Nursing Skills Online for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques (User Guide, Access Code and Textbook Package) / Edition 7

Nursing Skills Online for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques (User Guide, Access Code and Textbook Package) / Edition 7

by Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323054803

ISBN-13: 9780323054805

Pub. Date: 05/04/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focusing on the skills that are the most labor intensive to learn and that pose the greatest risk to patient safety, this online course is the perfect tool to help you review and evaluate your competency before performing skills in the clinical setting. This one-of-a-kind online course includes 17 modules with each module comprising several lessons. Each lesson

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Overview

Focusing on the skills that are the most labor intensive to learn and that pose the greatest risk to patient safety, this online course is the perfect tool to help you review and evaluate your competency before performing skills in the clinical setting. This one-of-a-kind online course includes 17 modules with each module comprising several lessons. Each lesson provides you with a variety of interactive exercises and self-check activities that allow you to test your comprehension and ask you to apply concepts. You can also view the video for each skill from start to finish, pausing and repeating segments as desired. Each lesson includes an exam that can be scored immediately, with feedback that provides the rationale for the correct answer, and each module concludes with a test.

• Provides over 700 activities to encourage decision-making, critical thinking and self-evaluation.
• Case-based/problem-oriented format of learning activities relate to real-life patient scenarios.
• Varied self-assessment exercises - over 750 - allow you to test your knowledge of key concepts throughout the module.
• Lesson exams may be scored immediately and feedback provides rationale for the correct answer.
• Scramble function allows you to reset an exercise so the problem is reordered and presented anew.
• Colorful visuals and graphics (over 800 images) provided on screens increase engagement and provides context when applicable.
• Over 100 video clips demonstrating procedures can be viewed from start to finish, pausing and repeating segments as desired.
• Over 100 printable Procedure Guides provide a study tool for later review.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323054805
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/04/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Vital Signs:

Lesson 1: Overview of Vital Signs

Lesson 2: Measuring Body Temperature

Lesson 3: Assessing Pulse

Lesson 4: Assessing Respiration

Lesson 5: Assessing Blood Pressure

Lesson 6: Pulse Oximetry

Infection Control:

Lesson 1: Overview of Infection Control

Lesson 2: Hand Hygiene

Lesson 3: Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field

Lesson 4: Sterile Gloving

Safety:

Lesson 1: Safety Equipment and Fall Prevention

Lesson 2: Applying Physical Restraints

Lesson 3: Moving and Transferring Clients

Lesson 4: Feeding the Dependent Person

Safe Medication Administration:

Lesson 1: Overview of Safe Medication Administration

Lesson 2: Preparing for Medication Administration: Applying the Six Rights

Lesson 3: Preparing for Medication Administration: Calculating Drug Dosages

Lesson 4: Preventing Medication Errors

Lesson 5: Administering Oral Medications

Non-Parenteral Medication Administration:

Lesson 1: Overview of Non-Parenteral Medication Administration

Lesson 2: Applying Topical Medications

Lesson 3: Instilling Eye Medications

Lesson 4: Instilling Ear Medications

Lesson 5: Using Metered-Dose Inhalers

Lesson 6: Inserting Rectal and Vaginal Medications

Injections:

Lesson 1: Administration of Injections

Lesson 2: Preparing Injections from Ampules and Vials

Lesson 3: Administering Subcutaneous Injections

Lesson 4: Administering Intradermal Injections

Lesson 5: Administering Intramuscular Injections.

Airway Management:

Lesson 1: Overview of Airway Management

Lesson 2: Pulse Oximetry

Lesson 3: Oropharyngeal Suctioning

Lesson 4: Nasopharyngeal and/or Nasotracheal Suctioning

Lesson 5: Open Artificial Airway Suctioning

Lesson 6: Artificial Airway In-Line Closed Suctioning

Lesson 7: Endotracheal Tube Care

Lesson 8: Tracheostomy Tube Care

Chest Tubes:

Lesson 1: Chest Tube Principles

Lesson 2: Chest Tube Drainage Systems

Lesson 3: Analysis of Gastric Contents

Lesson 4: Assisting with Removal of Chest Tubes

Enteral Nutrition:

Lesson 1: Overview of Enteral Nutrition

Lesson 2: Inserting a Small-Bore Nasogastric or Nasointestinal Feeding Tube

Lesson 3: Verifying Feeding Tube Placement

Lesson 4: Administering Tube Feedings

Lesson 5: Administering Medication through a Feeding Tube

IV Fluid Therapy Management:

Lesson 1: Overview of Maintenance of Intravenous Site

Lesson 2: Regulating Intravenous Infusion Flow Rates

Lesson 3: Changing Infusion Fluid/Tubing

Lesson 4: Changing a Peripheral IV Dressing

IV Fluid Administration:

Lesson 1: Overview of IV Fluid Administration

Lesson 2: Insertion of Peripheral Intravenous Device

Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Intravenous Infusions

Lesson 4: Discontinuing Peripheral IV Access

IV Medication Administration:

Lesson 1: Overview of IV Medication Administration

Lesson 2: Administering IV Medications by Peggy back, Intermittent Intravenous Infusion Sets, and Mini-Infusion Pumps.

Lesson 3: Administering Medications by IV Bolus

Lesson 4: Adding Medications to Intravenous Fluid Containers

Urinary Catheterization:

Lesson 1: Overview of Urinary Catheterization

Lesson 2: Inserting a Straight or Indwelling Urinary Catheter

Lesson 3: Applying a Condom Catheter

Lesson 4: Catheter Specimen Collection

Lesson 5: Care and Removal of the Indwelling Catheter

Bowel Elimination / Ostomy:

Lesson 1: Overview of Bowel Elimination / Ostomy

Lesson 2: Enema Administration

Lesson 3: Ostomy Overview

Lesson 4: Pouching an Ostomy

Lesson 5: Irrigating a Colostomy

Vascular Access:

Lesson 1: Overview of Vascular Access Devices

Lesson 2: Blood Drawing & Fluid Administration

Lesson 3: Dressing Change

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Vascular Access Devices

Wound Care:

Lesson 1: Overview of Wound Care

Lesson 2: Wound Drainage Systems

Lesson 3: Dressings

Lesson 4: Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment, Prevention Strategies, and Treatment

Specimen Collection:

Lesson 1: Overview of Specimen Collection

Lesson 2: Urine Specimen Collection - Midstream, Sterile Urinary Catheter

Lesson 3: Analysis of Gastric Contents

Lesson 4: Obtaining a Stool Sample for Hemoccult Testing

Lesson 5: Obtaining a Wound Drainage Specimen for Culture

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