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An example based on a patient you worked with...
Or start with an important issue in healthcare today...
In textbooks or STAT!Ref books, search on the broader terms (example: heart failure)
In article databases use narrower terms. Example for CINAHL & HealthSource: ambulation and assist device
Search in STAT!Ref nursing books. "Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Reasoning on Patient Care" has lots of information on treatment of diseases. And "Lippincott's Nursing Procedures" and "Lippincott's Manual of Nursing Practice" have information on the related nursing care and protocols.
For articles, start with the link to CINAHL and HealthSource: Nursing/Academic. Start by searching on the condition you're researching and add terms related to your goal (disease treatment, prevention. Example: kidney disease and treatment