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Nursing

The best books, eBooks, articles, media, and open access resources on general nursing, as well as links to specific nursing topics guides.

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Get the App

Whether in a clinical setting or on the go, Nursing Reference Center Plus provides nurses with quick and easy access to the most current nursing information. Complimentary with all subscriptions, the Nursing Reference Center Plus mobile app gives nurses instant access, both on and offline, to content on their iPhones, iPads or Android devices.  

The Nursing Reference Center Plus app provides:

  • Information about diseases and conditions
  • Evidence-based care sheets
  • Content on nursing best practices and skills
  • Robust drug information
  • Videos and images to aid in patient care

Features that meet nurses’ needs:

  • Bookmark favorite topics and searches
  • View recent search history
  • Save notes on your favorite topics
  • Print and email content directly from your device
  • Fast download
  • Available for both Apple and Android devices

Authenticate the App

To authenticate the NRC Plus app:

  1. Log into the NRC Plus interface.
  2. Click the NRC Plus Mobile App Access link at the bottom of the page and enter your email address. Note: You must use an email address that you can access from your device on which you have installed the NRC Plus app.
  3. An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  4. Access the email from your device on which you have installed the NRC Plus app, and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key. Note: Once it is authenticated, the app can be used for nine months, after which you must send yourself a new authentication key from the NRC Plus interface.

Care Plans

Evidence-Based Care Plans provide evidence regarding what is known about a disease or condition and the best way to treat the patient. Evidence is coded according to reference strength.

Skills Videos

The videos in Nursing Reference Center Plus include short overviews of how to perform specific nursing procedures or skills. Graphical images assist at the point of care.

Nursing eBooks

Featured e-books include Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications; Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses; AHFS Drug Information Essentials and more.