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Formerly NURS 223 and NUPR 226

Core Nursing Resources

Learn about these useful online nursing resources

CINAHL with Full text video: learn how to search CINAHL the Nursing and Allied Health journal database

EBSCO- Nursing Reference Center. use NRC for concise information about nursing management of diseases and disorders - also a source of essential e-books. Introductory video on how to use NRC+

EBSCO- Patient Education Reference Center. PERC has useful discharge handouts your can give to your patients

NURS 208 Course Description

These courses are a continuation of NURS 108. Students build upon the knowledge, skills and techniques acquired in NURS 108. The focus is on higher level nursing concepts, skills and techniques to provide care to clients with medical and surgical conditions.



AJN: American Journal of Nursing

Nursing History Review

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy


Healthcare Media. (2000). Nursing process & critical thinking: Critical thinking in the nursing process. Concept Media.

Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. (2011). Taylor’s video guide to clinical nursing skills. (17 modules). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. (2018). Nursing center. Retrieved

NURS 208 Reference Resources and Reading List


    *RT 41 /  *RT 81.5 /   *RT 51 /   *RT 71 /   *RT 73


Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span. 2006. 

Nurse's Pocket Guide : Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales 2006

Developing Expertise in Critical Care Nursing


Lynn, P. (2018). Taylor’s clinical nursing skills : A nursing process approach. (5th ed.). Lippincott  Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1496384881

Taylor, C., Lynn, P., & Bartlett, J. L. (2018). Fundamentals of nursing: The art and science of person-centered care. (9th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1496362179

 Taylor, C. (2018). Skills checklists for Fundamentals of Nursing: The art and science of person-centered care. (9th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1975102449


Donahue, M. P. (2011). Nursing, the finest art. (3rd ed.). Mosby-Year Book.

Gulanick, M. & Myers, J. L. (Eds.). (2014). Nursing care plans: Nursing diagnosis and intervention. (8th ed.). Mosby.

Perry, A. G., Potter, P. A., & Elkin, M. K.  (2012). Clinical nursing skills and techniques. (7th ed.). Mosby.

Smith, S. F., Duell, P. J. & Martin, B.C. (2012). Clinical nursing skills: Basic to advanced skills. (8th ed.). Boston: Pearson.

Swearingen, P. L. (Ed.). (2016). All-in-one care planning resource: medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity and psychiatric nursing care plans. (4th ed.).  Mosby/Elsevier.


Nursing & Allied Health Sciences Librarian / Graduate Studies and Research Liaison Librarian

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