50 Nurses on Twitter Worth a Follow

by admin on January 27, 2010

Twitter is a great tool to help you connect with others. More and more people are getting Twitter accounts, and sharing their thoughts on a number of subjects, professional to personal. This trend is also growing among nurses. Many nurses use Twitter as a way to vent their frustrations, share stories of courage, and just connect with others who understand them. You can find funny stories about patients, heartbreaking real-life experiences, and life lessons learned from a nursing perspective. You can even find legal and career advice.

If you are looking for a little more insight on life, parenting, nursing, and information on career opportunities, you might consider following these 50 nurses on Twitter.

ER and Critical Care Nurses

Emergency room and critical care nurses that offer insights into some of the most devastating situations and conditions, as well as some of the most miraculous recoveries. And offer some fun insights into what life.

  1. @nursingpins: Vernon Dutton is a critical care nurse, and also a collector of nursing history items and information. Plenty of interesting posts and information.
  2. @emergencyroom: A nurse who works in the emergency room, and shares experiences from the real world.
  3. @ernursek: Interesting thoughts on working in the emergency room and what goes on there.
  4. @Cynical_Nurse: This critical care and transport nurse offers a somewhat cynical view of what goes on in medicine.
  5. @Emergiblog: Kim offers insight into the world of the emergency room, and feisty comments about life and patients.
  6. @Nicurnmama: This NICU nurse offers insights on being a mom and wife as well as being a nurse.
  7. @nursesean: Works in med trauma, in “massive ICU”, and provides insight and information.
  8. @nursewendy: Intensive care nurse helping those in critical conditions, and sharing thoughts about it.
  9. @NurseDan: ER nurse with a Master’s in health care innovation. He is also working on a Ph.D.
  10. @MikeERNurse: Follow the adventures of Mike, as he works in the emergency room and gets through life.
  11. @ernurses: Updates on emergency room nursing, and the challenges encountered.
  12. @hypocaffeinemia: ICU nurse and dad who shares all sorts of information and insight.
  13. @geekymedic: A paramedic nurse, sharing thoughts and information about EMS and life threatening conditions.

Registered Nurses

A look at nursing from labor and delivery, to the psych ward, to long-term care, to hospice care to other types of nursing. Get a good feel for what life is like for a nurse.

  1. @ali_rn: Follow the tweets of a mother and RN, doing her best to keep from falling apart.
  2. @aydzb: Aida is a nutrition expert and RN who is involved with education and teaching about healthy weight loss.
  3. @Bob_the_nurse: Bob works as a psychiatric nurse with a mental health drug team. Interesting stories and insights from the nurse who insists that she’s a woman — really!
  4. @BrianBowman: An interesting nurse who is also a pilot.
  5. @not_ratched: Savvy insights on nursing, and down to earth observations.
  6. @ChristianNurse: Focuses on aspects of nursing for Christians, provides insight into religion and medicine.
  7. @Geek2Nurse: Became a psych RN after a career as an electrical/software engineer. An interesting take on nursing.
  8. @nursedotcom: Get a look at what it’s like to be nurse, and connect with others.
  9. @agmcgaha: Interesting look at the life of this nurse and mother.
  10. @allseeingjamus: Funny and insightful look at life and nursing, as well as what goes on in the wider medical world..
  11. @creature57: A fun look at nursing, drumming and life in general.
  12. @HeatherRN: Health nurse and educator, offering insight into good habits and better living.
  13. @heidiwolff: A nurse that is a self described “word firl in a picture world.
  14. @h2cm: Insight into the NHS in Britain, health care policy and nursing in general.
  15. @marandalee: A “super nurse” who has lots of things to share about life as a nurse.

Nurse Consultants

These nurses providing consulting services, as well as legal help.

  1. @vpmedical: Learn more about life care planning from this nurse legal consultant.
  2. @BonnieRN: Bonnie is a nurse consultant involved in legal type issues. An interest look at the profession of nursing, and lots of useful information.
  3. @Vickie_Milazzo: Nurse legal consultant who can help you keep up with the nursing world and can provide guidance for your quandaries.
  4. @pcRN: This nurse can help you with legal issues.
  5. @joycollins: This nurse consultant and writer can help you with any number of problems.
  6. @learae: This nurse business coach can help you make the most of your career and talents.

Nursing Students

Learn about what it’s like to be a nursing student and find support.

  1. @MBAtoRN: Follow this MBA as she becomes an RN, working toward becoming a registered nurse after eight years on the business end of the health care industry.
  2. @LarissArreguin: A nursing student sharing her enthusiasm for learning.
  3. @rdjfraser: A nurse graduate student looking to learn more and help others.
  4. @bexy4506: This nursing student shares thoughts and information.
  5. @sweetsadie86: A looking into the head of a nursing student who also enjoys going out and having fun.
  6. @Student_RN: Get an inside look at what it’s like to be a nursing student in Australia.
  7. @flobach: Enjoy the insights of this paramedic student.
  8. @JenRN: She isn’t a student nurse, but she does teach nursing students. Helpful insights from the source.


Twitter accounts related to nursing publications and other resources that can help you with your nursing career. You can also use the hashtags #nurse and #jobs to help find more information that could be helpful to your nursing career prospects.

  1. @MedSurgNurses: The Twitter account for the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses can keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of nursing.
  2. @WorkingNurse: Get information on becoming a nurse, and different career moves that can help you.
  3. @minoritynurse: Get career help and information especially geared at nurses who are minorities.
  4. @RNpathways: Up-to-date information on nursing careers and jobs.
  5. @nurse_careers: Find job openings and career information for nurses.
  6. @allnursescom: Get help for nursing plans and other necessary items for your career, as well as job opening information.
  7. @jobnursing: Posts surrounding the job hunt as a nurse in the U.K.
  8. @nursejobs4u: Check here for nurse job openings from around the country.

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