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Our Top 5 Best Apps For Nurses

Our Top 5 Best Apps For Nurses

our choice of helpful apps for nurses

Life as a nurse can be wonderfully rewarding, but there is no doubt it can also be extremely overwhelming. Thanks to modern technology, there are many great apps for nurses which have been specifically designed to offer support to medical professionals where it’s needed most. Whether you need help managing your schedule and shifts or double checking clinical data, there are an array of valuable apps which can help.

Additionally, there are many useful apps for student nurses which can help with study, learning and retaining medical information. We have compiled a list of some of the best nursing apps currently on the market.

Check them out below.

Nursing Central – a comprehensive informational app for nurses and nursing students

The Nursing Central app provides access to an extensive online hub of medical information, making it one of the most useful nursing apps on the market. Useful features include access to a medical dictionary with over 65,000 medical terms, as well as a drug guide database for information on over 5,000 medications.

Cost: Free
Availability: iOS and Android

NurseGrid – a scheduling management app for nurses

NurseGrid is a must-have app for any hardworking nurse. The app offers a well-designed calendar management system to help you manage your personal work schedule, share your weekly shifts with colleagues and provides an easy way to coordinate shift swaps. It also lets you communicate with colleagues and manage scheduling for entire nursing departments.

Cost: Free
Availability: iOS and Android

Medscape – a leading educational resource app for healthcare professionals

Medscape offers access to an online global community of medical professionals sharing clinical information, medical opinions and experiences. A great feature of the app includes a drug referencing tool which allows you to cross check medications with the latest dosage prescription information.

Cost: Free
Availability: iOS and Android

Smart Medical Reference – a complete go-to reference guide for nurses and medical professionals

Think of this app as an extensive medical dictionary, making it one of the best apps for nursing students. With a well-designed and friendly interface, it allows you to quickly find answers to any of your medical questions. Its unique feature includes coverage of over 375 of the most common lab tests, summarised in a concise layout to present normal findings, results, explanations and clinical significance.

Cost: Free
Availability: iOS

Resuscitation! – medical simulator app for healthcare students and professionals

This is another useful app for nurses who want to practise their skills and knowledge in patient care. It’s an award-winning patient virtual simulator, allowing you to practise responding to an ill patient. You can practise correct diagnosis, perform routine physical exams, conduct tests and treatment. It covers a range of topics from emergency and, paramedic, neurology, gynaecology, labour and delivery plus offers paediatrics for UK and Europe users.

Cost: Free
Availability: iOS and Android

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