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McNeese State University
College of Nursing

Office Location:
4205 Ryan Street Hardtner Hall

Mailing Address:
Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415
Phone:(337) 475-5820

Health Professions:
Health Systems Management
800.622.3352 ext 5835
E-mail: Amy Bufford
Program Coordinator

For Program Information:
800.622.3352 ext 5048
E-mail: Brooke Peterson
Nursing Student Services Coordinator

Undergraduate Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5821
E-mail: Dena Bumgarden,
Administrative Assistant

Graduate Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5753
Graduate Nursing

Nursing Resource Center

Nursing Resource Center

American Journal of Nursing
(Access American Nurses Association positions regarding relevant nursing issues and trends-some articles may be downloaded)

Center for Disease Control
(Offers national, state, and local health statistics, health information, publications, traveler's information, and more)

Fed World Information Network
(Managed by the US Department of Commerce-provides access to valuable federal databases, information network, and US government reports)

Louisiana Reports
(Offers access to Louisiana government departments and their documents)

McNeese State University Library
(Offers several internet sites of interest to nursing students)

Merck Manual of Medical Information-Home Edition
(Complete Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy-sections for both consumers and health professionals)

National Institutes of Health
(Internet gateway to national news and events and a vast resource for health information, funding opportunities, scientific resources, institutes and offices)

NursingNet:Nursing Resources
(Super friendly resource for students and practicing nurses to access mentors and chatrooms for advice)

Virtual Hospital
(Managed by the University of Iowa and designed to be a digital health sciences library to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients goal is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool"-contains hundreds of books and brochures)

Health Services Technology Assessment
(Federal website offering access to clinical studies, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research)

Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates
(innovative website maintained by the Columbia University School of Nursing for their nurse-managed clinic, definitely a trend-setter!)

US Department of Health and Human Services Healthfinder
(Consumer-oriented website)

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
(A must-see federal website for graduate nursing students-provides a gateway to news and announcements, funding opportunities, research findings, quality assessment, evidence-based practice, clinical practice guidelines, technology assessment and much, much more)