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Preparing for the NCLEX? Log onto BoardVitals to build and take practice tests, review detailed answer explanations, and identify areas where you need further study. Sign up with your JSCC e-mail address, then access your account from any computer or mobile device. To learn more, download the BoardVitals Quick Guide (PDF) or speak to a library staff member.
Study resources for nursing and allied health students. E-textbooks and test prep guides, medical dictionary, MedCalc 3000, podcasts, and links to medical databases via STAT!Ref.
Information about NCLEX testing, registrations, locations, and more from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
Salem Health Encyclopedias
Encyclopedias on infectious diseases, cancer, and alternative medicine, plus Magill's Medical Guide, 2014 ed.
Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health (2013)
Comprehensive encyclopedia of general health topics, medical conditions (including diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis), procedures, drugs, anatomy, and more.
MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary
Includes audio pronunciations.
Understanding Medical Words
Interactive introduction to basic medical terminology. From the National Library of Medicine.
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
The National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus. Use it to find preferred and alternate terms to search article databases.
Lab Tests Online
Explanations of clinical laboratory tests, searchable by test name, health condition, or screening group.
Tutorials, videos, & more
Find images for presentations and reports.
Select "Bookshelf" at the top of the page to access e-textbooks and NCLEX study guides.
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