It’s been a couple of years since our last post highlighting the best nursing apps around. We scoured the app marketplaces to bring you some new specialized nursing/medical apps (free, of course) that might come in handy in the day-to-day practice of your profession. Introducing the best nursing apps in 2020.
On the Job
QxMD — All-in-one clinical calculator and clinical decision support tool covering more than 400 topics. The app also provides access to current published research in specialties ranging from addiction medicine to vascular surgery. Its COVID-19 tool provides a prognostic tool, ventilation protocol, and reference books. Apple and Android
Nursing Dictionary by Farlex — Instant access to more than 56,000 medical terms, tests, drugs, and 9,000+ images from medical dictionaries including Dorland’s, Mosby’s, Stedman’s, and others. Apple and Android
Medical Spanish — A useful phrasebook with common questions, explanations, and instructions covering a broad range of situations. Includes the options to see phrases written out phonetically or hear them spoken slowly by a native Spanish speaker. Android
Keeping up Your Skills
Nursing CE Connection — Earn continuing education contact hours on the go. View and complete CE courses offline and automatically sync them with your CE Planner account to access your certificate. Apple and Android
EKG Mastery — Now’s the time to brush up on your EKG reading skills. This app offers complete 12-lead EKG image strips, clinical guidelines, heart diagrams, and useful interpretation tips. Apple and Android