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Nursing: Nursing LibGuide Home

A guide to doing research in nursing at RCCC.

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Welcome to the Nursing Guide

Welcome to the LibGuide for researching nursing at RCCC. Here you will find information to help you find articles, search databases and discover resources in the nursing field.

This guide is a start, but is not comprehensive. If you have difficulty finding the resource you need, contact a LRC staff member at, call us at 252-862-1209 or chat with us in the box on the right.

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Board Vitals

New Board Exam Prep Tool

The North Carolina Community College System now has access to BoardVitals from STAT!Ref. BoardVitals is a high-quality, effective and powerful review tool that can be used by practicing physicians, medical students and residents to help prepare for the NCLEX RN, NCLEX PN, Surgical Tech Exam and ARRT Radiography Exam.

It allows for decreased study time, with everything organized under one platform and the best questions to study listed up front. With BoardVitals, you have the ability to create customized practice tests using many options including number or questions, subjects and more. Also included are detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources. BoardVitals contains the very best questions brought together from the leading medical publishers, research institutions and practicing physicians.

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How it Works

Watch the BoardVitals video above to learn more about this dynamic resource for board exam preparation.

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- The highest quality test banks available

- High-yield, vetted questions listed up front in an effort to maximize study time

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A Selection of New Nursing Books

Quick Guide - Board Vitals