This site is designed to help deliver and promote information in the Intensive Care setting, specifically for the surgical, medical, and coronary intensive care units.  New name to make it less confusing.
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Links sections will be listed below in categories.

ACLS, Interactive Sites, and Anatomy and Pathophysiology
ACLS (official site of AHA-American Heart Association)
ACLS4you (has rhythm test, mega-code, and questions)
Anatomy - (click on a system, visuals with text)
Auscultation Assistant - listen to heart and lung sounds and abnormal
BMI Table - Check BMI from the table provided, from National Institutes of
Critical Care -  evidence-based information relevant to intensivists, has latest
news and research
Interactive Patient - take history, physical exam, labs, x-ray, and diagnosis of
this interactive patient
E-Medicine - Look up pathophysiology
Merck Manual - Look up pathophysiology - Interactive Scenarios
WebMD - Look up diseases and conditions
Weblinks - Federal Healthcare Reference Sites, a guide to many official sites

Advanced Practice Nurses
ACNM - American College of Nurse Midwives
ACNP - American College of Nurse Practitioners
ANA Credentialing Center
CCNS - Critical Care certification for Certified Nurse Specialists
Kansas Continuous Learning Project APN
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Airway Management/Anesthesia/Respiratory Care
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists - AANA is the professional
association representing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
American Association of Respiratory Care - AARC is the official organization in America that oversees respiratory care
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Anesthesia History Timeline
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
KANA - Kansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Nurse Anesthesia Associations - links to all state associations
Online Airway Atlas (shows pics of vocal chords and conditions)
Respiratory Therapy Links - has many links including state organizations
Virtual Anaesthesia Textbook (Organizes all internet resources on
        anaesthesia into one concise, textbook style website)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Trauma Mass Preparedness and Response

Critical Care
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
AACN - American Association of Critical Care Nursing
AACN Certifications- including CCRN
AANN - American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
AASCIN - American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians
AHA - American Heart Association
American Thoracic Society - a division of the American Lung Association, the
Society's long-range goal is to decrease morbidity and mortality from
respiratory disorders and life-threatening acute illnesses.
British Association for Accident and Emergency Medicine
Critical Care - Critical Care is a peer-reviewed, clinical medical journal that
      aims to improve the care of critically ill patients by acquiring, discussing,
      distributing, and promoting evidence-based information relevant to
Emergency Medicine and Primary Care - features hundreds of Images on
radiology, CT scans, and medical photography
ENA - Emergency Nurses Association
ENA Certifications - CATN, ENPC, TNCC
Medical, Critical Care, EMS, and Radiology Links from Cowley College
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - division of the National Institutes of
Health, research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and
treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases; and sleep
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Education Project - tutorial on pulmonary artery
procedure and measurements
Rehoboth McKinley Emergency Department's Favorite Links
Society for Acedemic Emergency Medicine
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing

Anesthesiology - Jornal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Thoracic Society - online journals for the ATS
Chest - The Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Journal
Circulation - Journal of the American Heart Association
Emergency Medicine
European Journal of Emergency Medicine
Journal of Emergency Medicine and Acute Primary Care
Journal of the American Medical Association
PubMed -search through over 14 million citations for biomedical
articles back to the 1950's. (MEDLINE and other journals)

Kansas State Board of Nursing - Includes the full text for the Kansas
Nurse Practice Act
Kaplan - Test Questions in NCLEX format, Question of the week, also
includes strategies for determining the correct answer
NCLEX (Question of the Week) - Every Monday it provides a new test
question to help study for the NCLEX
RNCentral - has careplans, humor, links, research resources, and forums

Nursing Research
AHCPR - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, contains
professional information, consumer handout information
EBN - Evidence Based Nursing, online research journal
NurseLinx - Current articles from medical and nursing journals

American College of Surgeons
AORN - Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

CDC - Trauma Mass Preparedness and Response Page

World Health Organization


This site will have links to critical care issues. To the left you can click on the "Give a Review" button and give us a review of a critical care article you've read.  Click on the link below to read about ICU issues/updates on the Message Board.  The site now has a news page that updates daily with the latest healthcare news.