[Update] Nursing Reference Center

July 8, 2011

NRC is now available on the iPhone and iPod Touch and it’s free* for all Georgetown University and Georgetown University Hospital! You can search or browse Quick Lessons, Drug Monographs, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, and more. Here are the access instructions:

  1. Open NRC on your computer and scroll to the bottom of the page.
  2. Click on the link: “NRC iPhone/iPod Touch Application.”
  3. In the pop-up, enter your email address to receive code and installation instructions.
  4. Open your email on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
  5. Click the first link in the email to install the app from the App Store.
  6. Once you have the NRC app installed, click on the second link to activate the content.

*Institutional Subscription paid for by Dahlgren Memorial Library


Dahlgren Memorial Library now subscribes to the Nursing Reference Center (NRC), which can be accessed from on-campus as well as off-campus.

Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, and nurse faculty. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases, including the following specific modules: Diseases & Conditions, Skills & Procedures, Drug Information, Patient Education, Practice Resources, and Continuing Education.

Also included within the Practice Resources are several searchable and browseable eBooks, including Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Davis’s Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, and more.

New uCentral Titles

February 4, 2010

In cooperation with the School of Nursing and Health Studies, we are happy to announce that there are four more titles available within uCentral. uCentral is available on your computer and on your handheld device (iPhone/iPod Touch, Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile, and Palm). Here are the four new titles:

  • Davis’s Drug Guide
  • Davis’s Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
  • Diseases and Disorders, 3rd Edition
  • Handbook of Nursing Diagnosis

Instructions for adding these titles if you already have uCentral installed on your device:

  1. Go to uCentral Home page
  2. Click on the PDA link
  3. Log into your account
  4. Select the titles you want to add to your device and click Update.
  5. On your device, open uCentral and tap the update link on the top right corner.

Full uCentral Installation Instructions

Davis's Laboratory and Diagnostics TestsDavis's Drug GuideHandbook of Nursing Diagnostics

Trial Resource for Nursing Students

July 28, 2009

Dahlgren Library has trial access to a new Exam Master OnLine Resource for Nursing Students and faculty: NCLEX-RN Preparation and Review

This new resource provides more than 3,800 NCLEX quality review questions covering these four major topics:

  • Safe and Effective Care Environment
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance
  • Psychosocial Integrity
  • Physiological Integrity

Click here to access: http://www.exammaster2.com/wdsentry/gurn.htm

Login Instructions: (Prior to using this resource, you will need to create an account.)

  1. After going to the above link, click the link “First Time Registration”
  2. Click “I Agree” on the Licensing Agreement
  3. Fill out the form
  4. A password is immediately sent by email. Go back to the above URL and click the link “Click to Start”

Exam Master OnLine Quick Guide [PDF]

Trial ends on September 30, 2009