Subject of the month: Nursing

Don’t miss a beat or  suffer a mid-wife crisis by getting vaccinated with resources from TAFENSW Hunter and Central Coast Libraries.

Gray's anatomy review

Book: Gray’s Anatomy Review by Marios Loukas; Stephen W. Carmichael; R. Shane Tubbs; Peter H. Abrahams

Now in its second edition, Gray’s Anatomy Review continues to be an easy-to-use resource that helps you relate anatomy to clinical practice and pass your exams. Designed as a companion to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, this medical textbook is your indispensable resource for both in-course examinations.

Calculaion skills for nurses

eBook: Calculation Skills for Nurses by Claire Boyd 

Providing nursing students with words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses, Calculation Skills for Nurses enables you to calculate drug dosages with ease, boosting your confidence and competence in this core area of nursing practice. The book takes away the fear of calculations, making it approachable, easy and fun.

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eVideoseVideo: Communication skills for nurses

This program combines dramatised scenarios and real footage on the ward – demonstrating how to break bad news, providing strategies for effective handover, and responding appropriately to aggression.

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Duration: 22 mins. Year: 2011.

Medline plus

Website: Medline Plus (U.S)

Use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations.


Last but not least is our blood pressure lowering Nursing Libguide. This is a one stop shop of course related resources including DVD’s, Databases, websites and books.

Be sure to visit us at your local campus library or online.

Anzac Day 2018

Lest we forget. TAFE NSW Hamilton Library display for ANZAC day, 2018.

TAFE NSW Libraries regularly receive educational publications produced collaboratively by the Australian Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Australian War Memorial. You can view the list of available titles on TAFEcat.

Library Vacation Hours 16-30 April 2017

Happy holidays from all library staff! Most TAFE NSW Hunter & Central Coast Libraries are open over the April vacation period: Monday 16 April – Monday 30 April 2018. You are welcome to visit any TAFE NSW library if your usual location is closed.

All libraries will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday on Wednesday 25 April 2018.

Library vacation opening hours are subject to changes and may vary from regular term hours. Please check library vacation hours for your library here before you visit:

Regular library hours resume at the start of Term 2 on Monday 30 April 2017.