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ACTA Assertive Community Treatment Association - Based in the state of Michigan in the United States.  3/5
Alliance for Psychosocial Nursing - APN - The Alliance for Psychosocial Nursing (APN) was launched on World Mental Health Day, 10 October 1997, in London, England, at Kensington Town Hall, where the Bethlem/Maudsley Hospital was celebrating its 750th anniversary and the Nursing Times was hosting the 6th International Congress on Mental Health Nursing. More than 400 nurses from 15 countries joined the celebratory launch and applauded the announcement of APN's goals. 3/5
Assessing Risk for Violence Using the HCR-20 - A Powerpoint Presentation. 2/5
Care-Nurse Dot Com -  Coping with Nursing Stress; Surviving Anxiety at Work and Home.- Get a grip on stress & the work load. Enjoy nursing anecdotes & poetry. Discover a special hideaway. Find peace & hope. Learn to nurse the spirit -- your patient's and your own. Take a break at...  4/5
Children's Consent to Treatment - J P H Shield, Research Fellow J D Baum, Professor of Child Health Institute of Child Health University of Bristol, Bristol BS2 8BJ. 3/5 . See also our section on ethics
Clinical Supervision - The Site for Psychiatric Nurses. An award-winning, regularly updated website that offers resources for clinical supervision and related topics. The authors also provide interactive assistance and advice. 4/5
Consent to Medical and Dental Treatment for Persons with Reduced Mental Capacity   3/5
Consent to Treatment - Nigel Turner's HyperGUIDE to the Mental Health Act. 3/5
PDF Coping Strategies for Patients and Nurses - SHARONN. COVINGTON, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C. An Article. 3/5
Dorothea E. Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory (SCDNT) - Orem's Self-Care Model: A Professional Nursing Practice Model. 3/5
Depot Medication - What is depot medication? - Sometimes people take medicine as pill/tablets (for example headache pills), sometimes as a liquid, (for example cough mixture). Depot is a special way of taking medicine as an injection which releases the drug slowly over several weeks. 3/5
Forensic Nursing Resource - A UK nursing resource. 3/5
Free Continuing Education Classes Online For Nurses. - Courses listed on this site are offered by many different online providers. NurseCEU.com does not offer any courses and is not responsible for the courses listed on this site. 3/5
Free Online Tutorials for Medical Professionals - Some of which provide online CME credit. Those providing CME credit generally require fees for the test-taking portion but provide free access to the remaining portion of the tutorial. 3/5
GRAAP Strategies for the Management of disturbed and Violent Patients. -  The management of patients, their disturbed and violent behaviour.  3/5
Great Nursing Sites - And there are some listed here.  4/5
Ida Jean Orlando's Nursing Process Theory - She is a frequent lecturer and conducted numerous seminars on nursing process. ... From these observations she formulated the deliberative nursing process.An Overview. 3/5
International Council of Nurses - Information and resources. 3/5
  Health Depot-HDI Medical and Education Center - Depot International. specific interest areas. Indigent Health. Programs including empowerment programs and clinic support programs. 3/5
Hodges’ Health Career Model - Provides a conceptual framework upon which health care professionals can map a patient’s care problems. Patient’s and their carers may also use the model. Brian Hodges' original notes, a resources page and links (800+) are included. Additional material on health informatics and the potential role of visualization in care assessment and evaluation can also be found. Referenced throughout. 3/5
HoNOS Home Page - Health of the Nation Outcome Scales - UK.  4/5
HCR-20 Violence Risk Assessment Scheme - Overview & Annotated Biography - Prepared by KEVIN S. DOUGLAS. 3/5
Hoslink - Hospital Portal & Health Information Site. Discipline specific links and information on most hospital activities. 3/5
  International Centre for Nursing Ethics- University of Surrey, UK. 3/5
Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence Based Nursing & Midwifery - An Australian site with loads of information.  4/5
Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing  3/5
Just for Nurses - Nursing news, career guidance and discussion pages. 3/5
MedWebPlus - Nursing - Steve Foote and Andy Kogelnik. 3/6
National Association of Neonatal Nurses - An American Association.  3/5
National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units - Is an organisation for staff from all disciplines who work in Intensive Care and Low Secure services. Its aim is to benchmark and develop good practice across the specialty. 3/5
Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities - From the Karolinska Institute. 5/5
NMAP - NMAP will be a gateway to evaluated, quality Internet resources in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied health Professions, aimed at students, researchers, academics and practitioners. This service will be fully available by spring 2001 and provide an extensive database, which will be accessible by browsing and searching from this page.  3/5
  Nurses and Burnout - What you can do to prevent it. From Nurese Week Magazine. 2/5
  Nurses & Workplace Violence - Numerous sources report that nurses and other healthcare workers are assaulted in the workplace more frequently than any other US worker group. 3/5
  Nurses 'Confused' about Prison Work - A BBC Article. 3/5
  Nursing Ethics Network (NEN) - An Ethics Resource for Nurses - The Nursing Ethics Network (NEN) is a non-profit organization of professional nurses committed to the advancement of nursing ethics in clinical practice through research, education and consultation. Members of NEN offer a uniquely focused service to the nursing community that is designed to complement, but not to duplicate, the work of other professional nursing organizations. 3/5
  Nursing Events - This site has detailed listings for nursing events, exhibitions, conferences and seminars throughout the UK. 3/5.
