CLINICAL GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONSEvidence-based research provides the basis for sound clinical practice guidelines and recommendations. The database of guidelines available from the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force are especially useful.
ANCC PROFESSIONAL STANDARDSNurses trust ANA because of our dedication to standards, guidelines, and principles. We work hard to elevate the nursing profession by defining the values and priorities for registered nurses across the nation. Through this work, ANA can provide direction to nurses across the nation, influence legislation, and implement a framework to objectively evaluate nursing excellence.
CDC GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONSPart of CDC's work is the development and dissemination of public health guidance based on the best available information. CDC is committed to reviewing and updating these guidance documents to ensure that they provide up-to-date, practical, and effective public health recommendations.
EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATIONCPGs are created following the rigorous process described as described in the document: ENA Guidelines for Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines. This process may also serve as a resource for others engaged in implementing evidence-based practice in emergency nursing.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES-Clinical Practice
Easy-to-use clinical resources and publications provide the standard for acute and critical care nursing practice
"Authoritative statements that describe the level of care or performance common to the profession of nursing by which the quality of nursing practice can be judged."
ASSOCIATION OF PERIOPERATIVE REGISTERED NURSESAORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice are evidence-based guidelines for perioperative RNs and the entire OR team. The Guidelines help standardize perioperative practice as well as promote patient and worker safety. The Guidelines are updated throughout the year so you’ll always have access to the most updated information to promote safety and optimal outcomes for all patients. Expand your perioperative knowledge by exploring all five guideline topics.