Professional Development Resources
ANA membership gives you free access to a variety of tools such as CINAHL and other essential nursing resources to help your professional needs.
Please note that all of the tools and resources listed require member login.
ANA Mentorship Program
Our Mentorship Program reflects our commitment to your professional development. This unique online networking and career development tool helps you find and connect with others. Your mentor or mentee can be right down the street or on the other side of the world. Enrollment for the Class of 2018-2019 Mentorship Program is now closed. Be sure to check the ANA community during the Summer of 2019 for information about the next Mentorship class.
Global Disease Alert Map
This is a new service for ANA members…access to HealthMap (the Global Disease Alert Map), which is a collaborative and unique information service developed by Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology and the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program. It provides information on the global state of infectious diseases and aggregates news sources from a variety of news organizations and official alerts. Users of Google Maps will recognize the application that allows the user to focus on specific locations for disease outbreaks, alerts and news. It should be a useful tool for all health practitioners as well as travelers here and abroad.
Medication Safety Tools and Resources
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) offers a wide range of resources and information to help healthcare practitioners in a variety of healthcare settings prevent errors and ensure that medications are used safely. All of the ISMP tools listed below are free, downloadable, and easy to use.
In addition, ISMP offers teleconferences on timely topics in medication safety, educational symposia at leading healthcare meetings, and knowledgeable and articulate speakers from varied health disciplines who can provide expert advice and education on patient safety issues.
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