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Nursing: Welcome

Nurses are critical thinkers, problem solvers, empathetic, flexible, patient, dedicated, detail oriented, organized, and more...


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Read the Missouri State Board of Nursing Accreditation Report to learn about the many ways in which STLCC Libraries support the College's Nursing program.

What is Nursing?

Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

The Research Process, Summarized

The Research Process as Strategic Exploration and Inquiry: Think of research as: iterative; organized curiosity; never linear, has twists & turns; a valuable skill to cultivate!

Top Ten Qualities of Successful Nurses (and Students)

Nurses are Researchers

Nurses use research to provide evidence-based care that promotes quality health outcomes for individuals, families, communities and health care systems. Nurses also use research to shape health policy in direct care, within an organization, and at the local, state and federal levels..

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Nursing Department Library Liaisons

Do you have questions, comments or suggestions about this guide? Do  you know of a resource to add? Please contact::

Janice Hovis,
STLCC-Meramec Campus Library
Reference Desk: 314-984-7613

Sharon Fox
STLCC-Forest Park Campus Library
Reference Desk: 314-644-9208

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000