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The Queen's Health Systems: Nursing

Hawaii 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. If you'd like assistance finding something, please contact librarian Farris Sanders at and she'll be happy to help you. 

Point-of-care Tools

Medication Information


Database Tutorials

Top Journals by Specialty





General Nursing

ICU & Emergency

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 broad 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. Stop by 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 folks are welcome! 

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

Medical Librarian

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Farris Sanders
(219) 922-4868, ext. 1005

Emails are generally answered within 1- 2 business days

I'd be happy to help you with:
* getting a library account set up, forgotten passwords, etc.
* questions about the collection and potential acquisitions
* other library-related requests or questions

e-Books for Nurses

General Nursing e-Books

New Articles in PubMed

Topic: Emergency Nursing

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