Staffing Resources & Forms
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Your continuing education and professional development is important to us. We have many resources available to you:
Key Steps to Becoming a Nurse Practitioner – How to Become a Nurse Practitioner (NP).
Guide to Online Nurse Practitioner Programs – The Best Online Nurse Practitioner Programs Today.
American Heart Association – Advanced cardiac life support quizzes, simulators and algorithms.
ACLS.net -Search for CPR, BLS or ACLS class near you by entering your zip code.
NurseBeat.com – EKG strip interpretation examples.
Asculation Assistant – Heart sounds, heart murmurs, and breath sounds.
TB Self Study – National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention.
RN to BSN Online – Online study offered by Jacksonville University.
Oncology courses -Offers over 60 hours of Continuing Education credit in oncology.
NursingCEU.com,Rnceus.com, NurseCeu.com, CE-Web.com – Large variety of online courses.
Care2Learn University – Professional Development Facilitation.
CPAT Network – Basic Life Support/CPR Certification.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN) – An organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting the public health, safety and welfare, including the development of licensing examinations in nursing.
American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) -The organization provides leadership, professional development, advocacy, and research in order to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence, and shape healthcare public policy.
National League for Nursing (NLN) – Advances quality nursing education that prepares the nursing workforce to meet the needs of diverse populations in an ever-changing healthcare environment.
American Nurses Association (ANA) -Advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
AACN – American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
AANA – American Association of Nurse-Anesthetists
AANN – American Assembly of Neuroscience Nurses
AANP – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
AAP – American Academy of Pediatrics
AARC – American Association for Respiratory Care
ACNM – American College of Nurse-Midwives
ACNP – American College of Nurse Practitioners
AORN – Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc.
AOTA – American Occupational Therapy Association
APIC – Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.
APNA – American Psychiatric Nurses Association
ARN – Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
ASHA – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASPAN – American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
AWHONN – Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
ENA – Emergency Nurses Association
INS – Infusion Nurses Society
NAON – National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Inc.
NAPNAP – National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners
NCEMCH – National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
ONS – Oncology Nursing Society
SPN – Society of Pediatric Nurses
AllNurses.com -News, discussions and nursing related search.
HealthWeb.org – Online medical reference library.
NursingCenter.com – Explore the latest CEs, read articles and interact with colleagues.
NursesPDR.com – Searchable drug database, based on PDR Nurse’s Handbook.
RXList.com – Search for drug names, keywords, imprint codes, NDC, diseases and medical terminology.
Pam Pohly’s Net Guide -A wealth of links and reference materials are available here for career enhancement, employment searches, and professional development.
RNCareers.org – RN Program Rankings, Salary Expectations, Scholarships NCLEX Practice Exams, Career Guides, Expert Advice
Bestplaces.net -US City profiles and comparisons, crime rates, climate profiles, cost of living calculator, and school statistics.
Yahoo! Travel – Trip planning, hotels, flights, car rentals. Global travel guides offering information about transportation, entertainment, dining and regional attractions.
CitySearch.com – Provider of local information on topics ranging from restaurants and shopping to travel and professional services. More than 500,000 editorial and user reviews of local businesses.
Smartpages.com -US City Guides to entertainment, dining and weather. Includes visitor imformation, local business and government locators.
DigitalCity.com -Locally-focused online network, delivering local entertainment, commerce, news, community resources and personal interaction to residents and visitors in more than 60 cities across the country.
PHYSICAL THERAPY STATE BOARDS:
RESPIRATORY THERAPY BOARDS AND LICENSE INFORMATION:
–iTunes now offers podcasts for nurse CE credit from several providers, including Nurse.com. Wide variety of topics available. Just type in “nurse continuing education” and you will see the providers.
–Nurse.com (Nursing Spectrum): extensive listing of accredited courses at
–FREE CEU to all healthcare workers, Bioterrorism (2 hrs) at
–FREE Nurse and Allied CEUs at Power PAck at