Nursing Links

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) — www.acenursing.org
The ACEN (formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) is the entity that is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both postsecondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, a diploma, or a recognized professional degree (clinical doctorate, master’s/post-master’s certificate, baccalaureate, associate , diploma, and practical). The Commission has authority and accountability inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy-making, and general administration of the ACEN.

Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) — nursing.ohio.gov/
"The mission of the Ohio Board of Nursing is to actively promote and protect the health of the citizens of Ohio through the safe and effective practice of nursing as defined by law.”

American Nurses Association (ANA) — www.nursingworld.org
"The American Nurses Association is a full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.6 million Registered Nurses through its 54 constituent state associations and 13 organizational affiliate members. 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" (ANA Website).

Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) — www.ohnurses.org
"The Ohio Nurses Association is the professional organization for Ohio's registered nurses. It was organized in 1904 to secure a nurse practice act to protect the citizens of Ohio. For nearly 100 years it has been promoting and protecting nurses, the nursing profession, and those who receive nursing care. ONA's Headquarters are in the Dorothy A. Cornelius Building in Columbus" (ONA Website).

The R.A.L.E. Repository — www.rale.ca
"The R.A.L.E. Repository presents digital recordings of respiratory sounds in health and disease. These are breath sounds that doctors, nurses, respiratory and physical therapists hear with a stethoscope when they auscultate the chest of a patient" (The R.A.L.E. Repository Website).

Pharmacology Math — accd.edu/sac/nursing/math/default.html
This is a website for math and dosage calculations.

The Greater Dayton Hospital Association — gdaha.org
This is a website that provides healthcare resources in the greater Dayton area.

Thomas — thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.html
This is a website that provides legislative information on the WEB.

Ohio Department of Health — www.odh.state.oh.us/odh_home.html
This is a website that provides public health information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — www.cdc.gov
This is a website that discusses the latest information about infection and diseases.