Nurse Trend Data:

Device and Content Usage

Each year, Wolters Kluwer conducts a survey of our
healthcare professional audience to identify the content consumption
habits and trends of the HCP audiences you want to reach. We’ve created
this interactive infographic to present new insights into how, where, and why
nurses engage with print and digital content to help you make
informed decisions and achieve your marketing goals.

Device Ownership

Average Workday Hours Spent Accessing
Digital Resources

4

Hrs.

Nurses perform
10 clinical searches per week

most of which are done
on a laptop/desktop

Top Activities Performed on Digital Resources

  • Look up
    drug info

  • Get
    alerts

  • Get
    CME

  • Read journal
    content

  • Read
    newsletters

  • Reference
    images

  • Job
    search

  • Read
    books

Use Case Determines Access Point

Reading Look up
information
Managing
patients
Professional
advancement
Networking
75%

Laptop/Desktop

33%

Mobile

Journals Remain top media resource
for fueling know-how

78%
Journals
online/mobile

Other Resources

81%
CME/CE
activities
68%
Conferences
& symposia
67%
E-mail
newsletters
65%
Printed
journals
65%
Discussions
with colleagues

Nurse Usage of Journal Content

6

Digital journals
accessed

per month

4

Digital journals
read

47%

Access online journal
content at least once
a week

91%

Read
journals

Source: Wolters Kluwer Content Consumption Survey-Nurse Data, October 2016 (n=1,260).
Statistical significance ±2.8% at 95% confidence interval.