Nursing / Cultural Diversity


SJO Nurses Blog - Show me the Evidence
Nursing Evidence Based Practice Tutorial
Evidence Based Practice Tutorial from Penn State Hershey Medical Center
ANA: NursingWorld
California Board of Registered Nursing
California Nursing Practice Act
Essential Nursing Resources - Interagency Council on Information Resources in Nursing

Nursing Organizations, Local and National
Nursing and Allied Health Resources Section of the Medical Library Association

California Nurses Association

Center for the Study of the History of Nursing (lots of photos)

Lippincott's Nursing Center (free registration required)

California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
American Organization of Nurse Executives
The "Virtual" ~ Nursing Center
National League for Nursing

National League for Nursing Essential Nursing References

National Institute of Nursing Research

Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness

The Nursing Theory Page from USD

Nursing Theorists Overview from Cardinal Stritch University Library
Mayo Clinic: Nursing Theorist
Nursing Theory Network

National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

Medscape Nursing Home Page

Interagency Collaborative on Nursing Statistics

List of Top 10 Nursing Blogs by Allied Health World

Codeblog:Tales of a Nurse
Watson Caring Theory Homepage
California Institute for Nursing & Health Care
CalNOC: The California Nursing Outcomes Coalition Database Project
Nursing Wiki
Innovative Care Models--detailed profiles of 24 models

Local web sites for Nursing Programs

Pre Licensure Nursing Programs (ADN)

Golden West College
Cypress College
Saddleback College
Santa Ana College


Vanguard University
CSU Long Beach
CSU Fullerton
Azusa Pacific University
Biola University
University of Phoenix
CSU Dominguez Hills
Walden University

Cultural Diversity

Diversity RX
Cultural Diversity in Healthcare (Galanti)

Cultural Competence Resources for Health Care providers
Consumer Health Information in over 40 languages from Medline Plus

National Multicultural Institute
National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC), Georgetown University
Beliefnet: The Source for Spirituality, Religion & Morality
Office of Minority Health from HHS

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Babel Fish Translation Service

DSM-IV in Spanish-full text

A Su Salud: Health Information in Spanish
Multilingual Glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European Languages
Consumer Health Information in Many Languages Resources (NLM)

SPIRAL-selected patient information resources in Asian languages
Asian Language Cancer Education Materials
Patient centered guide to implementing language access services in healthcare organizations

Evidence Based Nursing / Medicine

Evidence-Based Practice Resources from University of Washington
National Institute for Nursing Research
Evidence Based Nursing from the University of Minnesota
Academic Center for Evidence Based Practice (UTHSCSA School of Nursing)
American Nursing Informatics Association
How to read a paper: BMJ series of articles
JAMA Users' Guides to Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Medicine Practitioner's Links
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(click on "clinical information" and then "evidence-based practice)
BestBETS (best evidence topics)

A Simple method for evaluating the clinical literature (Family Practice Management article-May 2004)
Joanna Briggs Institute
AHRQ: DEcIDE Network
Evidence Based Practice Tutorial from Penn State
TRIP Database (Clinical Evidence)
BMJ: Evidence Updates
An Introduction to Information Mastery, Evidence-Based Medicine
Understanding Evidence-Based Healthcare: a tutorial from the United States Cochrane Center