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Academic Center for Evidence Based Nursing
www.acestar.uthscsa.edu/Learn_model.htm
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
  • Tutorials on Evidence Based Practice
  • Links to resources
Agency for Health Care Research & Quality

www.ahrq.gov
  • Designs research to improve quality of health care, reduce its costs,  improve patient safety, broaden access to essential services
  • Nursing Research area provides access to:
    • conferences & workshops
    • research funding sources
    • tools and resources
    • current research activities
American Public Health Association

www.apha.org
  • Association news, meetings
  • Public Health links
  • listings for state public health associations
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  (CMS)

www.cms.hhs.gov/healthyaging/evidreports.asp?
  • Evidence reports that  synthesize scientific evidence on how to improve :
    • delivery of Medicare clinical, preventive and screening benefits
    • promoting health  and preventing decline in older adults
  • Healthy Aging Initiative
Epidemiology & Public Health

www.uic.edu/depts/lib/lhsp/resources/nureppi.shtml
  • Extensive list of links to Illinois, national, and international health statistics
  • Public Health Program Resources
  • Public Health website links
  • maintained by the Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria, University of Illinois at Chicago
Evidence Base:  Putting Public Health Evidence into Practice

www.hda-online.org.uk/evidence/
  • National Health Service Health Development Agency (UK)
  • search for evidence in public health
  • key papers
Evidence-Based Nursing

http://evidence.ahc.umn.edu/ebn.htm
  • University of Minnesoata Evidence-Based Nursing Project
  • Tutorials on EBN
  • Links to resources

Evidence-Based Nursing

http://www.hsl.unc.edu/Services/Tutorials/EBN/index.htm


  • University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
  • Links to resources and tools
Evidence-Based Nursing: Syllabi for practicing EBM.

http://www.cebm.utoronto.ca/syllabi/nur/intro.htm
  • University of Toronto
  • Sample scenarios for practicing EBN
  • Links to resources
Evidence-Based Resources for Public Health Practice

http://library.umassmed.edu/ebpph
  • Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Project
  • Annotated listing of EBPH websites
  • Listing of Public Health bibliographic database
  • Listing of free online journals in public health
Health Evidence

http://www.health-evidence.ca
  • Site designed to provide quality research evidence to public health decision makers
  • Created with funds from the Canadian Institute of Health Research
Healthy People Project

www.healthypeople.gov
  • Information about the Healthy People 2010 Project
  • Evidence-based PubMed search strategies relating to Healthy People objectives
Illinois Public Health Association

www.ipha.com
  • Association news, newsletter
  • Annual Meeting information
  • Communication on public health issues
National Institutes of Health

www.nih.gov
  • A-Z index of NIH health resources
  • Clinical Trials, health hotlines, and drug information
  • Public Health Fact Sheets
  • Grants & funding opportunites
Nursing Knowledge International

www.nursingknowledge.org/Portal/main.aspx
  • Pulic Health Interest Area
  • Access to journal articles, research, news

Nursing Resources for Evidence Based Practice

http://www.library.vcu.edu/tml/bibs/ebnursing.html


  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Links to resources, databases, and tools
Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion

http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov
  • Healthy People 2010 agenda
  • Healthfinder:  a key resource for consumers for finding government and health and human services information on the Internet
PH Partners

www.phpartners.org
  • Health promotion and health education information
  • Public Health Information and Data: A Training Manual
  • Resource Guide to Public Health Preparedness
  • Literature and Guidelines
Public Health Links (APHA)

www.apha.org/public_health
  • Lengthy listing of links to public health resources
Public Health Resources

http://nnlm.gov/ner/publichealth.html

  • Resource list from the National Network/Libraries of Medicine
  • Access to training opportunities on information resources
Research Resources for Evidence Based Nursing

http://www.muhc-ebn.mcgill.ca/
  • McGill University Health Centre
  • Links to EBN Guides and Tools
World Health Association

www.who.int/en
  • General information on world health topics
  • Travelers' Health
  • Research Tools
  • Library & Information Netwoks for Knowledge Database

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