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Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines and offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based
- Health Reference Center
Provides indexing for over 200 journals, and full text coverage of over 100 journals, 500+ pamphlets, and selected health-related articles from an additional 1,500 general interest magazines. Also includes full text of six medical reference books and more than 1,800 medical topic overviews from 'Clinical Reference Systems.
- Health Source : Nursing
Nearly 600 Scholarly full text titles covering nursing and allied health, 450 of these are peer-reviewed titles about 400 more titles are indexed and abstracted. Includes full text from titles such as: Ceative Nursing, Issues in :Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Jouranl of Nursing Management; Patient Care for the Nurse Practitions; CLinical Pharmacology
- MEDLINE (EBSCO)
Covers the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, psychiatry, pre-clinical sciences, medical education and health care planning and administration of services.
- Nursing Reference Center
Nursing Resource Center is a comprehensive resource that nurses, students, and instructors trust to deliver quality results because it was designed to match the “Nursing Process”. Whether preparing students for clinical exams, providing homework help, or NCLEX-RN test prep Nursing Resource Center is a care provider’s must have.
Provides abstracts and indexing for more than 1800 journals. Full text of more than 800 journals is available to USMAI institutions. Some articles are in languages other than English. It includes extensive coverage of the physical and biological sciences, significant numbers of journals in the social sciences, and some journals in the humanities
- Maryland RN Programs
Provides information on Maryland RN Programs and nursing career development opportunities for individuals interested in furthering their career in the state of Maryland.
- NCLEX-RN Exam
NCLEX-RN Review Guide. Provides over 85 pages of expert written guidance covering how and what you need to know to pass the NCLEX-RN exam successfully.
- Working as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Provides information on Maryland State's Scope of Practice and completing an internship program and guide to ensure the RN is on his or her way to a successful career path and development.