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Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

A Web Sampler of Resources for Nursing Professionals

Alternative Medicine

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)
http://www.dsld.nlm.nih.gov/

Integrative Medicine: About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products from Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center
https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/treatments/symptom-management/integrative-medicine/herbs

NCCI: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
https://nccih.nih.gov/

Associations and Organizations

AACN: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
http://www.aacn.org/

AFT: Nurses and Health Professionals
http://www.aft.org/healthcare/

AORN: Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
http://www.aorn.org

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
http://www.aanp.org

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
http://www.aaohn.org

American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.midwife.org/

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
http://www.nursesinaidscare.org/

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
http://www.rehabnurse.org

National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org

National Council of State Boards of Nursing
http://www.ncsbn.org/

National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
http://www.ninr.nih.gov/

National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org

National Student Nurses' Association
http://www.nsna.org

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/nursing/

Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing
http://www.nursingsociety.org/

Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
http://www.wocn.org

Continuing Education

ANA (American Nursing Association) Continuing Professional Development
http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/CertificationandAccreditation/Continuing-Professional-Development

CDC Learning Connection
http://www.cdc.gov/learning/

Medscape (Nurses)
http://www.medscape.org/nurses

National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org/

Drug Information

CenterWatch: FDA Approved Drugs
http://www.centerwatch.com/drug-information/fda-approvals/

Daily Med
http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/

Drug Information Portal
http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp

Drugs@FDA
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/

Drugs, Herbs and Supplements
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Evidence Based Nursing

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): EPC Evidence-Based Reports
http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/index.html

ASU Libraries Nursing LibGuide
http://libguides.asu.edu/nursing

Center for Advancing Clinical Excellence (ACE) within the School of Nursing of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
http://www.acestar.uthscsa.edu

Cochrane Library
http://www.cochranelibrary.com/

Evidence-Based Nursing Journal
http://ebn.bmj.com/

General Internet Usage

Medlineplus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

National Cancer Institute: Using Trusted Resources
http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/managing-care/using-trusted-resources

NN/LM: Internet Discovery Tools
http://nnlm.gov/tools.html

Government Agencies / Other Databases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov

Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

Health Hotlines from the National Library of Medicine
http://healthhotlines.nlm.nih.gov/

Healthfinder.gov
http://healthfinder.gov

Household Products Database
http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov

MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov/

National Guideline Clearinghouse
http://www.guideline.gov/

National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov

National Institute of Nursing Research
http://www.ninr.nih.gov

NIH - Health Information
http://health.nih.gov

NIH - Office of Rare Disease Research (ORDR)
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/

NIH Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org/

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
http://phpartners.org/

PubMed
http://pubmed.gov/

Tox Town
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

Guides

ASU Libraries Nursing LibGuide
http://libguides.asu.edu/nursing

Nurse Portal
http://www.nurseportal.net

San Francisco State University LibGuide: Nursing: Finding Articles, Journals and Books
http://libguides.sfsu.edu/nursing

UCLA Library Research Guides: Nursing
http://guides.library.ucla.edu/nursing

Health Frauds

Quackwatch
http://www.quackwatch.org/

MedlinePlus: Health Fraud
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthfraud.html

Snopes.com: Medical
http://www.snopes.com/medical

Health News

ABC News: Health
http://abcnews.go.com/health

CBS News: Health News
http://www.cbsnews.com/health/

CNN: Health
http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/today

MedlinePlus: Latest Health News
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthnews.html

MedlinePlus: E-mail Updates
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/listserv.html

NBC News: Health
http://www.nbcnews.com/health

New York Times: Health
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/

Multicultural Resources

Consumer Health Information in Many Languages Resources
http://nnlm.gov/outreach/consumer/multi.html

Nursing Resources

The following are useful websites that deal with nursing associations, portals and general resources that don't quite fit in the other categories.

Allnurses.com
http://www.allnurses.com/

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org/

The Campaign For Nursing's Future by Johnson and Johnson
http://www.discovernursing.com/

Lippincott NursingCenter
http://www.nursingcenter.com/home

NurseZone.com
http://www.nursezone.com/

US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm

Nursing Standards

American Nurses Association: NursingWorld Professional Standards
http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/NursingStandards

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/nursing/

Nursing Resources for Standards and Interoperability
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/Snomed/nursing_terminology_resources.html

Online Journals / Newsletters / Full Text Resources

AORN Journal (subscription included with AORN membership; non-member subscriptions are available)
http://www.aorn.org/AORNJournal/

British Journal of Nursing
http://www.markallengroup.com/ma-healthcare/healthcare-publications/nursing-midwifery-and-healthcare/british-journal-of-nursing/

CINAHL Database: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
https://health.ebsco.com/products/the-cinahl-database

Lippincott NursingCenter Nursing Articles and Publications
http://www.nursingcenter.com/articles-publications

MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/

Medscape Nurses
http://www.medscape.com/nurses

NN/LM Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication
http://nnlm.gov/rsdd/ejournals/

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
http://www.nursingworld.org/ojin/

Mobile Resources

NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/

School Nurses Resources

American School Health Association
http://www.ashaweb.org

NASBE: National Association of State Boards of Education State School Healthy Policy Database
http://www.nasbe.org/healthy_schools/hs/

NASN: National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org

NASN: National Association of School Nurses Affiliates (Chapters)
http://www.nasn.org/aboutnasn/nasnaffiliateschapters