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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)

Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center: AboutHerbs

NCCAM: National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Associations and Organizations

AACN: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

AFT Healthcare: Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals

AORN: Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

American College of Nurse-Midwives

American College of Nurse Practitioners

American Nurses Association

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

National Association of School Nurses

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)

National League for Nursing

National Student Nurses' Association

NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department

Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)

Continuing Education

ANA (American Nursing Association) Continuing Professional Development

CDC Learning Connection

Medscape (Nursing)

National League for Nursing

Drug Information

CenterWatch: Drugs Approved by the FDA

Daily Med

Drug Information Portal

FDA Consumer Drug Information

MedlinePlus Drug Information

Evidence Based Nursing

Academic Center for Evidenced-Based Practice (ACE), Center for Excellence in the School of Nursing of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Evidence-based Practice

ASU Libraries Nursing Library Guide

Cochrane Library

EBN Online

General Internet Usage

Medlineplus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing

National Cancer Institute -- How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet: Questions and Answers

NN/LM: Internet Discovery Tools

The Quality of Medical Information on the Internet: A New Public Health Concern. McLeod, Stephen D. The Quality of Medical Information on the Internet: A New Public Health Concern. Archives of Ophthalmology. 116:12, December 1998

Government Agencies / Other Databases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed)

Genetics Home Reference

Health Hotlines from the National Library of Medicine

Household Products Database


National Guideline Clearinghouse

National Library of Medicine

National Institute of Research Nursing

NIH - Health Information

NIH - Office of Rare Disease

NIH Senior Health

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders

Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals


Tox Town

Health Frauds


MedlinePlus (Click on Health Topics and Select Health Fraud)

Health News

ABC News: Health

CBS News: Healthwatch

CNN: Health


MedlinePlus Health News

MedlinePlus E-mail Announcement Lists

NBC News: Health

New York Times: Health

Multicultural Resources

Multilingual Health Information

Nursing Resources

There are many WWW sites devoted to nursing - so many in fact, that it can sometimes be confusing trying to find the specific information that you need. Following is a sampler of sites that can provide a wide variety of excellent information for you and your users.

American Nursing Association

CarePlan Resource Center

Discover Nursing

Immunization Action Coalition

NARIC's National Rehabilitation Information Center

Nurse Portal

Nurse Web Search


Nursing Jobs

Oncology Nursing Society


University of Florida College of Nursing Resources for Student Writers

US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses

Yahoo: Nursing

Nursing Standards

American Nurses Association

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center

Online Journals / Newsletters / Full Text Resources

AJN - American Journal of Nursing

AORN Journal (subscription included with AORN membership; nomember subscriptions are available)

British Journal of Nursing




NN/LM: Ejournals

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing

ONJI--On-line Journal of Nursing Informatics

WCI's On-Line Newsletters and Other Publications

Mobile Resources

NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites

School Nurses Resources

American School Health Association

National Association of School Nurses

National Association of State Boards of Education -- Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, State School Healthy Policy Database

National School Boards Association School Health Programs

National Association of School Nurses Affiliates (Chapters)