Florence Nightingale Museum


American Association of History of Nursing

The Museum of Nursing History located at LaSalle University collection includes documents and artifacts such as nursing pins, caps and uniforms .
The Museum began as a Day to Celebrate Nurses on May 10, 1974 at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, PA, which evolved into a Bicentennial project in 1976 when the History of Nursing Museum and Library was founded by monetary donations and memorabilia from nurses and friends of nursing.

If you are in the Philadelphia area schedule a visit;  the museum is located at La Salle University
St. Benilde Tower - Third Floor  1900 Olney Avenue Philadelphia, PA

if you are not able to visit take a tour of their website. Check out documents in the "Nurses Notes" and "We Remember"!

Have a new link you'd like to see included? 

Contact me at  dmichaels@nursingeducationhistory.org

Commission On Collegiate

Nursing Education


For a short history of simulation - from Mrs. Chase to Hi Fidelity Mannikins go to Events in Nursing Education

Check out this site :

RN-to-BSN Degree: Everything You Need to Know

Learn about the benefits of earning your advanced nursing degree.

Barbara Bates Center History of Nursing at Penn State University



Simulation Lab (SIMS Medical Center

At Springfield Technical Community College


Institute of Medicine - Report on Nursing