13 Instagram Accounts for Nurses and Nursing Students

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top instagram accounts for nursing students

Nursing school is a great chance to be a part of a community of people with similar goals. Northeastern nursing strives to connect students in all of our Boston nursing programs to bring them closer together. Social media networks bridge this connection and offer a great way to engage with nursing students and nurses across the world!

In honor of Friday the 13th, we've compiled a list of 13 Instagram accounts to follow if you're in nursing school, a nurse, or just interested in nursing:


Stay current with our programs, get daily doses of inspiration, engage in discussions, and enjoy pictures of our beautiful campus in Boston.


This account links nurses together throughout the world with reposts from other nurses. Updates include inspirational quotes, humor, and style tips for spicing up your scrubs!


This Instagram shadows the humor and sarcasm from the blog Nursing School Problems. If you have funny pictures to submit to the @NursingSchoolProblems page, hashtag your photo with #NursingSchoolProblems and your picture may be featured!


For tips on how to find the right nursing school for you, follow this account run by Find Nursing Schools. This account posts information on the nursing profession and nursing schools, inspirational photos, and the latest blog posts.


This account will make you do just what the name suggests: laugh out loud! This popular Instagram posts funny memes, jokes, and cartoons that will brighten any nurse's or nursing student’s day.


ScrubScriptions is a company that delivers new medical scrubs to the front doors of nurses and healthcare personnel monthly. This Instagram promotes the company’s website and posts promotions, competitions using #hashtag challenges, jokes and inspirational quotes. There are different packages you can “subscribe” to on their website and most come with free gifts.


Following this humorous account will give you more than a laugh. @NursingProblems also taps into the sentimental side of being a nurse and the trials and tribulations of nursing school. Content is also shared on this Instagram from the Nursing Problems blog.


This account shares information about the nursing profession and the current nursing shortage mixed with humorous and inspirational quotes.


Three Twelves is a company that believes nurses shouldn’t have to sacrifice style during their shifts; the two sisters behind the brand design high-fashion scrubs. Examples of their style include color block peplum scrub tops, “skinny” scrub bottoms to mimic skinny jeans and studded scrubs outfits. Their Instagram includes pictures of the sketches and designs of the scrubs, inspirational posts, and jokes.


Follow this new Instagram account for visually stunning images that express the joys of being a proud nurse.


This account promotes highlights from the “Dr. Oz Show” and features pictures from physician Dr. Mehmet Oz. This Instagram also features healthy food posts, inspirational quotes, and powerful stories and photos from the show's staff.


This Instagram promotes the AliKaps store on Etsy, which sells stylish and unique scrub hats for nurses and physicians. The @AliKaps account posts pictures of the newest designs modeled by nurses and close-up pictures of the fabrics used to make the nursing caps.


This account is run by Medical Solutions, a travel nurse agency. The posts include pictures of nurses and healthcare professionals, photos of their headquarters, inspirational quotes, and #hashtag challenges with prizes for participants.

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