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Database Spotlight: Nursing Reference Center

A research guide that highlights each of the library's selections for our Database Spotlight.

Nursing Reference Center

Off-Campus Access

Off-Campus Access

Germanna Community College library users may access our e-books from off campus locations. You will prompted to enter a MyVCCS username and password. The username and password are the same as for BlackBoard and student email.


Nursing Reference Center Description

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) is the premier evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses. Powered by EbscoHost, Nursing Resource Center empowers nurses and nursing students to locate evidence-based journal articles and nursing best practices that can be used to answer questions quickly and strengthen nursing skills. This database makes locating information about diseases and conditions, skills and procedures, drug information, patient education, practice resources, and continuing education easier than ever with its easy to use tabs that highlight each of these areas.

Nursing Reference Center includes:

  • Evidence-based care sheets
  • Quick Lessons
  • Point-of-care drug information
  • Evidency-based patient education information in English and Spanish
  • Unique point-of-care reference books
  • Best practice guidelines
  • Research instruments
  • Continuing education modules
  • Legal cases
  • Latest Medical News

If you are a nursing student or nursing faculty member, Nursing Reference Center is an indispensable resource! Take a few minutes to watch this short tutorial to learn more about using this amazing resource!