Links to DNP Sites of Interest
- DNP Associations and Organization (Regional and Speciality Groups)
- Professional Nursing Organizations
- Resources for DNP practice
- General Nursing Sites
- Statistics about Nursing
- Charitable Opportunities
Call for DNP Project Exemplars – requested by authors of the textbook, “DNP Scholarly Projects: A Framework for Success” as they begin work on the second edition.
DNP Associations and Organizations
Regional DNP Groups
California Organization of Doctors of Nursing Practice (CODNP)
Greater Boston Doctors of Nursing Practice Group
Metropolitan NY, New Jersey & Connecticut DNPs
Midwest DNP Clinical Scholars
Minnesota Network of Practicing DNPs
Mississippi Educational Consortium for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Doctors of Nursing Practice of Nevada (DNPN)
New England Organization of Doctors of Nursing Practice (NEODNP)
North Dakota Doctors of Nursing Practice
Nurse Practitioners in Canada
Texas DNP Network
Specialty DNP Groups
Association of Nurse Practitioner Practice Owners (ANPPO)
DNP Health Informatics
DNP Health Policy
DNPs in Corrections
Nurse Anesthetists with DNP
Independent Practice DNP
Midwives with DNP
DNPs Seeking Positions in Academia
DNPs in Executive Nursing Practice
Coalition of Nurses for Communities in Disaster
Oncology Nurse Practitioners – DNP
Population/Public Health DNPs
Children with Special Health Care Needs DNPs
Diplomats of Comprehensive Care
Clinical Nurse Specialists Who Are DNPs
College Health DNPs
Executive Leadership DNP
Professional Nursing Organizations
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Association for the History of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Nursing – Practice Leadership Network (PLN)
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Association for the History of Nursing
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
American Medical Informatics Association
American Nurses Association
American Organization of Nurse Executives
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Emergency Nurses Association
Infant Mental Health for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE)
International Association of Forensic Nurses
International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN)
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
National Association of School Nurses
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
National League for Nursing
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau International
Transcultural Nursing Society
Listing of National Nursing Organizations by Nurse.org
Listing of National Nursing Organizations by the Agape Center.com
Listing of National and International Nursing Organizations
Resources for DNP Practice
99 Best Journals & Publications for Nurses, though created by colleagues for the LPN to BSN online web site, this listing is a great resource for all nurses. Have a look!
ACE Star Model, University of Texas HSC San Antonio Center for Evidenced Based Practice
ACLS.Net This is an online training web site. No skills test necessary for ACLS, BLS, or PALS. Great service and offers for all health care providers, regardless of level of education.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
American Association of Colleges of Nursing DNP resource page
American College of Physicians Clinical Recommendations includes Clinical Guideline Standards, Clinical Practice Guidelines and Best Practice Advice
American Pubic Health Association (APHA)
British Medical Journal (BMJ) is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. The website is updated daily with BMJ’s latest original research, education, news, and comment articles, as well as podcasts, videos, and blogs.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The CDC maintains several departments concerned with occupational safety and health, such as the Center for Injury Prevention and Control, etc.
Centre for Evidence Based Medicine is in Oxford, UK. The broad aim is to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to doctors and health care profesionals to help maintain the highest standarrds of medicine.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid: CMS Programs and Information
Cochrane Collaboration: Working together to provide the best evidence for health care
Click here for a tutorial and information about search the Cochrane Collection
European Journal of Clinical and Medical Oncology (EJCMO) and on-line TV station are both aimed at oncologists, hematologists, radiologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, internists, palliative care physicians, patients, relatives and other specialists interested in cancer diagnosis, management, treatment and research. The quarterly published journal is peer-reviewed and is available in print and on-line. New video and audio educational content are updated regularly.
DrugAlert.org Our mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for alerting the general pubic how dangerous certain drugs can be. These drugs can cause devastating, causing physical and emotional distress.
DrugDangers.com – Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.
DrugNews.net – The mission of DrugNews is to improve patient safety through eduction by providing the latest safety alerts, FDA recalls, studies and legal news.
Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education
Evidenced Based Nursing Journal – A journal of quality appraised abstracted research relevant to nursing practice.
