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Nursing: Welcome

Resources for students and faculty

Why use this guide?

Use this guide to:

  • Find background information
  • Locate clinical evidence
  • Get scholarly articles
  • Locate primary sources

"The reward is manifold: through improving your research skills you will also be reinforcing improved ways of thinking about your professional practice, and that must surely be good for patient care.”

Alison Kitson
​Vice-President and Executive Dean
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Flinders University

Health News Review

Health News Reviews provides objective reviews of media stories covering therapeutic claims such as new medical treatments, tests, procedures, or drugs.

Nearly 30 reviewers, most with MD, MPH, or PhD credentials, work to assess how well a media story meets set criteria; stories are assigned one to five stars.

New Resource!

[From the publisher]
Master nursing best practices with the premier source for evidence-based information designed specifically for nurses. Get answers to questions quickly, access care plans, watch video demonstrations, strengthen nursing skills, and much more.
Content includes:

  • Nursing care plans
  • Nursing skills checklists
  • Videos
  • Quick lessons
  • Evidence-based care sheets
  • and more!

Off-Campus Access; Wireless Access

  1. Off-campus access to proprietary library resources
  2. Campus WIFI service requires a username and password

Your username is your CBU e-mail address.
Your password is your birthdate entered as yymmdd.

Example: If your CBU email address is and your birthdate is May 2, 1996:
Password: 960502

Use your Cape Breton University email address and password.

Username: jane_doe
Password: ******

Sch. of Education & Health

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Cathy Chisholm
Office L-120