Congratulations to the winners! After reviewing hundreds of websites, Pacific Medical Training is happy to award these sites with our "Best of Nursing Sites" Award. We fully appreciate and can understand the time and commitment it takes to maintain a website and continue to provide current content easily accessible to the sites viewers.
www.ena.org - The Emergency Nurses Association is the global emergency nursing resource for safe practice and safe care. First, they were intended for teaching and networking, and then the organization has become a voice for emergency nursing. Their mission is to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice. ''ENA has 40,000+ members and continues to grow, with members representing over 35 countries around the world.''
www.nursingcenter.com - Lippincott Nursing Center is an online organization that allows continuing education resources based on the best evidence available. "It's is created by nurses, for nurses." Lippincott is dedicated to help you in your practice.
www.oncologynurseadvisor.com - Oncology Nurse Advisor offers clinical updates. ''Daily online exclusives cover late-breaking oncology news, safe handling and administration of chemotherapy drugs, side effect management, and new developments in specific cancers'' Also, they offer online websites and some links to additional continuing education activities and resources for nurses and patients. ''Each print issue offers free continuing education credits.''
www.ncbon.com - This page provides the nurses of North Carolina information and updates regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact. "The mission of the North Carolina Board of Nursing is to protect the public by regulating the practice of nursing." And, when it comes to continuing education activities The North Carolina Board of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
www.aorn.org - "AORN is a non-profit membership association with 160,000 perioperative nurses by providing nursing education, standards, and clinical practice resources." Their 41,000 members manage, teach, and practice perioperative nursing. They also deal with nursing education and perioperative research. Their mission is to promote safety and optimal results for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures by providing practice support and professional development.
www.learningnurse.org - The Learning Nurse Resources Network is about informal nursing education, continuing education, and professional development. "This website provides an independent, free and safe resource for ALL levels of nurses to assess, maintain and enhance their professional competence." They have helped prepare comprehensive competency profiles for over 15 different professions. They have also helped in creating some quizzes, learning courses and continuing education programs. Learning Nurse is part of the Better Business Bureau.
www.oregonholisticnurses.org - "Oregon Holistic Nurses Association provides vision, direction, and leadership for the advancement of holistic nursing practice in Oregon." They are also focused on educating nurses and practitioners and maintaining financial stability and growth of the OHNA. ONHA allows communications between the traditional medical practitioners and alternative healing practices. They promote programs to create public awareness of holistic nursing OHNA supports the Core Values of the American Holistic Nurses Association.
rcn.org.uk - "The Royal College of Nursing is the world's largest nursing union and professional body. They represent more than 435,000 nurses, student nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants" They take care of the professional interests of nursing staff working in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Also, they offer their members free, confidential advice and support on employment matters, career and more. The RCN works with the UK, other European countries, and wider international alliances in order to affect to influence health globally.
www.americannursetoday.com - American Nurse Today is the official journal of the American Nurses Association. "The journal reaches over 175,000 dedicated nurses in a multitude of specialties and practice settings."" It is published monthly in print and in electronic format. ANA is the driving force for nurses because it represents over 3.1 million registered nurses. ANA endeavors for many healthcare reforms. The organization is focused on the most important issues for their registered nurses.
www.emergency-room-nurse.blogspot.com - CSNO is a group of registered credentialed nurses who work in California private, public and charter schools. "Their mission is to promote and strengthen their members in their role as the primary health professional within the educational community" The California School Nurses Organization is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.