Smart phones help Nurses stay on top of their game. You can download apps that help you study for an exam or find out information about a specific drug. Mobile apps have provided a variety of tools for Nurses. Below you will find some of the top mobile apps for Nurses.
This app is a medication library for your phone. Great for students studying for exams or Nurses who need a quick reference point.
This app provides detailed information for all elements of patient care. Students gain a credible and complete resource guide for coursework, lab exercises, and clinical practice.
Is a medical reference app that searches for information on prescription drugs, drug interactions, and a directory of providers.
Provides access to a pill identifier, medical directory, continuing education, medical news, and clinical reference library.
iOS and Android
App version of WebMD website. You can research conditions, access drug and treatment information, get first aid essentials, check local health listings, and find the latest health news on the go.
Over 1,500 acronyms, rhymes, and memory tricks to help Nurses learn medical conditions, symptoms, and other terminology.
A mobile version of one of the best medical dictionaries. Includes photos, videos, audio pronunciations, and functionality to save favorite entries. This dictionary has 65,000 definitions to help Nursing students study for tests.
Information and reference for diseases, drugs, and tests for Nurses, as well as a literature search function. Includes access to Davis’s Drug Guide, Taber’s Medical Dictionary, Diseases and Disorders, and MEDLINE Search and Journals, among other databases.
This app was developed by Nurses to help manage the scheduling process. The app lets you schedule across all worksites, view who you’re working shifts with, message other Nurses, and much more.
This dictionary app is a great reference for medical disorders and diseases. Learn all information about symptoms, treatments, and medical terminology.
Nurse’s Pocket Guide
This app includes 440 medical conditions with associated Nursing diagnoses, care plan guides, and NIC and NOC labels for each diagnosis.
Black’s Medical Dictionary
This app has over 5,000 definitions. It also has a social media feature allowing you to share information with friends.
Provides a quick way to identify more than 12,000 medications. You'll be able to easily identify pills by imprint, shape, color, or drug name.
A quick reference for RNs caring for patients in a pediatric, emergency, or critical care environment.
IDdx: Infectious Disease
This app allows users to search by description and lists many infectious diseases that could relate to it. Currently, you can segment more than 250 illnesses by 39 epidemiological factors and 16 world regions.
This translator app helps you communicate with patients and improve care. Currently 7 languages are available: English, Spanish, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian and Haitian Creole.
Hundreds of obscure medical eponyms (person after whom a discovery, invention, place, etc., is named or thought to be named) for easy searching.
Skyscape Medical Resources
Provides drug information, access to medical journals, and the latest industry news, Skyscape Medical Resources is an all-in-one resource.
This app has over 2,400 premade flashcards that covers all aspects of the National Council Licensure Examination.
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