Nursing Websites

Name Description Teaching or Research
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Resource for baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing education. Accrediting body for schools of nursing. T/R
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 Member Associations). R
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. T/R
Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Inc. International nursing sorority, established in 1932. Chapters located in the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Africa. Chapter at Hampton University. T/R
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 online. R
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. T/R
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Focuses on clinical and basic research. Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). R
National League for Nursing (NLN) Major nursing education association. Accrediting body for schools of nursing. T/R
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. T/R
National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) Major association for nursing students. Site also contains information about nursing careers. Chapter at Hampton University. T
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 University. R
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 University. R
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

Contains Virginia and national statistics in health and other areas. Publishes Virginia Statistical Abstract, also available online. Maintained by the University of Virginia.

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World Health Organization (WHO)

International agency concerned with health issues world-wide. Contains full-text documents regarding health in all countries.

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