I know quite a few nurses- some family, some friends, and some just the sweet people who were there for me when I had my kids. These people deal with a lot of things most of us couldn't even imagine facing at work. So if someone graduates nursing school with the heart to help others in that way, I say they well deserve a cake to recognize their efforts! Heck, cupcakes too. They've earned it.
For this nursing school graduate, I made a scrubs shirt cake decked out with a stethoscope, name tag (with he graduates name on it), scissors, and pen. The cake was vanilla with buttercream icing. There were both chocolate and vanilla cupcakes as well. Each cupcake had a little handmade chocolate topper on it - either a band-aid or a stethoscope with heart. A great way to say congratulations and a pre-thank you for the hard work ahead.