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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

NCCI: National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Associations and Organizations

AACN: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

AFT Healthcare: Nurses and Health Professionals

AORN: Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

American College of Nurse-Midwives

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

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center

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: FDA Approved Drugs

Daily Med

Drug Information Portal

FDA: Index to Drug-Specific 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): EPC Evidence-Based Reports

ASU Libraries Nursing Library Guide

Cochrane Library

Evidence-Based Nursing Journal

General Internet Usage

Medlineplus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing

National Cancer Institute: Evaluating Online Sources of Health Information

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 Nursing Research

NIH - Health Information

NIH - Office of Rare Disease Research (ORDR)

NIH Senior Health

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders

Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals


Tox Town

Health Frauds


MedlinePlus: Health Fraud Medical

Health News

ABC News: Health

CBS News: Health News

CNN: Health


MedlinePlus: Latest 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 Nurses Association

The Campaign For Nursing's Future by Johnson and Johnson

Immunization Action Coalition


NARIC's National Rehabilitation Information Center

Nurse Portal

ONS: Oncology Nursing Society

University of Florida College of Nursing: Writing Resources for Nursing Faculty and Students

US Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses

Nursing Standards

American Nurses Association: NursingWorld Professional Standards

Nursing at the NIH Clinical Center

Online Journals / Newsletters / Full Text Resources

AORN Journal (subscription included with AORN membership; non-member subscriptions are available)

British Journal of Nursing


Lippincott Better Resources for Better Care

Medscape Nurses

NN/LM Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication

Online Journal of Issues in Nursing

Mobile Resources

NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites

School Nurses Resources

American School Health Association

NASBE: National Association of State Boards of Education State School Healthy Policy Database

NASN: National Association of School Nurses

NASN: National Association of School Nurses Affiliates (Chapters)