Other Nursing Web Sites
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality - If you're looking for information on quality improvement, this government site is a great starting point, with access to practice guidelines, outcomes data, healthcare statistics, etc.
Allnurses.com - This commercial site includes up-to-date nursing news, nursing job listings, discussion groups, and lots of links to other useful nursing sites.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses - This specialty organization site provides access to clinical, professional practice, educational and policy information. It includes discussion groups, practice guidelines, career planning advice, certification information, research assistance, an online bookstore, database access, information on grants and scholarships, etc. Membership required to access all the features of the site.
ANA Nursing World - This site from the American Nurses' Association provides insight into public policy issues in nursing, links to publications including standards of nursing practice and the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, and offers marketing/management tips. Suggestions are Nurses' Week activities are available here.
Association of Operating Room Nurses - This site from the predominant perioperative nursing organization provides practice guidelines, career planning advice, CE, nursing product sales, etc. Portions of the site are only available to members.
California Board of Registered Nursing -This government site includes information on nurse licensure in California and online access to the California Nurse Practice Act.
California Code - The California Health & Safety Code (and all other state laws) are available in full-text at this site.
CE for Nurses - Online nursing CE at this site ranges from $10-$15 per contact hour. Instant online certificates are provided.
Cybernurse - Designed by nurses for nurses, this commercial site aspires to be a one-stop shop, providing news, humor, CE, links to other nursing sites, funding locator, live chat room, career planning guide, and more.
How to Use CINAHL Via OVID - This academic site provides an online tutorial to help you improve your skills searching the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature using the OVID search engine.
MEDLINEplus - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this site provides authoritative information from the U .S .government and other reputable sources on more than 600 diseases and conditions. It also includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary, drug information, online tutorials, and links to clinical trials. A Spanish version of the site is also available.
National Institute of Nursing Research - This government sites provides information on research funding and programs as well as an online research training course.
National League for Nursing - At the NLN site, you can obtain information about nursing education programs, a calendar of events, public policy activities, research support, etc.
National Student Nursing Association - At the NSNA site, you can gather information about organizational activities and career planning as well as accessing their official journal IMPRINT.
NurseLinx - Links to current news from major nursing journals are available at this web site.
Nurses Station - You can use this commercial site to find nursing related gifts.
Nursezone - Another commercial site, Nursezone offers a variety of products and services, including nursing news, career planning aids, online CE, student resource center, etc.
NurseWeek - In addition to the online version of the NurseWeek newsletter, this site includes a career center, CE articles, news, nursing product sales, and more.
Nursing Center -This site from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins provides CE opportunities, nursing journals, conference calendars, an online bookstore, etc. Some of the information is free, but much is not.
Nursing Ethics Network -This site provides full-text ethics research reports as well as links to other ethics web sites.
Nursing Informatics Working Group of the American Medical Informatics Association -This site offers informatics-related standards, job descriptions, educational resources, job listings, discussion groups, and more.
RNCeus.com - Online CE ranges in cost from $3 to $4 per contact hour. Instant online certificates are provided.
Sigma Theta Tau International -The site for the national honor society for nurses includes membership information, a Registry of Nursing Research, the Online Journal of Knowledge Synthesis for Nursing, online CE, resource links, and more.
University of Buffalo Health Sciences Library Nursing Resources -This academic site provides links to web sites in the following areas: evidence-based nursing, nurse practitioners, nursing history, nursing informatics, nursing research, nursing theory, and professional organizations.