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Nursing: OER

Open Educational Resources & Public Domain Resources

Here you will find resources that are either OERs with a Creative Commons (CC) license or media that is currently in the Public Domain (usually the copyright has expired). When using these resources, check the licenses or verify that the information is in the public domain.  

"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others." ~ William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

Image: "Open Educational Resources" by Ron Mader is licensed under CC BY 2.0

For a more comprehensive overview on OER, see:

  • BCIT Open Educational Resources - a guide designed to assist faculty in the exploration, identification, selection and adoption of Open Educational Resources.
  • Self-Publishing Guide from BCcampus - Information on planning, writing, publishing, and maintaining OER. Copyright and licensing information. Checklists and templates available.

Adapted from Rowan College

More Open Educational Resources: Nursing

OER Repositories

Courses and Related Materials

Books and Related Materials

Open Textbook Library: "Open textbooks are real, complete textbooks licensed so teachers and students can freely use, adapt, and distribute the material. Open textbooks can be downloaded for no cost, or printed inexpensively."

Cover ArtHuman biology : human anatomy and physiology





 Anatomy and Physiology.


The 2 part course below is based on the book above.

The course "integrates the anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, the systems of the human body, and the mechanisms of homeostasis. It includes the study of the gross and microscopic structure of the systems of the human body with special emphasis on the relationship between structure and function."

 Anatomy and Physiology I



 Anatomy and Physiology II

Primary Sources / Data Sets

Clinical Trials