Health Care Links

Please utilize the links we have provided below. If you would like to suggest additional links please contact us.

Below are links to forms you need to obtain an Illinois Nursing license as well as the contact information if you have any questions regarding the licensing process.

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

James R. Thompson Center

100 West Randolph, Suite 9-300

Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: (312) 814-2715

Fax: (312) 814-3145

Springfield Office:

320 W. Washington Street

Springfield, Illinois 62786

Phone: (217) 785-0800

Fax: (217) 782-7645

Illinois Nursing License Forms Web Site

http://www.idfpr.com/dpr/WHO/nurs.asp

Illinois Certified Nursing Aid Registry

http://app.idph.state.il.us/nar/index.htm

Illinois Registered Nurse License Renewal Web Site

https://www.idfpr.com/dpr/RENEWAL/nurs.asp


Continuing Education

American Nurses Credentialing Center

http://www.nursingworld.org/ancc

Nursing Spectrum

http://www.nursingspectrum.com

RN On-line

http://www.learnwell.org


Pharmacology

http://www.PDR.net/nurse

http://www.pharma-lexicon.com

http://www.NDHnow.com

http://www.micromedex.com


Nursing Practice

Informative Nursing Sites

http://www.nursingworld.org

http://www.nursingcenter.com

Medical Algorithms

http://www.medal.org


Healthcare Organizations

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association

http://www.americanheart.org

Centers for Disease Control

http://www.cdc.gov

Emergency Cardiovascular Care

http://www.cpr-ecc.org

FDA Information for Consumers

http://www.fda.gov/opacom/morecons.html

Infectious Diseases Society of America

http://www.idsociety.org

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

http://www.jcaho.org

National Cancer Institute

http://www.nci.nih.gov

National Coalition against Domestic Violence

http://www.ncadv.org

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

http://www.nfid.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations

http://www.nhpaco.org

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease

http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Occupational Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.osha.gov

The Phenomenal Women of the Web

http://phenomenalwomen.com

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

http://www.hhs.gov


Nursing Organization Links

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

http://www.medsurgnurse.org

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association

http://www.astna.org

American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing

http://www.aaacn.inurse.com

American Assembly for Men in Nursing

http://www.aamn.org

American Association of Diabetes Educators

http://www.aadenet.org

American Association of Managed Care Nurses, Inc.

http://www.aamcn.org

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

http://www.aana.com

American Academy of Nursing

http://www.nursingworld.org/aan

American College of Nurse Practitioners

http://www.nurse.org/acnp

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

http://www.aanp.org

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

http://www.aaohn.org

American Association of Office Nurses

http://www.aaon.org

American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses

http://www.aascin.org

American Association of Neuroscience Nursing

http://www.aann.org

American Association of PeriAnesthesia Nursing

http://www.aspan.org

American Holistic Nurses Association

http://www.ahna.org

American Association of Critical Care Nursing

http://www.aacn.org

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

http://www.aacn.nche.edu

American Long Term & SubAcute Nurses Association

http://www.alsna.com

American Nephrology Nurses’ Association

http://www.annanurse.org

American Nurses Association

http://www.ana.org

American Nursing Informatics

http://www.ania.org

American Organization of Nurse Executives

http://www.aone.org

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

http://www.apna.org

American Radiological Nurses Association

http://www.arna.net

American Society of Pain Management Nurses

http://www.aspmn.org

American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses

http://www.asprsn.org

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

http://www.anacnet.org

Association of Operating Room Nurses

http://www.aorn.org

Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses

http://www.apon.org

Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses

http://www.aorn.org

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

http://www.apic.org

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

http://www.rehabnurse.org

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

http://www.awhonn.org

Case Management Society of America

http://www.cmsa.org

Endocrine Nurses Society

http://www.endo-nurses.org

Emergency Nurses Association

http://www.ena.org

Home Healthcare Nurses Association

http://www.nahc.org/hhna

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

http://www.hpna.org

International Nurses Society on Addictions

http://www.nnsa.org

International Transplant Nurses Society

http://www.itns.org

Intravenous Nurses Society

http://www.ins1.org

League of Intravenous Therapy Education

http://www.lite.org

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

http://www.nacns.org

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

http://www.nahnhq.org

National Association of Neonatal Nurses

http://www.nann.org

National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists

http://members.aol.com/nanmt1

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

http://naon.inurse.com

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners, Inc

http://www.napnap.org

National Association of School Nurses

http://www.nasn.org

National Black Nurses Association, Inc.

http://www.nbna.org

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.

http://www.ncsbn.org

National Federation for Specialty Nursing Organizations

http://www.nfsno.org

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc.

http://www.nflpn.org

National Gerontological Nursing Association

http://www.ngna.org

National League for Nursing

http://www.nln.org

National Nurses in Business

http://www.nnba.net

National Nursing Staff Development Organization

http://www.nnsdo.org

National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

http://www.noadn.org

National Student Nurses’ Association

http://www.nsna.org

Nurses Christian Fellowship

http://www.ncf-jcn.org

Oncology Nursing Society

http://www.ons.org

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

http://www.nursingsociety.org

Society for Vascular Nursing

http://www.svnnet.org

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.

http://www.sgna.org

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates

http://www.suna.org

Transcultural Nursing Society

http://www.tcns.org

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society

http://www.wocn.org


Nursing Journal Links

American Journal of Nursing

http://www.ajnonline.com

American Journal of Epidemiology

http://www.aje.oupjournals.org

American Journal of Infection Control

http://www.apic.org/ajic

Advance for Nurses

http://www.advancefornurses.com

Nursing

http://www.springnet.com

Nursing Management

http://www.nursingmanagement.com

Advances in Neonatal Care

http://www.advancesinneonatalcare.org

Journal of Christian Fellowship

http://www.ncf-jcn.org

Journal of perianesthesia Nursing

http://www.jopan.org

Journal of Professional Nursing

http://www.professionalnursing.org

Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews

http://www.nainr.com

Pain Management Nursing

http://www.painmanagementnursing.org

Nursing Malpractice Insurance links

http://www.nso.com

http://www.cmfgroup.com

http://www.nursesource.org


Help for Nurses

National Fund for Nurses in Need

http://www.NursesHouse.org

Nurse Comedy links

http://www.nurstoon.com