Resources for Health Sciences

 

Nursing World:

This website for the American Nurses Association offers lots of up to date news on the world of nursing.
NLM Gateway:

Get started researching at the National Library of Medicine and you’ll be able to search all sorts of health-related government information.
Medical News Today:

Check out this site for up to date news and information for nurses.
Internurse:

This site has an incredible archive of nursing articles.
Forensic Nurse:

Get access to articles, news and more for forensic nurses here.
School Nurse News:

Whether you’re a school nurse, or just serve children and adolescents, you should check out this site.
PubMed:

In this government database, you’ll find information from the International Nursing Index as well as other medical and health science resources.
Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library:

Get access to loads of nursing research in this database.
Medscape Nurses:

On this site, you’ll find news and resources for nurses of all kinds.
Nursing Times:

Check out news, features, jobs, and a lot more on this site.
Minority Nurse News:

This site offers an index of minority health news.
RN Journal: This site indexes news and information in the healthcare world and nursing.
NurseWeek:

Go to NurseWeek for news, community, and job postings.
Nurse LinkUp:

On this site, you’ll find the latest nursing news, voted on by nurses from all around.
World Wide Wounds:

This journal discusses dressing materials and wound management.
Communities
Enjoy camaraderie and guidance from other nurses on these sites.
allnurses:

Join allnurses to get access to a community of nurses, great resources, news, and more.
Nursing Link:

This nursing community offers forums, education, and a library.
NurseConnect:

Network for career advancement, or just make friends with other nurses on this site.
NurseGroups:

In this networking community, you’ll be able to make connections with other nurses in your field.
Forum for Nurses:

Learn all about different specialties, jobs, and news through this forum.
Nurses Reconnected:

Find your friends and coworkers on this site.
Nursespage:

Visit this community for discussion, blogs, and more.
Everyday Nurses:

Convene with your colleagues on this nursing forum.
NurseChat: Talk about jobs, education, and lots more on these forums.
Organizations
These nursing organizations offer networking, certifications, and a lot more.
AORN: The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses provides its members with education, networking and standards.
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses:

Get professional resources, awards, certification and more from this association.
American Assembly for Men in Nursing:

Male nurses should check out this organization that caters specifically to men in nursing.
The Center for Nursing Advocacy:

This organization works to ensure that nurses are portrayed accurately in the media.
Canadian Nurses Association: Join this association, and you’ll help support advocates for Canadian nurses.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners:

Check out research, legislation, and issues related to nurse practitioners.
Canadian Nursing Students’ Association:

Be a part of the voice that represents nursing students in Canada.
International Council of Nurses:

This organization supports nurses worldwide.
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses:

This organization supports neuroscience nurses with continuing education, a journal, and lots more.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses:

This group promotes Hispanic nurses.
National Student Nurses’ Association:

Be a part of mentoring the development of future nurses by joining this association.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Check out nursing education, news and more from this association.
National Black Nurses Association: This organization provides grants, publications, and more to promote black nurses.
Discover Nursing:

Check out this website to find out why nursing is such a great career.

Student Aid:

Here you’ll find financial aid resource publications for federal student aid.
Nursing Student Assistance Programs:

Take a look at nursing student loans and more here.
The Online Nursing Degrees Guide:

Visit this site to get information on continuing and online education.
CancerNursing:

Get free courses, news, and forum discussion on this site for cancer nurses.
NCLEX EXCEL:

Check out this program that offers an accredited university-based NCLEX-RN course load.
Sigma Theta Tau Research Grants:

This organization sponsors select grants to nurses for research.
Nursing Scholarships:

This site has more than 100 resources for scholarships and other financial aid.
HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program:

This scholarship program will pay for school costs in return for two years of service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Medi-Smart:

This site is full of nursing education resources, as well as help for finding a nursing career.
Nurse 411:

Get continuing education on this site that offers courses, review sheets, and more.
eNurseScribe: This site offers great resources for writing nurses.
The Foundation Center for Nursing Research:

This center awards grants to a few nurses in pursuit of research.
CollegeScholarships.org:

Here you can find out about a number of different scholarships and grants available to nurses.
NursingCenter:

Get connected with more than 800 continuing education activities, loads of articles, journals, and even quizzes.
SkillStat Learning:

This site is full of learning tools and a great library.
Online CEUs:

Visit this directory to find continuing education in a wide variety of courses.
RN.com:

Get loads of continuing education and even resources for travel nursing jobs on RN.com.

ERNursey:

On this blog, you’ll get a peek into the emergency room.
Nurse Sean:

See how Sean is handling his first year in the ICU.
Clinical Cases and Images:

Check out interesting articles, cases, and more on this blog.
GruntDoc:

This blog offers a peek into what an emergency physician in Texas goes through.
ImpactEDnurse:

Ian Miller discusses news and events on this blog.
Effect Measure:

Learn about public health on this blog.
Madness: Tales of an Emergency Room Nurse:

This nurse works in a bustling inner city emergency room.
Blog, Blah, Blah:

This nurse blogger has a nice mix of personal stories and nursing.
Cosmic Watercooler:

Visit this blog to see a day in the life of a Colorado RN.
Emergiblog: This blog chronicles the daily life of an experienced ER nurse.
How I Spent My Nursing Education:

Read all about the adventures of nursing school on this blog.
About a Nurse:

This nurse works in a medical-surgery telemetry unit, and tries to find humor in her life and work.

American Association for the History of Nursing:

This organization has a historical calendar and lots more.
Country Joe McDonald’s Florence Nightingale Tribute:

Learn more about the woman who created the profession of nursing on this site.
Bonnie and Vern Bullough History of Nursing Collection:

Nightingale Letters:

On this site, you’ll find an interesting collection of Florence Nightingale letters.

Care Plans:

Get a good look at the nursing care planning process with this site that has a library and discussion community.
Nursing Ethics:

Learn all about codes of ethics and beyond on this site.
RxList:

Check out this index to get a look at the most popular drugs on the market.
CenterWatch:

Visit this clinical trials listing service to stay up to date on new drug therapies approved by the FDA.
National Guideline Clearinghouse:

On the National Guideline Clearinghouse, you’ll be able to research clinical practice guides.
Nursing Calculators:

These calculators offer info. on dosages, infusion, IV, and more.
Clinical Calculators:

This site has a number of calculation tools, including a Bayesian calculator, pregnancy due date calculator, and measurement converter.
Nursing Theory:

Visit this site for loads of links about nursing theories.
Medical Practice Guidelines:

This resource offers a wide array of practice guidelines for specific conditions.
Virtual Hospital:

Here you’ll get information on a wide variety of conditions and treatments.
Online PDR Resource Center:

Check out information from the Nurse’s Drug Handbook online here.
Facts and Comparisons:

NursingFun:

Find jokes, games and more fun stuff related to nursing on this site.
Alternative Medical Dictionary:

This site offers a humorous take on medical terms.
Nurstoon:

Visit this site to peruse loads of funny nurse comic strips.
The Laryngospasms:

This band offers medical humor in the form of song parodies.
The Nurse Friendly:

Find nursing jokes and funny stories on this site.
Nurses Direct:

Take advantage of these creative and personalized gift ideas for all the nurses in your life.