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Subject Definition

We believe that nursing is a practice discipline requiring the scholarly use of scientific, ethical, aesthetic, and personal ways of knowing (the Art of Nursing). Nurses use the many ways of knowing to enable persons to bring body, mind, and spirit into harmonious relationship.

-Department of Nursing statement of philosophy




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Core Resources

  • CINAHL Complete  
    An expanded version of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health. Provides citations and abstracts for over 5,400 nursing journals, as well as books, conferences, software, and audiovisual material. Provides the full text for over 1,300 of those journals.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  
    Covers nursing and allied health topics. Full-text of articles from over 600 journals and citations and abstracts from another 850 journals.
  • UpToDate
    Specific, detailed answers to clinical questions in nursing, sports and exercise sciences, communication disorders, and psychology. Original content that is written, reviewed and continually updated by a faculty of more than 5,100 leading physicians. Content includes over 9,500 topics in 21 specialties, a drug database and drug interactions program, 135 Medical calculators, What’s New (summary of important new findings by specialty), and patient education materials.
  • Human Body Maps
    This site offers an interactive way to explore human anatomy, with multiple layers of detail ranging from surface, to muscles, organs, circulation/lymphatic systems and skeletal system.
  • Films on Demand Physical Therapy Collection
    Includes 160 different videos demonstrating many different tests, exercises, and procedures. Each video can be linked to directly, and custom playlists can be created within personal accounts.

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