Learning and Development
Books and Journals
Accessing the Library collections from home
Our online library resources can be accessed via our new Library Discovery Portal
When you click on any of the library resources you will be prompted for a username and password. Your username and password will be your staff ID and first name.
username = 12345
Password = PETER
Once you have logged in once you will automatically be able to access all other resources.
*Please note that your login to access library resources is NOT the same as the Health Point 'Sign in' and 'Register' on the top right of the Health Point webpage. Click on any of the library databases or resource links to login.
Nurses working in the Counties Manukau region are also able to register for online access to a selection of databases and resources including:
Nursing Reference Centre Plus
An evidence based information tool designed specifically for nurses.
Full text of over 1,300 Elsevier medical and surgical reference books, 600 journals, 2,800 drug monographs, 2,000 practice guidelines, 15,000 patient education handouts, 13,000 medical and surgical videos, and 5 million images. Includes a mobile app.
ProQuest ebooks collection (13,000 ebooks across all disciplines)
Proquest Health Research Premium Collection
- Family Health Database
- Health & Medical Collection
- Health Management Database
- Nursing & Allied Health Database
- Psychology Database
- Public Health Database
Nurses working in the Counties Manukau region who are not currently Counties Manukau Health employees are invited to to register for access via the online form.
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Nursing Reference Centre Plus - NEW
An evidence based information tool designed specifically for nurses.
- NRCP User Guide
- NRCP Tutorial
- How to download the NRCP mobile app
Clinical Guidelines, Care Pathways and Assessment Tools
This selection of resources curated by the team at Health Navigator [NZ]
Links Medicus (open access and free)
Educational resources for nursing. Links to international standards and guidelines, best practice resources and learning opportunities.
Evidence Based Nursing Resources
This page, curated by Cochrane, features links to various resources related to evidence-based nursing
New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Practice Guidelines
Documents directly related to the broad scope of nursing and midwifery practice. This includes all documents that describe and provide direction on nursing or midwifery practice issues.
Nursing Best Practice Guidelines (RNAO: Ontario, Canada)
Currently there are more than 60 best practice guidelines for patient care. Resources also include toolkits and webinars to support implementation.
NZNO - Medicines: Guidelines and Information
New Zealand Wound Care Society Guidelines and Protocols
Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation Guidelines
Intravenous Nursing New Zealand. Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice
New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012
Includes guidance and updates for CVD risk assessment, management and diabetes screening advice.
KO AWATEA LEARN
Ko Awatea LEARN is an interprofessional educational community that gives healthcare professionals the skills they need to become change agents in health care improvement. "We’re talking about skills like quality improvement, patient safety, communication, leadership, and patient-centered care. Leaders are looking for these skills, and patients expect providers to have them"
NZNO Library e-newsletter
New Zealand Nurses Organisation
New Zealand Nursing Education and Research Foundation: Online Archive of nursing Oral Histories
Nurse Executives of New Zealand
Nursing Council of New Zealand
BOOKS & JOURNALS (*some titles may only be available online to CM Health staff )
Popular Journal Titles
*Please note that for some of the titles below the latest issues may still be under embargo and not available in full text. In these cases please request any articles of interest using the articles request form on the library website on SouthNet.
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Evidence Based Nursing
International Journal of Nursing Practice
Journal of Clinical Nursing
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
Journal of Emergency Nursing
Journal of Infusion Nursing
Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
Journal of Radiology Nursing
Journal of Nursing Administration
Journal of Nursing Management
Kai Tiaki Nursing Research Journal
Nurse Education in Practice
Nurse Education Today *
Primary Health Care
*Please request any articles of interest using the articles request form on the library website on SouthNet
BMJ: British Medical Journal
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
The New England Journal of Medicine
New Zealand Medical Journal
Nursing books (Print) held in the CM Health Library
ProQuest ebooks collection
13,000 ebooks across all disciplines. Books in the collection can be searched via Proquest or via our new Discovery portal and are available to our community and primary care partners.
Popular Book Titles
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Dictionary of Nursing, 2nd ed.
Dictionary of Nursing Theory and Research, 3rd. ed.
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, 2nd. ed.
Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, 2nd. ed.
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
Drugs and medications
Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory &
Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
Procedures , practice guidelines and evidence based care
Lippincott Nursing Procedures
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures
Acute Medicine : a Handbook for Nurse Practitioners
Advanced Clinical Skills for GU Nurses
Advanced Practice Nursing, 3rd. ed.
Advanced Practice Nursing with Older Adults: Clinical Guidelines
Assess Notes: Nursing Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual
An Evidence Base for Ophthalmic Nursing Practice
Evidence - Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, 3rd. ed.
Evidence - Based Practice in Nursing
Minor Surgical Procedures for Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals
A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Cardiac Intervention Patients
Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualising Client Care Across the Life Span
Nursing Diagnosis Manual: Planning, Individualising and Documenting Client Care
Nursing Medical Emergency Patients
Applied Ethics in Nursing
Cancer in Children and Young People: Acute Nursing Care
Caring for Children and Families
Concept Mapping: A Critical Thinking Approach to Care Planning
Critical Thinking in Long - Term Care Nursing
Emergency Triage: Telephone Triage and Advice
Middle Range Theory for Nursing, 3rd
Nursing Theories, 2nd. ed.
Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care
Teaching Evidence - Based Practice in Nursing
Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing
Free registration for CM Health staff to access a global collection of resources to improve our practice. Resources include: Research and insights; Tools and Analytics; Webconferences - live and archived.
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