Nursing & Education Resources

Nursing Student/Faculty or Staff Resources

Comprehensive guide to online nursing programs at
RN to gives info about masters in nursing degree programs. has MSN guidebooks at
RN to MSN Programs for Specialties [.pdf]
In a Hurry? Find Accelerated Nursing Programs at
NURSE Corps Scholarship Opportunities
Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service: America’s First Responders
Guide to volunteering as a nurse
See how to become a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) at

Pain and Palliative Care Education Resources

Integrating Palliative Care:  Perspectives for Nurses and Doctors [ppt] [.pdf] ( pdf does not include slide notes]
Advance Directives Conversation Guide [.pdf]
Integración de los cuidados paliativos:
Perspectivas para las enfermeras
y doctores [ppt] [pdf] in Spanish (pdf no incluye notas de diapositivas)
Guía de conversación de directivas anticipadas
[.pdf] in Spanish

Pain Management:  Nursing Interventions and Assessments [.pptx] [.pdf] (pdf does not include slide notes)
Pain Tools Handout [.pdf]
Pain Assessment Guide [.pdf]
Pain Scales Answer Sheet [.pdf]
Responses to Pain: Role Play [.pdf]
Response to Pain: Dramatic Role Play [.pdf]

Manejo de dolor:
Intervenciones y evaluaciones  de enfermería [ppt] [.pdf] in Spanish (pdf no incluye notas de diapositivas)
(Spanish presentation and handouts will be added when they have been translated) (presentación y folletos se agregarán cuando hayan sido traducidos)
Sugerencias para el Manejo de Dolor [.pdf]
Guía de Evaluación del Dolor [.pdf]
Escalas de dolor: Hoja de respuestas [.pdf]
Líneas de lectura: Respuestas al dolor [.pdf]

Patient Education Resources
Benzodiazepine Brochure [.pdf]
Healthy Eating for managing diabetes [.pdf]
Healthy Snacks for managing diabetes [.pdf]
Vaccines Explained [.pdf]

Blood Glucose Monitoring [.pptx] [.pdf]
Care of Clients with Mental Illness [.pptx] [.pdf]
Creighton Model Fertility Care System Presentation [.pptx] [.pdf]
End of Life Nursing Practice [.pptx] [.pdf]
Ethics of Stimulants [.pptx] [.pdf]
Ethnonursing Research and Process [.pptx] [.pdf]
Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders [.pptx] [.pdf]
Genomics and Genetics in Health Care [.pptx] [.pdf]
Oxygenation Skills [.pptx] [.pdf]
Pain Management [.pptx] [.pdf]
Spirituality and Nursing [.pptx] [.pdf]
Transcultural Nursing Care [.pptx] [.pdf]
Uremia [.pptx] [.pdf]
Diarrhea Management in Children [.docx] [.pdf]
Stroke: Heed the Warning Signs [.docx] [.pdf]
Anti-psychotic Medications [.pptx] [.pdf]
Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders [.pptx] [.pdf]

Learning Activities:
Blood Glucose Monitoring Case Study [.docx] [.pdf]
Respiratory Jeopardy Cards [.docx] [.pdf]
Pain Intervention Worksheet [.docx] [.pdf]
Reading Lines: Responses to Pain [.docx] [.pdf]
Drugs to Treat Muscle Spasms [.docx] [.pdf]
Case Study Congestive Heart Failure [.docx] [.pdf]
Antepartum Abbreviations Reference Sheet [.docx] [.pdf]
Psychosis Discussion Guide [.docx] [.pdf]
Writing Objectives: Learning Activity [.docx] [.pdf]
Nursing Grand Rounds Guidelines [.docx] [.pdf]
Health Promotion: Stress Worksheet [.docx] [.pdf]
Case Study – Finding Resources [.docx] [.pdf]
Scavenger Hunt for Gerontology Clinical [.docx] [.pdf]

Test and Quizzes:
Health Promotion Test Questions [.docx] [.pdf]
Healthy Lifestyle Test Questions [.docx] [.pdf]
Teaching and Learning Test Questions [.docx] [.pdf]
Drug Quiz [.xlsx] [.pdf]
Lab Quiz [.xlsx] [.pdf]

Additional Resources (compiled by Public Health Corps)
How to Recognize an Alcohol Addiction [Web]
Drug Use Signs/Symptoms – Narconon [Web]
Helping a Family Member or Friend with an Addiction Problem [Web]
Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors [Web]
Staying Sober: Dealing with Temptations [Web]
Addiction in the Waiting Room: How to Go to the Doctor in Sobriety [Web]
5 Signs You Have an Addictive Personality [Web]
Stress Management: How to Reduce, Prevent, and Cope with Stress [Web]
The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts [Web]
Addiction Recovery and Procrastination Habits [Web]
Personal Goal Setting – How to Set SMART Goals [Web]
The Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease [Web]

Disability Resources

Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs [Web]
A Comprehensive Guide to Financial Help for Disabled People [Web]
Resources for people with disabilities getting into business [Web]
Reviews of tutoring resources for students with learning disabilities  [Web]

(Web links compiled by [Web]

Hobbies and Activities for Special Needs [Web]
Planning for the Future for Seniors with Special Needs  [Web]
Teaching the Art of Cooking to People with Disabilities  [Web]
Assistive Technology Buying Guide  [Web]
Home Organization for Newly Disabled Seniors  [Web]
Should They Stay or Should They Go: Selling a Home with Modifications  [Web]
Disability Travel Website  [Web]
Legal Guide for Newly Disabled Seniors  [Web]

Home Buying links compiled by

Veteran’s Financial Assistance Guide
Home Buying with Student Loans and Debt

Web links compiled by

Legal Resources for Seniors
Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Making the Move to Assisted Living
Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling
Disaster Preparedness for Seniors
Advanced Care Planning
Home Accommodations for Seniors
Aging Veteran’s Guide to Planning for the Future
Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home
Elder Care Resources
Managing Sensory Processing Issues at Home
Disabled Home Modification Checklists and Funding
Renters Rights for People with Disabilities
Guide to Finding Credible Medical Advice

Web links compiled by  Elderaction

6 Powerful Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation
16 Chair Exercises & How to Get Started
9 Essential Mobile Device Apps for Senior Citizens

Web links compiled by  Elderimpact

Tips to Ensure Safety of Seniors at Home
Guide to Handling a Hoarding Spouse
How to Make Your Home Handicap Accessible

Financial Aid Resources for students with disabilities (compiled by [Web] contains all of the resources, and those below contain specific types: [Web] [Web] [Web] [Web] [Web] [Web] [Web]

Drug Information Links [Web] [Web]

Patient Medication Assistance Programs [Web] [Web]

Resources for Teachers
Managing Food Allergies [.pptx] [.pdf]
Health Education Online Resources (for patient or family education) [.docx] [.pdf]
The Adolescent Brain and How to Improve Learning [.pptx] [.pdf]
Managing Potentially Violent Students [.pptx] [.pdf]
Thought Experiments: Thin Cases [.pptx] [.pdf]
Merlot is a collection of learning objects and digital media for educators and health professionals. [Web]

Resources for Trauma Informed Care
Shifting to Trauma Informed Care [.pptx] [.pdf]
Trauma Informed Care Assignment [.pptx] [.pdf]
Transcript for Trauma Informed Care Assignment [.docx] [.pdf]

Links of Interest: [these will take you to external Web links]