When it comes to finding the perfect gift for your instructor you’ll want to give a gift that’s well thought out, personal and useful without spending a lot of money.
The best gifts are the ones that they find extreme value in, can cherish for a long time and/or use as a pick me up and that’s why we put together a list of gifts that serve one or more of these important topics.
Our gift ideas are fairly inexpensive range from $10 – $50 depending on your budget and interests, and are sure to be useful and uplifting as practical and joyful gifts.
1. Big Mouth Prescription Coffee Mug
Nursing instructors often have to wake up early in the morning, help students after class and stay up grading papers, so why not get them an awesome prescription coffee mug that’s both uplifting and useful.
Big Mouth’s Prescription Coffee Mug is a best seller on Amazon and a great way to give your instructor something they’ll be sure to remember.
It also makes a great conversation starter for new students who come to their class.
You don’t have to spend a lot of cash to give a great gift and this coffee mug makes a nice low-cost gift for your favorite teacher.
2. The Hardest Job you’ll Ever Love Nurse T-Shirt
The Hardest Job You’ll Ever Love T-Shirt is a great way to remind your instructor about why they do, what they do.
Being a nurse is a hard job, however it’s also rewarding and this shirt let’s them know that you appreciate their hard work and the future you’ll soon be entering.
The t- shirt comes in a wide variety of colors and sizes, and is a unisex shirt so it can be easily worn by both male and female nurse instructors.
The Hardest Job You’ll Ever Love T-Shirt is simple, yet practical gift that’s well thought out and useful.
3. Heart Necklace
Nurses work from the heart, so what better way for your instructor to show their nurse pride than with a nice heart necklace.
This Heart Necklace from KATGI is beautiful, memorable and inexpensive.
It is available in a wide variety of colors and comes with a KATGI brand fashionable gift pouch or box, which can be used as a nice gift box.
4. Medical Lab Coat
Lab coats can get dirty and tarnished over time, so a nice, durable medical lab coat can make a nice gift for an instructor who can never have enough coats.
A good coat is one that’s durable, easily cleanable, breathable and has plenty of pocket space for storing items.
This excellent lab coat from Dickies is made with polyester/cotton materials and is a unisex design so its perfect for both male and female medical teachers.
The great thing about this gift is that its extremely practical and usable at school, in the lab or in the medical field.
5. Classic Messenger Bag
One can never have too many bags and this trendy messenger bag is an excellent choice for modern working nurses that are looking for form and functionality.
If you know a nursing instructor that loves sturdy, classic bags than this messenger bag may be the gift for them.
It’s made of a heavyweight cotton canvas material that’s made to last and can easily support various heavy and bulky items.
The bag is designed as a unisex bag so it can make a great gift for either male or female nursing instructors.
6. Stylish Medical Watch
If your nurse instructor is a fan of watches or just needs to replace their old one you can always get them a nice, inexpensive Timex watch with easy to read numbers and a low-light Indiglo night-light, such as the one pictured here.
This watch is water resistant up to 99 ft., reads in both standard and military time, and features a Quartz movement with analog display.
Timex is known for making a variety of high quality watches and this one is available at a steal, compared to other watches in their inventory.
7. Chicken Soup For The Nurses Soul
The Chicken Soup For The Soul series offers a collection of inspirational stories that are great for lifting the spirit and reminding us of why we do what we do.
The stories found in this book will take you or your nursing instructor on a journey that’s sure to warm the heart and end with a smile.
Whether your instructor needs a pick me up or you just want to give them something they’ll enjoy reading Chicken Soup For The Nurses Soul will be a wonderful read.
8. Embossed Scrapbook
An embossed scrapbook filled with student pictures and thankful notes is a great way to end your school year/semester and give your instructor the gift of cherished memories.
The scrapbook can be compiled together with your classmates and given as a classroom gift, which your nursing instructor will probably love.
Scrapbooks offer an extremely personalized experience and personal touch that’s hard to find when it comes to gift ideas.
Sure it may take some extra work to get all the students together to collaborate on a scrapbook, but it can be extremely fun and well worth the effort.
9. Gift Cards
Gift cards are an excellent gift to give as they can be fairly inexpensive ($10 – $25 or more) based on your budget and allow you to give your instructor something they’ll be sure to enjoy.
You can buy any number of gift cards from massage and Starbucks gift cards to Express and the Cheesecake Factory.
Best of all you can choose to gather together with several classmates to get your instructor a gift card to something really nice without breaking the bank.