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Who We Are cares about nurses at every stage of their journey. We support and empower them to better their careers, lives and profession by publishing trusted educational resources and covering relevant news for nurses by nurses. influences and amplifies the nursing voices and issues that matter most, and is a trusted mentor to nurses worldwide: each month, >1.5M current and future nurses visit our website and we engage millions more via our email newsletters, social channels, and award-winning podcast.

Our Values


We pay close attention to the details, alerting you to the information most relevant to your career.


Like you, we care deeply about the future of the nursing profession and we want to help you become your best nurse.


We need to know the details to do our job to support you doing yours, so we publish content for nurses, written and medically reviewed by nurses.


You can trust us to guide you through each step of your nursing career.


The nursing profession is always evolving, and so are we. We monitor, survey and publish thought-provoking content to help you succeed.


We have our finger on the pulse of issues that matter to nurses most.

Editorial Process

We are committed to providing nurses with trusted education, career, and clinical information that will help them advance their careers. To make sure that our content is reliable, trustworthy, and up-to-date, we've developed a rigorous editorial process, as well as a thorough methodology for our nursing program rankings.

Experienced Authors

We rely on experienced nurses and healthcare professionals to write and review our content. Our nurse contributors are licensed, practicing nurses who are experts in their respective specialties.

Expert Reviews

We added an additional step in our content review process where we have a nurse review our content for clinical accuracy and nursing expertise.

Consistent Updates

We continuously review our articles to ensure they are as relevant and accurate as possible, updating them with the latest data and information when it becomes available.

Diverse Perspectives

Since not all nurses are the same, we also strive to provide diverse perspectives, inclusive of all genders, ages, races, sexual orientations, and political affiliations.

Trusted Sources

Our sources are transparent and linked within each article. We primarily get our career and salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). In cases where that data isn't available for a particular career or specialty, we then source from reputable sites such as Payscale, ZipRecruiter, and Glassdoor. Learn more about the third-party data resources we utilize here.

When we cover breaking news, we attempt to reach out to the relevant organizations who are covered for comment. On occasion, we will invite 3rd parties to write opinion pieces, but they are always clearly marked as such. If we find we have reported on a topic inaccurately, we will update the article and clearly note that we have done so.

Award-Winning Content

Our content and community have won countless awards and been recognized by leading health organizations. See our awards and accolades here.

Please contact our editorial team if you have feedback about any of our content or would like to suggest topics we might cover in the future.

Our History was acquired by the media company, Full Beaker, Inc., in 2015. Prior to that, changed hands a number of times and was once even owned by a leading nursing association.

The that exists today was developed after significant market research and numerous interviews with practicing nurses to make sure we were serving a need in the nursing community. We saw an opportunity to build a robust website and community for nurses around the world, helping them throughout every stage of their nursing career. Today, is the largest website and community of nurses online.

How is Funded? is free to use and is supported by advertising education programs and other products that are relevant to nurses. We may receive compensation when site visitors use our educational program search tool or interact with advertisements located throughout the site. These advertisements do not affect our school or program rankings, or our editorial content. These are generated independently by our editorial staff and nurse contributors.

Because we value transparency, wherever possible, we clearly mark advertisements as sponsored schools to differentiate them from our unbiased editorial content. Learn more about our advertising policy here..

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