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Resources for Providers and Students

Associations
ANA-American Nurses Association  Provides worldwide access to nursing information, products and services, up-to-the minute news on nursing, health care, legislative issues, plus access to  nursing-related databases and services. Also provides the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.
AACN-American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Association for the History of Nursing
American Holistic Nursing Association 
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
American Association of Managed Care Nurses
American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners
AORN-Association of Operating Room Nurses
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 
Canadian Nurses Association - Association des infirmières et infirmiers du Canada
Canadian Nurse Researcher Database
Emergency Nurses Association
IAFN International Association of Forensic Nurses
ICN-International Council of Nurses
National Council of State Boards of Nursing  Offers access to a clearinghouse on information covering a wide variety of  topics such as the NCLEX, and on line publications.
National Institute of Nursing Research  This is part of the National Institute of Health. Has links to other resources and web sites. Offers publications to download, a news an events section, and more.
NLN-National League for Nursing A resource for nursing practice, education and research.
Royal Windsor Society for Nursing Research Their goal is "the
promotion of nursing research at the global level through internet technology." Has on-line workshops, journal club,newsgroup for nurse researchers, and more.
Sigma Theta Tau The National Nursing Honor Society with various sites of interest, including an Advanced Practice Nurses' Conference. You can subscribe to an Online Journal Service and to the Virginia Henderson Library - both of which have a fee.

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America's Health Care Source Careers and more.
Career Alternative for Nurses Information, books, tapes, seminars, consulting and advice for nursing careers.
Career Path  Help wanted ads from the entire US
Head Hunter A free internet community for job seekers, employers and recruiters.
Health Career Web Site
Kaplan NCLX Review Site How to information on job searching
Lippincott Nursing Career Center
Medical/Health Care Jobs
Med Search National and international health careers
MediStaff 
The Monster Board Huge database for job searches. Also has online help with resume writing
NIPAS-School of Legal Nurse Consulting Home Study
Nurses Search RN Worldwide placements.
Nursing Net
Nursing Spectrum- Career Fitness Online
PRN MedSearch
Professional Healthcare Search and Consultant An executive search firm with no fee
RN-JOBS Serves as a distribution point for employment opportunities and searches.
To subscribe send e-mail to: Majordomo@npl.com
Type in the message section: Subscribe Rn-jobs
Springhouse Career Section Career search information and job postings.
Virtual Nursing College
 
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Advanced Studies in Critical Care Nursing
Bring Home the Power of Higher Education Offers material to assist in earning a College degree in Nursing from Regents College. Provides study guides and comprehensive academic support services.
Central Queensland Distance Education
CyberCorp Inc Offers a variety of courses online. Discussions take place in virtual classrooms via email lists and web conferencing.
Dale Mueller's Continuing Education Resources
Distance Education Walden University
Family Nurse Practitioner Online - State University of New York. For information  Email: Irene@SBSN.HSC.SUNYSB.EDU
Health Interactive Interactive continuing education courses for nurses and other health professionals  
Masters Degrees Online Deacons University
Mount Royale College Web-based course in Physiology
NRSINGED Nursing Educators Mailing List.To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@ulkyvm.louisville.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe Nrsinged yourfirstname yourlastname
Peterson's Guide to Independent Study The on-line version of the directory of distance education programs. Can research graduate nursing programs with direct links.
Regents College The Virtual College home study for nurses.
St Louis University Online Information on the University's on line Masters Level Nurse Practitioner Programs.
University of Missouri-Columbia Nursing outreach and distance education programs.
University of Phoenix Online Campus  The Center for Distance Education utilizes a "Mentored Study" process that allows interaction with instructors.
Vantage Professional Education
Virtual Nursing College Links to a variety of information sources,including medical dictionaries, anatomy browsers, nursing case studies, pharmacology resources, CEU courses. For students there is a "Clinical Examination" section with tutorials on a variety of skills.

