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Nursing Program Playbook

About this Playbook

female nurse; image source Microsoft

 

 

This playbook contains resources for students in PVCC's nursing program. For information about the program, please visit the program's page. For help with any of  the materials on this playbook, or to book a consultation, please contact reference@pvcc.edu.

 

 

Textbooks

Catalano, J. T. (2015). Nursing now! Today’s issues, tomorrow’s trends (7th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company.

Wilkinson, J., Treas, L., Barnett, K., & Smith, M. (2016). Fundamentals of nursing: Vol. 1. Theory, concepts, and applications (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA:  F. A. Davis Company.

Wilkinson, J., Treas, L., Barnett, K., & Smith, M. (2016). Fundamentals of nursing: Vol. 2. Thinking, doing, and caring (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA:  F. A. Davis Company.

Books Available Online

You may need some e-books for some of your nursing classes. Two of them are:

  1. Vallerand, A.H., Sanoski, C.A., & Deglin, J.H. (2017). Davis’s drug guide for nurses (15th ed.).  Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company.  Retrieved from Nursing Reference Center, EBSCOhost.
  2. Van Leeuwen, A.M., & Bladh, M.L. (2015). Davis’s comprehensive handbook of laboratory & diagnostic tests with nursing implications (6th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved from Nursing Reference Center, EBSCOhost.

To find these books and others, follow the instructions below:

  • Go to the Nursing Reference Center database
  • If prompted, log in with your MyPVCC ID and password
  • Click on the Practice Resources tab
  • Click on the book's cover