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25 Clever Gifts For the Special Nurse in Your Life

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Looking for the perfect gift for one of the most important professions in the world? We’re talking about nurses, of course!

Best Nurse Gifts 2024 - Funny Gifts for Nurse Male or Female 2024

It seems like nurses have one of the most important jobs in the world and usually get half the credit they deserve!  This time of year is perfect to let that special nurse in your life know just how much you appreciate them, respect them, and are thankful for them.  Whether they’re newly graduated, a veteran in the medical industry, a male nurse (yes, they totally do exist so start showing some respect!), or you’re looking for a birthday gift perfect for the funniest registered nurse you know, we’ve got your back. From traditional to outside-the-box,  check out some of the best gifts for nurses (so far) in 2024.

The Classic Nurse Gift

‘I Was Born to Be a Nurse’ EKG Heartbeat Necklace – Buy It Here

Best Gifts for Nurses 2018: Nurse Necklace Pendant

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This silver EKG necklace is perfect for the newly graduated nurse or the nurse who’s been at it for a while and needs a friendly reminder of why they started their career.  Plus, it’s super affordable. Learn more here!

For the Magical Nurse

The ‘Nurses Are Magical” Unicorn Tee – Buy It Here

Gifts for Nurses Week 2018: Nurses are Magical Unicorn T-Shirt 2024

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Because nurses really are magical!  And, well, unicorns are our heroes too!  This cute tee comes in white, black, heather grey, blue, and pink. Learn more here!

For the Funny Nurse

The Nurse’s ‘Nutritional Facts’ Coffee Mug – Buy It Here

Best Gifts for Nurses 2018: Funny Nurse Coffee Mug

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Because as a nurse, you know they’re never getting enough sleep, but are still giving over 100% in every other aspect of their life. Learn more here!

For All the Feels

The Theragun Mini Red Massager  – Buy It Here

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One of the hottest gifts of the year (by Theragun) has now partnered up with RED and a portion of all sales will go towards the continued fight against AIDS and COVID-19.  Not only are you doing good, but your sore and achy muscles are going to feel so much better too!  Learn more here!

For the Friend

The Pura Vida Friendship Bracelet Pack – Buy It Here

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Because nurses really are like friends to all of their patients.  Help remind them of that with this super on-trend friendship bracelet pack from Pura Vida.  They can wear them all together or mix and match their favorites!  Learn more here!

For the Nostalgic Nurse

The Wooden Nurse’s Picture Frame – Buy It Here

Best Gifts for Nurses 2018: Nurse Picture Frame

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Because it’s nice to have some inspirational reminders all around them.  Perfect to place a graduation picture inside or just one of them and all their nurse friends (this will most likely have been taken at the local bar).  Learn more here!

For the Fun Nurse

The ‘Liquid Brunch’ Soft Vintage T-Shirt – Buy It Here

Nurse Week Gift 2018: Liquid Brunch Shirt 2024

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Because when they finally get off work they love to go hit up brunch with their friends.  Oh, and this usually means it’s a liquid brunch because, well, they deserve it.  Learn more here!

The Must-Read Choice

Michelle Obama’s Book ‘Becoming’ – Buy It Here

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 It’s an inspiring memoir, a great look at her upbringing, behind the scenes of the road to the White House (and inside the White House) and so much more.  They’ll love reading this one cover-to-cover regardless of their political beliefs.  Learn more here!

The Funny Choice

The Nurse Coloring Book – Buy It Here

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They’ll get a kick out of this coloring book that’s filled with funny nurse problems and, you know, the swear words they may or may not like to use.  Plus, it’s a great form of a meditative practice!  Learn more here!

For the Nurse on the Go

The ‘Nurses Make It Better’ Tote Bag – Buy It Here

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A great way for them to toss in their belongings and head out of the day!  It’s also super cheap, to be honest, so you can’t really go wrong!  Learn more here!

For the Nurse on the Go

Scentbird Monthly Perfume Subscription Box – Buy It Here

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Choose from more than 400 major perfume brands and each month they’ll receive new fragrances (the first month they’ll even give you a reusable travel-friendly refillable case) for them to test out.  They provide enough perfume so that it’ll last them the entire month (averaging around 3 sprays of the scent per day).  Gotta love a subscription box.  Learn more here!

For the Male Nurse Gift

The Stick Figure Male Nurse Coffee Mug – Buy It Here

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How cute is this little male nurse stick figure?!  The coffee mug is two-toned (white and navy blue) and is the perfect way for him to start his day no matter which shift he has.  Learn more here!

