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NURS 40872: Intro to Nursing Research: Special Topics in Nursing

This guide includes many resources for the introduction to nursing research course including how to find books and journal articles, tutorials on how to search databases, and information on citing your sources using APA style.

About this page

This page provides links to resource guides highlighting special topics of interest to nursing.

Library orientation

A library orientation for Nursing students and new faculty is at:  http://libguides.library.kent.edu/nurs_intro. This replaces the former "Searching the Nursing Literature" which had been available to all students on Vista.

Special Topics Guides

Community Health Assessment: guide to health, demographic, labor, and crime statistics. Students taking Nursing 40020 will find a more complete guide by clicking here.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: sources for information about various complementary and alternative therapies.

Evidence-Based Practice: tools for finding quality research, clinical practice guidelines, and clinical trials for use in making health care decisions.

Health Care System:  sites providing information on hospices, hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians.

Multicultural Health:  resources to aid the health care professional in providing culturally sensitive patient care.

Nursing Theorists:  resources on theorists, available in print and on the Web, as well has how to search for information.

Research Instruments and Datasets: key sources for identifying research instruments and datasets in the health sciences.