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. 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
Access these databases through LIRN using the Fortis College access code. (Contact the LRC staff if you need the access code.)
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.
Health Reference Center Academic is a multi-source database that provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
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.
CINAHL with Full Text provides full text for more than 580 nursing & allied health journals indexed in CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature). Access CINAHL database through EBSCOhost using the Fortis College access code. (Contact the LRC staff if you need the access code.)
General & Research
LRC Homepage http://libguides.yourlrc.info/richmond
LIRN Webpage (Access to databases) www.lirn.net (87999 ID code)
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
Medical Terminology www.tabers.com/tabersonline/ub
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/