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Nursing Education Resources on the World Wide Web

Bridges, Anita; Thede, Linda

Electronic Education

The Internet offers the promise of quick and convenient access to large amounts of up-to-date information. There are many resources on the Internet for nurses and nurse educators, but they can be challenging to locate and the information must be evaluated carefully. In this article, some nursing resources on the Internet are analyzed and criteria for evaluating information are suggested. With a little patience and persistence, nurse educators will find exploring the Internet rewarding and informative.

Anita Bridges, BSN, RN, MSN, Student, Kent State University, and Staff Nurse, Maternity Department, Allen Memorial Hospital, Oberlin, Ohio.

Linda Q. Thede, PhD, RN, Director, Learning Resource Center and Assistant Professor, Kent State University School of Nursing, Ohio.

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