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What Does Good Medicine Look Like? Ask a Nurse

Last year, the New York Times published an article by Dhruv Khullar, an ER physician. The premise was that thoughtful communication with patients improves care and leads to better outcomes. Khullar writes with compassion, and makes a strong point for "letting patients tell their stories" (the article's title) and viewing patients holistically rather than merely as individuals with diseases. It had the workings of a promising article, but I was left rolling my eyes.

Let me be clear: I am always happy to read about healthcare providers advocating patient-centered approaches. In this age of bionic eyeballs and fecal transplants, reminders of our basic humanity are certainly welcome.…

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 What Does Good Medicine Look Like? Ask a Nurse

Despite our major role in keeping patients healthy, nursing is undervalued and misunderstood.

Top 50 Web Resources for RNs

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.

Minority Nurse

The career and education resource for minority nursing professionals, students and faculty.

Nursing Times

Welcome to the Nursing Times website, for nursing jobs, NHS jobs, nursing news, nursing careers, clinical articles, nurse jobs, nursing courses, and nurse prescribing.

Scrubs Mag

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.


The largest most active online nursing community. Join 272,783 nurses from around the world to learn, communicate, and network.

Applied Nursing Research

Applied Nursing Research works with nursing professionals across the globe to gather the latest healthcare analysis, fieldwork & insights. With over 35 years of experience in the field, we've become the premier source for academics, healthcare professionals & patients.

Exceptional Nurse 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, 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.


NurseBuff is a popular nursing humor and lifestyle blog.

Website features industry news, products and a newsletter in addition to other resources pertinent to the nursing industry.

Nursing Nerds

LeeAnn Sandberg - Nursing Student @ University of Penn


Created by nurses, for nurses, Lippincott's 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.

Nursys® provides online verification to a nurse requesting to practice in another state and nurse license lookup reports to employers and the general public. 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.

Working Nurse

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.

American Nurses Association

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.

British Nursing Websites

Direct links to major nursing sites, including the world's busiest.

Dental Nursing

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.

National Institute of Nursing Research

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 Nurses United

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.

Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

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.

The National Nurse for Public Health

The National Nursing Network Organization.

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