Faculty of Community Services

Nursing

Vaccine Practice for Health Professionals: 1st Canadian EditionRyerson Author

By: Oona St-Amant, Jennifer Lapum, Vinita Dubey, Karen Beckermann, Che-Sheu Huang, Carly Weeks, Kate Leslie and Kim English, Ryerson University

This open access textbook is intended to guide best practices in vaccine delivery in Canada. This resource is designed for students in post-secondary health profession programs, including nursing. It may also be useful for graduate students and healthcare providers. This textbook provides information related to clinical practice, including the administration of vaccine, and communication with clients.

Attribution: Vaccine Practice for Health Professionals: 1st Canadian Edition by Oona St-Amant, Jennifer Lapum, Vinita Dubey, Karen Beckermann, Che-Sheu Huang, Carly Weeks, Kate Leslie and Kim English, Ryerson University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 International License..

Vital Sign Measurement Across the LifespanRyerson Author

By: Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant and Andy Tan, Ryerson University

The purpose of this textbook is to help learners develop best practices in vital sign measurement. Using a multi-media approach, it provides opportunities to read about, observe, practice, and test vital sign measurement.

Attribution: Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Pharmacology

Nursing Pharmacology

Edited By: Kimberly Ernstmeyer and Elizabeth Christman, Wisconsin Technical College

This open access Nursing Pharmacology textbook is designed for entry-level undergraduate nursing students.  It explains basic concepts of pharmacology and describes common medication classes. This book is not intended to be used as a drug reference book, but direct links are provided to DailyMed, which provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States.

Attribution:  Nursing Pharmacology edited by Kimberly Ernstmeyer and Elizabeth Christman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Writing and Research

Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students

By:  Linda Frederiksen and Sue F. Phelps, Washington State University Vancouver

This open textbook is designed for students in graduate-level nursing and education programs. From developing a research question to locating and evaluating sources to writing a sample literature review using appropriate publication guidelines, readers will be guided through the process.

Attribution:  Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students by Linda Frederiksen and Sue F. Phelps is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

The Scholarship of Writing in Nursing EducationRyerson Author

By: Jennifer Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Michelle Hughes, Andy Tan, Arina Bogdan, Frances Dimaranan, Rachel Frantzke, and Nada Savicevic, Ryerson University

This open access textbook is intended to guide best practices in the journey of scholarly writing in the context of the nursing profession. This resource is designed for students in undergraduate nursing programs and may also be useful for students in other health-related post-secondary programs, graduate students, and healthcare providers. 

Includes: interactive quizzes

Attribution: The Scholarship of Writing in Nursing Education by Jennifer Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Michelle Hughes, Andy Tan, Arina Bogdan, Frances Dimaranan, Rachel Frantzke, and Nada Savicevic is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

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