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American Association of Nurse Practitioners
AANP formed in 1985 to provide NPs with a unified way to network and advocate for NP issues and was the first national organization created for nurse practitioners of all specialties. AANP represents the interests of the more than 125,000 NPs currently practicing in the U. S. and continually advocates at local, state, and federal levels for the recognition of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, and personalized healthcare.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is a full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses (RNs) through its 54 constituent member associations. Provides information on careers, nursing standards, ethics, and association activities. ANA position statements, continuing education opportunities, and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with interpretative statements may be found on this site. Membership may be required for full access.
Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians. *Voted one of the American Librarian Association's Best Free Reference Websites in 2009.
Genetics Home Reference
This resource targets health consumers and describes itself as "Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions." The homepage features six main sections in a centralized table: "Genetic Conditions," "Genes," "Chromosomes," "Handbook," "Glossary," and "Resources." *Voted one of the American Librarian Association's Best Free Reference Websites in 2009.
More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.
Consumer health site of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
National Black Nurses Association
Facilitates collective action by black nurses to address health care needs of African Americans. NBNA represents 150,000 African American registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses from the USA, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 79 chartered chapters, in 34 states.
National League for Nursing
The NLN offers faculty development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 20,000 individual and 1100 institutional members.
National Library of Medicine
The Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health.
Nurse.org includes information on nursing careers and reviews of hospitals. Link is to the Nurse Practitioner (NP) page that describes job opportunities and highest NP salaries.
Last updated on Jun 6, 2022 11:22 AM