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This site is a multi-faceted resource for nurses which includes CME activities, job search resources, news, drug update alerts and discussion forums. Although registration is not required, optional free registration allows the user to create an individualized profile for tracking your CME activities and filtering information to your own specialty or interests.

                                                 Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

A great website that organizes a wealth of links to useful nursing and allied health sites, from continuing education to disease information and evidence-based practice resources.


Browse this website by diagnosis, drug, pathogen, management and vaccine categories. Free registration required. This site is meant for medical professionals. Also contains links to other Johns Hopkins resources- their Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Global Health, HIV Guide and more.

                                                         AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

"AHRQ conducts and supports health services research on clinical outcomes, quality, cost, use of resources, and access to care. Findings from AHRQ-supported health services research are used by clinicians, patients, health system leaders, and others to help them make more informed health care decisions." Many resources are provided here, including a free health information technology "toolbox."

Musculoskeletal Radiology - Muscle Atlas

Interactive muscle atlas of the upper and lower extremities. Please note that the images here may not be re-used elsewhere without permission.

                                                                                             National Guideline Clearinghouse

Clinical Practice Guidelines. Summaries with links to available full text.

Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI)

The Alliance for Nursing Informatics is a coalition of more than 20 nursing informatics groups in the United States. Paraphrasing some of this organization's stated areas of concern: 'providing a mechanism for transforming care; developing resources, guidelines and standards for nursing informatics practice; education, scope of practice, research, certification, public policy, terminology, best practice guidelines; mentoring, advocacy, networking and career services.'

                                                                                                                       American FactFinder

This website contains population, economic, housing and geographic data based on the latest Decennial Census. Includes interactive maps, downloadable summaries, reports and useful links to related information.

American Hospital Association

The American Hospital Association conducts an annual survey of USA hospitals. While the website does not include all the data found in the current edition of AHA Hospital Statistics, the Fast Facts section contains a representative sample. Includes current and historical data on utilization, personnel, revenue, expenses, managed care contracts, community health indicators, physician models, and more. The website includes access to online versions of AHA studies and reports and online hospital directories.