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Produced by Bow Valley College for the practical nursing program, these videos provide demonstrations of skills and procedures like dressing changes, oral and nasal suctioning, and venipuncture as well as nursing scenarios and case studies.

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This newsletter has been helping educators develop and define the world of online education since its inception in 2001. Each issue looks at the challenges and opportunities presented by this dynamic, fast-growing teaching medium, covering topics such as online course design, synchronous/asynchronous interaction, threaded discussions, and assessment of student learning. NOTE: on-campus access is automatic; off-campus access require setting up an account. Click here for the link and instructions.

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Why search here?
PrepSTEP is an online learning platform with targeted learning centers containing interactive tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help students build foundational skills for college success.

What's included?
It contains training and resources for building your math, science, and writing skills, preparing for tests and exams, and using computers (e.g. MS Word, Excel, and introductory basics). It also includes NCLEX-PN practice exams and the NCLEX-PN Power Practice e-book to help prepare for the Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).

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This language learning software will help you improve your English or other language skills.

What's included?
30 languages are available, including Arabic, Mandarin, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Farsi, Russian, and Spanish. Its interactive approach with core lessons will help build your reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. NOTE: Mobile apps are available to download for free from the iTunes and Google Play stores, but users must first login on the library website (using the link above).

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