The word nursing is a noun. Nursing means (1) the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm, (2) nourishing at the breast, (3) the profession of a nurse.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word nursing.
- Nurse Practitioner Directory
Browse this nurse practitioner directory for info about nurse practitioners in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a female nurse checking the blood pressure of a female patient.
- Registered Nurses
Registered nurses, or RNs, treat and monitor patient medical conditions. They also provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families.
- American Nurses Association
This is the official website for the American Nurses Association representing 2.9 million nurses. The Association lobbies Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public. The website has information about membership and benefits for joining. There is also information about ANA publications, including OJIN, an online journal.
- Duke University
Duke University, founded in 1924, is in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a highly selective school that has an undergraduate population of around 6200, 6600 graduate students, and 1667 faculty members. There is a medical school, divinity school, and nursing
school at Duke. The website provides information about visiting Duke and applying.
Elsevierhealth.com is the gateway to the publisher's Health Sciences Publishing. Elsevier is a publisher of books and journals in dentistry, medicine, nursing, veterinary sciences, and allied medical fields. Searchable first by location and then by subject, the website provides information about all titles. There is also a shopping cart for purchases.
- Emory University
Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, was founded in 1836 by a group of Methodists. There are 12,000 students, graduate and undergraduate, and 3200 faculty members. Besides arts and sciences, Emory has a medical school, nursing
school, schools of theology and law, and a business school. Information about Emory, visiting the school, and applying are on the website.
This website contains an alphabetical list of hospital and nursing
home profiles. For each, information is given about the numbers of nurses and other personnel, location, hospital affiliations, health care provider participation, and much other useful information. There is also a link to several online reference works on health care.
- Montana State University
MSU, located in Bozeman, was founded in 1893. It is a part of the Montana State University system. In Athletics, MSU plays with the Big Sky Conference and NCAA-I. There are roughly 13,000 students and 826 faculty members. MSU has recently been added to the Carnegie Foundation's list of top-tier research institutions. MSU has a large agricultural school and a school of nursing, among its offerings.
- New York University
NYU was established in 1831 as an alternative to many of the more exclusive schools of the time. Today there are 40,000 students studying at 14 colleges and schools in 6 different locations in NYC and 20 countries abroad. Besides the School of Arts & Sciences, NYU has Colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Law, Medicine, and Social Work, as well as The Institute of Art, and others.
- University of California, San Francisco
UCSF became part of the California University system in 1873. It is the only UC campus dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. The school has professional programs in dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. There is also a PhD program, the UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Children's Hospital, and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. The school has almost 3000 students and 1325 residents.
- University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago was formed in 1982. Today there are about 25,000 students at UIC, making it the largest University in the Chicago area. There are more than 2000 faculty members. Besides the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIC has Colleges of Applied Health, Art and Architecture, Business Administration, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, and more.
- University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky, located in Lexington, was founded in 1865. There are more than 27,000 students enrolled at UKY; 71% of whom are undergraduates. Besides the undergraduate programs, UKY offers programs in medicine, nursing, law, public policy, diplomacy and international commerce, social work, public health and more. The website lists dates of college fairs. Students can apply online.
- University of North Carolina
The University of North Carolina located in Chapel Hill, has almost 17,000 undergraduates and 11,000 graduate students with 1,382 faculty members. UNC opened in 1789. With its large number of graduate students, UNC is noted for many research programs. There are graduate programs in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry, social work, library science, law, journalism, and more.
- University of New Mexico
UNM is located in Albuquerque and was founded in 1889. 26,399 students are enrolled at UNM and the school is designated by the Carnegie Classification as a Doctoral/Research Extensive University. UNM has colleges of nursing, pharmacy, architecture, engineering, law, medicine and public administration that offer professional degrees. The school also has about 12,000 non-traditional students.
- University of Pennsylvania
Penn is a highly selective, private, ivy-league university, located in Philadelphia. Penn has nearly 10,000 students and 4,200 faculty members. Besides the School of Arts and Sciences, Penn is home to the Wharton School of Business, a Law School, a Medical School, a Veterinary School, a Nursing
School, and the Annenberg School for Communication.
- University of Rhode Island
URI, located in Kingston, is the largest of the four Rhode Island universities. It was chartered in 1888 as the state's agricultural school. The school has about 15,000 students, graduate and undergraduate. URI has more than 80 majors in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and more. Graduate programs are offered in nursing, pharmacy, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.
- University of Washington
The University of Washington, with its main campus in Seattle, was founded in 1861 and is one of the oldest state-supported schools in the West. The school is considered one of the public ivies. There are over 40,000 students at UW. UW also has a medical school and a nursing
school. The website has information about the school, visiting, and applying.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison
UW-Madison was founded in 1848 and is the State Land-Grant University. There are approximately 41,500 students and over 2000 faculty. UW is in the Big Ten Conference for most sports. UW has a medical school, nursing
school, veterinary school, library school, and a law school, among others. The website contains information about visiting and applying.
- West Virginia University
WVU is a public, land-grant institution established in 1867, and located in Morgantown. There are over 27,000 students and 1870 faculty members. 35% of the degrees awarded are graduate or professional degrees. The WVU School of Pharmacy is considered one of the top 10 in the country; there are also schools of law, medicine, nursing, dentistry, & journalism. Application information on the website.
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- Nursing Tweets
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