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10 May 2017

Check out these nursing website recommendations from Kathy Holloway. 

MakerNurse

http://makernurse.com

We know that nurses along with other health professionals, are innovative and skilled at providing ‘workarounds’ to meet the needs of those they serve. These innovations, however, often rarely make it out of the service in which they were created. This is recognised and celebrated in the US by the MakerNurse™ (a subsite of MakerHealth) website, launched in September 2013 with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The site was created with the goal of empowering nurses and to encourage nurse ‘making’ to change the face of healthcare. The site links to MakerHealth, which contains useful tools and resources that could help more nurses bring their ideas to fruition and lead improvements in patient care.

Site accessed 6 April 2017.

Lippincott Nursing Center

www.nursingcenter.com

Support your innovative practice by accessing this website created by American nurses for nurses. The longstanding site is a great portal destination for peer-reviewed nursing journals and continuing education resources. Joining the centre is free (just choose a login and password) and you can then access peer-reviewed journals, with more than 1,900 continuing education activities. Twice each month, the site features a nursing journal from the more than 70 nursing journals available on the site, enabling free online access to every article in the latest issue (the current one is Journal of Addictions Nursing). You also have access to free eNewsletters focused on your areas of interest, drug news updates, patient education materials and more.

Site accessed 6 April 2017.

 

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