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School of Nursing Web Site Rated One of the Top Internet Resources for Nurses

December 20, 2000 -- The Web site for the University of Virginia School of Nursing’s Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies, located at www.nursing.virginia.edu/centers/alt-ther.html, was recently chosen as one of the top Internet resources for nurses and is featured in Springer Publishing Company’s new book, Internet Resources for Nurses. Web sites were selected in accordance with the professional opinion of nurse experts with regard to the quality of content for nurses to find information about selected topical areas. Credit was also given for the accuracy, ease of use, and up-to-date nature of the Web site, as well as for appearance.

The Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CSCAT) is a NIH-funded center established as a mechanism to stimulate research in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies and its Web site is designed to inform researchers, nurses, prospective and current students about the use of holistic medicine in pain management. The Center’s director is Dr. Ann Gill Taylor, nationally known for her work in magnet therapy and pain management.

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