The library has a variety of resources to support nursing students, including books, journals, DVDs and databases. Books and DVDs can be found using the library catalog.
The Library subscribes to several Nursing and Allied Health related databases, each of which provides access to research articles and other helpful resources. If you are away from campus, you will need to access these databases through Ocean Connect. If you are unsure how to do this, please follow these instructions, or ask a member of the Library’s staff for assistance.
Here are a few suggested databases that may prove useful to your research:
- CINAHL – the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature offers access to current research articles in the field, including peer-reviewed content.
- ScienceDirect – A comprehensive, full text database providing coverage of core, scholarly journals and books from a wide variety of subject disciplines, including the health, social, and behavioral sciences.
- Health Source Academic – Provides access to journals in medical disciplines. Also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
- Medline – Full text access to authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.
- Academic Search Premier – Provides full text access to a very broad range of topics: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
- Facts on File – offers both the Science Online and a Health Reference Center reference databases. Filled with short, encyclopedic style articles and interactive features, these databases can provide easy, reliable content for your reference.
Opposing Viewpoints/SIRS Researcher – Databases dedicated to current and controversial topics.
- New York Times – offers feature articles on health and health policy topics.
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|Searching the Journal Directory (4:20)||
How to determine if the Library has access to a specific journal (by Caitlyn Cook)
|Searching the CINAHL Database (8:28)||Exploring CINAHL’s unique search features (by Caitlyn Cook)|
|Search Tips for ScienceDirect (8:23)||Exploring ScienceDirect’s unique search features (by Caitlyn Cook)|
|Exploring HealthPeople.gov (3:44)||Exploring the website for Healthy People 2020 (by Caitlyn Cook)|
WAC related links|
|QSEN||Quality and Safety Education for Nurses, the QSEN project “addresses the challenge of preparing future nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems within which they work.” [quoted from the About the QSEN page]|
|HMD (IOM)||The Health and Medicine Division, formerly known as the Institute of Medicine, offers “independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions related to science, technology, and medicine.” [quoted from the About page]|
|TJM||“The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.” [quoted from the About page]|
|Healthy People 2020||“Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.” [quoted from the About page]|
Affordable Care Act Resources:
|healthcare.gov||The government’s official page for coverage information.|
|Official text of the law and amendments. [from Congress.gov]|
|A resource guide with information and links to additional resources. Created by the National Networks of Libraries of Medicine (Middle Atlantic Region)|
|National Council of State Boards of Nursing||Professional council of boards of nursing (BONs) who review and advise on regulation.|
|NJ Board of Nursing||“This board licenses registered nurses and practical nurses, and regulates the nursing profession in New Jersey.” [Quoted from site]|
|Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing||An Accrediting body for Nursing schools.|
|Agencies and Regulations||
Links to regulatory agencies and bodies, compiled and provided by the American Nurses Association (ANA).
Faculty Links and Videos (Provided by OCC Nursing Faculty)
|The Joy of Stats||“At about 18:55 mins for infant mortality Singapore/Sweden and at about 24:00 min re Florence Nightingale.”
