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Databases for Nursing Leadership Literature

    Includes abstracts of articles from nursing, allied health, biomedical, consumer health journals, and publications of the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing.
    For the Nurse Leader assignment: search on a leader's name or use the subject Nursing Leaders
  • Health Business Elite
    Comprehensive journal content covering all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full text content from more than 450 journals. This database is updated daily.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 830 journals, of which 550 are availabile in full text. About 450 of the journals are peer-reviewed.

Nurse Leader Awards

  • AACN Awards
    Website lists awards such as the CNL Visionary Leader Award and the Policy Luminary Award. Website includes award descriptions and recipients.
  • American Academy of Nursing
    AAN presents a yearly award for Nurse Leader in Aging. The website describes the award and provides recipients' names and bio's.
  • American Organization for Nurse Executives (AONE)
    AONE Awards include such leadership awards as Lifetime Achievement Award and AONE Affiliate Achievement Award. The Press releases contain the recipient announcements.
  • ANA National Awards
    Website lists National Awards Categories with descriptions and includes a linked pdf listing the Award recipients.
  • Awards from the NLN
    Website lists the leadership awards, descriptions, and recipients.
  • Culture of Health: Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing
    Program honors innovators who are forging a path to better health in their communities. These nurse leaders work with their Action Coalitions and are ambassadors for the Campaign and its ideals of creating a healthier America through nursing. Includes names and bio's by year.

Patient Safety

  • Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Network
    The AHRQ mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Offers Health IT tools and health information management research.
  • MDCH - Patient Safety for Professionals
    Michigan Department of Community Health developed this site to educate and assist the general public and health professionals in Michigan about Patient Safety
  • Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
    Authority that informs nurses on issues that can affect patient safety and presents strategies they can easily integrate into practice.
  • Quality and Patient Safety: AHRQ
    Multiple links to a variety of patient safety topics.
  • SafetyLit
    SafetyLit (short for safety literature) is a free database service of the SafetyLit Foundation in cooperation with San Diego State University and the World Health Organization. Contains more than 500,000 records and draws content from more than 16,000 professional journals of 30+ distinct professional disciplines.
  • U S Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that give off radiation, and regulating tobacco products.

Print & eBooks: Nurse Leaders

American Nursing: a biographical dictionary - Vern L. Bullough (Editor); Olga Church (Editor); Alice P. Stein (Editor)
Call Number: RT 34 .A44 1988
Publication Date: 1988
3 volume set: contains biographies of 175 women and two men nursing leaders. Most entrants were born before 1900. Signed entries give lengthy biographical information, references, and life dates.

Contemporary American Leaders in Nursing - Gwendolyn Safier
Call Number: RT 4 .S12
Publication Date: 1977

Contemporary minority leaders in nursing : Afro-American, Hispanic, native American perspectives - Miller, Helen S.
Call Number: RT 83.3 .C65
Publication Date: 1983

Making Choices, Taking Chances - Thelma Schorr; Zimmerman
Call Number: RT 34 .S36 1988
Publication Date: 1988

Nursing Hall of Fame - American Nurses Association
Call Number: RT 34 .N87 1984
Publication Date: 1984

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Pivotal Moments in Nursing - Beth Houser; Kathy Player
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2004
Leaders who changed the path of a profession.

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Pivotal Moments in Nursing - Beth Houser
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2007

Speaking out : the views of nurse leaders - Archer, Sarah Ellen
Call Number: RT 42 .A72
Publication Date: 1981

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Words of Wisdom from Pivotal Nurse Leaders - Beth Houser; Kathy Player; Sigma Theta Tau International Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: RT 86.45 .H68 2008
Publication Date: 2008
Accumulated wisdom from well-known nurse leaders.

General Nursing Sites

  • American Nurses Association
    ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
  • National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
    Disseminates data and information related to licensure of nurses.
  • National League for Nursing
    The preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

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