Fortis Online students have access to free tutoring services provided by SmarThinking. With SmarThinking you can:
Fortis Online Students have access to SmarThinking directly from within the courses in Canvas. The link in the courses automatically passes along the necessary login information for you to use SmarThinking for the particular course. Look for “Tutoring” in the left margin of your courses under “Tools and Resources”.
Note – Do not try to access SmarThinking by going directly to smarthinking.com, use the course links instead within Canvas.
Nursing & Allied Health Collection contains all aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration. This collection is of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
ProQuest contains Health, Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, and Psychology Journals.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides content on today's hottest social issues, supplemented with assessments and tools that encourage students to interact with, debate and analyze issues and concepts.
Research Library: Health & Medicine provides articles regarding medical science, nursing, allied health, public health, and pharmacology.
General & Research
LRC Homepage http://libguides.yourlrc.info/richmond
LIRN Webpage (Access to databases) https://proxy.lirn.net/EducationAffiliates?groupID=3
Medical Terminology https://globalrph.com/medterm/a/
Merck Manual https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/
ProCon (Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues) www.procon.org
Medscape Nurses www.medscape.com/nurses
Nerdy Nurse (Blog) http://thenerdynurse.com/
For Class & Review
Auscultation Assistant www.med.ucla.edu/wilkes/intro.html
Lab Tests & Values www.labtestsonline.org/
Drug Tables & Medical Calculation www.globalrph.com/
Medical Mnemonics www.medicalmnemonics.com
WebMD Videos www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/videos/
Skeletal System http://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/skeletal-system
NIH Videos & Podcasts www.videocast.nih.gov/
CDC Podcasts www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/