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Resources and guidance on researching topics in nursing.
NCLEX Review Resources
Nursing Career & Resume Resources
Websites for Nursing Students
National Student Nurses Association
National organization for nursing students; the organization's mission is to help students preparing for initial licensure become accountable leaders and members of the profession
Texas Board of Nursing
website for official Texas board; provides information about licensure and exams, laws and rules, and news in the field
Texas Nursing Practice Act
Link to the text of the current Nursing Practice Act, official law for Texas
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
an independent, non-profit organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters concerning public health, safety, and welfare; this organization helps develop the NCLEX exam.
General Clinical Sites
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
from the US Department of Health & Human Services; provides data and research for health care systems and professionals to help them improve care for their patients
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Official website of the CDC, includes extensive guidelines on infection control, immunizations, and hazardous substances
Major Nursing Sites
peer-to-peer nursing community website; offers a variety of information and resources for nurses, including some featured content for nursing students.
official website for the American Nurses Association (ANA); provides information on practice, ethics, health and safety, and more.
from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (publishers of the American Journal of Nursing; offers clinical resources, nursing student resources, and career information
news and resources for practicing nurses
History of Nursing
Nursing, History and Health Care
from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; provides historical background and information on issues regarding nursing
Online Oral Histories (NLM)
oral histories about the medical profession digitized and transcribed by the National Library of Medicine. Includes a recording by Florence Nightingale
Diseases and Disorders
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Connect to get to the many institutes that are under the jurisdiction of the NIH. (For example: NCI - National Cancer Institute). Includes specialty sites for various diseases and conditions.
NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases)
Contains hard-to-find information about diseases that afflict relatively small numbers of people.
Diseases and Disorders Research Guide
See this guide for additional resources on researching a particular disease, disorder or condition.
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