25 Great Twitter Feeds for Nursing Students
Social media platforms, like Twitter, have changed the way professional nurses and nursing students access and share information about patient care, job opportunities, educators, nursing news and much more. Connecting with individuals with similar interests – like fellow nursing students – can enhance your professional life, as well as provide an online support community.
Studies show that 65% of nurses plan to use social media in the future for professional reasons. One great place to start is Twitter, the global micro-blogging site. Creating a Twitter account is easy – it only takes a minute or two to set up. Then you can start exploring the following Twitter feeds, chosen especially for nursing students. You’ll soon be discovering valuable resources for nursing information, as well as connecting with nurses, nursing students and nurse educators all over the world.
NursesDailyDose offers funny, bizarre and memorable hospital anecdotes from nurses everywhere.
Over 500,000 registered users of AllNurses.com connect on this Twitter feed for support and information sharing.
Health news from the New Times Health, for nurses and RN to BSN degree nursing students.
Twitter feed from Health News Blog.
Better information. Better health. For nursing students and professionals everywhere.
The American Medical Association helps nursing students help patients with information on the most important professional and public health issues.
The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) advances nephrology nursing practice and positively influences outcomes for individuals with kidney disease.
Sharing ideas and passion to improve nursing, health and healthcare.
Personal Twitter feed of Hartford Foundation PO on the issues that impact health and medical care of older adults.
American Journal of Nursing Twitter feed. The leading voice of nursing since 1900. Peer reviewed, evidence based. Ideal resource for RN to BSN degree seekers.
The New England Journal of Medicine is the world’s leading medical journal and website.
American Nurse Today is the official journal of the American Nurses Association, and continues to serve as an influential voice for nurses across the country.
Health magazine gives you the inspiration to feel great, look amazing and enjoy every single day.
The WSJ Health Blog offers insight and analysis on health and health business.
All the news, practice and opinion from NursingTimes.net.
Nursing jobs, careers and community site. Find out about job opportunities you’ll qualify for after completing your RN to BSN degree program.
Go nurses! Working Nurse’s Twitter feed has articles and job postings to help you succeed in your profession. Great for nursing students, too.
Health professional and educator, consultant, facilitator, student, project manger, midwife and midwifery lecturer. Info for nurses and nursing students.
Valuable information from the official Twitter site of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Twitter feed of Kat, S.N. who is a nursing student, full time mom to three and wife to one. Great insights for nursing students.
Highlights from the People’s Medicine Community. Share your drug-related questions and stories anonymously in this free Twitter community. No registration required.
Official Twitter page of Nursing Essentials, for nursing students everywhere.
The Dermatology Nursing Institute us an educational forum for nursing practice and patient care.
Career, education and health resource dedicated to increasing the amount of diversity in the nursing community.
Information about medicine and medical books, especially nursing books. Ideal resources for nursing students.