Right now, there is a baby nurse who is searching online and deep inside for an answer. There is a brand new member of the profession who is questioning her calling. There is a newly-minted graduate who wonders how school seemed to teach her everything and nothing all at the same time. There is a greener-than-grass new hire who is praying that she doesn’t kill somebody at work tomorrow, and wonders if she already did yesterday.
Today’s nurses aren’t just caring for the sick; they’re changing our very notion of modern medicine and health care delivery. Nurses are giving TED talks, publishing scientific research, developing mobile medical applications, and actively addressing health care policy.
A family’s rapport with the nursing staff can improve the care a patient receives; tips for cultivating the relationship that go beyond baking brownies.
Hospitals are freeing up nurses to do the one thing they often don't have enough time for: taking care of patients.
We exist in a world where we cannot help but feel thankful, for we are not the ones confined to the bed or strapped to a ventilator or tethered to an artificial heart or kidney or lung. We work in a place where tube feeds replace turkey; where sepsis trumps stuffing; where we battle broken hearts and downtrodden spirits instead of afternoon naps and football snaps.
A path to a “second act” almost invariably involves setbacks. But Rachel Christian’s five-year journey to become a nurse is proof that even the largest of hurdles can be cleared.
The country has experienced nursing shortages for decades, but an aging population means the problem is about to get much worse.
The combination of an exodus of RNs and an influx of aging patients could create a health care crisis.
Sitcoms satirize them, the media ignore them, doctors won't listen to them, and now hospitals are laying them off, sacrificing them to corporate medicine -- yet their contribution to patients and families is beyond price.
Our comfort zone is nurturing patients and serving as the foils to their fear. When we step out of it and into a position of fear ourselves, we lose our way. Some a little more than others. And some not at all.
The largest most active online nursing community. Join 272,783 nurses from around the world to learn, communicate, and network.
Direct links to major nursing sites, including the world's busiest.
CINAHL is the most comprehensive resource for nursing and allied health literature.
If you have an interest in becoming a Nurse we can point you in a direction or two. If you have already taken the plunge, this website may provide you with links and information that you will find useful.
Dental Nursing is the only monthly journal dedicated solely to addressing the clinical and professional issues relevant to dental nurses. All perspectives are covered, and our distinguished editorial board guarantees that only pertinent, high-quality articles are selected for publication each month.
A free electrocardiography (ECG) tutorial and textbook to which anyone can contribute, designed for medical professionals such as cardiac care nurses and physicians.
Site provides resources from the Nursing Standard, specialist journals and features the online edition of Emergency Nurse.
Everyday Nurses is a message board and a forum for all nurses. Nurses are a unique community, and we have a wealth of information to share with each other. This website brings us all together through our common bonds. Everyone is welcome. The focus is on how we take care of our patients and ourselves, talking nurse to nurse.
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession. By sharing information and resources, ExceptionalNurse.com hopes to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs and foster resilience and continued practice for nurses who are, or become, disabled.
There are similarities among these degrees and all can be found among the top nursing programs in the field. It is a good idea to consider the type of organization where you would like to work and investigate whether such organizations prefer one of the above degrees.
The career and education resource for minority nursing professionals, students and faculty.
Welcome to the National Institute of Nursing Research. We are dedicated to improving the health and health care of Americans through the funding of nursing research and research training. Our mission is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
National Nurse magazine not only covers the activities of National Nurses United but also strives to produce hard-hitting news features and thoughtful analyses about nursing and the real ills plaguing the U.S. healthcare system. You’ll find true stories from the front lines of care given by the nation’s 2.5 million registered nurses, as well as articles about nursing practice, public health, healthcare policy, and the healthcare industry.
National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history.
NNU was founded in 2009 unifying three of the most active, progressive organizations in the U.S.–and the major voices of unionized nurses–in the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American Nurses, and Massachusetts Nurses Association.
