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The Queen's Health Systems: Nursing

Hawai'i Medical Library

Resources for Nurses

Aloha, Nurses! This guide is designed to give you the Queen's top nursing resources on page so you can research, update best practices, and increase your professional knowledge with ease. Included here are links to databases, e-books, and e-journals related to nursing education, research, and practice. It is not comprehensive, and it will continually evolve to meet your needs! We welcome your feedback, questions, and ideas to improve this resource. 

Point-of-care Tools

Medication Information


Top Journals by Specialty





General Nursing

ICU & Emergency

e-Books for Nurses

General Nursing e-Books

Queen's Standards

What are Queen's clinical practice guidelines for this procedure / treatment / administration?

Look at Queen's internally developed guidelines.

(Link works ON-SITE ONLY at a Queen's location.)

♦ How do I do it? 

Use Lippincott Nursing Procedures.

♦ What do I use for charting and care plans?

(Link only works on-site at a Queen's location or with a VPN.)

Care Plan Guides (Elsevier) 

♦ What is Queen's policy? 

(Link works ON-SITE ONLY at a Queen's location.)


Clinical Practice Guidelines Quick Links

American Nurses Association - Clinical Practice Guidelines

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Program - Magnet Pathway Information

Emergency Nurses Association Guidelines - ENA Guideline Central

Guideline Central - Nursing - Clinical Practice Guidelines

Databases for Nurses

Earning CME

Did you know you can earn CME in DynaMed? Click the link below for 3 simple steps.

"To earn CME/CE/CPD and MOC credit with every search of DynaMed users simply create a personal user account and the DynaMed CME Ticker tracks the credits accrued across all their devices. Clinicians can redeem CME credits individually or in a bulk submission, and after an easy one-time configuration DynaMed will automatically submit MOC credits on the user’s behalf. Certificates are stored for easy access anytime." 

Leadership in Nursing

Hawaii Medical Library has resources to support you as a leader or aspiring leader. 

Journals with an administration/leadership focus

Organizations that support leadership

Here's the three most recent blog posts on various nursing administration topics from the Healthy Workforce Institute.

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NEW: Upcoming Library Info Sessions

As a QMC staff or resident, you're invited to an informal webinar with Queen's medical librarian! We'll first give you a brief overview of the library, highlight key resources and databases, and then open it up for a Q&A. So bring your burning library questions! Webinars are open invitation and are held quarterly. Drop in for ten minutes, or stay the whole time. Come to one session or join us for all of them. Just click the appropriate link below when the time comes. All QMC team members are welcome! 

If you have any library-related questions in the meantime, please email us at

Medical Librarian

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Heidi Patterson
Please email me with your article requests or topic searches. A five hour time difference may impact replies. It is my pleasure to assist with your research needs. Thank you for using your library services.

New Articles in PubMed

Topic: Emergency Nursing

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