Florida Links


  • Florida School Nurses Association - The Florida Association of School Nurses is the premiere professional organization dedicated to serving school nurses statewide!

State Associations

  • The Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) is a federation of facilities representing long term care providers who believe that the individuals served are entitled to a supportive environment in which professional and compassionate care is delivered. FHCA works to educate society and government to invest in the well-being of elderly and disabled individuals and to assure access to long term care.

  • Florida Hospital Association - A not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals throughout the state. Through advocacy, education, research, representation, and service, the FHA carries out its mission ""to promote the ability of member hospitals and healthcare systems to effectively and efficiently serve the healthcare needs of their communities.

  • Florida Medical Association (FMA) - Serves as an advocate for physicians and their patients to promote the public health, to ensure high standards in medical education and ethics, and to enhance the quality and availability of health care.

  • Palm Healthcare Foundation - The Palm Healthcare Foundation plans to fulfill its community healthcare mission through a program of thoughtful grantmaking and comprehensive fund development to meet the growing healthcare needs of the underserved in Palm Beach County.

  • South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association (SFHHA) - Formed to create a cooperative allegiance between healthcare providers throughout South Florida.

State Government

  • Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) - A resource to consumers and health care providers, and is committed to providing the best quality health care service to the citizens of Florida.

  • Florida Department of Health - Provides information regarding public health, links to reports and health statistics, and a variety of other information pertinent to nursing.

  • 2002 Florida Statutes - A link to Chapter 464 of Florida Statue. Part I is the Nurse Practice Act (ss.464.001-464.027).

  • On-line Sunshine - The official website of the Florida legislature.
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