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Health Care Assistant

This guide will help students with Health Care Assistant research in the OC Library collection and on the Internet. Use the Tab on the left - "Courses and Assignments" - for specific campus and/or course information.

Search Terms

A few examples of subject terms you can search in the OCtopus search engine.
Alzheimer's disease
Communication in nursing
Elder abuse
Geriatric nursing
Home nursing
Infection prevention
Nursing home care
Older people abuse of
Older people nutrition
Palliative care
Wounds and injuries

Streaming Videos, Recommended

Streaming Video & DVDs

OC campus libraries hold a diverse collection of documentaries, skills videos and feature films in DVD format, for borrowing

OC Library has an increasingly large collection of such resources as streaming video. Authenticated users can view streaming videos on and off campus.

With an OCtopus search,

- enter your topic terms or the title of a documentary or feature film

- for DVDs, at the results screen, on left menu, click Catalogue Only (Books & Media) and check for the campus library video collection location. DVDs can be requested between campuses and borrowed by students for 1 week loan

- for Streaming Video specifically, at the Search box include the phrase 'streaming video'  

                          Example search terms:  gerontology streaming video

                          - Use the click here to access (OC students, faculty and staff only) link in the result or detailed item screen. 


Below are links to streaming video collections / databases subscribed by OC Library that have health-related content:           


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