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A guide for finding nursing resources and information

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Rodney Birch

Welcome to the Nursing research guide! This is the launching point for research done in the various courses in the Nursing program. Essential resources to begin your research in nursing are included in this research guide. Additional information and research consultations are available from the liaison librarian for Nursing and Health Sciences, Dr. Rodney Birch.


Highlighted Sources:

Clinical Nurse Specialist 2020 Survey: The Role of the CNS

Health Care Forecasting

Health Policy for Health Care Professionals

Man-Up: A Practical Guide for Men in Nursing

Men in Nursing article

Nursing by the Numbers

Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control

National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine


Scopes & Standards

The NNU Library has copies of the Scopes and Standards" series for various nursing specialties. These copies may be found in the Reference Collection, which is located on the main floor of the Learning Commons (between The Bean and The Center for Academic Success and Advising). You may find excerpts online, but the full version will be available in print. The call number (where you may find these items on the shelf) is Ref. RT85.5.A43. If you need assistance locating an item you may ask for assistance from someone in the Research/Writing Help Office (near the Reference Collection), or the Learning Commons Service Desk.

Advanced Registered Nursing Scope of Practice

Call for Action: Nurses Lead and Transform Palliative Care (2017)