Online Companion: Fundamentals of Nursing Standards and Practice 2E
American Association of
Colleges of Nursing
The AACN is a source of information on government affairs related to nursing,
and accreditation of college nursing programs. There are links to information
on nursing education. The Colleagues in Caring is a project on nursing workforce
American Nurses Association
This site has information on the ANA Standards of Care and a host of other links
to nursing information.
American Organization of Nurse Executives
This website has latest news on nursing workforce issues and nursing education.
The site follows advocacy issues and legislation that affect nursing.
National Council of State Boards
The NCSBN provides leadership in regulation of nursing by assisting its members
Boards of Nursing to promote safe and effective nursing practice. The site has
news bulletins for latest information on the health care scene.
National League for Nursing
One of the major professional associations for nursing. The NLN provides accreditation
services for nursing education programs and health care agencies
PEW Health Commission
A group of experts who studied and made recommendations for change in health
professions education. Established in 1989 by Pew Charitable Trusts.
Sigma Theta Tau
This is the website for the National Honor Society in Nursing. The Society supports
nursing research and education.
National Institute of Nursing Research
The site provides information about research funding and programs of research
Center for Research in Chronic Illness
This is website for a center that is funded by NIH to promote nursing research.
There is an online newsletter and links to research sites.