Health Professionals – HEAL-WA

HEAL-WA - Washington Health Professionals

As a service to certain Washington licensed health professionals, HEAL-WA provides free online access to a variety of research and reference materials. HEAL-WA contains evidence-based resources, including more than 5000 full-text journals, for members of all of the professions that were included in the legislation that created the program.

The professions that are currently eligible to access HEAL-WA include: Chiropractors, East Asian Medicine Practitioners, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Massage Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Midwives, Naturopathic Physicians, Optometrists, Osteopathic Physicians and Osteopathic Physician Assistants, Physicians and Physician Assistants, Podiatrists, Psychologists, Registered Nurses, and Social Workers. As of January 2014, these professions are also eligible: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Licensed Practical Nurses.

You must create a user id and password to access the licensed resource (those indicated by a lock) on HEAL-WA. Get Started Here

Resources available through HEAL-WA include the following.

  • MEDLINE with full text
  • CINAHL with full text
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews with full text
  • Alt Healthwatch: Full-text articles from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports, focusing on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.