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Student Nursing 101: Top 15 Free Online Resources for Nursing Students

Mackenzie Thompson

by Mackenzie

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posted on Feb 11, 2016 at 7:41 pm

AS A NURSING STUDENT YOU AIM TO CARE AND HELP OTHERS, but don’t forget about yourself! Student nurses need all the help they can get, and most likely will appreciate it more if the help is free. We get it and want to help you out.

Check out our list of 15 free online resources for nursing students, just like you!

Free Reference Resources For Nursing Students

#1 Learning Nurse
If you’re looking for a simple way to study or simply find out more information, is a free, online resource network filled with free modules, tests, apps, videos and much more. They even have an online nursing library!

As a student nurse, staying up-to-date with the latest news and career opportunities within the competitive and always changing field is crucial. has a useful “student news” section and a “jobs” section where nursing students can check out what’s new.

#3 Nursing and Allied Health Resources
If you are a student nurse looking for one website with a plethora of free and informative resources, look no further than Nursing and Allied Health Resources of the online Medical Library Association. Just a glance at the left sidebar will leave you feeling overwhelmed with databases, literature, surveys, PowerPoint presentations, and any more helpful resources.

#4 Nurse Zone Student Nurse
Any nursing website that features an entire section tab devoted to helping nursing students is a winner in our book! Nurse Zone’s Student Nurses site is chock full of practical information for college students, such as tips on schools, financial aid, study tips, networking, and a resume creator. You won’t be left hanging here!

#5 All Nurses Nursing Student
The recipe for a successful nursing education is to surround yourself with your peers and we couldn’t agree more. If you are looking to network and connect with other nursing students on specific and general topics, the All Nurses Nursing Student section is the place to be. Registration is free and the topic possibilities are endless!

RN program rankings, NCLEX Exams with rationales, scholarships, career guides, and career advice from veteran nurses at

Educational Resources For Nursing Students

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If you are studying nursing or any medical profession for that matter, you will take an anatomy course and be expected to retain this information and implement it into your career for the rest of your life. Intimidated? is a free online tool to help you visualize all human anatomy systems and practice for those tough exams.

#8 eNurseScribe
For nursing students looking for assistance with writing, scribing and organization tips, eNurseScribe is a site filled with information that is sure to help you out. They offer great tools such as articles, student pages, crosswords, and conferences.

#9 Nursing
College is expensive, and everyone could use a scholarship. One must apply first to be eligible, and the list of nursing scholarships could feel overwhelming. has a specific site pertaining to only nursing scholarships, including application deadlines, prerequisites and descriptions of every major scholarship.

#10 NHCPS Online BLS Practice Test
All nurses need Basic Life Support certification (BLS), which requires a challenging final exam to receive the certification. In addition to Basic Life Support, nurses also may need Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) and CPR, AED & First Aid certification, which also all require final exams. If you are studying for the final exam, consider checking out our online BLS Practice Test, PALS Practice Test, and ACLS Practice Test questions!

Manuel’s Web Nursing Calculator
From conversion to clinical to drug calculators, this site features any calculator you may need as a nursing student for quick reference.

#12 RxList
Student nurses need to know about prescription drugs. Physical drug guides are big and bulky, and it could take a while for you to find the drug you’re looking for. RxList has a search bar function, which allows nurses to quickly search any drug they need the down low on.

#13 Nursing Ethics
Ethics is central to the way we care, and to the way, we envision ourselves as professionals. If you are looking for a site filled with nursing ethics, codes and articles, you need to visit

Fun Nursing Resources

Nursing Fun
If laughter really is the best medicine, Nursing Fun is a cure-all for nursing students. With jokes, games, and resources, this site is great if you need a chuckle and break from the intensity of nursing school.

#15 Nurstoon
For hilarious comic strips on virtually any nursing or health care topic, visit Nurstoon and experience a true LOL!”

Whether you need a comprehensive online study guide for the NCLEX or simply a 5-minute satirical nursing humor break with a comic strip, the Internet is filled with ways to help you be a better nurse.

* Extra Nursing Education Resource Guide
Whether you’re a current nurse seeking to become a nurse educator, a nursing student or just someone interested in nursing, you will find a lot of useful information in this guide. You’ll find everything from study and teaching resources to links for professional associations, blogs, podcasts and more.

Comment below if you have any other suggestions for nursing students! Also, don’t forget to bookmark this page on your Internet browser so you can come back anytime you need nursing resources. Keep up with us on Instagram, click the icon below and give us a follow!

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About Mackenzie

Mackenzie is a lover of world travel, photography, design, style and Chinese cooking. She is passionate about working towards a purpose, recently graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Media and Marketing, and is currently residing in Manhattan.

Contact Mackenzie at [email protected]

  1. dev says:

    hello sir i m student of ms.c nursing 1st year i want study of nursing education subject please give any suggestion related to on line study

  2. TAD says:

    Thank you for the really useful list, Mackenzie, I found a lot of interesting for my daily reading.


  3. pannolini offerte on line says:

    Thanks for sharing such a good thinking, piece of writing is nice, thats
    why i have read it fully

    1. Mackenzie Thompson says:

      Thanks for the response!

  4. reem says:

    My name is Reem and I have an obligation in nursing and I cannot solve it. Can I send it to you and help me solve it? The assignment contains only 3 questions, and I hope that you will help me, because it remains only two days for him to complete the assignment.

    1. Mackenzie Thompson says:

      Hello Reem,

      Please send us an email at [email protected] to see if we can be of assistance.

  5. Majaa says:

    Thank you so so much!!

    1. Mackenzie Thompson says:

      We are more than happy to help!

  6. angela says:

    this content is so nice it even included some educational resources for aspiring nurses

    1. Ali Drian says:

      Thank you Angela! We love to hear that you enjoyed the article!

  7. Sandra says:

    Thanks so much for this write-up
    It was helpful

    1. Nicholas says:

      Of course! We are so happy to hear that!

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