Linda Husted, MPH, RN

Phone: 631 474-4312

 

RN Zone Links


Keeping current with today’s professional changes and achieving best practices are awesome undertakings.  To this end, Husted Life Care Planning has developed a starter kit of helpful web links. The best part of this Starter Kit is that these links are free!!!  Browsing TIP: Browse all the sites listed. Many of them fit into several categories. 

The Affordable Care Act
http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/


Ask Jeeves http://www.ask.com/

American Nurses Association http://www.nursingworld.org/default.aspx

Case Management
Case Management Society of America http://www.cmsa.org/ 

Clearing House – Federal Health Information
2013 Federal Health Information Center and Clearing House
http://www.health.gov/nhic/pubs/2013clearinghouses/clearinghouses.htm

Consumer links
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahrq.gov/

Black healthcare http://www.blackhealthcare.org/

Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services:  http://www.cms.gov/
 
Healthfinder: http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Health information for the whole family from the Academy of Family Physicians  http://familydoctor.org/

Medline Plus Hispanic-American Health
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hispanicamericanhealth.html
Medscape http://www.medscape.com/

Office of Professional Misconduct New York State Department of Education
http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/opmc/main.htm

The Stanford Health Library
http://healthlibrary.stanford.edu/

WebMDHealth http://my.webmd.com/webmd_today/home/default 
 
Continuing Education
See journals and nursing associations.  Free continuing medical education programs by specialty
http://www.medscape.com/cmecenterdirectory/Default?src=hdr ;

Disability Sources
Information on assistive technology  http://www.abledata.com/

Job Accommodation Network http://askjan.org/ 
Disease Management
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/about.htm 

Evidence Based Medicine
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahrq.gov/

Evidence-Based Practice and Health Technology Assessment
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/evidence_based_practice.html

National Guideline Clearinghouse www.guideline.gov/

National Library of Medicine (NLM). The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S... http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/about.jsp
 
National Quality Measures Clearinghouse
www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov/survey/page1.aspx?id=6c967a7d-f708-448c- ;

Healthcare Policy
GPO Access (official information from the three branches of the federal government) http://www.gpo.gov/customers/

Health Policy Statistics Section
http://community.amstat.org/HPSS/Home/

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation United States Department of Health and Human Services aspe.hhs.gov/index.shtml  
 
Journals
Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/

Electronic Journal Miner
http://goldrush.coalliance.org/index.cfm?inst_code=NONE

Free Medical Journals http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/

Nursing ejournal at Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/nursingejournal
http://www.medscape.com/pages/homepages/ejournal/tapnursing 

Journal Searches (for abstracts only)
PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed;
 
Martindale-Hubbell
https://law.lexisnexis.com/

Medscape http://www.medscape.com/px/urlinfo

National Practitioner Databank http://www.npdb-hipdb.hrsa.gov/

The American Bar Association http://www.americanbar.org/aba.html

Life Care Planning
Care Planner Network http://www.careplanners.net/

Drugstore .com http://www.drugstore.com/

International Academy of Life Care Planners
http://www.rehabpro.org/sections/ialcp

National Center for Health Statistics (Life Expectancy)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr62/nvsr62_07.pdf

Rehabilitation Products 
http://www.pattersonmedical.com/

Media Links
Essential Links.com provides access to multiple media sites including
CNN
ABC news
CBS news
FOX news
MSNBC
PBS news hour
C-SPAN
USA Today
New York Times
Washington Post
Magazines
Available @ www.el.com/ 
 
National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals http://www.namsap.org/
 
Mental Sites
Mental Help Net http://mentalhelp.net/ 
 
Nursing and Professional Organizations
American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners
http://www.aanlcp.org/

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
http://www.aalnc.org/

American Nurses Association official site
http://www.nursingworld.org/ 
 
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses http://www.rehabnurse.org/

Case Management Society of America http://www.cmsa.org/

Directory of nursing organizations
http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Nursing/Organizations/ 
 
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals
http://www.rehabpro.org/ 
 
Physician Sites
The Medical Literature Guide http://amedeo.com/

American Academy of Family Physicians. http://www.aafp.org/

The best medical websites
http://www.goldenlinks4doctors.com/
   
National Health Information Center
www.health.gov/nhic/
United States National Library of Medicine National Institutes of
Health @ www.nlm.nih.gov/portals/healthcare.html 
 
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord injury Model System Dissemination Center
http://www.mscisdisseminationcenter.org/

16 Model Spinal Cord injury Systems
http://www.spinalcordinjuryzone.com
 
Stanford Health Information
http://healthlibrary.stanford.edu/
http://stanfordhospital.org/healthLib/

Toll Free Numbers
2013 Toll Free Numbers for Health Information
http://www.health.gov/nhic/pubs/2013tollfreenumbers/tollfreenumbers1.htm

Traumatic Brain Injury
American Brain Tumor Association
http://hope.abta.org/site/PageServer

Brain Injury Association of America
http://www.biausa.org/index.htm

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago http://www.ric.org/

TBI Model Systems http://www.tbindc.org/ 

U.S. Government Sites
http://www.usa.gov/


 

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