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Nursing and Allied Health Information Resource Guide: Find Books

This research guide highlights some resources used for locating information. In addition to the resources below, please consult the Online Catalog or a Reference Librarian.

Evidence-Based Medicine

Fast Facts for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing, 2nd Ed.
Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse
Qualitative Designs and Methods in Nursing
Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, Fifth Edition

Helpful Information for Nursing Students

A Handbook for Student Nurses, 2015–16 Edition : Introducing Key Issues Relevant to Practice

A Handbook for Student Nurses: Introducing Key Issues Relevant to Practice (2015-16 ed.)

The book covers the core of first year nursing studies: Legal and professional issues, Communication, Values and health care ethics, Reflection and personal development, Evidence-based practice, Study skills, Medicine, and IV fluid and drug administration.

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities : A Guide for Non-specialist Nurses

Caring for People with Learning Disabilities: A Guide for Non-specialist Nurses (2015)

Written in a jargon-free style, the book has numerous practical examples and case studies to really help the reader frame the special requirements of the learning disabilities patient in the healthcare setting.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit, Second Edition : A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist (2016, 2nd ed.)

This authoritative toolkit is organized in an easy-to-use, bullet-point format and includes numerous clinical examples, case scenarios, and personal anecdotes culled from the contributors'own professional experiences.

Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner, 2nd Ed: What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell

Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner: What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell (2015, 2nd ed.)

Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes highlight need-to-know information, and useful tips and resource lists provide information on scholarships, certification, professional organizations, and networking.

Transcultural Nursing

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care, 3rd ed: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care (2016)

A wealth of practical information on all aspects of culturally competent communication and treatment—in both classroom and workplace settings--is supplemented with an assessment and evaluation toolkit that can be adapted for all educational levels. 

Global Health Nursing: Narratives From the Field

Global Health Nursing: Narratives From the Field (2015)

This unique book presents firsthand accounts from nurses at all professional levels, who share their life-changing experiences and insights with nurses interested in the global health arena. Written with compassion and humor, their stories emphasize the practical, challenging, and rewarding aspects of global health nursing.

Transcultural Nursing Education Strategies

Transcultural Nursing Education Strategies (2014)

The book will be of value to nursing students, faculty, educators in staff development settings, and all other professional nurses who wish to provide culturally competent care for their patients. It provides a variety of creative strategies for integrating transcultural nursing education into academia and practice.

Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care

Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care (2013)

Offering a how-to approach to the development and application of cultural competency skills in nursing, this text provides numerous techniques for cultural self-assessment and cultural patient assessment.

Technology & Nursing

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Library Catalog

The NSU library catalog list books under author, title and subject.  You may also perform a call number search as R, RB, RC, RD, RG, RJ,RM, RT.  The following subject headings should contain useful information.

R --   General Medicine
RB -- Pathology
RC -- Internal Medicine
RD -- Surgery
RG -- Gynecology and Obstetrics
RJ --  Pediatrics
RM -- Therapeutics. Pharmacology
RT --  Nursing