10 Easy And Fun Halloween Costumes For Nurses


Are you looking for cool Halloween costumes for nurses?

The “sexy nurse” is an old and tired stereotype. You’ve probably already Googled for nurse costumes and we’ll bet that most of the results show sexy nurse costumes in different states of undress.

There’s a lot more things you can dress up as though so let’s start with these wholesome costume ideas.

1. Your Go-To Dose Of Caffeine

If you’re a nurse, you’ll recognize this Starbucks logo. For most nurses, coffee is their best friend!

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2. Hot Chocolate

In case you’re not into coffee, you might find a cup of hot chocolate more interesting. Just look at how cute this costume is. It even has marshmallows!

3. Operation Board Game

Operation isn’t just an exciting game. You can also use it as a fun costume this Halloween! All you need to do is cut out images and stick them to your body. Seriously, it’s that easy.

Just watch your costume be the talk of your department.

4. Jelly Bean

If you’ve been handing out jelly beans every Nurse Week, your colleagues will surely get this costume. And if you don’t, no worries. The kids in the pedia ward will be all over you.

5. Easy Pineapple

Don’t have the time to make a decent costume? Don’t worry. With a yellow shirt, green cardboard paper, and black marker, you’ll be able to make your very own pineapple costume. You’re sure to stand out amongst all the downer zombies and mummies.

6. Rosie The Riveter

If you want to dress up as an iconic strong woman from history, try out this Rosie the Riveter costume.

Rosie The Riveter
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7. Cupcake Barbie

On the other end of the spectrum is this Barbie costume. What would make this costume cool is if you handed out real cupcakes. Yum!

Cupcake Barbie
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8. Angel

Nurses are often called angels or fairies because of how they nurse sick patients back to health. Brighten up your patients’ day with an inspiring angel costume to spread some hope around.

9. Little Mermaid

Channel your inner child with this really cute Ariel costume. The red hair and cute “mermaid tail” will surely turn heads in your party. If you have a good voice, you can even belt out some songs of the movie. Just make sure to add a decent slit to your skirt so you can still do your tasks easily.

10. Black Cat

Don’t know what to be this Halloween? Be your cat! With dark makeup, red lipstick, and dark nail polish, this costume is easy to put together. You can even wear it with your scrub suit!

Dressing up for Halloween doesn’t always have to mean going as a scary zombie or a stereotypical sexy nurse. There are many other that are colorful, imaginative, and fun. Your patients and colleagues are sure to appreciate your novel ideas.