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Education

RN/Nursing-Related Links

This is a resource guide for web sites off of the TNA Main site.  Click on any of the following 7 topics listed for specific information:

 

>>  Adult Learners/Students (first listing below) tips and resources
>>  Career Information  how to become a  registered nurse; allied health careers

>>  Financial Aid/Scholarships  private, public, and governemental web sites

>>  Government  Federal and state resources

>>  Minority  tips and resources

>>  Organizations/Associations

>>  Schools of Nursing.

 

 Adult Learners/Students

Become A Nurse  Information and answers about how to become an RN and what it is like to work and practice as a professional nurse
Discover Nursing
Information  Tips, resources for adults seeking 2nd career 

Career Information

Allied Health 
HOT JOBS  A Cool Guide to Health Careers in Texas 

Registered Nurse 
Become a Nurse  Info for middle/high school & adult-2nd career students; resources for teachers, couselors, RNs, others; TX nursing schools; scholarship & financial aid; RN practice today; RN compensation & supply-demand; allied health careers
National Student Nurses Association
Minority Nurse magazine site; financial aid info  
Discover Nursing

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Financial Aid/Scholarships

Finaid A Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid 
Finaid Financial Aid Office helpful web pages & handbooks includes colleges, universities, associate degree colleges and vocational/technical schools
Connecting Students to Colleges Offers guidance, assessment, financial aid, and more
Fastweb.com Takes you through choices and gives you results of some scholarships and grants for which you may apply 
College for Texans. Click on "Apply for financial aid" 
Minority Nurse Although a commercial site, good info 
America's Best Colleges, etc.  US News & World Reports ranks USA's best college, university, graduate programs; as well as world's best colleges and universities
US Dept of Education  Gov. student aid, loans, publications, etc. 

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Government

Federal 
Bureau of Health Professions  
Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  formerly HCFA 
National Center for Health Workforce Information Analysis 
Nursing Workforce Reports & Data HRSA, USDHHS
National Compensation Survey  BLS, USDL 
National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses --2008; HRSA, USDHHS 
Occupational Outlook Handbook  BLS, USDL
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Office of Nursing Services (ONS)

State
Official Website of the State of Texas
Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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Minority Listings

Black Nurses Assn, National 
Hispanic Nurses, National Assn of 
Men in Nursing, American Assembly of 
Minority nurse info; commercial site

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 Organizations/Associations

National 
Amer Academy of Nursing 
American Nurses Assn (Nursing World)
ANA State Nurses Associations List 
Associate Degree Nursing, Nat Org for 
Colleges of Nursing, Amer Assn of 
Executives, Amer Org of Nurse 
CGFNS International (formerly Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools)
History of Nursing, Amer Assn for the 
League for Nursing, National 
Licensed Practical Nurses, National Federation of 
Research, National Institute of Nursing 
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 
State Boards of Nursing, National Council of 
Student Nurses Assn, National

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Texas 
Emergency Nurses Assn, TX Council 
Texas Nurses Association 
Texas School Nurses Organization

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Specialty 
Addictions, International Nurses Society on 
AIDS Care, Association of Nurses in 
Air & Surface Transport Nurses Assn 
Ambulatory Care Nursing, Amer Academy of 
Anesthetists, Amer Assn of Nurse 
Attorneys, Amer Assn of Nurse 
Case Management Society of Amer 
Clinical Nurse Specialists, National Assn of 
Continence Nurses Society, Wound, Ostomy & 
Critical-Care Nurses, Amer Assn of 
Dermatology Nurses' Association 
Diabetes Educators, Amer Assn of 
Diagnosis Assn, North Amer Nursing  
Emergency Nurses Association  
Endocrine Nurses Society  
Executives, Amer Org of Nurse  
Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates, Inc, Society of  
Gerontological Nursing Assn, National   
Holistic Nurses Assn, Amer  
Home Healthcare Nurses Assn  
Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association  
Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc, Assn for Professionals in  (APIC)
Informatics Assn, Amer Nursing  
Infusion Nurses Society  
Intravenous Therapy Education, League of 
Legal Nurse Consultants, Amer Assn of 
Long Term & Sub Acute Nurses Assn, Amer 
Managed Care Nurses, Inc, The Amer Assn of  
Massage Therapists, Nat Assn of Nurse  
Medical-Surgical Nurses, Academy of  
Men in Nursing, American Assembly of 
Neonatal Nurses, Assn of Women's Health, Obstetrics & 
Neonatal Nurses, National Assn of 
Nephrology Nurses Assn, Amer 
Neuroscience Nurses, Amer Assn of 
Nurse-Midwives, Amer College of 
Nurse Practitioner Faculties, National Organization of 
Nurse Practitioners, Amer Academy of 
Nurse Practitioners, Amer College of 
Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses, Assn of Women's Health 
Occupational Health Nurses, Amer Assn of 
Oncology Nurses, Assn of Pediatric 
Oncology Nursing Society 
Orthopaedic Nurses, National Assn of 
Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society, Wound 
Otorhinolaryngology & Head-Neck Nurses, Inc. Society of
Pain Management Nurses, Amer Society of  
Palliative Nurses Assn, Hospice and
Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, National Assn of 
Pediatric Nurses, Society of 
Pediatric Oncology Nurses, Assn of 
PeriAnesthesia Nurses, Amer Society of 
PeriOperative RNs, Assn of 
Plastic Surgical Nurses, Amer Society of 
Psychiatric Nurses Assn, Amer 
Radiological & Imaging Nurses, Assn for
Rehabilitation Nurses, Assn of 
Respiratory Nursing Society 
School Nurses, National Assn of 
Transcultural Nursing Society 
Transplant Nurses Society, Internat 
Urologic Nurses & Associates, Society of 
Vascular Nursing, Society for 
Women's Health, Obstetrics, & Neonatal Nurses, Assn of 
Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society

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 Schools of Nursing

Texas
Entry-Into-Nursing Programs
  For high school graduates; adults seeking a 2nd career; persons with bachelor degree other than nursing
Fast-Track Nursing Programs  For LVNs, Diploma & Associate Degree RNs seeking a BSN; For BS/BSN RNs seeking Masters-Doctoral degrees
Master's Degree Programs  For BS/BSNs seeking Master's degree
Doctoral Degree Programs  For RNs with Masters seeking Doctoral degree 

USA Schools of Nursing
USA Nursing School Programs 

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