  Nursing Links - NursingWorld. 3/5
NursingNet - Dedicated To Nursing Practice of all Disciplines - A comprehensive website dedicated to the nursing profession. Provides links, articles, journals, forums, etc. 4/5
Nursing Research - Health Sciences Library. 3/5
Nursing Research Initiative for Scotland NRIS - The Nursing Research Initiative for Scotland is funded by the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Executive Department of Health. It provides a focus for direct patient care research within Scotland. 3/5
Nursing Standard Online - The Professional Home for Nurses - 17-19 Peterborough Road, Harrow,
Middlesex HA1 2AX.  4/5
Nursing Standard Keyword Archive  - Many articles. 3/5
Nursing Theory Link Page 3/5
Nursing Theory Page - An excellent page, many theories, links and articles.  3/5
Portfolio of British Nursing Websites - Nick White, David Sloss, Nigel Freeney. 3/5
Portfolio Professional Nursing Web Site- This portfolio is an illustration of a professional nursing practice model applied to ambulatory settings. Orem's Self-Care Model: A Professional Nursing Practice Model. 3/5
Psychiatric Nursing Online Dictionary of Mental Health - Provides many links and definitions organized alphabetically.  From Sheffield University.  3/5
RealNurse.Net - By Andrew Heenan: Respurces, Link amd Humour. 3/5
Royal College of Nursing - Needs no introduction.  3/5  Royal College of Nursing Research and Development Co-ordinating Centre. 
Royal College of Psychiatrists - Depot Medication - What is anti-psychotic medication?. 3/5
Scottish & Irish Nurse Magazines - are the main healthcare journals in Scotland and Ireland. 3/5
StaffNurse - Nursing Jobs - Mental Health Nurse Blog, Health News, Message Board and the latest RMN jobs. 3/5
The Development of Models of Clinical Supervision in the UK - Further definitions of clinical supervision Supervision of psychological therapies.  3/5
The International Society of Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurses (ISPCLN) - Is an organization for advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nurses who work with patients/families, who enter the health care system with actual or potential physical dysfunction. 3/5
National Institute of Nursing Research - The National Institute of Nursing Research supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span-from management of patients during illness and recovery to the reduction of risks for disease and disability, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, promoting quality of life in those with chronic illness, and care for individuals at the end of life. 3/5
The International Center for Primary Nursing - To provide information on Primary Nursing. To create dialogue about Primary Nursing. To provide recognition for individuals and patient care units where Primary Nursing is practiced. 2/5
The Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research - UK - The Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) is a UK based service which offers a comprehensive search and information service for health professionals and academics working within the field of mental health nursing research. Since its official launch in February 1996 the NPNR has received acclaim from many of the UK’s top mental health professionals as being an important resource for anyone carrying out research, those wishing to commence mental health nursing research or those just interested in what’s going on within the field.  2/5
That Nursing Site - This site is a good source of information for UK nurses. It features news, research articles and details about clinical practices. It also has a nursing forum which is updated weekly. 3/5
The Nurse Friendly - A extensive nursing resouce site.  American biased but UK nurses will find a lot of information and links .  4/5
The Nurse Practitioner Role in Psyciatric Nursing - Professional paper addressing the rationale for a psychiatric nurse practitioner role and the advantages of this new role. Includes bibliography. An Abstract.  3/5
The Nursing Theory Page - Excellent links. 3/5
The Use of Subliminal Auditory Stimuli in Terminally Ill Oncology Patients - An Article. 3/5
UKCC - United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting. 3/5
UK Harm Reduction Alliance  4/5

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