SUNY Plattsburgh's academic dishonesty statement can be found at the link below.
Learning to use in-text citations for quoting or paraphrasing is an important skill to develop. Creating reference lists of the resources you used in your research is also important to do. Giving credit to the original authors' words protects you from facing plagiarism charges. Citations provide evidence of the research you did as well as a trail for others to follow.
Nursing resources most often use American Psychological Association (APA) Style or American Medical Association (AMA) style