Nurse suffered concussion against York last weekend and was subsequently ruled out of Saturday's goalless draw against Rochdale.
The Bees are still without fellow forwards Steve Kabba (knee) and Ricky Holmes (foot), so Stevenage loanee Dani Lopez will keep his place up front following his lively full debut against Dale.
One of Nurse, Jake Hyde and recent signing Craig Beattie will join Lopez in attack.
Bondz N'Gala overcame a head injury to make his full debut following his loan switch from Stevenage and he too should retain his place in the back four.
Graham Stack continues in goal with Liam O'Brien still recovering from a long-term groin injury.