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Library Services connects Covenant Health staff and physicians with current high quality information to support evidence-based decision-making, policy development and excellence in patient/resident care. We serve all Covenant Health facilities from our site libraries at the Misericordia and Grey Nuns. Learn more about the wide range of information resources and services we offer.

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New NRC instructional video
Check out this new instructional video from AHS Knowledge Resource Service (KRS)! How to Answer Clinical Questions with Nursing Reference Center

Introduction to Grey Literature webinar
Want to learn about searching for grey literature? Try the new 30 minute "Introduction to Grey Literature" webinar. Register here 

663 New Titles


The career handoff : a healthcare leader's guide to knowledge & wisdom transfer across generations / edited by, Kathy Malloch, Timothy Porter-O'Grady. Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International, 2016. Print.
Within the business community, succession planning plays a key role in an organization’s strategic initiatives. Within healthcare, however, it has been largely overlooked. This book provides a broad view, allowing readers to recognize responsibilities to future generations of nurse leaders.

Staff educator's guide to professional development : assessing and enhancing nurse competency /  Alvin D. Jeffery, Anne Longo, Angela Nienaber. Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International, 2016.  Print.
We all know how important it is to help professional nurses maintain and grow their competence in order to provide excellent care for the people they serve, but when busy nurse educators and development specialists are often just trying to “put out the next fire”, they need a concise, just-in-time aid to help make competency assessments and educational delivery programs successful for their nurses.

Restoring the healer : spiritual self-care for health care professionals / William E. Dorman. West Conshohocken, PA : Templeton Press, 2016. Print.
"Burn out”. Two words that haunt those in high stress jobs, especially in the medical profession. Long hours and the literal life-and-death nature of the field creates expectations to not only be on call at all hours, but to be at one's best, even at 3:00 AM after a twenty-hour shift.

Supporting Families & Carers: A Nursing Perspective / Mary E. Braine and Julie Wray. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. Print.
This books seeks to provide insight into the behaviours and feelings experienced by families and caregivers and how to work with and provide support to them. Strategies presented include resources for altering stressful situations, training and education programs, information techonolgy-based support as well as others.

Sleep and Breathing Disorders / Meir H. Kryger, editor. Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, 2017. Print.
This book is a reference guide for non-sleep medicine specialists. It covers current surgical and non-surgical treatments and highlights the most commonly encountered patients seeking treatment.

Diabetes Mellitus in 21st Century / Saikat Sen, Raja Chakraborty and Biplab De. Singapore : Springer Nature, 2016. Print.
This book examines the clinical definition of diabetes, its biochemistry and its effects on metabolism. It also covers the socio-economic effects of diabetes and various approaches to treatment including current practice, herbal remedies and upcoming treatments.






593 Library Staff Sharna Polard
Manager, Library Services
780.735.7251 (Grey Nuns) 
780.735.9329 (Misericordia)

Grey Nuns Health Sciences Library

Rm 0634, Grey Nuns Community Hospital
1100 Youville Drive West, Edmonton, AB T6L 5X8

Roger Salus
Medical Library Technician
780. 735.7301

Paulette Pelland
Medical Library Technician (part-time, Mon/Tues/Wed)
780. 735.7313

Lyndsey Lisitza
Library Clerk (part-time, Tues-Fri)
780. 735.7300

Misericordia Weinlos Library

Rm 1NW-32, Misericordia Community Hospital
16940 - 87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T4R 4H5

Tara Sommerfeld
Medical Library Technician
780. 735.9303

Andrea Wall
Library Clerk
780. 735.2708

Contact Information 

Grey Nuns Health Sciences Library  
Phone: 780.735.7300

Misericordia Weinlos Library 
Phone: 780.735.2708

Hours of operation:  Mon-Fri, 0730 - 1545

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