Nursing is a profession which provides health care to individuals of all ages. Nursing encompasses many activities including health promotion, health maintenance, health care during illness and injury and rehabilitation. Nurses apply knowledge from the biological, physical, behavioral and nursing sciences to care for clients in varied settings. The purpose of the San Diego City College Nursing program is to provide an educational opportunity for qualified individuals interested in a career in nursing. --Nursing Education department description, SDCC Catalog 2019-2020.
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|Caregivers||Long-term care of the sick||Medical ethics|
|Nursing||Nursing--Examinations--Study Guides||Nursing--Study and Teaching|
|Nursing--Vocational Guidance||Nursing Schools--Admission, Questions, etc.||Palliative Care|
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San Diego City College Library has over 28,000 electronic books. A few of the newer ones are highlighted below. Use SDCCD Books+ to find books in both our print and electronic collections. Click the links below to check on their availability.
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Our Periodicals and Newspapers section, located in the Library near the Circulation Desk and the Print Station, has a wide selection of print magazines to browse for ideas and trends related to your area of study. Here are a few titles with their corresponding web sites:
|American Journal of Nursing||www.ajnonline.com|
|Harvard Health Letter||www.health.harvard.edu|
|JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association||www.jama.com|
|Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing||www.jognn.awhonn.org|
|Journal of Pediatric Nursing||www.pediatricnursing.org|
|Journal of Transcultural Nursing||www.tcns.org|
|The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing||www.mcnjournal.com|
|Public Health Reports||www.publichealthreports.org|
|Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter||www.tuftshealthletter.com|
|University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter||www.WellnessLetter.com|
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