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7 Best Nursing Bags for Nurses

Choosing a bag for nursing school can be pretty intimidating.  After all you will be carrying around 4,374 pounds of books, writing 3 novels in clinical paperwork a week, and pretty much be living in the library . . . so you want something comfortable and cozy that works for you.

Below we  have outlined our top picks for bags for nurses that serve different purposes.  They are all available online just click the picture to view on Amazon.  If you have questions of want to share your nursing school bag just post a comment or picture below.

1. Nurse Mates Unisex Ultimate Nursing Bag


This stylish yet functional nursing tote bag is made of a water-resistant, stain-resistant canvas, and it comes in a variety of fun prints and classic color combinations. This tote bag features heavy duty zippers and seams and multiple storage and document compartments for all of your nursing accessories. This nursing tote bag measures 13″W x 9″H x 14″D, and it costs $38.99 plus shipping.

Pros

This stylish nursing tote bag has tons of room to hold a variety of nursing accessories, paperwork and snacks. It also offers a lot of organizational options which is perfect for anyone in the medical field.

Cons

The sides of this nursing tote bag seem to be flimsy, and the bottom has no plastic insert to keep it stiff.

2. The Avenue Tote Bag

This beautifully designed nursing tote bag comes in assorted colors. It features a zippered main compartment that provides ample storage, a front pocket sized to fit a tablet with a sleeve and a water bottle pocket. This nursing tote bag has a 29-inch shoulder strap, and it measures 18.25″W x 14″H x 4.5″D. This bag costs $13.99 plus shipping.

Pros

This tote is a fabulous price, waterproof, and it can hold a ton of nursing accessories and paperwork.

Cons

The bottom of this nursing tote bag doesn’t have support, and the pockets are too deep.

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3. Nurse-Medical In Bag Organizer Tote

This cleverly designed medical bag comes in an assortment of fashion colors. It features six outer mesh pockets, two padded zippered pockets, four outer padded pockets and a large padded inner pocket. This medical bag offers ample storage for all of your nursing accessories. This bag measures 12″W x 7.5″H x 3.5″D, and it costs $10.97 plus shipping.

Pros

This medical bag keeps your nursing accessories organized and together.

Cons

This bag doesn’t have a zipper closure or snaps to keep it entirely closed.

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4. The Ultimate Medical Bag

This pretty yet functional pink medical bag is made of a high-density nylon, and it’s water resistant. It features an easy-to-carry handle and shoulder strap, nine compartments for your must-have nursing accessories, two side pockets, a key ring and a syringe holder. This medical bag measures 13″W x 9″H x 14″D, and it costs $54.63. Shipping charges are included in the price.

Pros

There is a spot for every medical device in this bag, and it’s comfortable on the shoulder.

Cons

This medical bag can tend to be a little bulky.

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5. Prestige Medical Nurse’s Car-GO Bag

This unisex black medical bag features a travel mug holder, a front mesh pocket, a side cell phone pocket and a detachable aneroid compartment for added versatility. This bag has multiple compartments designed to hold extra equipment and personal items, and it also has Velcro strips on the bottom that will help to keep it in place on cloth seats or the floor. This medical bag measures 13″W x 4″H x 6.5″D, and it costs $13.72 plus shipping.

Pros

This bag was not too bulky, and it was easy-to-carry.

Cons

This bag wasn’t deep enough.

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6. J World New York Thomas Messenger Bag

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This 100% polyester nursing tote bag is available in several distinctive and whimsical prints. This nursing bag features a polyester lining, a zip closure, and it has a 19-inch shoulder drop for easy carrying. It features a padded pocket in the main compartment and a zip-top sleeve on the back perfect for holding folders. This tote bag measures 13.5″H x 17″W x 6″D, and it costs $31.81 plus shipping.

Pros

This tote is quite roomy, and it can accommodate a laptop along with books and nursing supplies.

Cons

The zipper on this bag sometimes sticks.

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7. Khaki Vintage Army Red Cross Medic Shoulder Messenger Bag

This khaki retro-styled medical bag features a Red Cross emblem, a large compartment with a long flap, brown leather closing straps and an adjustable shoulder strap. This medical bag measures 12 1/2″H x 11″W x 3 1/2″D, and it costs $20.99. Free shipping is offered on this bag.

Pros

This bag looks cool, and it holds numerous medical items.

Cons

The holes on the straps weren’t completely punched all of the way through.

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Do you use a different nursing gear bag?  Tell me about it below!

Date Published - May 7, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 12, 2017

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.