Research Guides

Nursing

NURSING ORGANIZATIONS

NURSING LISTS

Mailing Lists:

GENERAL

NURSING ASSESSMENTS

NURSING TEST PREPARATION

Nursing Test Preparation in the Learning Express Database under the Jobs & Careers section. Available to RSC students. 

ONLINE LIBRARY CATALOG

The Online Library Catalog is an index to the library's books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online library catalog may be searched in a variety of ways most notably by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

INTERNET

Although an unorganized and unregulated resource, the Internet does contain valuable information. 

Be sure to evaluate the site for currency, objectivity and accuracy.

EVALUATING MEDICAL RESOURCES

10 Things To Know About Evaluating Medical Resources on the Web http://nccam.nih.gov/health/webresources/

CAPHIS Top 100 List: Health Websites You Can Trust http://caphis.mlanet.org/consumer/index.html

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval.html

Guide to Healthy Web Surfing www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

Healthfinder www.healthfinder.gov

How to Read a Medical Research Paper www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-readers/publications/how-read-paper

Public Health Information and Data Tutorial http://phpartners.org/tutorial/

Additional web sites that might help your research include:

Internet Public Library (www.ipl.org)

JOURNALS

(Located on the LRC's first floor at the south end)

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NURSING (AJN)
CLINICAL NURSING RESEARCH
CRITICAL CARE NURSE
CRITICAL CARE NURSING QUARTERLY
JOURNAL FOR SPECIALISTS IN PEDIATRIC NURSING: JSPN
JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING
JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING
MEDSURG NURSING
NURSE EDUCATOR
NURSING
NURSING MANAGEMENT
NURSING RESEARCH
PEDIATRIC NURSING
RN

Other Related Journals

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
FAMILY & COMMUNITY HEALTH
HASTINGS CENTER REPORT
JAMA
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
JOURNAL OF GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
JOURNAL OF NUTRITION
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE

Listed below are the Nursing Science required courses with call numbers where you can find materials on the topics covered in each course. If you need additional help, please see the Reference Librarian or your Professor.

HES 2323 Nutrition

QP141 Physiology of nutrition
RA784 Personal health and nutrition

HSBC 1104 Anatomy and Physiology

QM23 Human anatomy
QP34-38 Human physiology

HSBC 1224 Introduction to Clinical Microbiology

QR46 Medical microbiology
RC111 Infectious and parasitic diseases

HSNS 1101 Beginning Dosage Calculation

RT68 Mathematics for nurses

RT41 Fundamentals of Nursing

RT23 Communication in nursing
RT41 Fundamentals of nursing
RT48 Observation and assessment of the patient
RT61-65 Practical nursing
RT86 Nurse and patient (nurse/patient interaction)
RT87 Special topics in basic nursing, including: nutrition, pain, positioning and moving patients
RT90 Patient education
RT69 Basic, general nursing textbooks
RT73-83 Nursing professionalism
RT86 Nurse and patient (nurse/patient interaction)

HSNS 1123 Professional Transitions in Nursing

RT23 Communication in nursing
RT48 Observation and assessment of the patient
RT49 Nursing care plans
RT73-83 Nursing professionalism
RT90 Patient education

HSNS 1125 Beginning MedSurg Nursing

RT41 Fundamentals of nursing
RT48 Observation and assessment of patients
RT69 Basic, general nursing textbooks

HSNS 1131 Care Planning

RT49 Nursing care plans

HSNS 2105 Nursing III

BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology
QP84 Human growth
RT41 Fundamentals of nursing
RT86 Nurse and patient (nurse/patient interaction)
RC440 Psychiatric nursing
RG951 Obstetric nursing
RJ245 Pediatric nursing

HSNS 2205 Nursing IV

RC266 Cancer nursing
RC674 Cardiovascular disease nursing
RC350.5 Neurological nursing
RD99 Surgical nursing
RT120 Special types of nursing, including emergency nursing and intensive care

HSNS 2222 Contemporary Issues in Health Care

RT31-34 History of nursing and biographies of nurses
RT71-73 Study and teaching of nursing
RT82 Nursing as a profession
RT86.73 Practice of nursing

PSYC 2203 Introduction to Psychology

BF721 Beginning psychology, growth

PSYC 2213 Developmental Psychology

BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology