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NURS 1161: History of Nursing Presentation: Web Sites

A guide to recommended sources for the History of Nursing presentation in NURS 1161.

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  • When was it created or updated?
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Reliable Online Sources

When using online sources, make sure they come from reputable organizations. You should generally use websites from academic institutions, governmental sources, and formal organizations like associations, medical groups, etc., as your main online resources.

Here are some reliable options with links to many web sites:

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