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Nursing Education

Nursing Education

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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 2020-2021.

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Key Terms in Nursing Education

Use these terms in SDCCD Books+ Advanced Search to find resources in the SDCC Library. See example search below.

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

How to do an Advanced Search in SDCCD Books+ with Key Terms: 

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1. Select SDCCD Books +

2. Select Subject from the dropdown menu

3. Type in the key term (example: Nursing)

4. Click the Search button to get results

Try these call numbers and headings if you'd like to browse what's on our shelves. Or use SDCCD Books+. Books you can borrow (take home), known as the Circulating Collection, are located on the third floor.

RA 773-88  
Personal health and hygiene

RJ 245-247  
Pediatric nursing

RM 1-950  

RM 214-258
Diet therapy

RT 1 - 120  

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