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Required Textbooks

The following textbooks are required for the Critical Care Nursing Program:

Aehlert, B. (2018). ECGs Made Easy (6th Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-323-40130-2

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2020). 2020 Handbook of emergency cardiovascular care for healthcare providers. Ottawa, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation. ISBN: 978-1-988892-57-3

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2016). Advanced cardiovascular life support: ACLS provider manual. Ottawa, ON: Author. ISBN: 978-1-926969-50-3

Urden, L.D., Stacy, K.M., & Lough, M.E. (2022). Critical care nursing: diagnosis and management (9th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby, Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-323-64295-8

Optional Resource: (not supported by employer)

Jarvis, C. (2019). Physical examination & health assessment, Third Canadian Edition. Toronto, ON: Elsevier Canada. ISBN: 978-1-77172-154-7

Please check process of obtaining textbooks with your sponsoring manager BEFORE purchasing textbooks. Your employer may have textbooks to lend for the duration of the program.

Should you wish to purchase personal copies (at your own expense),textbooks are available at:

Dalhousie Health Sciences Bookstore, 6136 University Ave., Halifax, NS

Phone 902-494-3020. If you need assistance, just ask for Jim Regan the Health Sciences Text Buyer

You can visit the bookstore in person or order online at their website www.dal.ca/bookstore

Direct link to order CCNP texts from Dalhousie Health Sciences Bookstore: https://bookstore.dal.ca/CourseSearch/?course[]=HS-SUB,HS-F21,NURS,CCNP,&

Unfortunately, the Dalhousie Health Sciences Bookstore cannot invoice or accept cheques. Books should arrive within 3 days if ordering online or by phone within Nova Scotia, and up to a week as your shipping address moves west.

** These textbooks are also sometimes available online through websites such as Amazon.ca or Chapters/Indigo**