nurses were the link between patients and their doctors, but the role is rapidly
expanding. You may not recognize the nurse without a white cap and starched white
The men and women in today's nursing profession are more likely to be
wearing colorful scrubs and a stethoscope around their necks... but they still
maintain the focus on patient care that has been the basis of professional care
since the earliest days of nursing.
are the first members of the health care team that patients see in the doctor's
office or hospital. Triage, taking time to talk and find out what is going on
with the health and in the lives of their patients, is the first step in diagnosing
health problems. Doctors appear to make rounds and visit patients to manage their
care, but the moment to moment caretaking is left in the capable hands of the
nurses are struggling to manage additional professional possibilities with the
Nightingale philosophy - and doing a wonderful job. These sites are places to
find professional opportunities, information and support...
see -> Health Jobs &
Careers | Midwifery
League of Nurses (NLN) - This site is perfect if you're looking for online
CE credits or professional nursing info in the US. The job board lists opportunities
Jobs Online - A premier source of U.S. online job listings and resume
postings for nurses and RN's nationwide, together with nursing resources including
nursing board directory and related health links.
Of periOperative Registered Nurses - Good resources
for nurses and patients includes AORN's Near-Miss Reporting
Tool, continuing ed, patent's safety first section among other
excellent surgical advisories.
Nursing, Midwifery and the Allied health Professions - UK - Hand selected
links and health related searches are the strength of this site. The focus is
the UK in the job search, but the linked sites are not limited geographically.
Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) - Plenty of nursing
specific resources including CE units, peer mentoring and other professional development
- This nursing portal is a US resource for jobs and an international space for
sharing ideas, getting support and voicing opinions on where the profession is
S. sent a few sites that she has found helpful we thought we'd share them
am always looking for nursing information and after visiting your site I found
very good websites that I didn't know about. The websites listed in your site
have been very useful to me. I
wanted to return the favor and share with you some nursing sites that have been
great personal resources; you might also find them useful additions."
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