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Nursing / RN: Start Here

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Nursing

Introduction

The Nursing program at College of the Redwoods offers an Associate of Science in Registered Nursing. There is also an Associate of Science Degree and a Certificate of Achievement for LVN to RN. Programs in this field provide educational opportunities for students seeking careers as Registered Nurses (RN). Upon program completion, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN).‚Äč

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Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for Nursing project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. 

Tips:

Use scientific or technical terms. Use specific words. Use only one or two words.

Try both plural and singular forms. Try different combinations. Check glossary in textbook.

  • Advocacy
  • Aging
  • Allergy
  • Ambulatory
  • Anatomy
  • Antiseptic
  • Behavioral disorder
  • Blood born pathogens
  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass standards
  • Cardio vascular
  • Children
  • Circulation
  • Communicable disease
  • Communications
  • Community nursing
  • Compress
  • Confidentiality
  • Contamination
  • CPR
  • Cultural diversity
  • Decontamination
  • Diagnostic test
  • Digestive system
  • Disease transmission
  • Diversity
  • Domestic abuse
  • Dosage
  • Draw blood
  • Drug standard
  • Electrolyte
  • Fecal elimination
  • Gerontology
  • Glucose
  • Grieving
  • Health care agencies
  • Heart rate
  • Hemoglobin
  • Hygiene
  • Immobility
  • Infection
  • Infection control
  • Injections
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Intradermal
  • Intramuscular
  • Intravenous (IV)
  • Liability
  • Loss
  • Medical history
  • Medical terminology
  • Medication
  • Multicultural
  • Nervous system
  • Nursing administration
  • Nursing ethics
  • Nutrition
  • Oxygenation
  • Pain management
  • Parenteral
  • Pathophysiology
  • Patient assessment
  • Patient behavior
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal
  • Preoperative
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public health
  • Pulmonary
  • Pulse rate
  • Reflexes
  • Rescue
  • Respiratory rate
  • Respiratory system
  • Sanitation
  • Sexual assault
  • Shock
  • Special needs
  • Sterilization
  • Stress
  • Subcutaneous
  • Surgical
  • Sutures
  • Toxicology
  • Triage
  • Ulcers
  • Unsafe practices
  • Urinary tract
  • Vaginal
  • Ventilation
  • Vital signs

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.