Nursing Websites

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CNA Classes & Programs | Career information for certified nurses assistant.  Includes class and scholarship information.

Homepage (NEW)

Pursue a career as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) with our State-Approved CNA training classes. Everything you need to know about CNAs in one website.

HealthMap- Global disease alert database.  Track outbreaks of disease by location and number of cases.

HealthMap | Flu Map | Contagious Disease Surveillance | Virus Awareness

HealthMap brings together disparate data sources to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH) : information on prevention and treatment of heart, lung and blood diseases.  Includes illustrations, videos, relevant websites and information on clinical trials.  Includes information about training and careers for health science students.


Scientific, up-to-date, comprehensive information about the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular, lung, and blood diseases from the U.S. Government’s principal institute for heart, lung, and blood research.

Penn Nursing Science - Nursing History & Health Care - timeline, images and research papers on the history of nursing and specific nursing challenges.

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing is the preeminent history of nursing research center and archive.

HRET: Health Research and Educational Trust: reports and guides on hospitals and other health care organizations.

Health Research & Educational Trust | Center | AHA

Founded in 1944, the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) is the not-for-profit research and education affiliate of the AHA.

Virtual Career Network: Healthcare: Career and job search tools for those new to the healthcare field.

VCN Healthcare

The VCN is an open source workforce services and online learning delivery platform under a grant from the US Department of Labor (DOL)

Nursing License Map- Look up information about nursing license requirements by state as well as salary and scholarship info.

Nursing License Map

Nursing License map is a comprehensive resource for getting information on how to become a RN, CAN, CNM, along with state specific information.

ADVANCE for Nurses - a website that provides information on career issues for nurses.  Includes job listings and a calendar of professional development events.

Elite Healthcare Nursing Resource Center

A national print and online resource for Nursing professionals offering the latest news, educational opportunities, multimedia, exclusive webinars and training

US News & World Report Best Hospitals -  Rankings of the best hospitals by specialty and by region.

Find The Best Hospital Near You

US News Best Hospitals lists the top hospitals in the country in various medical specialties, such as cancer and orthopedics, as well as procedures and conditions, including hip and knee replacement. Find ranked hospitals by state, region, and metro area.

American Nurses Association - Information on nursing careers and issues as well as ANA publications.

ANA Enterprise | American Nurses Association

Discover the ways that ANA Enterprise advances nursing to improve health care for all.