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Study Skills
Skills for Studying
Study Tips
Doc Whiz Student Survival Tips
Study Skills Self Help
Success in School
Test Taking Index
Test Tips
Test Prep
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Health Care and Nursing Related Journals and Publishers

Addison-Wesley Nursing Network The healthcare publishers homepage that includes sources for educators, students and practitioners.
American Academy of Pediatrics Can do searches, has numerous abstracts
Computers in Nursing Covers the application of computer technology to contemporary nursing practice. Offers peer-reviewed articles for the computer novice to experienced use
The F.A. Davis Company Web Site Features information on assessments, community and public health, critical care, fundamentals and med/surg nursing, issues-trends, leadership-management, maternal/child health, nutrition, pharmacology, psych and mental health nursing, research and theory, RN NCLEX review sources, RN to BSN sources.
Graduate Research On-line Journals
The Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice An on-line, peer reviewed journal.
International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Issues A newsletter of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.  
JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association. Has a section for searching a particular topic
Lippincott Nursing Center Contains access to the Table of Contents,as well as some abstracts and full length articles, for AJN, MCN, Nurse Educator, JONA, Nursing Research, Computers in Nursing, and more.
Medscape On line full text articles on a wide variety of medical topics as well as up to the minute medical news
New England Journal of Medicine Many abstracts - updated weekly
Nursing Spectrum
Nursing Standard OnLine  A weekly online version of a British publication.
NurseWeek|HealthWeek   Reports on local, regional, and national issues and maintains a forum for the exchange of information and ideas.
Nurse-Beat A cardiac nursing electronic journal. Has a strip of the month, cardiac pharmacology, listings of internet sites of interest to cardiac nurses, and more
Nurse-zine Nursing Newsletter  A free bi weekly newsletter that you subscribe to. Recommends nursing related websites, offers medical software reviews, current nursing and medical related news around the world. It comes from Brian Short's World Wide Nurse
On Line Journal of Issues in Nursing A joint partnership between Kent State University and the American Nurses Association. Provides a forum for nurses and other interested parties to exchange opinions and data about topics that affect nursing practice, research, and education.
On-Line Journal of Nursing Informatics A journal designed to publish peer reviewed articles, review books, software and data bases related to nursing Informatics, and more
The Practicing Nurse A peer reviewed on-line journal.
RCN Publishing Company   Publisher of the weekly British journal Nursing Standard and a range of  specialist journals.
Springhouse This is a very useful Web site from the publishers of Nursing. They now offer a searchable data base to find articles from over 100 nursing journals from at least the past five years. There is also a reference library, a resource site for students, and much more.
WWWSlack The Slack Publishers' nursing and allied health internet directory with many resources. Divided into such categories as associations, education, eldercare, nutrition and many more. Also has links to nursing live chat sites, listservs and newsgroups.

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Nursing Informatics - NI
AMIA-American Medical Informatics Association NI Working Group The place to start to learn about NI . Many useful links, including upcoming meetings and schools offering NI courses.
British Computer Society Nursing Specialist Group
Computers in Nursing Covers the application of computer technology to contemporary nursing practice. Offers peer-reviewed articles for the computer novice to experienced user
Gordon Larrivee's Home Page Gordon Larrivee is a specialist in NI at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. There are links to web based education sites. He  is also the owner and editor of the listserv NRSING-L  Nursing Informatics Mailing List.
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@library.ummed.edu
Type in the message section: Sub nrsing-l yourfirstname yourlastname
Nursing Information Systems Council of New England Provides information about the use of information technology within the health care system
On-Line Journal of Nursing Informatics A journal designed to publish peer reviewed articles, review books, software and data bases related to NI. 
Virtually Informatics Nursing Designed for the promotion of NI. Includes definitions and educational programs (degree and continuing education). Looks at practice administration, education, and research
Diane Winks Home Page Many useful links for nursing and nursing informatics
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General Nursing Resources
 
