the Mobile App:

They allow to handle information instantly and in real-time. It is not necessary to charge a laptop, everything can be consulted from the cell phone. It is an excellent communication channel between organizations and their users or clients.

What are the biggest benefits of having a mobile app? ›

Let's check What are the Benefits of Apps
  • Faster Operation: Mobile applications are way faster than mobile websites. ...
  • Personalized experience: ...
  • Online and Offline Capacities: ...
  • Utilize Device Features: ...
  • Instant Updates and Notification: ...
  • Branding Possibilities: ...
  • Affordability and Productivity: ...
  • Enhanced User Interaction:

How can apps improve your health? ›

Health Management Apps

These apps typically offer general health management tools like medication trackers and reminders, as well as disease-specific functions like blood glucose tracking for people with diabetes or reporting bleeding events for people with hemophilia.

What is the impact of mobile technologies on health? ›

The Benefits of Mobile Technology in Healthcare

Easier collaboration between labs and specialists. A streamlined workflow and practice management process. Enhanced efficiency of healthcare professionals. Better-informed medication and therapy decisions.

What LOL means WhatsApp? ›

Lol is an acronym of laugh out loud. It can be used as an interjection and a verb. Lol is one of the most common slang terms in electronic communications. Even though it means laugh out loud, lol is mostly used to indicate smiling or slight amusement.

How do I develop an app? ›

How to create an app for mobile devices
  1. Get your app idea on paper.
  2. Build a Native app or a PWA, based on your needs.
  3. Make your app using the right method for your business.
  4. Create an app with an app builder (no-code option)
  5. Test your app on iOS and Android devices.
  6. Submit and Publish your app on the stores.
1 Jun 2022

What is an app and how does it work? ›

An application (more commonly known as an app) is software that bundles together certain features in a way that is accessible to a user. There are millions of apps on both the App Store and Android app stores, offering services (or verticals).

How can I improve myself as a nurse? ›

How to Be a Better Nurse: Areas of Improvement for RNs Who Want to Elevate Patient Care
  1. 1 Never Stop Learning.
  2. 2 Check and Double-Check.
  3. 3 Don't Save Time by Cutting Corners.
  4. 4 Focus on the People.
  5. 5 Don't Be Embarrassed to Ask Questions.
  6. 6 Don't Forget to Put Yourself First.
  7. 7 Treat Technology Like the Friend It Is.
24 Aug 2021

What are the 5 smart goals in nursing? ›

A SMART objective is one that is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. SMART objectives provide the details for how a group or organization will achieve a goal.

How do nurses stay sharp? ›

To keep your skills current, educate yourself through every possible avenue. “Read books and websites that cover various nursing topics to keep yourself current,” suggests Park. “There are also free apps that go over different nursing topics. Subscribe to or join different nursing groups, communities and organizations.

Which is the No 1 learning app? ›

Khan Academy is the best education app because it's free, easy to use, and works well for every age group. It provides informational videos and online exercises to help kids excel in a variety of subjects, including math, science, and language arts.

What apps help exams? ›

Testbook is the most trusted exam preparation app for competitive exams. They offer an online coaching experience with the test series for all major Indian government exams of any state or central, trying to make a complete learning environment for students on one platform.

Which is best app for improve knowledge? ›

The best learning apps for Android
  • Amazon Kindle.
  • Coursera.
  • Duolingo.
  • Khan Academy.
  • LinkedIn Learning.
24 Feb 2022

What are the 7 platforms of nursing? ›

The seven platforms:
  • Being an accountable professional.
  • Promoting health and preventing ill health.
  • Assessing needs and planning care.
  • Providing and evaluating care.
  • Leading and managing nursing care and working in teams.
  • Improving safety and quality of care.
  • Coordinating care.
21 Oct 2022

Which type of apps are in demand? ›

Best On-demand App Ideas to Start Money Making Startup in 2022
  • On-demand Uber-like Apps for Traveling.
  • On-demand Pharmacy Delivery Apps.
  • On-demand Fashion Apps.
  • On-demand Health Apps.
  • On-demand Plumbing Apps.
  • On-demand Mechanics Apps.
  • On-demand Plant Delivery Apps.
  • On-demand Beauty Service Apps.
3 Sept 2021

Who Is World's Best nurse? ›

1: Florence Nightingale

It is because of her research and her knowledge that we have many of our sanitation procedures. She gained much of her information from nurses she personally trained, and she operated during the Crimean War in the 1890s.

Is nursing hard to study? ›

There's a lot to learn, the exams are challenging, the schedules are complicated, and the assignments keep piling up. All of these factors can make life difficult for you as a student. Nursing is a highly competitive field from the moment you begin the application process until you receive your degree.

Is nursing the hardest degree? ›

There's a rumor circulating on the internet that The Guinness Book of Work Records has declared a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing to be the toughest of all bachelor's degrees to obtain. There's no truth to this claim.

What subject is hard in nursing? ›

Pharmacology. Pharmacology, or the study of medication, can seem scary because of the sheer scope of the course. "It becomes one of the hardest classes for nursing students due to the depth and amount of knowledge needed," says Megan Lynch, instructor at Pima Community College.