EVBAL. (2012, April 30). EVBAL: The Joy of Stats. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9nvLqLM9Y0
|Leopold Maneuvers||East Carolina University. (2010, March 2). Leopold’s Maneuvers. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIog3oizP8A|
|Cardinal Movements of Delivery||
Nucleus Medical Media. (2007, March 27). Vaginal Childbirth (Birth). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duPxBXN4qMg
Nucleus Medical Media. (2008, January 25). Birth: McRoberts Maneuver. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq9n1WJPhF4&feature=relmfu
Medical Videos. (2010, August 28). Amniotomy – Breaking the bag of water prior to childbirth. Retrieved from http://www.medicalvideos.org/videos/2499/amniotomy-breaking-the-bag-of-water-prior-to-childbirth
|Operative procedures: c/s||
Brookside Associates Medical Education Division. (2007). Obstetric and Newborn Care II: Lesson 5: Special Situations in Labor and Delivery. Retrieved from http://www.brooksidepress.org/Products/Obstetric_and_Newborn_Care_II/lesson_5_Section_1.htm
The Perfect Pregnancy and Postnatal Workouts. (2010, June 29). Belly Dancing Through Elisa’s Pain-Free Four-Hour Labor. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9K4bYlvzv8
Dragonfly Doula. (2008, July 30). Beautiful Singing during Labor. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N4iqBzc3DE&feature=related
Rivera, Ysaura. (2008, December 20). Xavier first Apgar. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bHCbG_JwTA&NR=1
Ballard Score. (n.d.). New Ballard Score Maturational Assessment of Gestational Age. Retrieved from http://www.ballardscore.com/
|Assessment of grunting||
Stanford School of Medicine, Newborn Nursery at LPCH. (2015). Grunting. Retrieved from http://newborns.stanford.edu/PhotoGallery/Grunting1.html
SimplyMediaTV. (2009, May 29). What is Meconium Aspiration. Retrieved from http://on.aol.com/video/what-is-meconium-aspiration-118122380
|Global Health Project||
Global Health Media Project. (2013, April 10). Newborn Care Series: Sepsis. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XezF_TOMU8E
Manolova, Yanina. (2010, March 9). Born Addicts: Drug-Addicted Babies in the United States. Retrieved from http://vimeo.com/10038566
jaclynjacobsen. (2009, April 8). Connor in hospital with Croop (Stridor). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1_uKqmPyLA&feature=related
enochchoi. (2007, October 9). PAMF Pediatrician Dr. Kellen Glinder Shows Patient How to Use Asthma Inhaler Spacer. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esmEVr4qROQ
Boston Children’s Hospital. (2011, December 12). How To’s of Asthma Devices – Aero Chamber with face mask. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtFZ-tdKx8s
mpfaulkner. (2010, July 9). Using a Peak Flow Meter. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZHO_JCTjXo
Gordon, Lane. (2006, December 21). Lily gets her NEW vest. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBBdsMgc5ls
Chen, Angel. (2009, April 7). Claire Bear – The Vest. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEBM7ediRic
|A Day in the Life||
CysticFibrosis.com. (2007, April 30). A Day in the life of CF. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQZtCPxu1Ko
Mountainside Medical Equipment. (2012, October 16). Acapella Vibratory PEP Device. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lul5H2dabF0
|Haberman||Gardner, Chris. (2011, January 11). Andria how to Feed. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8xHIeHh_DA&feature=related|
Health Grades, Inc. (2014). Pyloric stenosis — Pediatric Medical Animation. Retrieved from http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/animations/pyloric-stenosis-pediatric.htm
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. (n.d.) Hector’s Liver Transplant Story (Narrative & Cartoon Animation). Retrieved from http://www.chp.edu/CHP/Hector+transplant+story
khanacademymedicine. (2012, December 13). Baby Circulation Right After Birth. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFn0dyU5wUw
Collection of 13 videos.
Kenny, Mark. (2010, February 18). My Life With Hemophilia: Brandston. Retrieved from http://vimeo.com/9541489
Barrow, Karen. (2012, January 25). Patient Voices: Hemophilia. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/01/26/health/hemophilia-voices.html?_r=0
Rush University Medical Center. (2010, June 7). Limb Preservation Surgery. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2APaChNMROM&feature=related
Mayo Clinic. (2010, September 3). Rotationplasty-Mayo Clinic. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njJUcTbR2SY
Memorial Health. (2010, May 11). Children’s Osteogenesis Imperfecta Savannah – Backus Children’s Hospital. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZc6bw37vnQ
spinabifidanj. (2011, March 10). Spina Bifida Animation. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouMi5z1vwbE
GRU Occupational Therapy. (2013, December 10). Teach me About Cerebral Palsy: A Day in the Life with Ryan. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBccclL0VHg
sarahking11. (2009, February 26). Sydenham’s Chorea (aka St Vitus Dance) – Learning to Walk Again. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnxqqW_nH0k
|Sydenham’s Chorea (2)||
beyondx12nl. (2009, November 4). Chorea van Sydenham. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsIQFeYOkAg