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ADN IL Assessment
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Cultural assessment websites
Websites for Cultural Health Assessment
The University of Washington. Specific community cultural profiles and subjects related to ethnic groups.
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) is a nonprofit training and consulting organization founded in 1992. Our mission is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to advance access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
The purpose of DiversityRx is to improve the accessibility and quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and indigenous communities. We support those who develop and provide health services that are responsive to the cultural and linguistic differences presented by diverse populations.
Medline Asian American Health
Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from
Access to care
On this page, you'll find links to health issues that affect Asian Americans.
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
The NCIHC is composed of leaders from around the country who work as medical interpreters, interpreter service coordinators and trainers, clinicians, policymakers, advocates and researchers.
US> Dept. of Health & Human Services. Office of Minority Health
The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
Phone (810) 989-5640
Text (810) 515-7343
AMA Medical Ethics
Information about medical ethics from the AMA. One especially helpful resource for nursing students is their "Virtual Mentor, an interactive, Web-based forum for analysis and discussion of ethical and professional issues."
Care Guides from Your UMHS Clinician
The Michigan Medicine Patient Education Clearinghouse is a resource for you with videos, websites and handouts created or endorsed by Michigan Medicine clinicians.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
In accordance with the CDC’s mission to monitor public health, put forth prevention initiatives, investigate health problems, and promote healthy behaviors, its website provides information on specific health and safety topics, a public health image library, and state and national data sets on health and disease. Its A to Z index is a convenient way to find statistical and other information on specific conditions.
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
University of Iowa
HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress)
Information about all health services research and public health projects
Human Anatomy Online
Easy to navigate, begins by choosing among ten systems: skeletal, digestive, muscular, lymphatic, endocrine, nervous, cardiovascular, male or female reproductive, and urinary. Graphics are interactive and users can view animations of the system, tutorials, and descriptions. Two caveats: users must have a java-enabled browser, and there is no search capability within the site.
McGill University Virtual Stethoscope
In this educational resource you will find: a tutorial on the physical exam with emphasis on auscultation; a brief review of selected cardiac and pulmonary; physiology/pathophysiology topics; a virtual stethoscope interface for auscultating normal and abnormal cardiac and respiratory sounds; powerful and interactive quizes to help with mastery of the stethoscope (on-line only)
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for the health care professional.
Michigan Medicine Care Guides
This database includes videos, websites and handouts created by Michigan Medicine clinicians. It also includes materials from other organizations that were reviewed and approved by Michigan Medicine clinics and committees.
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.
National Institute of Nursing Research
The mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. To achieve this mission, NINR supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness, research that spans and integrates the behavioral and biological sciences, and that develops the scientific basis for clinical practice.
Physical Exam Teaching Resources
University of Florida Health. These are outstanding videos that review the evidence behind various physical exam maneuvers and demonstrate the findings. (The first 2.5 min of each video is the same hand washing and statistics review.)
PubMed comprises more than 29 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
RN Central is a special place on the web for nurses and students. More than just a list of links, RN Central is a website where nurses can enjoy themselves, and find information important to nursing and becoming a nurse. Come join the RN Central Family!
Virtual Health Care Team
School of Health Professions, University of Missouri-Columbia. The site contains a variety of cases of interest to health professionals. The topics include managing obesity, arthritis and exercise, and using a team approach to help older adults with complex medical problems. The cases have also been viewed by numerous people with particular medical problems.
World Health Organization
We are the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system.
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