NICN Recommended Links

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CDC Online education - online education for satellite programs, webcasts and other training (only need to register once)

Immunization Coalition

Nebraska State Health Department

Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA)

Nebraska Health Care Association (NHCA)

National Health Care Safety Network (NHSN)

Greater Omaha Area Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

APIC National Home Page

Certification Board in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Printed Resources

CDC Pink Book on Immunizations - choose "download" to order a copy

PDA/Pocket PC Users  Site for portable healthcare references on drugs, interactions, calculations, emergency medicine, pre-hospital settings, clinical nursing, and medical student references - Free download for pocket PC and Palm users - searches by disease, organism and antibiotic.

 Free or subscription drug and formulary, alternative med and mathematical reference for desktop, palm and pocket PC

Guidelines for Infection Control - Recognized Authorities

CDC Guidelines can be searched.

Other Guidelines can be found at the National Guideline Clearing house.

Other Organizations

American Hospital Association

CDC  National Immunization Program


Food and Drug Administration

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Hospital Infection Society (UK)

Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Sentinel Events in JCAHO accredited organizations

National Institute of Health

Nebraska Hospital Association

Nebraska Medical Association

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Publications/Information Searches

Federal Register



National Library of Medicine - Medline

New England Journal of Medicine

Patient Information

Disease index from the CDC

Vaccine Information Sheets