|American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)|| Resource for baccalaureate and|
higher-degree nursing education. Accrediting body for schools
|American Nurses Association (ANA)|| Major nursing association representing|
over 2 million Registered Nurses in all issues pertaining to
nursing practice. Provides links to state chapters (Constituent
|Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)|| Atlanta-based, federal agency|
responsible for research and education in all aspects of disease
control, environmental health, and occupational safety. A major
resource for health statistics.
| Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority,|
| International nursing sorority,|
established in 1932. Chapters located in the U.S., U.S. Virgin
Islands, and West Africa. Chapter at Hampton University.
|Healthy People 2010|| The prevention agenda of the|
U.S. Health objectives to identify preventable threats to health
and establishes national goals to minimize these threats. Available
| National Council for State Boards|
of Nursing (NCSBN)
| Nursing regulatory board. Provides|
links to all U.S. and U.S. territory boards of nursing. Developers
of the NCLEX Examination, the national nursing licensure examination.
|National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)|| Focuses on clinical and basic|
research. Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
|National League for Nursing (NLN)|| Major nursing education association.|
Accrediting body for schools of nursing.
|National Library of Medicine (NLM)|| Citations for and links to full-text|
health sciences articles. Links to full-text toxicology & environmental
health databases. Consumer health information in English & Spanish,
including interactive tutorials and clinical Citations for and
links to full-text health sciences articles. Links to full-text
toxicology & environmental health databases. Consumer health
information in English & Spanish, including interactive tutorials
and clinical trials information. Includes directory of health
organizations, annotated bibliographies, online exhibits, and
training & grant opportunities.
| National Student Nurses Association|
| Major association for nursing|
students. Site also contains information about nursing careers.
Chapter at Hampton University.
|Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet|| Provides links to qualitative|
research sites, useful to many disciplines. Contains the online
journal, The Qualitative Report. Developed by Nova Southeastern
| Sigma Theta Tau, Inc., International|
Honor Society of Nursing
| International honor society|
of nurse scholars and students. Focuses on nursing research.
Provides information about nursing careers. Chapter at Hampton
| Weldon Cooper Center for Public|
Contains Virginia and national statistics in health and other
|World Health Organization (WHO)|| |
International agency concerned with health issues world-wide.