Reaches 800,000-Member Milestone

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Engaged and Growing User-Base Provides Unmatched Peer-to-Peer Support

News Image, the largest online community and peer-to peer networking site for nurses and nursing students, announced it has surpassed 800,000 registered members. For nearly 20 years, has been the collective voice of the nursing community, supporting the profession by providing a place where nurses can network, share, and learn from each other.

“From day one, we knew that nurses needed a place to go to discuss the ups and downs of their jobs, and be able to share real-life experiences, frustrations, and achievements,” said Brian Short, Founder and CEO of “The consistent growth of the network tells us we built the right resource and speaks to the important role it plays in the everyday lives of nurses and nursing students across the country, as well as around the world.”

Ninety-nine percent of the content on is user generated, and the site averages approximately 300 new users and topics per day. Topics range from personal stories to professional advice and questions. While anyone visiting the site can browse and search conversation threads, registration offers users additional functionality such as the ability to create favorite forums and subscribe to posts to receive automatic updates. There is also a private forum for registered nurse educators. Joining is free.

The network includes additional resources such as the Nurse Zine e-newsletter, and Facebook pages for and Nurses Rock. These allow followers to engage in conversation about serious nursing topics as well as more fun, lighthearted subjects. allnurses recently released a mobile redesign that enhances the overall mobile experience for its users and an app for Android and iOS devices allowing nurses to stay connected and find immediate answers and information they need while on-the-go.

About allnurses

Founded in 1996 by Minnesota Registered Nurse, Brian Short, is the leading networking site for nurses and nursing students. With an ever-growing community of more than 800,000 registered members, allnurses is the go-to place to communicate and discuss nursing, jobs, schools, NCLEX, careers, and so much more.

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