What is the richest type of nurse? ›

Highest Paid Nursing Jobs:
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist – $202,000.
  • Nursing Administrator – $120,000.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse – $120,000.
  • General Nurse Practitioner – $118,000.
  • Critical Care Nurse – $118,000.
  • Certified Nurse Midwife – $114,000.
  • Informatics Nurse – $102,000.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist – $95,000.
5 Sept 2022

Which country is best for nurses? ›

Top Paying Countries for Nurses In the World
  • Luxembourg - $91,000 (USD)
  • Denmark - $87,436 (USD)
  • Canada - $75,660 per year, $48.50 per hour (USD)
  • Virgin Islands - $72,000 (USD)
  • Australia - $69,699 (USD)
  • Switzerland - $64,793 (USD)
  • Norway - $46,050 (USD)
  • Ireland - $39,768 (USD)

Can BSc nurse Become Doctor? ›

In case, if you are already doing BSc nursing then also to become a doctor you will have to take the same route of qualifying Neet examination as that of 12th passed student and then get into MBBS to become a doctor, if you want to become an ayurvedic doctor then after neet you can go for BAMS , to become homeopathy ...

What if I fail in BSc nursing? ›

If a candidate fails in either theory or practical papers he/she has to reappear for both papers ( theory and practical ) in the subsequent examination.

What is the hardest part of nursing? ›

7 hardest parts of nursing
  • Losing patients. ...
  • Being judged for their career choice. ...
  • Working long hours. ...
  • Experiencing physical/verbal abuse. ...
  • Navigating hospital politics. ...
  • Using outdated or time-consuming technology. ...
  • Feeling pressure to know everything.
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What is the passing marks of BSc nursing? ›

BSc Nursing admission 2022 takes place through entrance examinations and a candidate has to secure 50% marks in the exam in order to qualify for admission. candidate must secure minimum 45% of marks from the recognized University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology are the Main subjects.

What device do nurses use to communicate? ›

The device, called Vocera, helps medical professionals communicate with each other without having to touch anything.

What databases do nurses use? ›

Cinahl. Cinhal is a core nursing, midwifery and healthcare literature database. Cinahl use the EBSCOhost platform. There are a number of databases which use this platform including AMED (complementary medical literature database), the Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, and Medline.

Do nurses use Epocrates? ›

As a professional nurse, I am still an avid user of Epocrates, which has many useful functions for nurses.

What device is best for nursing majors? ›

8 Best Laptops for Nursing Students
  1. HP Envy X360. Price on Amazon: $899. ...
  2. Microsoft Surface Pro 7. Price on Amazon: $820. ...
  3. Asus Zenbook 14. Price on Amazon: $1500. ...
  4. Acer Aspire 5. Price on Amazon: $412. ...
  5. Apple Macbook Air. Price on Amazon: $973. ...
  6. Lenovo Yoga 730. Price on Amazon: $886. ...
  7. ASUS VivoBook 15. ...
  8. Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5.

How nurses might use a smartphone in patient care? ›

A smartphone allows communication that motivates immediate action. Simply removing the need to run around to coordinate with other care team members saves time: One study found that a group of nurses were able to save over 2.5 hours6 during a 12-hour shift by changing from pagers to smartphones.

What is the nurse call button called? ›

A code station button allows a nurse to place a code call.

What is the best way to communicate with patients? ›

  1. Be attentive. “Listen completely and attentively. ...
  2. Ask open questions. ...
  3. Be curious. ...
  4. Summarise throughout. ...
  5. Involve friends and family. ...
  6. Use the right tone. ...
  7. Be aware of your patient's situation. ...
  8. Get help from colleagues.
9 Jan 2020

What genres do nurses use? ›

The nurses use many genres such as notes, charts, and reporting. The nurses use note- taking to quickly jot down the patient's information while doing rounds, and this information must be concise, correct, and legible.

What is the largest nursing database? ›

CINAHL Complete — The largest full-text collection of nursing and allied health journals available.

What is the most commonly used database style in healthcare? ›

Relational Databases

Mon states that the most common form of database used in healthcare is the relational database.

Which is better UpToDate or epocrates? ›

Epocrates is sleek, offers up-to-date information, and is easy to access on-the-go. While not in as much depth as UpToDate, it offers quick easy-to-access information which makes referencing medical information at clinical or work to be effortless.

What is smart tool nursing? ›

SMART goals are a tool used in goal setting. SMART is an acronym for specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely. Goals are more likely to be achieved when they are organized and specific in such a manner.

How accurate is Epocrates? ›

Epocrates was 88.2% accurate for Medicaid patients and 94.4% accurate for BCBS patients. A total of 936 medication records from the pediatric clinic were analyzed, and the majority of these patients (88.4%) had Medicaid insurance. In this population, the EHR was more accurate (96.9%) than Epocrates (86.6%).

How can nurses keep up with technology? ›

Become a member of a professional nursing organization.

Frequently visiting their website, signing up for newsletters, attending events, and making contact with other members is a great way for you to keep up with impending technology.

What technology do registered nurses use? ›

Patients are given wearable devices, such as a heart monitor. The medical devices use sensors to record vital signs and other information and then communicate it to computer systems at the hospital or physician's office. Nurses can then monitor information from the medical devices while the patients are at home.


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