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Practical Nursing: Home

This guide provides quick access to quality resources relevant to Practical Nursing

Featured Books

Journey Across the Life Span
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health
Indigenous Peoples and Dementia: New Understandings of Memory Loss and Memory Care
Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Clinical Nursing Calculations
Clinicians Guide to Lgbtqia+ Care: Cultural Safety and Social Justice in Primary, Sexual, and Reproductive Healthcare
Auscultation skills breath & heart sounds
Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span
Understanding Anatomy and Physiology : A Visual, Auditory, Interactive Approach
Teaching cultural competence in nursing and health care : inquiry, action, and innovation
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Nursing Beyond the Bedside
Human Anatomy: The Definitive Visual Guide
eBook - Body Systems

Featured Resources


Alzheimer Journey - Video Series

Alzheimer Journey Series

The Alzheimer Journey is a resource for family caregivers. It consists of three videos that follow the three stages of Alzheimer's disease and a fourth video that explains how brain function is affected.  This series includes 4 modules: 1) The Road Ahead; 2) On the Road; 3) At the Crossroads; 4) Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease


Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) Library Services

While you are on your clinical placement you can access the library at any NSHA location.  To find out the location of your local hospital check out the Locations & Hours Tab. 

Collections & Resources - this lists the available databases, journals, and resources for NSHA employees, including patient pamphlets, education guides & skill guides.

Staff Directory - Find out who your local library staff are here!