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Nursing Education: Home

This is a guide for Nursing Education students to assist in researching, writing, learning, networking, and more

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This guide seeks to assist the research efforts and support the clinical practice of Duquesne University Nursing Education students. It brings together selected relevant Gumberg Library resources and additional websites.

Some of the links connect to resources that are only available to current Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff. These resources will require your Duquesne University ID number or MultiPass credentials if you are working off-campus.

What is a nurse educator?

Nursing educators are health professionals that usually work at nursing schools and teaching hospitals. Nursing educators are registered nurses with advanced education in teaching and education.

Although nursing educators mainly teach others, they generally have extensive clinical experience as well. Nursing educators are trained to teach patients, families, nursing students, nursing staff, and health maintenance consumers about health related topics and the nursing profession.

What are the major topics of this guide?

This guide is organized into six main parts- Home, Research, Writing, Learning, Networking, and Duquesne.

The Research section divides farther into five separate categories.

  1. Databases,
  2. eBooks/Books,
  3. Evidence Based Practice,
  4. Drug Information, and
  5. Mobile Resources

The Writing section contains resources, services, and other guides to help you write more effectively.

The Learning section provides links to online tools. This section is divided into four sections.

  1. Anatomy,
  2. Continuing Education,
  3. Government, and
  4. Teaching & Education

The fifth section, Networking, is divided into three sections to assist in career development.

  1. Accreditation/Certification,
  2. Employment, and
  3. Professional Organizations

Finally, the Duquesne section supports Duquesne's FNP students with information about the department, student organizations, and requirements.

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