The Must-Have Choice

The Popular ‘Everlane’ Day Market Tote in Rose – Buy It Here

Everlane Tote 2018: Gift Idea for Nurses

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One of the most stylish (and popular) totes of the season!  She’ll love carrying this one around and it’ll fit all her must-bring stuff.  And, yes, this is the one that Meghan Markle basically made famous!  It comes in a bunch of other really cool colors too.  Check out there other color options here.

For the Charm Loving Nurse

The Nurse Charm Bracelet in Silver – Buy It Here

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For the First Year Nurse

The ‘First Year Nurse: My First 100 Days on the Job’ Book – Buy It Here

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A great little tips-and-tricks book from a pro nurse who wants to help give back, especially with brand new nurses.  Help settle their nerves and let them know that they’re not alone!  Learn more here!

The Fitbit Inspire Fitness Tracker  – Buy It Here

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This Fitbit does more than just keep track of your basic stats!  You can track heart-rate, calories burned, your steps taken, distanced you’ve run or walked, and even sleep stats!  Plus it comes in other cool color options like rose gold, coral, fuchsia, blue and more.  Learn more here!

The Paper Choice

Cute Emoji Nurse Wrapping Paper – Buy It Here

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Because you’re going to need to wrap the gift you get them, so why not with this super cute nursing wrapping paper!?  Learn more here!

The ‘Nurse on the Go’ Gift

Black & Pink Insulated Nurse’s Tote Lunch Bag – Buy It Here

Best Gifts for Nurses 2018: Nurse Lunch Bag (Insulated)

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They’ll love this large insulated lunch bag tote to bring their lunch in each and every day.  Plus, it’s totally machine washable and comes in some other cool color options too. Learn more here!

The Personalized Choice

The Personalized Coffee Mug With Their Name On It – Buy It Here

Best Gifts for Nurses 2018: Personalized Nurse Coffee Mug With Name

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Now you can quickly (and cheaply) add their name to their very own nurses coffee mug!  It comes with a cute stethoscope design with heart.  Super cute.  Learn more here!

The Coffee Choice

Keurig K575 Single Serve Coffee Maker – Buy It Here

Best Single Server Coffee Makers 2018: New Keurig Platinum K575

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Because it goes without saying that they need coffee…and lots of it.  This is one of the best-selling single-serve coffee makers from Keurig on the market today.  They can make their own cup of coffee and under 1 minute and be off on their busy day. Learn more here!

For the Wine Loving Nurse

The ‘May Contain Wine’ Tee – Buy It Here


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Because when they’re not working, yes, they may contain wine!  This cute t-shirt also comes in other cool colors like pale blue, grass green, white, lemon yellow and more.  Learn more here!

The Helpful Choice

The Tile Key & Phone Finder – Buy It Here

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: Tile Keys Finder 2018

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Waterproof and durable these (set of 2) tiles allow you to easily find your keys, your smartphone, or anything that you attach it to.  You can even see it on a map where and when you left your prized belongings behind!  This is perfect for the nurse who may be lacking sleep and, well, could use a little help finding their misplaces keys and whatnot.  Learn more here!

For the Nurse Who’s Always at Work

The Furbo Dog Camera and Treat Tosser – Buy It Here

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Perfect for the nurse who’s stuck at work and misses their little pup!  This wireless wi-fi HD cam with 2-way audio (your pet can hear you and you can hear them!), can monitor them while you’re away (watch them online via app) and you can even feed them treat via the app while you’re away from home.  Learn more here!

The Gift Box Choice

The FabFitFun Gift Box – Buy It Here

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Now this is a subscription box we can get behind.  This one will be delivered once a season (just four times a year!) so she’ll really look forward to getting what’s inside! It comes with 8-10 full sized top-notch products in the fitness, health, beauty, and lifestyle categories that are valued at over $200.  We love that it’s not travel size stuff!  Learn more about your buying options here.

The Comfy Choice

The Super Cozy Classic White Bathrobe by Snowe – Buy It Here

Comfy White Robe Gift 2024

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Yes, this is the bathrobe is seems like everyone on the InterWebs has been freaking out over all year.  And now we understand why.  First off, it’s super comfy.  Like, for real, really comfortable.  It’s made of 100%  long-staple cotton, is really plush, and has a super comfy shawl collar. Check out the color options here.

The Tech Choice

Fire TV Stick 4K Streaming Media Player – Buy It Here

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After working so many days in a row, your favorite nurse will need to kick back, relax, and watch endless hours of her favorite shows! They’ll have access to over 500,000 movies, TV shows, things on Netflix, Prime, and so much more  Go!  Learn more here!

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