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Required textbooks and supplies

Required First Semester Textbooks

Ackley, B. J.; Ladwig, G. B. & Flynn Makic, M.B. (2017). Nursing Diagnosis Handbook. (11th ed.). Maryland Heights, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

College of Nurses of Ontario. (2015). Standards & guidelines. Retrieved from

Kelly, P., & Crawford, H. (2016). Nursing leadership and management. (3rd ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson.

Kozier, B. J., Erb, G., Berman, A. J., Snyder, S., Raffin Bouchal, D. S., Hirst, S. P., Yiu, L., Leeseberg Stamler, L., & Buck, M. (2013). Fundamentals of Canadian nursing. (3rd Cdn. ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson. (Packaged with Canadian Neighbourhood & MyNursingLab)

Leifer, G. (2015). Introduction to maternity and pediatric nursing (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders.

Lewis, S. L., McLean Heitkemper, M., Ruff Dirksen, S., Barry, M. A., Goldsworthy, S., & Goodridge, D. (2014). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada. (3rd Cdn. Ed.). Toronto, ON: Elsevier.

Morris, D. G. & Brown, M. (2016). Calculate with confidence (1st Cnd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby. (Includes user guide, Access Code & Textbook Package)  

Tortora, G.J. (2015). Introduction to the human body: Binder ready version. (10th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Recommended First Semester Textbooks

Hopkins, T. (2011). Lab notes: Guide to lab and diagnostic tests (3rd. ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Davis

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (9th ed.). (2013). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.


Venes, D (Editor) (2013) Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (22nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Davis.

Required First Semester Supplies

Stethoscope – recommend Littman Classic II

Watch with a second hand

Scrubs (see information under the Lab section in the PND Handbook)

Recommended First Semester Supplies

Blood Pressure Cuff

Required Second through Fifth Semester Textbooks (new editions may be released, please refer to syllabus)

Assessment Strategies. (2011). The Canadian PN Exam Prep Guide. (4th ed.). Ottawa, ON: Author.

Jarvis, C. (2014). Physical examination and health assessment. (2nd Cdn. ed.). Toronto, ON: Saunders.  

Lilley, L. L., Collin, S. R., & Snyder, J.S. (2016). Pharmacology for Canadian health care practice (3rd Cdn. Ed). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Millar, J. (2010). NCLEX- PN Review (2nd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar  

Skidmore-Roth, L. (2016). Mosby’s 2016 nursing drug reference. (29th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

VanMeter, K.C., & Huber, R.J. (2014). Gould’s pathophysiology for the health professions (5th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Recommended Second through Fifth Semester Textbooks (new editions may be released, please refer to syllabus)

Jarvis, C. (2013) Pocket companion for physical examination and health assessment (2nd. Cdn ed.). Toronto, ON: Saunders.

Pagana, K. D., Pagana, T. J., & MacDonald, S. (2013). Mosby’s Canadian manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests. (1st Cdn. ed.). Toronto, ON: Elsevier.

Required Second Semester Supplies

Seneca Nursing Kit - approximately $100. Directions on how to order these will be provided at the end of your first semester