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Nursing Links

Professional Nursing Organizations

American Nurses Association

South Carolina Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau 

Clinical Specialty Organizations

Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses

Association of Perioperative Nurses

Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses

Emergency Nurses Association

Infusion Nurses Society

National Association of Neonatal Nurses

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses

Oncology Nurses Society  

Nursing Leadership Organizations

American Organization of Nurse Executives

South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders

USC Center for Nursing Leadership

Organizations for Nurse Educators

National Association for Clinical Nurse Specialists

National League for Nursing

National Nursing Staff Development Organization

Nursing Certification Organizations

AACN Certification Corporation

ANCC Certification 

AONE Credentialing Center

NCC (National Certification Corporation)

Regulatory Agencies


•  2011 National Patient Safety Goals

SC DHEC Hospital Regulations, 61–16

SC Board of Nursing




Quality Initiatives

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

High Alert / High Risk Medication List

"Do Not Crush" List 

Hospital Compare

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CDC: Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

CDC: Infection Control 

Evidence Based Research

Cochrane Database 

Nursing Literature Searches

USC Thomas Cooper Library 

Other Local Nursing CE Offerings

SC AHEC Centers

Patient Education Sources

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

Heart Hub

Imaginis – The Women's Health Resource

March of Dimes 

Palmetto Health Baptist Nursing Support Services
Taylor at Marion Street
Columbia, SC 29220
Phone: 803.296.5305; Fax: 803.296.8069