How Baby Boomers Will Impact the Nursing Shortage A fascinating collection of information for all interested in nursing and health care delivery. Developed by Maryville University. A great resource.
Institute of Healthcare Improvement: An independent not-for-profit organization
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies: An independent, nonprofit organization that workds outside of the government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.
Iowa Model for Evidence Based Practice: University of Iowas Hospitals and Clinics
Joanna Briggs Institute is an International not-for-profit Research and Development Organisation specialising in Evidence-Based resources for healthcare professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health. With over 54 Centres and groups, servicing over 90 countries, The Joanna Briggs Institute is a recognised global leader in Evidence-Base Healthcare.
Joint Commission An independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States.
National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally crated by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and American Association of Health Plans (now America’s Health Insurance Plans [AHIP]).
National Institutes of Health (NIH): Part of the US Department of HHS
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is dedicated to improving the health and health care of Americans through funding for nursing research and research training.
National Quality Measures Clearinghouse: US Department of Health & Human Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
NursePractionerSchools.com A general web site with resources for people interested in a Nurse Practitioner program.
DNP 101: The Ultimate Online Resource Collection: This article is an in depth list of great websites and resources for persons in the nursing profession, as well as prospective students to the field.
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pressure Ulcer Resource Guide
PublicHealthOnline.org provides accurate and expert-driven resources about public health topics, careers, and post-secondary educational opportunities.
PubMed contains over 20 million citations including full-text.
RecallGuide.org Over 100,000 FDA mediations tracked every day. Articles, supportive information.
Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources Published by the writers at Open Education Database, this is a valuable resource for all. Google can only index the visible web, or searchable web. But the invisible web (or deep web) is estimated to be 500 times bigger than the searchable web. See these helpful recommendations and guides.
ResearchGate A site to locate and interact with researchers in many disciplines and fields of interest. A great tool for all advanced practice nurses and DNPs interested in completing the loop of practice feedback to researchers.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Mission is to improve the health and health care of all Americans.
WebMD(Patients get information here – practitioners should have access to what they are reading). This is a leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information.
General Nursing Sites
100 Best Nontraditional Nursing Sites – 2012: About nursing careers that go off the beaten path.
30 Day Quit Smoking Guide – This guide was written as a concrete 30 day plan for quitting smoking. It’s our promise that if you follow the plan for 30 days, you will be well on your way to a smoke free lifestyle.
Accredited Online Nursing Degree Programs Compare up to four schools with this tool that lets you view financial data and statistics about each school and its student demographics. Compare tuition for in-state and out-of-state students and investigate financial aid options available at each school.
American Heart Association
BestNursingDegree.com: Our mission is to support and promote a well-educated nursing workforce, by helping current and prospective nurses navigate the dynamic career and educational pathways in nursing.
College Affordability Guide
Governmental Nursing Resources: Definitive listing provided by Online Nurse Practitioner Program Site (see below)
Learn How to Become a Nurse: A resource on the many paths of nursing education including general information valuable to all in the nursing discipline.
NCLEX Review from Elsevier Health
Nursing Career Center is a non-commeercial website that relies on the contribution of information, content, and resources from medical and nursing professionals.
Nurse.com A leading source of local and national nursing news, jobs, continuing education and an online community.
Nurse.org Search for nursing jobs and hospital reviews.
Nursing Job Source is a job board for nursing jobs nationally.
Nursing School 411 is a guide to nursing school information.
Nursing Theory Page is a collection of various nursing theories internationally, hosted by the University of San Diego.
Online Colleges.net provides information and tools to help select an online nursing program.
Online FNPPrograms.com An online resource dedicated to providing prospective graduate nursing students accurate and relevant information to make optimal decisions regarding their academic and professional path.
Pacific Medical Training – Dedicated to creating online emergency education solutions including web-based emergency certification and recertification programs for Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.
School Nurse Resource Page – Membership in a professional association for school nurses may also provide access to special conferences and educational meetings that can even be worth graduate school credit under some circumstances.
SmokeFree.gov – Offers help for those struggling with nicotine addiction
RN to MSN Online Search: Created by an RN, search Online programs through this well structured directory.
Listing of State Boards of Nursing (found on the Sigma Theta Tau site)
Statistics About Nursing