ARNEC Student Resources

Below are downloads and links that will help you as an ARNEC student.

Student Downloads

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to view and print PDF files.

Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Blackboard Collaborate

The ARNEC program utilizes Blackboard Collaborate to teach and advise. Learn how to use it here:


Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 - 2010 file formats

The Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack allows you to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007. The Compatibility Pack is designed for users who have Microsoft Office 2003, XP, or 2000 installed on their PC's.

Download and Install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

Microsoft Word Viewer

The Microsoft Word Viewer allows users who do not have Microsoft Word installed on their PC's to view documents created in Microsoft Word 97 and later versions. You can view and print documents, but you cannot edit them in the Word Viewer 2007.

Download and Install the Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007

The Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007 allows user who do not have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on their PC's to view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions. You can view and print presentations, but you cannot edit them in the PowerPoint Viewer 2007.

Download and Install the Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Online Medical Databases


Students must contact the UA Cossatot Educational Resource Center at 800.844.4471 or to obtain username and password information. 


MEDLINE Plus is a free access site that offers a wealth of information from the world's largest medical library.


PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950’s. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

Helpful Links

Below you will find links to online nursing education resources. Access to some resources require a username and password, which will be provided along with the link.

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

The mission of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing is to protect the public and act as their advocate by effectively regulating the practice of nursing.

American Academy of Pediatrics  

Links to the official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) – an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.


WebMD Corporation is the leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system. Our products and services streamline administrative and clinical processes, promote efficiency and reduce costs by facilitating information exchange, communication and electronic transactions between healthcare participants.