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Nurse practitioners and advanced nursing practice: Databases

Specialty guide relating to Nurse practitioners and advanced nursing practice clinical resources

Searching databases

Effective database searching is a skill. The LKC and other HHS libraries offer training in how to search databases.


Other Queensland health / HHS staff

CKN access

CKN Database links

The following databases are useful for searching various aspects of this topic. For further information, go to CKN List of Research Databases OR contact your local Queensland Health library. You must register or login for CKN offsite access.



Point of care tools (POC), full text evidence based databases.


Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)

Some QH HHS may have subscribed to JBI EBP database. Contact your local QH library for further information.

Local POC tools

Your local library may have direct access to the following point of care tools:

  • Joanna Briggs Insititute (JBI)
  • UpToDate Anywhere

Contact your Queensland Health library for further information.

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