Links To Other Professional Sites

We are happy to provide links to other professional sites. These will come in handy in your work setting as well as if you are in school. If you find a site you think is suited for this page, please let the web manager know and it will be added.



American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Clinical Directors
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Nurse Anesthestist
American Nurses Association
American Nurses Association of California
American Society for Healthcare Central Service Professionals
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Association for the Advancementof Medical Instrumentation
Association for Healthcare Resource and Material Management
Association of Clincial Nurse Leaders
Association of periOperative Nurses-AORN
Association of Professional Piercers
Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
California AORN Chapters

California Nursing Outcomes Coalition
California Student Nurses Association
Competency & Certification Institute
Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association
Foundation for Accountability
Healthcare Forum
International Transplant Nurses Society
National Association for Healthcare Quality
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
National Association of RNFA's
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
National Student Nurses Association


Board of Registered Nursing
California Distance Learning Health Network
California Healthcare Association
California Healthcare Foundation
California Nurse Outreach
Center for the Health Professions California Workforce Initative
Department of Health Services


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Bureau of Health Professionals
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Food & Drug Administration
Department of Health & Human Services
Internet Healthcare Coalition
National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Nursing Research

Online Publications

Online Journal of Nursing
AHQR Online Medical Error, Patient Safety Journal

Issue Focused Sites

National Surgical Infection Prevention
Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for Nursing Profession
National Network for Immunization Information
Domestic Violence Research From AHRQ
Established Programs for Protecting Employees From Needlesticks
Comprehensive Information on HIV/AIDS Treatments and Clinical Trials
Menopause & Hormones

West Nile Virus Resources

Patient Safety

Perioperative Sites

Latex Allery


Biohazard Trash

Speciality Sites

Other Organizations:

Title: Amercian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology - Head-Neck Surgery
Description: Forms to join SOHN, order form for publications and products, contact information. Professional nursing organization

Title: American Academy of Family Physicians: Diabetes Study
Description: Annual study of the association. Last year: Heart Disease. Offers multiple resources on diagnosis and treatment.

Title: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Description: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals.

Title: American Academy of Pediatrics
Description: Web site includes areas on research, advocacy, professional education, and patient concerns.

Title: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Description: A professional organization dedicated to critical care nurses. Info on membership, education, publications, links.

Title: American Association of Immunologists
Description: Professional organization site. Full text of The Journal of Immunology online. Information and updates regarding the group's activities.

Title: American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Description: The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is a specialty organization serving nurses throughout the world. Networking and continuing education resource.

Title: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Description: A professional organization for nurse anesthetists. Information on membership, publications, events. Some patient information.

Title: American Cancer Society
Description: Charitable organization dedicated to preventing and seeking a cure for cancer. Supports research and spreads information about cancer.

Title: American Gastroenterological Society
Description: Information about the org as well as news about gastroenterology developments, links, events calendar, etc. Bulletin boards on many subjects.

Title: American Nephrology Nurses' Association
Description: Professional organization for nurses working in the fields of nephrology, transplantation, and related therapies. Continuing education for members, publication, conferences.

Title: American Pyschoanalytic Association
Description: A professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States, comprised of Affiliate Societies and Training Institutes in many cities and has about 3,000 individual members.

Title: American Society of Anethesiologists
Description: An educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. Continuing education, placement information, annual meeting.

Title: American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Description: A professional society serving nurses practicing in ambulatory surgery, preanesthesia, and postanesthesia care. Conferences, continuing education.

Title: Anesthesiology
Description: Site features a monthly column on an anesthesiology related subject and internet links resource focused on anesthesiology.

Title: Association of Rehab Nursing (ARN)
Description: Professional organization offering education, certification, and job searches to its members.

Title: Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses
Description: Professional nursing organization dedicated to the health of women and newborns. Conferences, advocacy,education, and research assistance to members.

Title: Bloodline-The Online Hematology Resource
Description: Hematology site. Free registration required to enter. Clear layout with defined subspecialty areas. Also an image atlas.

Title: Congenital Heart Disease Information and Resource Site
Description: Resource site for patients, families, and professionals. Internet links, listservs, book reviews conferences, information for adults.

Title: Dr. Bob's Mental Health Links/ Psychophramacology site
Description: Group of links, a discussion group, psychopharmacology information, and a whole lot more assembled by a University of Chicago Doctor. Info for professionals and patients. Psychiatric and mental health info.

Title: Dr. Sam and the Managed Care Blues Band
Description: A humorous site, especially for users with audio capabilities, featuring Dr. Sam and the Managed Care Blues Band. Available to provide continuing education about "managed music" via live demonstration at conferences and the like, Dr. Sam and his band sing the blues about our managed care world. Check it out.

Title: HandWorld
Description: Site dedicated to hand surgery: anatomy, decision trees, email forum, treatment documentation, among other catagories. Created by a hand surgeon.

Title: Heart Surgery Forum
Description: Full text online journal, listserv email discussion groups, international email registry of cardiovascular specialists, learning center featuring glossary, articles and lessons. Jobs, meetings, links, case reports of "Monster Cases", other case presentations. Well designed and well organized. A LOT of cardiac surgical info.

Title: Institutue for Health and Aging: UCSF School of Nursing
Description: " optimize the health and aging of the individual, community and society through research, training and public service, in the social, behavioral and policy sciences." Publications, links, contacts to research and researchers.

Title: International Transplant Nurses Society
Description: Membership organization with conferences, newsletter, grant program. Site for membership and news information.

Title: MedScape
Description: A wide-ranging site for the medical professional. Current news and clinical developments, presented by areas of specialization. Some areas are password protected, requiring a free registration with the service. Well organized.

Title: National Gerontological Nurses Association
Description: Single page site with contact information to the organization.

Title: National Institutes of Health Office of Rare Diseases
Description: Rare Disease Information offers users information on rare diseases and conditions. Here they can find links to definitions, causes, treatments, and publications, as well as connections to the various institutes, centers, and offices of NIH and a glossary.

Title: Oncolink- University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Description: An extensive and well designed site dedicated to the cancer patient and health care pro. Information regarding treatment, support for patients and families, listings of meetings, discussions of new drugs, financial concerns. Very complete.

Title: Practical ENT For Primary Care Physicians
Description: Ear, Nose and Throat information set up to inform physicians of general and unusual ENT conditions.

Title: Resource Nurse
Description: This site has information about continuing education, a reference center, career center, planner, calendar of events, and more.

Title: The Electronic Textbook of Dermatology
Description: An online text book with descriptions and photos of skin diseases, causes, and treatments.

Title: Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society
Description: Professional organization. Site features articles edited by professionals regarding relevant topics. Also, publications, conferences, education.

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