NP Central is a creative solution developed by Nurse Practitioners to help meet the needs of practicing Nurse Practitioners.
Extensive website covering various categories including education, blogs and forums.
Our mission is to enrich the professional lives of nurses and other healthcare professionals and to celebrate their unique contributions to society.
NurseConnect is an online nursing community and networking site for nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in advancing their education, careers and personal lives by sharing experiences and knowledge with others.
NurseGroups.com has a nursing job board listing over 70 specialties of nursing jobs in over 600 US cities. Nurses and nursing students will also find career resources and study tools and continuing education units (CEUs) listings.
You can socialize with our active nursing communities on Facebook and Twitter!
Website features industry news, products and a newsletter in addition to other resources pertinent to the nursing industry.
Nurses.info is a web site dedication to the provision of quality health care information for the professional development of nurses and health professionals. We provide links to a range of educational and vocational information that will meet this outcome.
NurseZone.com is an online community dedicated to providing nurses with professional and personal development information and opportunities. We provide student nurses, new graduates and experienced nurses with the resources they need to succeed in this unique and exciting profession.
NursingLink brings nurses together to provide resources and services to advance careers and take advantage of everything a community site has to offer. News, education resources, job search, career networking, advice, and mentorship are just a few of those benefits.
The Nursing Theory Page is a collaborative effort by an international group. We are interested in developing a collection of resources about nursing theories throughout the world. The project began on 21 May 96 and will always be a work in progress.
Created by nurses, for nurses, Lippincott's NursingCenter.com is the premier destination site for your clinical and professional informational needs. We are committed to providing credible, current, authoritative, evidence-based resources to help you in your practice.
and many more specialty journals.
A more efficient way to find nursing license requirements in your state.
Welcome to the Nursing Times website, for nursing jobs, NHS jobs, nursing news, nursing careers, clinical articles, nurse jobs, nursing courses, and nurse prescribing.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent and state nurses associations and its organizational affiliates.
Nursys® provides online verification to a nurse requesting to practice in another state and nurse license lookup reports to employers and the general public.
The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a professional, refereed, electronic journal for healthcare professionals who are interested in nursing informatics. Topical areas covered deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of nursing informatics as it relates to the art of nursing.
Welcome to RN Central - the place to learn about nursing online. RN Central is a special place on the web for nurses and students. More than just a list of links, RN Central is a website where nurses can enjoy themselves, and find information important to nursing and becoming a nurse.
The RN Journal is all about the registered nurse, or the "RN.
RN.com has been serving the nursing community since February 2000, and has become the industry's leading nursing resource provider. Founded by health care providers, we are dedicated to providing both our customers and clients with the highest level of customer service.
Scrubs is not just another clinical nursing site…there are plenty of those! Scrubs is the one and only site that’s 100 percent about you – personally and professionally – and the very specific joys and challenges you face because of the noble career you chose.
Are you interested in becoming a mentor to nurses just starting out, recruiting more new nurses into the profession, or just learning more about nursing in general? This is the place!
The National Nursing Network Organization.
If you are interested in becoming a Registered Nurse, one of the things you need to know is where you can go for information and for help. Thanks to technology, you can get access to pretty much any information you would like online. The Internet offers access to medical libraries and informational sites, as well as to case studies that can help you learn. It is also possible to find sample care plans online.
Travel Nursing site offering RN Jobs, Travel Nursing, Online Degree Information, and Nurse Forums for nurses.
Thanks for visiting www.virtualnurse.com, your one stop location for the best nursing reference web sites! Just pick the category that you want to browse and the virtual world of nursing will be yours to explore...
Working Nurse is a monthly magazine and website that delivers career advice and opportunities to Southern California RNs. We focus on the career of being a nurse. Our jobs are local. Our content is inspiring and useful – from interviews with nurses about their specialties to profiles of extraordinary historical nurses to advice from nursing leaders. Our mission is to be an effective career resource for the RNs of Southern California.