The site offers a quarterly online journal, access to publications and online references, and an excellent page of links.
American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
ASLME is a non-profit educational and research organization devoted to critical thought in health, law, medicine, bioethics, and patient care. ASLME offers two nationally known peer-reviewed journals, as well as national conferences on emerging topics in law and medicine.
California Association of Health Facilities
California Healthcare Association
California Nursing Outcomes Coalition Database Project
California’s Association for Professions in Infection Control and Epidemiology
An excellent source of information about incontinence. The site provides a wealth of publications for health care professionals as well as consumers in the treatment of incontinence.
National Association for Home Care (NAHC)
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
National Black Nurses Association.Inc
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
National League for Nursing
Has excellent resources for prevention/treatment of pressure ulcers and many other intersting topics related to SCI.
Resource for dressing materials & wound information
Society for Vascular Nursing
Society of Gastrointerology Nurses and Associates, Inc.
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates is a professional organization of nurses and associates dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing. SGNA carries out its mission by advancing the science and practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing through education, research, advocacy, and collaboration, and by promoting the professional development of its members in an atmosphere of mutual support.
Site features online ordering of publications, a sophisticated forum open to guests and new users, and chat.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
Offers support services, a youth rally, free information packets, and even a cookbook. This is a good site with plenty of links and information.
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses Society
World Union Wound Healing Society
50 countries are represented by WCET. The site includes many alternative medicine and related health resources, links to cancer websites around the world, meetings, and journal abstracts.
The Wound Healing Society
A nonprofit, international organization of clinical and basic science investigators interested in the field of wound healing.
The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) regulates the practice of registered nursing and certified advanced practice nurses in order to protect the public. The Board exists to protect the health and safety of consumers and promote quality registered nursing care in California.
Capwiz•XC offers five ways to deliver your advocacy messages to officials, media contacts, and other recipients that you specify. Choose from Advocacy Xpress* (hand delivery), e-mail, fax, telephone, and/or postal mail.
Centers for Disease Control
Searchable website containing fact sheets, statistics, publications for order and a health topics A-Z index.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Comprehensive site including health insurance information, updated news articles about health care, stats and data, and a well-maintained listing of laws and regulations.
National Cancer Institute
An excellent site covering all aspects of cancer-related issues. “Cancernet” is a wealth of information in English and Spanish. Also contains press releases and announcements.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases – NIDDK
Part of NIH, this organization conducts, supports, and disseminates research to the public. NIH job opportunities, archived and 1994 – current news briefs and releases, research and funding opportunities, information on many health topics for patients and professionals, combined health information database (CHID) containing references and citations.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The site contains information on funding opportunities, scientific resources, and extensive news. This site is searchable and also provides information in Spanish.
Wound and Skin Care Products
Anasept wound antiseptic
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation website
This company makes Calmoseptine Ointment which is a very effective for a moisture barrier cream.
Wound and Ostomy Products
Wound and Ostomy supplies
Product information on Oasis, Stratasis, and Surgisis.
Derma Sciences Inc.
Wound care therapeutics
This is where you will find out about the Heellift smooth suspension boot.
Dynamic Medical Systems
DME company surfaces and non-invasive pulse electromagnetic technology
Waffle Boot, original inflatable heel lift
Elta® skin and wound care
Swiss-American markets Elta® skin and wound care products. Swiss-American continues their focus on technologies to help improve outcomes.
Ferris Mfg. Corp
Polymem, the standard hydrophilic polyurethane foam dressing
Friends of Ostomates Worldwide-USA
Free ostomy supplies for those without insurance
Product for wound and skin care, including Accuzyme, Panafil, Curasol Gel to read only Product for wound and skin care
DME company bed manufacturer first distributer of the Clinitron bed
Products and education
Johnson & Johnson
J&J have many different types of products for wound and skin care.
Variety of disposable medical products including wound, incontinence and urology items
Kinetic Concepts Incorporated
DME company with surfaces and the Wound VAC
Wound and Skin Care Products
Pain free silicone dressings
Noble Biomaterials, Inc. Washable silver fiber dressings
The Parthenon Company is the manufacturer of Devrom® as well as many other products such as ParSORB™ and DevKo™
Many different products to explore
Smith & Nephew
Wound and Skin Care Products
Sween skin care products
Whizzy for Women
The revolutionary product that lets women urinate while standing…from New Angle Products
Wonder-Gloves offer skin creams & lotion for dry skin problem. Wonder-gloves skin care cream gives total protection against chemicals and other external agents.
Spina Bifida Association of America
Contains information about spina bifida in adults and children. Includes toll-free numbers, newsletter, cholarship and research information.
Service for people with ostomy
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos particles and affects the lining of the lungs, heart, and abdomen. The average latency period that mesothelioma takes to develop is anywhere from 20-40 years. Since this period is so long, mesothelioma usually affects older adults in their 60’s and 70’s. We specialize in connecting patients with doctors and treatment options that are best suited for them. Our information services and resources are 100% free to patients and family members.
Comprehensive information on nursing home abuse and neglect for nursing home residents and their loved ones.
The J Pouch Group
Dedicated to the Ileo-anal anastomosis or “J-Pouch”, this site offers information and support for those with Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Polyposis. It has discussion groups, success stories, links, and more.
UOAA Home page
United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.
Useful Ostomy Links
(courtesy of Ostomy Association of Southwestern Indiana)
Vohra wound Physicians have developed a FREE mobile app, available on both iOS and Android, which can quickly and accurately predict how long a wound can take to heal, with over 80% certainty.
Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Free on line data base of skin and wound care prod. and services. Full text articles from Advances in Skin & Wound Care. (And much more)
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is a doctoral program focusing on medical practice rather than medical research. Unlike traditional, research-based PhD degrees, DNP degrees provide training specifically designed for application the clinical environment
Novoresume is an online resume builder that combines functionality and aesthetics to maximize users’ chances of being invited for job interviews. Provides helpful career resources for nurses and those who are interested in entering the profession.
This nursing resource was created for those looking to advance their career. It provides useful information about every program in the country.
Cleveland Clinic – R. B. Turnbull, Jr. School of ET/WOC Nursing
Emory University School of Medicine
Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Center
Harrisburg Area WOC Nursing Education Program
La Salle University School of Nursing
Medical University of South Carolina, Wound Care Specialty Course
University of Washington School of Nursing, Wound and Ostomy Education Programs
WebWOCN Nursing Education Program