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Professional Resources & Portals
- Cybernurse (Cybernurse.com)
A forum created by nurses for nurses, giving employment information, topical links, chat, and career advice.
- Letters of Florence Nightingale (Univ. of Kansas)
This historical exhibit by the Clendening History of Medicine Library at the University of Kansas Medical Center features reproductions, transcriptions and annotations for 30 items of Nightingale's correspondence.
- National Cancer Institute Training Tools for Health Professionals (NCI)
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has organized its online tutorials, web-based tools, and video casts into one convenient location.
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
- National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
As one of the National Institutes of Health, NINR provides current communications, legislative awareness, scientific news, and funding opportunities for nursing research. Search also for grants awarded by NIH on nursing topics within the NIH section of the Community of Science Funding Opportunities database.
- NursesPortal (nursesportal.com)
NursesPortal is a free commercial site dedicated to fostering communication between practitioners. Its various communities offer chat, support forums, alternative healthcare, employment information.
- NursingCenter.com (NursingCenter)
Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins provide access to full text or abstracts from several key nursing journals, continuing education opportunities, a career center, online forums, and internet links in a full service portal.
- Nursing Ethics Network (NEN)
The NEN is a regional organization of professional nurses committed to support of nursing ethics research, supported by the Boston College School of Nursing. This site provides a brief description of the organization and a form to get on their mailing list.
- NursingWorld (ANA)
The American Nurses Association site provides a full range of professional support and member services, as well as news, legislative issues, ethics and topical links.
- Pennsylvania's State Board of Nursing (PA Dept. of State)
WebMD is a commercial portal offering a variety of information and service options aimed mainly at patients.