We Thank Our Incredible Nurses! Resources to Support You


During Nurses Month, we are highlighting three resources with information specifically for nurses: ClinicalKey for Nursing, BoardVitals, and CINAHL Complete.

ClinicalKey for Nursing

Need clinical information to inform patient care? Use this ClinicalKey for Nursing to find current, evidence-based information on conditions, procedures, drugs, and more.

Search across all of ClinicalKey for Nursing‘s content types or browse specific collections including books, journals, guidelines, and patient education.

Develop your clinical skills with procedure videos and clinical skill overviews.

Access through Lane Library or EPIC.


Need help preparing for a board exam? BoardVitals includes question banks every major exam for RNs LPNs, nurse practitioners, and other advanced practice nurses, including:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP
  • AANP Family NP
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Pediatric Primary Care NP
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health NP

Register with your @stanfordhealthcare.org or @stanfordchildrens.org email to access it anytime and anywhere. 

CINAHL Complete

Doing research? Try using CINAHL Complete to find nursing-focused research literature. CINAHL Complete includes abstracts for over 5,400 nursing journals and full text for over 1,200 journals. The database also includes evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons. For help searching CINAHL, view our help guide.

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