← Back

Nursing Resources

Part I: General Nursing Sites

All Nursing Schools
A comprehensive guide to nursing education and career opportunities. Look through a directory of top rated nursing schools, programs, degrees and scholarship; research the latest trends and get advice on which program is right for you. Explore nursing careers, salary information and job descriptions.

American Holistic Nurses Association
AHNA is a non-profit association dedicated to nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals in the United States. It functions as the voice for holistic nursing and promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic care.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
AACN represents a wealth of information regarding baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. AACN identifies quality standards for nursing education and assists directors in applying those standards.

International Council of Nurses
The ICN is the foundation for ethical nursing practice throughout the world. Learn about globally accepted standards, guidelines and policies for nursing practice, education, management, research and socio-economic welfare.

 

American Nurses Foundation
ANF is the charitable backbone of ANA, working to support ANA and to promote the welfare and well being of nurses, advance the nursing profession and enhance public health overall.

National Student Nurses Association
NSNA is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. Research ways continue your professional development and apply for scholarships.

National League for Nursing
The NLN is an organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nurse education offering development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives. Learn how to become a Certified Nurse Educator and find out how to prepare for the examination.

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing
AAMN provides a foundation and support for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors which affect men as nurses.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
The largest specialty nursing organization in the world, representing nurses responsible for the treatment of critically ill patients. Find resources necessary to providing optimal care to critically ill patients, browse different areas of specialization and read about the various e-learning programs offered in this field.

 

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
(AWHONN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns. Browse different career and employment related opportunities and read up on the latest trends and research.

Part II: Topics of Interest

Cancer Information
Research different types of cancer, browse selected publications and find out more about entering the oncology field.
http://www.cancer.gov/
http://www.ons.org/

Continuing Education
Find out how to renew your license and/or certification by specialty or area of focus. State-by-state board of contact information provided.
http://www.nursecredentialing.org/Certification.aspx
http://www.nursingcenter.com/library/JournalArticle.asp?Article_ID=636579

Employment
Search for current international and domestic nursing jobs by location or specialization.
http://www.nursingjobs.org/
http://www.nursesrx.com/

Distance Education
Research top rated nursing degree programs. View specific degree requirements and find the one that’s right for you.
http://www.nursingdegreeguide.org/articles/online_nursing/finding_the_best_online_associate_degree_nursing_program/

Nurse Practitioners
Research different specializations, browse professional organizations and find career related information here.
http://www.aanp.org/AANPCMS2
http://www.npwh.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1
http://www.napnap.org/index.aspx

Nurse History
Research and view articles, publications and academic links related to nursing history.
http://www.aahn.org/
http://www.nursing.virginia.edu/research/cnhi/links/

Nurse Informatics
View general and specific career related information here.
http://www.himss.org/asp/topics_nursingInformatics.asp
http://www.nursecredentialing.org/NurseSpecialties/Informatics.aspx

Nursing Research
Find out about a career in nursing research, browse academic online nursing libraries and read up on the latest news and trends in this field.
http://www.nursingschools.net/blog/2009/08/100-useful-online-libraries-for-nurses-and-nursing-students/
http://www.ninr.nih.gov/
http://www.enrs-go.org/

Nursing Theory
Read an academic introductory guide to nursing theorists and find out information on specific theories and theorists.
http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing/research/nursing_theory_research.php
http://libraryguides.waldenu.edu/nursingtheory

Professional Nursing Organizations
View different professional organizations and honors societies by category
http://www.aanp.org/AANPCMS2/AboutAANP/Links/ProfessionalOrganizations.htm
http://library.humboldt.edu/~chadwick/nursresweb.html
http://www.nursingsociety.org/default.aspx

Medical Journals/Publications
View a list of selected medical and nursing online and print journals/publications here.
http://www.goshen.edu/library/nursdept_jnls.php