Brownson's Nursing and Healthcare Extensive, worldwide resources as well as links to Nurses' personal web pages and sites for students.
Case Management Resource Guide - Online
Cinahl Direct Yes, you can now have direct access to the Cinahl data base - but it's not free. The subscription fee varies with the subscriber's anticipated usage.
Data Base for Nursing  An extensive collection of useful information and links
Emergency Nursing  While intended primarily for nurses working in this area, this site is a practice based resource with many nursing and medical links and mailing list sources.
FITNE Promotes the use of technology in healthcare education by developing and distributing multimedia hardware systems and software.
The Florence Nightingale Museum Direct from London!
Hospice RN Contains relevant links for both hospice and general nursing.
HyperStat Online HyperStat Online is an introductory-level hypertext statistics book.
Katsden Contains a wide variety of resources, including information on grieving,death & dying, telephone triage nursing, and a live chat site.
Legal Association Links Section Nurses Protection Group
Lippincott Nursing Center Designed to give practicing nurses, researchers and educators direct access to educational opportunities and information. Contains access to the Table of Contents for the journals they publish, such as AJN, MCN, Nurse Educator, JONA, Nursing Research, Computers in Nursing, and more, as well as some abstracts. Also has a career center, and a section for earning CEU's.
Medscape An excellent, easy to use site, for searching for just about any medical topic.
Nurses Call  A site designed to link professional nurses internationally. Provides a way to directly subscribe and unsubscribe to some nursing related Mailing Lists.
Nursenet A collection of resources for subscribers to the mailinglist NURSENET
Nursing Ed A collection of resources for subscribers to the mailinglist NRSINGED 
Nursing & Health Care Resources A very comprehensive site from England that provides links to many world wide web sites relevant to healthcare, such as nursing, nursing organizations, psychology and social sciences, health/nursing informatics, and general health sites. This site is also an excellent source of Mailing Lists relating to nursing and health care issues.
Nursing Network Wide variety of resources for nurses
Nursing Net A comprehensive resource guide to nursing information. Can link to Virtual Nurse - a cyberspace nursing community with live chat rooms on a variety of health and nursing related topics, including one for students.
Nursing Research on the Internet A site by and for nurse researchers offering useful links, on line free workshops, information on, and links to, data bases for researching the state of the science of a topic.
Nursing Theory A site dedicated to the development of an understanding of different theorists.
PDR Net Interactive Healthcare Information
Psychiatric Nurse Network A New Zealand based site designed to link psychiatric nurses all over the world.  Many relevant links and articles.
Royal Windsor Society of Nursing Research Offers on line workshops on research related topics.
Student Nurse Web Page An informative web site for nursing students, by nursing students.
The Virtual Nursing Center A large, well organized resource center with links to a variety of information  sources, including: medical dictionaries, anatomy browsers, nursing case studies, pharmacology resources, CEU courses. For students there is a "Clinical Examination" section with tutorials on a variety of skills.
Valerie's Nursing Resources General and psychiatric nursing, ethical, legal, and women issues, and more
World Wide Nurse  Very comprehensive site containing hundreds of links as well as nursing specialty web discussion boards and job listings
 
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Nursing Humor Break

Nursing Tales
Jokes by You Jokes related to healthcare and managed care
Lighten up,Seriously!
Nursing Limericks and Poems A chance to relax, smile and take a break.
NurseToon Cartoons about nursing and health care related issues.
 
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Specific Nursing Related Listservs/Mailinglists/Lists

General instructions on finding and subscribing

 
For each of the following I give you the address to subscribe (or unsubscribe) to. This is NOT the address you use for communicating with members once you join - you will be sent that information when you are sent enrollment conformation. Save it!

Note that when you send mail to a listserv it is only read by a computer. Therefore, when you subscribe, unsubscribe, or in some way change your subscription you need to use the correct computers address, otherwise all the list members read your request, but nothing gets changed!

You can chose to click on the link now for any List you wish to subscribe to. Remember to leave the SUBJECT line blank, unless otherwise stated. You can subscribe on your own at a later date.

CASEMGR A list for nures interested in Case Management, Utilization Review and Quality Assurance.
To subscribe send mail to:CASEMGR-request@med-employ.com
Type in the body of the message section:subscribe
CNS-L A list for Clinical Nurse Specialists.
To subscribe send mail to: listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca

