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Instagram Accounts Every Nurse Should Follow

Young man using smartphoneInstagram surpassed 300 million users in December 2014, and its membership continues to climb. While it’s a great place to share photos with friends, it’s also perfect for networking with other travel nurses and following your favorite brands and bloggers.

Here are seven Instagram accounts to check out.


If you love nurse memes and puns, you’ll love this account. Though it’s known for its humor, Nurses of Instagram also shares helpful tips, links to articles about nursing and motivational quotes to get you through the work day.


You have to wear scrubs most of the week for work, so why not find the cutest ones possible — and get a discount? For the Love of Scrubs features the latest styles of scrubs, compression socks, clogs, badge holders and other nursing gear, frequently hosts giveaways and posts discount codes to save you money.


With its quizzes, photo slideshows, fashion tips, articles about education and posts from real nurses, Scrubs Magazine has everything you want to read, and its Instagram account is just as fun. You’ll get tips from other nurses, links to industry news and photos and quotes to brighten your day.


Board-certified acute care nurse practitioner Katie Duke is a public speaker and works as an ER nurse in New York City. Her feed is full of fitness selfies, photos of her life in the Big Apple and nursing tips and thoughts.


Similar to the other accounts in this list, Nursing LOL features nurse memes, funny photos and quotes to showcase the funny aspects of nursing.


Want a glimpse into the life of a neuro critical care nurse? Follow Kati Kleber, the nurse behind Nurse Eye Roll, for fun giveaways, healthy meal prep ideas, and photos of her with her dog and husband. Kati also frequently shares news about her new book, Becoming Nursey.


It’s the official account of Premium Nurse T-shirts, but it’s also the place to find memes and nurse jokes that make you laugh out loud. Follow Nurses Proud for videos, photos and quotes you’ll love (in addition to shirts you’ll want to buy).

These accounts are sure to make even the worst shift seem a bit brighter. Share your favorite nursing Instagram users with us in the comments!

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Lindsay Wilcox

Lindsay Wilcox is a healthcare writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional writing experience. When she's not circling typos, she's enjoying fish tacos and hanging out with her family.


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