A consistent format for each skill takes students from planning to follow-up care complete with review questions!
Overviews present the purpose of the skill, safety precautions, and delegation guidelines to help students put skills in the context of patient care.
Preparation includes patient assessment and any appropriate patient preparation needed before the procedure.
Equipment familiarizes students with the most current equipment used for each procedure.
Procedure Videos let students watch and learn with over 125 videos of key nursing procedures that are performed by real nurses and feature the most current practices. Many videos feature dynamic 3-D animations to show what is happening inside the body. Students can also print out handy procedure guidelines that include the steps for each procedure.
Follow-up Care outlines appropriate assessment, evaluation, and interventions to ensure comprehensive patient care.
Documentation provides guidelines on what and how to document care provided and patient response, and includes sample documentation that can be printed for review.
Review Questions feature NCLEX examination-style review questions with rationales so students can evaluate their understanding of each skill.
Play All option allows you to automatically play through each of the sections sequentially for group viewing.
Each video approximately 5 minutes.
Available for play on a standard DVD player or computer with a DVD drive.
Networking capabilities (single, local area computer network only).
Table of Contents
Basic Infection Control
Performing hand hygiene
Using personal protective equipment
Performing a complete or partial bed bath
Assisting with a tub bath or shower
Performing back massage
Performing perineal care for the female patient
Performing perineal care for the male patient
Making the unoccupied bed
Making the occupied bed
Safe Patient Handling
Assisting with moving and positioning a patient in bed
Transferring from bed to wheelchair using a transfer belt
Transferring from bed to a stretcher
Performing passive range-of-motion exercises
Applying elastic stockings
Assisting with ambulation using a gait belt
Using a sequential compression device
Using a hydraulic lift
Assisting with Elimination
Assisting with a urinal
Assisting with a bedpan
Applying a condom catheter
Administering a cleansing enema
Providing catheter care
Nutrition & Fluids
Assisting with meals
Taking aspiration precautions
Measuring intake and output
Personal Hygiene & Grooming
Performing oral hygiene for an unconscious patient