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NUR 308: Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice: Background Reading

Why use a reference book?

 Reference sources are invaluable for defining key concepts, providing brief overviews of a subject, and identifying major theories and research developments. They can provide you with the background you need to select and develop a topic of research, or help you explore internship or career opportunities.

Reference Sources

Useful when you need an overview or introduction to a topic, or when you want brief, factual information. For a more comprehensive list, consult the Nursing subject guide.

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health
(POR Reference RT21 .G353)

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The article about RNs, which gives brief descriptions of many nursing specialities, is available here.