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Nursing School Study Apps to Try

appsThere just doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to get everything done and still find time to study. The solution? Treat yourself to a few great nursing school study apps that can be accessed from anywhere with a simple click on your phone. These apps are absolutely FREE to use. So as you wait patiently in line at the department and grocery stores, don’t waste any more time and get to studying. Apps can be great resources to challenge what you know but it can also be fun and interactive like the ones listed below. Here are only just a few apps, available for Android and Apple devices, our learners have raved about:

Essential Skeleton 4

The humerus is connected to the. . . Not sure. Having difficulty in anatomy? Look no further. This app covers the essentials of human anatomy and is completely 3D.


Hopefully Mr. B. would approve of this app that is all about medications and prescriptions.  Train yourself to know what specific medications looks like, the drug interactions, what it’s used for, and more. Medications are a risky business, so ease the stress by taking the time to learn about them.

NCLEX-RN Mini Qbank

It is never too early to start studying for the NCLEX-RN exam. This app is based on NCLEX questions and tests your competency level. Don’t worry, each question includes a detailed explanation of the answer. NCLEX-RN Mini Qbank also has practice tests and much more. The more NCLEX support you can get, the better!


It can be difficult to memorize eponyms, so it is important to regularly practice the terms. As the name suggests, this app gives short descriptions of more than 1,700 common and obscure medical eponyms.

Read by QxMD

Staying up-to-date with health care news and research is a must for nurses, especially in this ever-changing profession. Read by QxMD helps you stay current with new medical and scientific research.

Calculate by QxMD

This app is a next-generation clinical calculator and decision support tool all in one. Calculate by QxMD is a robust app with many activities to help diagnose and treat patients as well as ease the decision-making process.

MD ezLabs

MD exLabs gives medical professionals lab values in a quick, easy to understand format and differential diagnoses for abnormal lab values.

Searching for new resources that are available should not be overlooked and there are many apps out there to try. Apps can be found on Pinterest, through a blog, or by simply searching through the app store. Convert your phone to a study tool that can be used on the go.

The secret to getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

If you have an app you love that is helping you with nursing school, let us know so we can share.

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