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Nursing: Search Tools and Strategies

Search Terms

Use these keywords when searching the library catalog, articles, databases, or the Internet. 

  • Aging
  • Allied Health
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • CAM
  • Care giving
  • Chronic diseases
  • Chronic illness
  • Complimentary medicine
  • Diagnosis
  • Disabilities
  • Disease
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Policies
  • Drug Use
  • Drugs
  • Elder Abuse
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Evidence-based 
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Administration
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • History taking
  • Human Development
  • Infection Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Inflammation
  • Integrative medicine
  • Long-term care
  • Medical
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical insurance
  • Medical terminology
  • Medicine
  • Multi-Cultural
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient
  • Pathology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Patient Care
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Preventative medicine
  • Public Health
  • Special Needs
  • Transcultural Nursing
  • Universal Precaution


Support Labs

  • The Library houses an Anatomy and Physiology Lab in Room L701 with models and materials for student study.
  • The Library also now houses the Science Support Lab that supports tutoring, a place for individual and group studying, and more. Please make an appointment within Blackboard for tutoring. 
  • There are also several support labs on campus Patrick Hall to assist students with subject area skills development. Select the links below to see contact information and hours of operation for each Lab.
  • CLICK Student Computer Support Lab (Patrick Hall Rm. 132)
  • Science Support Lab (Inside the Library)
  • Writing Support Lab (Patrick Hall Rm. 602)
  • Smartthinking - Free Online Tutoring (Patrick Hall Rm. 603A)
  • Math Support Lab (Patrick Hall Rm. 603B)

Helpful Tutorials