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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.