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  • American Nurses Association, the professional organization for nurses, offers information on careers, practice, ethics, etc., membership may be required for certain resources.
  • The Campaign for Nursing’s Future, from Johnson & Johnson, this site offers information on getting started in nursing as well as resources for current nurses.
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S," providing innumerable information and data.
  • Explore HEALTH Careers, "is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website that gives students (and educators) a reliable, comprehensive source of accurate, up-to-date information about the health professions."
  • See more Health & Nutrition Resources on our Free Online Resources & Tools page.
  • HRSA: Health Resources and Services Administration, "an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care by strengthening the health care workforce, building healthy communities and achieving health equity." It provides information on grants, data and statistics, public health issues and more.
  • Science.gov “searches over 60 databases and over 2200 selected websites from 15 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.” Includes topics in health, medicine, and more.
  • StudentNurseJourney, offers numerous resources for student nurses in various formats; while many resources are free to use, some, such as reviews and tutoring for licensure exams may be for a fee.

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