Masters In Nursing: Adah Belle Samuels Thoms

Welcome to our Masters in Nursing series! Check back each month  for another profile of an expert nurse.  Adah Belle Samuels Thoms was a  prominent black nurse in the early 20th century and a pioneer for equal opportunity for nurses of all races. She was born in 1870 in Richmond, Virginia, and […]

Inspirational Nursing Quotes

Nurses are the great caregivers of our society. Their job creates lasting impact in patients’  lives. Continuing the spirit of last week’s National Nurses Week honors, please enjoy the following inspirational nursing quotes: “Nursing is an art: And if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive […]

Celebrate National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is a time of admiration and celebration of the great nurses that help us in our times of need. But how should we celebrate the nurses in our communities? The American Nurses Association (ANA) put together  a full list of celebration ideas, and we’ve taken a few […]

Nurses To Follow On Twitter

Nursing is an ever-changing field, and using Twitter is one of the best ways to keep up with new developments. To help you fill your feed with more information about nursing that’s relevant to you, we’ve gathered together ten of our favorite Twitter accounts that cover all aspects of nursing. […]

What Is National Nurses Week?

Dedicated members of the nursing profession are recognized each year during National Nurses Week. The theme of National Nurses Week 2012 is “Nurses: Advocating, Leading, Caring.” The celebration of registered nurses kicks off on May 6, National Nurses Day, and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. During […]

Essential Nursing Resources

An updated edition of Essential Nursing Resources (ENR), a valuable research tool for nurses and librarians, is now available at The ENR is a comprehensive compilation of electronic and print resources that support nursing education, practice, research, and administration. The Interagency Council on Information Resources in Nursing (ICIRN) has […]