Resource Links

The following links are to various websites that are useful tools for experienced nurses and student nurses alike. Descriptions are provided with each link to help guide you in your preparation for a nursing career.


The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interest of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent member nurses associations and its organizational affiliates.

American Nurses Association


The American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses provides the code of ethics each nurse/nursing student abides by.

American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses


The Tennessee State Board of Nursing responsibilities center around three broad functions - licensure, education, and practice. The board prescribes the minimum curriculum for all nursing programs. This site provides news, information, and performance related to nursing in Tennessee.

Tennessee State Board of Nursing


NSNA's mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession.

National Student Nurses Association


Ed4Nurses is a website of tips, timesavers, news, and empowerment for experienced nurses and student nurses. It provides many useful resources for student nurses.



For a humorous look at the lighter side of nursing:


The University of Washington Department of Medicine is a great website for heart and lung sounds along with exam techniques and more.

Heart Sounds

Lung Sounds


To find Masters Degree in Nursing programs in the US.

Masters in Nursing Degree Programs in the US


DosageHelp provides a dosage calculations tutorial, complete with explanations and examples, to help nursing students prepare for a medication examination.

Dosage Help


NurseGroups is a job board that is completely free for both job seekers and employers. Dozens of healthcare employers post jobs on the site every day.