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Introduction to the Osmosis Nursing Mobile App
Introduction to the Osmosis Nursing Mobile App

Learn nursing concepts smarter & more visually. Download now to explore our library of nursing videos, med tables & questions.

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Written by Tina Velasco
Updated over a week ago

Osmosis from Elsevier is a powerful learning platform that helps students learn smarter and retain more information in a visual way. This is perfect for students who want a deeper understanding of nursing topics they encounter in nursing school, clinical practice, and the NCLEX®, as well as for teachers who want to bring innovative teaching tools into their curriculum.

Welcome to Osmosis Nursing Videos & Notes, our mobile app designed to equip you to learn nursing topics on the go. Available for both iOS and Android.

Key Osmosis Nursing (RN) Mobile app Features:

  • Easily search and explore videos by topics

  • Online and offline viewing of our growing video library developed by nursing educators for the nurses of today. Range of nursing and health topics include:

    • Nursing process

    • Clinical nursing care

    • Nursing pharmacology

    • Physiology

    • Pathology

    • Clinical practice

  • View and save available Osmosis Med Tables, which are quick, done-for-you summaries of pharmacology info, perfect for preparing for your exams.
    Note: All Nursing Pharmacology videos have Med Tables!

  • Create and manage your video playlist right within your mobile device

  • Easily access and quizNCLEX and NCLEX-NGN prep Questions, directly from learn pages or your Question Queues

  • Switch to Light / Dark mode for a more comfortable study experience

  • Set push Notifications to flatten your forgetting curve

Mobile Dashboard

Access your recently watched videos and question queues easily via the mobile dashboard. It will also show the Daily Practice Questions, to make sure you won’t forget to achieve your streak!

This is the first page you’ll see upon opening the mobile app.

Access the library

Click the search button at the bottom menu and it will show the list of main subjects available for you to study. These are the same subjects as seen in the web library.

If you’re looking for a specific topic or a video, you can use the search bar up top and suggested content will show once you type in the key words.

Answering Questions

Using the Osmosis Nursing mobile app is an easy way to quiz yourself regularly, which is the best way to improve your retention and your study habits. If available, NCLEX and NCLEX-NGN-style Questions can be found under “Resources”, just below the video.

Access the Med Tables

Now, you can view a topic’s Med Tables if they are available for those specific topics.

You can do so by clicking on the section below the video, under the Resources:

Access Saved content

Access all your saved content, from your Videos and Notes (Watch Later, Playlists, Notes), to your Assessments (Questions and Flashcards), and Downloads by going to Saved.

Create a Playlist

To create a new playlist using the mobile app, click “Playlists” under “Saved”, then click “Create Playlist” to set its name and description. You can now then go to a video you’d like to add, click the “Add to Playlist” button below the video, and select the desired.


Is the nursing app also great for nurse practitioners?

  • Yes, the Osmosis Nursing Videos and Notes app is geared towards nursing and nursing practitioner students.

Can I download videos and med tables?

  • Yes, you can download quizzes, videos and notes for offline viewing on the mobile app. Read more here.

What is the maximum number of videos that I can download for offline viewing?

  • You can download a maximum of 100 videos, which you can watch in the mobile app even when you’re offline.

What question types are supported?

  • MCQ board-style case questions to help you understand how to get to the right answer!

What is the difference between the Osmosis Med Videos & Notes app and Osmosis Nursing Videos & Notes app?

  • The Osmosis Nursing Videos & Notes app makes nursing-related Osmosis content easier to access and find for nursing students and nurse practitioner learners.

What if there is an important feature I’d like you to consider?

If you have questions, please feel free to contact [email protected].

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