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Nursing Program - Information Literacy: Getting Started
Available by clicking on the title of the database below. If you are accessing the databases from off campus you will get prompted for a username and password. This username and password is the same that you use to login to Madison College computers, myMadisonCollege, Blackboard, etc..
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)Subject Areas: Nursing, Medical, Allied Health. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, provides over 12 million MEDLINE citations and additional life sciences journals. Search separately - not included in WorldCat Discovery searches.
The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of MLA evaluates websites based on the following criteria: credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers. The following websites have been deemed particularly useful
Students can evaluate and choose superior sources of health information
Students can research and interpret health information in a culturally competent manner
Students can articulate why their ability to evaluate information matters
Relevant RN Program Outcomes:
Assess health of individuals, families, and groups within the context of the community.Adapt nursing practice to meet the needs of diverse clients in a variety of settings (Nursing Fundamentals: Core competencies)