BSN Program

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Learning Activities


American Cancer Society
Treatment, Prevention, Research and Teaching Materials. The nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American College of Gastroenterology
Publications and fact sheets by digestive disorders specialists. Founded in 1932 to advance the study and medical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. The College promotes the highest standards in medical education and is guided by its commitment to meeting the needs of clinical gastroenterology practitioners.

BC Centre for Disease Control
British Columbia's Centre of Excellence for the prevention, detection and control of communicable disease, and a provider of speciality health support and resource services.

Canadian Diabetes Association
Diabetes research, education, service and advocacy. The largest non-governmental supporter of diabetes research, education and advocacy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

Clinical Herbal Manuals
Comprehensive collection of herbal publications and information sheets related to various pathological conditions.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
CCFA's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.

IPLAB.NET: The Online Interactive Pathology Laboratory
offers an interactive, case-based approach for learning the concepts of Pathology. The program consists of approximately 100 cases outlining clinical and laboratory findings along with gross photographs and photomicrographs accompanied by descriptive text. The program has been designed to complement Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease with groups of cases organized into laboratory modules that follow the sequence of chapters in the textbook.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Provides leadership for a national US program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease
Conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.

Neuroanatomy & Neuropathology on the Internet
A searchable directory complied for medical students, residents and other health professionals. Excellent resources on neurology, pain, headaches, dementia, epilespy, strokes, and much more from the University of Debrecen, Hungary.

From the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. We update the information everyday and provide information at various levels, from introductory to in-depth.

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases
Its mission is to provide patients, health professionals, and the public with an important link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism. The Center is operated by the US National Osteoporosis Foundation, in collaboration with The Paget Foundation and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.

The virtual pathology museum by the Pathology Department of the University of Connecticut Health Center- thousands of illustrations.

The Lightning Hypertext of Disease
Query over 100,000 disease-related information packets from an indexed text 54 MBytes in length and containing a vocabulary of over 200,000 unique words that contain more disease entities than any other electronic or printed textbook!

The Virtual Hospital
An amazing resource- multimedia, slides, lots of information on all systems. A digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients. The Virtual Hospital digital library contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.

Nursing Informatics Integration for the BSN in Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Design & Content by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) - 1999 - 2008
All rights reserved. No reproduction without written permission