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Baystate Nursing Resource
Also accessible from the Baystate Nursing Home page, Elsevier's Clinical Skills includes nearly 1500 skills, EBP changes, and patient education handouts.
Clinical Skills and Clinical Updates
Elsevier's ClinicalKey for Nursing offers two separate databases in which you can earn CE credits: Clinical Skills and Clinical Updates. Open the PDF file for detailed instructions and screenshots.
Read articles on various topics, take the accompanying tests, and submit your answers for free CE credits. Search for a topic and select "CEUs" as the Source Type filter on the left side of the results page; or, select EB Care Sheets or Quick Lessons from the top of the page and find CE modules on the topics listed. In order to take the accompanying quizzes, you will have to first register for a free account with CINAHL Education (https://ceu.cinahl.com/login).
CEConnection/ Nursing Center
Read articles and take the corresponding tests for ANCC contact hours. Each module is typically 2.0 CH and costs $21.95.
Welcome to Baystate's Nursing Resources Page!
Baystate Library & Knowledge Services provides you with onsite and remote access to journals, databases, and books to support your patient care efforts, committee work, and research projects, and to help you practice evidence-based nursing overall. Please browse through the resources listed on the navigation tabs above.
The library is always happy to help! If you need assistance using any of these resources, or if a particular item is missing that you think should be included in this guide, please contact us: 794-1865 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learning To Use the Library Databases
If you are wondering how to best use the library databases and other information resources, we offer several options:
(1) Call the Reference Librarian at 794-1291 to schedule an appointment if you would like an overview of library resources that could be relevant to your project or daily work.
(2) Call the library information desk at 794-1865 with a quick question that may be answerable by phone.
(3) Check out these online tutorials that are available from some of our database providers: