Tutorials and On-Line Learning
Auscultation Assistant - a marvelous site where you can hear a wide variety of common and uncommon variations in heart sounds. This site will not work on all computers but it is well worth the trouble of getting the needed programs and extensions.
A Beginner's Guide to HTML
Basic Clinical Skills Course: University of Florida
The Cardiac Central site maintained
on the cyber nurse page. A little unusual but does have lots of useful information.
Chest X-ray Interpretation (Basics of) is a programmed study developed in part by
Leslie Muma, RN, MSN, NP. In addition to the learning module, there are links to related sites.
The pictures on the site may not all work, but the content, especially on the methodical apprach
needed for interpretation of films, is very good.
Continuing Education for Nurses and Other Medical Professionals
Continuing Education Programs
Cyberounds - Interactive grand rounds from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Conferences on 15 clinical specialties - geriatrics, women's health, nutrition, cardiology, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, nephrology, medical genetics, hematology/oncology, health law and bioethics, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, endocrinology, and gastroenterology.
ECG File Room
EKG Library by
Dean Jenkins and Stephen Gerred. This site has both normal, abnormal, and truly unusual
12 lead EKGs which can help you develop your interpretation skills.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical continuing education - articles based on Medwatch
GYMNASIA VIRTUALES (login: guest & password: cow)
Health Interactive: Continuing Education for Health Professionals (Pediatric focus)
Hemodynamic Wave Forms Tutorial
The Interactive Patient
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning based at the
University of Iowa.
Laser Therapy (Wonderful graphics)
Medconnect - WONDERFUL site with interactive cases studies.
Includes case study, graphics where appropriate, an opportunity to make a diagnosis, and a section for discussion of the case.
Medscape - the premier source of up-to-date clinical information on the web.
Medical Case Study of the Week
MMWR Continuing Education Programs
National Center of Continuing Education
The National Eye Institute has information on specific diseases
and a good colleciton of pictures of eye disorders.
The Neurologic Eye Simulator by UC Davis Health System is a wonderful
interactive site. You can see eye movements matched to the nerve which
controls them and what would happen if a nerve or muscle was not functioning. Be patient. This site can take a minute to open
even when on a fast connection!!
Nursing Continuing Education on the Internet
ResourceNurse.Com has many CEU programs
as well as links to jobs and other resources.
OCC-L (Online College Courses List) sample course descriptions
OnLine Journal of Issues in Nursing
Screening Physical Exam
by Arcot J. Chandrasekhar, MD, FRCP, FACP, FCCP at Loyola University is excellent. In addition
to reviewing PE, there are excellent review questions.
Student Projects at McGill University.
A large group of faculty reviewed tutorials on all aspects of primary and advanced practice
Vantage Professional Education - continuing education courses. Fees charged only if you seek continuing education credit. CAUTION: Be sure approved in your state.
Virtual Medical Center
WebEd, Continuing Education for Professionals
The World Lecture Hall: Online courses
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