Nurses (SCIN) Resource Links

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet program -  to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs and related services: http://www.nursecredentialing.org/default.aspx

American Nursing Foundation - is the national philanthropic organization that promotes the continued growth and development of nurses and services to advance the work of the nursing profession: http://www.anfonline.org/

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses: http://www.rehabnurse.org/

Brain Injury Association: http://www.biausa.org/

Brain Trauma Foundation: http://www.braintrauma.org/

DNP Resource for students: http://onlinednp.org/ultimate-resource-collection/

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing: http://consultgerirn.org/resources

Institute for Healthcare Improvement: http://www.ihi.org/ihi

International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses: www.scinurse.org

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center: http://www.msktc.org/sci

MS Society: http://www.nationalmssociety.org

National Amputee Foundation: http://www.nationalamputeefoundation.org

Sigma Theta Tau International  Honor Society of Nursing: http://www.nursingsociety.org/default.aspx

Spina Bifida Association: http://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/site/c.evKRI7OXIoJ8H/b.8028963/k.BE67/Home.htm

National Institute of Nursing Research - supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span-from management of patients during illness and recovery to the reduction of risks for disease and disability, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, promoting quality of life in those with chronic illness, and care for individuals at the end of life: http://www.ninr.nih.gov/

SCI Parenting: http://sciparenting.com/

SCI Rehabilitation Evidence: http://www.scireproject.com/

The Joint Commission: http://www.jointcommission.org/

UAB School of Medicine: http://www.uab.edu/medicine/sci/

United Spinal Association: http://www.unitedspinal.org/

University of Iowa – Evidence-Based Practice: http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts/nursing/rqom/evidencebasedpractice/index.html

VA Office of Nursing Services: http://vaww.appc1.va.gov/NURSING/About_ONS.asp

VA Sunshine Healthcare Network – Partnerships: http://www.visn8.va.gov/patientsafetycenter/overview/partners.asp

VISN 8 Patient Safety Center: www.visn8.va.gov/patientsafetycenter/overview/default.asp