About Nurseslabs

Nurseslabs.com is an education and nursing lifestyle website geared towards helping student nurses and registered nurses with information for the betterment of their nursing careers.

Since we started in 2010, Nurseslabs has been visited over 100 million times (as of 2018) and has become one of the most trusted nursing websites helping thousands of aspiring nurses achieve their goals. Our readers can be assured that our study guides, written and reviewed by registered nurses, can help them achieve success in nursing school!

Though a bulk of our content is for student nurses, we also have fun and inspiring articles for our working nurses! Being nurses ourselves, our team of nurse writers concocts hilarious articles on their life as a nurse because we know humor comes a long way in our profession and is one of the greatest ways to combat work stress!

Our ultimate goal is to help address the nursing shortage: inspiring aspiring nurses that a career in nursing is an excellent choice, guiding students on their path to becoming nurses, and for the working nurses – helping them to achieve success in their careers.

“For All Your Nursing Needs”

The above slogan is a summary of all this site’s mission statement. We continue to strive every day to live up to this statement by providing all the information about nursing that you need.

Our Mission

To provide open, free, and relevant information to nurses that can further grow and nurture their knowledge about nursing and that will impact the world of health-care delivery and ultimately uplift the status of the profession through the power of information.

Our Vision

To be one of the largest and one of the most trusted nursing websites in the world.

Our Difference

  • We have a large collection of articles and guides especially for students, including nursing care plans, study guides, practice exams for NCLEX-RN, nursing mnemonics, and more.
  • We provide the most up-to-date news about the world of nursing – from a nurse’s viewpoint.
  • We have “nurse lifestyle articles” that aim to motivate nurses through humor, fun, and inspiring stories.
  • All of our content is written and reviewed by registered nurses.
  • We love our readers and we want the best for them so we strive to make them happy.
  • We have a great variety of nursing information freely accessible to all.
  • We have a non-obtrusive website design that is fast, easy to use, and simple but at the same time, very useful.

Our Writers

The Nurseslabs team comprises of professional registered nurses who have experiences in nursing education, review centers, and working in hospitals to bring about the best content to help our colleagues.

Matt Vera, BSN, R.N.
Matt Vera is a registered nurse with a bachelor of science in nursing and is currently working as a full-time writer and editor for Nurseslabs. During his time as a student, he knows how frustrating it is to cram on difficult nursing topics and finding help online is near to impossible. His situation drove his passion for helping student nurses through the creation of content and lectures that is easy to digest. Knowing how valuable nurses are in delivering quality healthcare but limited in number, he wants to educate and inspire students in nursing. As a nurse educator since 2010, his goal in Nurseslabs is to simplify the learning process, breakdown complicated topics, help motivate learners, and look for unique ways of assisting students in mastering core nursing concepts effectively.

Gil Wayne, BSN, R.N.
Gil Wayne graduated in 2008 with a bachelor of science in nursing and during the same year, earned his license to practice as a registered nurse. His drive for educating people stemmed from working as a community health nurse where he conducted first aid training and health seminars and workshops to teachers, community members, and local groups. Wanting to reach a bigger audience in teaching, he is now a writer and contributor for Nurseslabs since 2012 while working part-time as a nurse instructor. His goal is to expand his horizon in nursing-related topics, as he wants to guide the next generation of nurses to achieve their goals and empower the nursing profession.

Paul Martin, BSN, R.N.
Paul Martin is a registered nurse with a bachelor of science in nursing since 2007. Having worked as a medical-surgical nurse for five years, he handled different kinds of patients and learned how to provide individualized care to them. Now, his experiences working in the hospital is carried over to his writings to help aspiring students achieve their goals. He is currently working as a nursing instructor and have a particular interest in nursing management, emergency care, critical care, infection control, and public health. As a writer at Nurseslabs, his goal is to impart his clinical knowledge and skills to students and nurses helping them become the best version of themselves and ultimately make an impact in uplifting the nursing profession.

Frieda Paton, M.Cur, R.N.
Frieda Paton is a registered nurse with a Master’s degree in nursing education. Her passion for nursing education, nursing issues and advocacy for the profession were ignited while she worked as an education officer, and later editor, at a national nurses’ association. This passion, together with interest in health and wellness education since her student days, stayed with her throughout her further career as a nurse educator and occupational health nurse. Having reached retirement age, she continues to contribute to the profession as a full-time freelance writer. In the news and feature articles she writes for Nurseslabs, she hopes to inspire nursing students and nurses on the job to reflect on the trends and issues that affect their profession and communities – and play their part in advocacy wherever they find themselves.

Marianne Belleza, R.N.
Marianne is a staff nurse during the day and a Nurseslabs writer at night. She is a registered nurse since 2015 and is currently working in a regional tertiary hospital and is finishing her Master’s in Nursing this June. As an outpatient department nurse, she is a seasoned nurse in providing health teachings to her patients making her also an excellent study guide writer for student nurses. Marianne is also a mom of a toddler going through the terrible twos and her free time is spent on reading books!

Sheena Maireen Saavedra, BSN, R.N.
Sheena Maireen Saavedra is a registered nurse since 2007. She is currently working as a general nurse in Ireland since 2016 but was a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit when she was in the Philippines. As a person who continually challenges herself to expand her skill set, she ventured into different fields of the medical world, which includes working as a Product Performance Analyst and Quality Analyst in Boston Scientifics Inc, a medical company that manufactures Class III implantable devices such as pacemakers, ICDs, and CRTs. In general, she enjoyed being a nurse as it helped her meet all kinds of people – which impacted her life the most as she listened to their stories of triumph and tribulations. The profession has created avenues for her to make a difference to somebody’s life. This inspired her to write materials, guides and stories that served as sources of inspiration and help to the world around her, in particular to her fellow sisters and brothers of the industry.