Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques - Text & Mosby's Nursing Skills CD-ROMs - Student Version 2.0 Package / Edition 6

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Overview

This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for nursing students! It includes Perry's Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 6th edition text & Mosby's Nursing Skills CD-ROMs 2.0 - Student Version.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323041928
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/4/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Set of 8 CD-ROMS includes:

• Basic Principles:
• Roles and responsibilities
• Delegation
• The nursing process
• Communication, including charting, end-of-shift report, & guidelines for effective communication
• Medical asepsis, including the chain of infection & handwashing
• Patient & resident rights
• Bathing:
• The complete bedbath
• Bathing – the male client
• Back massage
• Bathing - the female client
• Bedmaking:
• Making the occupied bed
• Body Mechanics & Exercise:
• Principles of body mechanics
• Moving a person up in bed with a lift/draw sheet
• Turning & positioning a person in a side-lying position
• Dangling
• Transfer from bed to wheelchair using a transfer belt
• Passive range-of-motion exercises
• Ambulation using a gait belt
• Signs/symptoms of and precautions for orthostatic hypotension
• Measurements:
• Height and weight
• Intake and output
• Vital signs
• Temperature, including oral, axillary & rectal
• Pulse, including radial and apical
• Respiration, including rate, rhythm, & effort
• Blood pressure (one-step & two-step methods)
• Normal Elimination:
• Assisting with a urinal
• Assisting with a bedpan (standard & fracture)
• Providing catheter care
• Applying a condom catheter
• Administering a cleansing enema
• Nutrition & Fluids:
• Preparing for meals
• Serving meal trays, including the use of the “clock” technique for a visually impaired person
• Feeding the dependent person, including positioning and observations for person with dysphagia, signs of aspiration and difficulty swallowing, & “pocketing” of food
• Personal Hygiene & Grooming:
• Oral hygiene, including oral care for unconscious person, denture cleaning, & precautions for the person at risk of aspiration
• Hair care, including shampooing in bed and shaving the male patient’s facial hair
• Nail and foot care, including clipping toenails
• Dressing, including changing a gown when an IV is present
• Measuring for and application of TED hose
• Safety & Restraints:
• Preventing accidents and falls
• Applying restraints, including vest restraint, extremity restraint, & finger-control mittens
• Using restraint alternatives, including the proper use of side rails and bed & wheelchair locks
• Safe use of restraints, including physician’s orders and delegation guidelines
• Monitoring restraint use
• Preventing & Treating Pressure Ulcers:
• Assessing risk, including elements of the comprehensive assessment (records review, the Braden Scale, after total assessment, skin assessment, assessment documentation) and stages of pressure ulcer formation
• Preventive measures, including skin inspection, skin care, positioning, position changes, & pressure-relief devices
• Treatment of pressure ulcers, including dressing change, inspection of wound, measuring wounds, application of prescribed medications, & irrigation
• Enteral Nutrition:
• Feeding tube insertion using nasogastric route, including enteral feedings, continuous feedings using controller pump, & intermittent feedings
• Feeding tube irrigation
• Feeding tube removal
• Managing Intravenous Fluid Therapy:
• Regulating IV infusions, including how to calculate the drip rate, using the roller-clamp method and infusion pumps, assessments of infusion site and tubing, & use of fluid volume indicator caps
• Changing IV tubing and fluids
• Changing IV dressings, including guidelines for dressing changes, assessing and cleansing/re-dressing the infusion site
• Ostomy Care:
• Pouching an enterostomy
• Urinary diversion
• Oxygenation video:
• Oxygen safety
• Flow rates by nasal cannula and face mask
• Application of cannula and mask
• Airway maintenance, including suctioning & precautions against drying of airway mucosa
• Care of tracheostomy
• Potential complications & assessment parameters
• Preoperative Nursing Care:
• Preoperative assessment, including nursing history and physical assessment
• Family support and participation
• Postoperative exercises and pain management, including PCA instruction, diaphragmatic breathing, incentive spirometry, controlled coughing, turning, leg exercises/ROM, & non-pharmacologic methods of pain relief
• Surgical preparation
• Postoperative Nursing Care:
• Post-anesthesia recovery room transfer
• Pain management, including assessment parameters, use of PCA, pain scales and language, & non-pharmacologic measures to promote comfort and relieve pain
• Promoting postoperative recovery, including ambulation, breathing and coughing exercises, splinting incisional area, pneumatic compression stockings, wound care and management of wound drainage and drainage systems, NG tube management, & discharge planning
• Specimen Collection:
• Mid-stream urine specimen collection
• Fecal occult blood testing using the Hemoccult test
• Gastroccult and gastric pH testing from a NG tube
• Sputum specimen collection
• Wound culture
• Blood glucose testing
• Labeling, storage, & transfer of specimens to laboratory
• Evaluating results of bedside tests
• Suctioning:
• Pre- and post-procedure assessments
• Oropharyngeal suctioning
• Nasotracheal suctioning
• Suctioning artificial airway, including suctioning an endotracheal tube
• Urinary Catheter Management:
• Urinary catheter insertion, including technique for site prep and insertion of indwelling catheter with a female patient and straight catheter for a male patient
• Obtaining sterile urine specimen from an indwelling catheter, including technique for clamping catheter and specimen collection by aspiration
• Removal of indwelling catheter
• Wound Care:
• Sterile gloving, including latex precautions, handwashing, proper size and type of glove, opening glove package, gloving technique, & sterile-to-sterile contact precautions
• Wound assessments, including indirect and direct assessments, healing by primary and secondary intention, wound drainage systems, & types of wound drainage
• Dressing changes, including wet-to-dry dressings and use of the wound VAC system
• Administering Intravenous Fluid Therapy:
• Initiating a peripheral IV
• Troubleshooting intravenous infusions
• Discontinuing IV therapy
• Injections:
• Preparing injections from an ampule and vial
• Preparing insulin
• Subcutaneous injections
• Intradermal injections
• Intramuscular injections
• Intravenous Medications:
• Administering IV piggyback medications
• Administering intravenous medications by mini-infusion pumps
• Administering medication by IV bolus
• Adding medications to intravenous fluid containers
• Non-Parenteral Medications:
• Topical medications, including transdermal patch and measured ointment
• Eye medications, including eye drops and eye ointment
• Eardrops
• Metered dose inhaler
• Insertion of rectal suppository
• Safe Medication Administration:
• Preventing medication errors (right medication, right dose, right time, right patient, right route)
• Administering oral medications
• Documentation of medication administration
• Vascular Access:
• Dressing care
• Blood draws and fluid administration
• Troubleshooting

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