Nursing blogs are a great way to stay on top of issues and current trends in nursing. In honor of National Nurses Week, we have compiled a list of nurse bloggers that are worth following:
The Nerdy Nurse – Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN
Brittney is a Clinical Informatics Nurse. She is also the author of The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology. Brittney won the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award in 2014 and also hosts the Nerdy Nurse’s Blog Carnival. She frequently blogs about issues in nursing, products, services, technology, etc.
The Nursing Site Blog – Kathy Quan, RN, BSM, PHN
Kathy Quan has been a RN for over 30 years, most of which are in home health and hospice. She received the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, and in 2015, was named one of the Top 10 Nursing Blogs from the American Medical Resource Institute. Kathy has also written a variety of nursing books such as The Everything New Nurse Book (editions 1&2) and The Everything Guide to Caring for Aging Parents.
Nurse Keith’s Digital Doorway – Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC
Keith Carlson, aka Nurse Keith, is a speaker, writer, blogger, coach, and radio host. He is the author of Savvy Networking for Nurses: Getting Connected and Staying Connected in the 21st Century. His blog, Digital Doorway, was named one of the Top 25 Nursing Blogs in 2016 by healthlisted.com. Nurse Keith also co-hosts the RN FM Radio Show and has a podcast called the Nurse Keith Show.
The Gypsy Nurse is a community of travel nurses that cover everything you need to know about Travel Nursing. This blog is ideal for nurses who want to travel for a living. The Gypsy Nurse is on of the Top 10 Nursing Blogs for 2017.
Nurse Alice – Alice Benjamin, RN
Alice Benjamin, known as Nurse Alice, has over a decade of cardiovascular health experience. She is a Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist and has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Drew and The Doctors. Nurse Alice’s site is a lifestyle blog that posts about nursing, fitness and health, and living a better life.
RTConnections – Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CMSRN
Renee Thompson spent 20 years as a nurse before she quit her job to start her blog. RT Connections is a lifestyle blog about professional development within the nursing profession and anti-bullying in the nursing profession. Renee travels across the country as a keynote speaker for seminars. She is also the author of three books, “Do No Harm” Applies to Nurses Too, Strategies to Protect and Bully-Proof Yourself at Work, and Celebrate Nursing: Human by Birth – Hero by Choice.