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Resources for Nursing
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Use this subject guide to help you find resources related to nursing.


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  • Micromedex
    Drug, disease and toxicology oriented information for health care professionals.

    Micromedex mobile app is available: see instructions after clicking on dark grey Micromedex box and then "download mobile apps")

NCLEX Review


Library Catalog

Search for books in the KCTCS Library Catalog




Browse the Shelves

To browse the shelves in the Health Sciences, try these call numbers:

R General Medicine
RA Public Health
RC Internal Medicine
RD Surgery
RG Gynecology & Obstetrics
RJ Pediatrics
RK Dentistry
RM Pharmacology
RT Nursing

Suggested Databases for Nursing

  • CINAHL with Full Text
    CINAHL is the electronic equivalent to the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature print index. The database lists citations or summaries to articles published in several thousand English-language nursing and allied health journals. CINAHL with Full Text also provides full text to hundreds of journals indexed by CINAHL, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records,research instruments and clinical trials.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Provides access to over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, with a strong focus on nursing and allied health.
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    Provides access to many nursing and allied health full text journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Health & Wellness Resource Center contains up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources. In addition, students, consumers, and health care professionals can find descriptions of and links to many pertinent health-related websites
  • Ebook Central - Nursing Section
    Search for full-text books in the nursing section of Ebook Central / Ebrary (electronic books)
  • Academic Search Complete
    Contains many nursing-related journals
    MEDLINE can be used to search for citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

CINAHL with Full Text - Advanced Searching Tutorial

A tutorial to help you learn how to use the advanced search function of the CINAHL with Full Text database.

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  • Immune Attack
    In this downloadable game produced by the Federation of American Scientists, players navigate a nanobot through a 3D environment of blood vessels and connective tissue in an attempt to save an ailing patient by retraining her non-functional immune cells. Along the way, players will learn about the biological processes that the body to detect and fight infections.

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