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The Nursing Career Reference Guide

The medical field is one of the most important areas of study, and professionals in this occupation are constantly in demand. In particular, the nursing industry is one of the most rewarding, as well as challenging professions. To assist in learning more about the nursing profession, we have gathered a collection of resources on the topic:

Health Related Job Listing Websites

  • NurseGroups Job Board - NurseGroups has a fully-featured job board featuring jobs in all 50 states.
  • Healthcare Jobs - This section of Monster.com will help you find job postings in all of the healthcare related fields as well as news on health care jobs.
  • Jobs at The National Institutes of Health - The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency-making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.
  • Health Careers Education - A website from the California Department of Education aimed at providing information about health careers and the education needed.

Healthcare Resources

  • Health Care Credentialing - A collection of data that breaks down the basics of the most commonly requested healthcare credentials.
  • Nursing on the Net: A sampling of resources available for nursing professionals.
  • US Department of Health and Human Services - This governmental resource is for all things health related.
  • HITSP - The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel. This site provides information on the industry standards for health organizations.
  • National Library of Medicine - This website provides outstanding information on all things health related. You can search for specific topics.

Credential Agencies

Professional Healthcare Associations

  • AAPA - The American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • AAOHN - The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • AANP - The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • AMT - The American Medical Technologists
  • ASGS - The American Society of General Surgeons
  • AAOHN - The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • HIMSS - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.