Websites

General Reference

Drug Information Portal – U.S. National Library of Medicine

Healthgrades – Find doctors, dentists, and hospitals in your area

Hospital Compare – Data on hospitals from Medicare.gov

Nurse Practice Act and Nursing Rules – Illinois Center for Nursing

Lab Tests Online – American Association for Clinical Chemistry

MedLexicon - Medical dictionary and abbreviations

Community Resources – U.S. Government

American FactFinder – U.S. Census Bureau

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Healthfinder.gov – U.S Department of Health & Human Services, consumer health information

Healthy People 2020 – 10-year agenda for improving the Nation’s health

MedlinePlus – Trusted consumer health information

National Guidelines Clearinghouse – Clinical practice guidelines

U.S. Census Bureau

Non-Government Resources

ATI Testing – Assessment Technologies Institute home page

Health on the Net - Private foundation that certifies health websites

KidsHealth - Top-rated web site for kids, teens, and families
Mayo Clinic - Respected information from Mayo Clinic doctors
MedicineNet - Doctor-produced, award-winning website

NCCAM – National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NCSBN Learning Extension – NCLEX information from National Council of State Boards of Nursing
WebMD – Doctor-produced, award-winning website; companion to MedicineNet

Nursing Organizations

American Nurses Association

Discover Nursing – The Campaign for Nursing’s Future (Johnson & Johnson)

Illinois Center for Nursing

Illinois Nurses Association

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

National League for Nursing

National Student Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau International – Honor Society of Nursing website

Student Nurses Association of Illinois

Wisconsin Nurses Association

Wisconsin Student Nurses Association

Research and Nursing Theory

Library Catalog

Library Home Page

American Nurses Credentialing Center – American Nurses Association credentialing programs

Clayton State University - Dr. Lisa Wright Eichelberger’s nursing theory web page

CurrentNursing.com – Open access nursing research, theory, and review articles

ERIC – Education Resources Information Center maintained by the Institute of Education Sciences

Institute of Medicine - National Academy of Sciences, an independent, nonprofit organization

U.S. National Library of Medicine – Official branch the National Institutes of Health

Pew Research Center – Numbers, Facts and Trends Shaping Your World