Sub CNS-L yourfirstname yourlastname
Diabetes Nursing Interest Group A list for nurses interested in the care and education of diabetics.
To subscribe send e-mail to:DNTG-admin@gtn.net
Type in the message section:Subscribe
EM-NSG-L A list for nurses interested in emergency room nursing.
To subscribe send email to: listserv@itssrv1.ucsf.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe Em-Nsg-L yourfirstname yourlastname
GERINET Multidisciplinary professional discussion group for those interested in geriatric health care.
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu
GLOBALRN   A discussion group for health care professionals interested in issues of culture and health care.
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@itssrv1.ucsf.edu
Type in the message section: Sub Globalrn yourfirstname yourlastname  
HOLISTIC-L  Alternative health concepts and possible solutions for caring for patients.
To subscribe send e-mail to:Listserv@Citadel.net
Type in the message section: subscribe Holistic-L
HCARNURS Home Health Nursing Mailing List. The focus is on clinical, administrative, ethical and other issues specific to home care nursing.
To subscribe send e-mail to:listserv@listserv.medec.com
Type in the message section: SUBSCRIBE HCARENURS (note-keep in all caps!)
LNCNURSE  A forum for the discussion of issues related to the field of Legal Nurse Consulting, as well as a place to network.To subscribe send an email message to: join-LNCNURSE@legalnurseconsultants.com This list has a 30 day free trial period, after which there is a yearlysubscription fee.
NPINFO  Nurse Practitioner Mailing List, for NPs, CNMs, and CRNAs. It is a very active list.
To subscribe send e-mail to: majordomo@nurse.net
Type in the message section: Subscribe npinfo Your e-mail Address
NP-CLINICAL Nurse Practitioner- Clinical Practice List.
To subscribe send e-mail to: majordomo@nurse.net
Type in the message section: Subscribe np-clinical Your e-mail Address
NP-STUDENTS   Nurse Practitioner Students List.
To subscribe send e-mail to: majordomo@nurse.net
Type in the message section: Subscribe np-students Your e-mail Address
NRSINGED  Nursing Educators Mailing List.
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@ulkyvm.louisville.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe Nrsinged yourfirstname yourlastname
NRSING-L Nursing Informatics Mailing List.
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@lists.psu.edu.
Type in the message section: Sub  Nsginf-l yourfirstname yourlastname
NURSENET  A very active, international mailing list discussing diverse nursing issues. Members make announcements, and share ideas, opinions, and resources. It generates a lot of daily e-mail.
To subscribe send e-mail to: Listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca
Type in the message section: Sub NurseNet yourfirstname yourlastname 
NURSERES Nursing Research Mailing List. It is intended for both the practicing clinical nurse and nursing researchers. Members share questions and experiences, test new ideas for research, inquire about research instruments, seek out colleagues interesting in collaborating.
To subscribe send e-mail to: Listserv@listserv.kent.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe NurseRes yourfirstname yourlastname  
PERIOP For nurses interested in the care of patients immediately before, during and after surgical and interventional procedures.
To subscribe send e-mail to:listproc@u.washington.edu
Type in the message section: SUBSCRIBE PERIOP yourfirstname yourlastname
PNATALRN   Perinatal RN Mailing List
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu
Type in the message section:subscribe pnatalrn yourfirstname yourlastname
PHNURSES Public Health Nurses Mailing List
To subscribe send e-mail to: listproc@u.washington.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe PHNURSES yourfirstname yourlastname
PSYCHIATRIC-NURSING Psychiatric Nursing Mailing List
To subscribe send e-mail to: Mailbase@mailbase.ac.uk
Type in the message section: Join Psychiatric-Nursing yourfirstname yourlastname
PSYNURSE Psychiatric Nursing Mailing List
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@sjuvm.stjohns.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe Psynurse yourfirstname yourlastname
RN-JOBS  Serves as a main distribution point for employment opportunities and searches
To subscribe send e-mail to: Majordomo@npl.com
Type in the message section: Subscribe Rn-jobs
SCHLRN-L  A discussion group for anyone interested in school nursing, including school nurses, school nurse practitioners, school nurse teachers and school nurse managers
To subscribe send e-mail to: listserv@listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu
Type in the message section: Subscribe SCHLRN-L
SNURSE-L A Mailing List for undergraduate nursing students. This is a global discussion area with contributions from students from all over the world. They discuss nursing issues and student issues. Be aware that this list can generate up to 100 messages a day!
To subscribe send e-mail to: Listserv@ubvm.cc.buffalo.edu
Type in the message section: Sub Snurse-l yourfirstname yourlastname
 
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