Resources for Nursing Majors

Occupational Information

Registered Nurses from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Dept. of Labor
Demographics offered by the Bureau of Statistics on registered, what they earn, related fields, and the nature of the work.

Nursing-related Associations

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
A national voice for America's baccalaureate- and higher-degree nursing education programs.

American Nurses Association
A resource site for nurses and those who are interested in becoming nurses, this site also has a job bank and information on credentialing.  Check out the Career Resources.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing
A not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to act and counsel on matters of common interest and concern affecting the public health, safety and welfare.

National League for Nursing
A career center for those in the nursing field, search jobs by type and location, post resumes, and use job search agents.

Oregon Nursing

Oregon Center for Nursing
Addresses nursing shortages, provides information on the field, and has resources on entering the occupation, as well as professional networking help.

Oregon State Board of Nursing
Organization safeguards the public's health and well-being by providing guidance for, and regulation of, entry into the profession, nursing education and continuing safe practice.

Oregon Student Nurses Association
Organization committed to the field of nursing through professional development, collaboration, social advocacy, community service, and education. Website has a career page, with job openings in the field.
Provides a search engine for nursing programs, jobs, and resources on career development.

Local/Regional Healthcare-related Links

Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA)
Provides several services to members including: Technical Assistance, Advocacy, Professional Development, and Networking.

Nursing Leadership and Professional Development

Sigma Theta Tau International
The mission of this Honor Society of Nursing is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.

RN Web
Provides news relating to field, a job search engine, and other nursing resources.

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow
Offers career, education, and resource information on the field.

Nursing Center
Clinical, professional, and community nursing resources. Including information on starting a career in nursing, and posting employment opportunities.

Career Information and Job Search
A site exploring the field of nursing, giving reason why to enter the field and offering statistics on wages and occupational security.

Job Resource Center
A vast job bank listing internship, full and part time job openings in the field of nursing. Career Center
Offers guidance and information on the follow topics: Nursing Positions, Career Alternatives, and Nursing Specialties.
A social and professional networking site for those in or interested in the field of nursing.
A job search engine for those looking for employment in the medical occupation. List of State Nursing Boards
Lists schools which provide needed educational services for those interested in becoming a nurse.

NursingNet (check out the online mentoring program)
Offers a large pool of resource opportunities for those in or interested in entering the nursing field. Including educational and professional advice.

Online Nurse Practitioners Programs
Top Online Nurse Practioner Schools
A resource to help you get your nursing career started.

Job Search Preparation
Provides a job bank and helpful information on searching for a job in nursing.

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