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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

A guide to library and research resources for BSN students at the University of San Francisco

Databases





 

Reference Sources 





Books 



Incredibly Easy! Series and other study guides

The goal of the Made Incredibly Easy, Made Incredibly Quick! and Made Incredibly Visual! books is to break down challenging clinical concepts - the ones that are often difficult or confusing to grasp - and present them in a refreshingly original, engaging format that is easy to understand.


Nursing Theories

Browse our list of print and electronic books on nursing theories and models. 


Nursing Care Plans

Browse our list of print and electronic books on nursing care plans

NCLEX Resources

Find a comprehensive collection of the library's NCLEX study guides and resources. 

Statistical Data 



Drugs and Pharmaceuticals


National Library of Medicine Drug Information Portal

Advanced and consumer information on 68,655 drugs and biologicals from the National Library of Medicine. Search by drug name, class, or category. 


DailyMed

National Library of Medicine resource providing high quality information on marketed drugs, primarily label/package insert information. 


Davis' Drug Guide for Nurses

Contains the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan -- well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. 


Laws and Legislation


California Nursing Practice Act with Regulations and Related Statutes 2016

The Nursing Practice Act (NPA) is the body of California law that mandates the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) to set out the scope of practice and responsibilities for RNs.


Videos 


Citing Sources 


APA Style from the Purdue OWL

Purdue Online Writing Lab's guide to APA. 


AMA Manual of Style

Style guide from the American Medical Association in electronic format.


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