Key Features

  • 17 interactive modules expand on textbook concepts and bolster your decision-making and critical-thinking skills with case-based, problem-oriented lessons.
  • Integrated references point you to corresponding textbook content for fast, efficient review.
  • Over 750 self-assessment exercises and lesson exams test your knowledge of key concepts, accompanied by correct answers and rationales for immediate feedback.
  • Segmented content streamlines your review by breaking down complex topics into more manageable chunks of information.
  • 100 video clips demonstrate essential procedures for enhanced understanding and visual reinforcement.
  • Over skill performance guidelines provide step-by-step instruction and can be printed for portable reference.
  • An extensive glossary of terms with audio pronunciations helps you review common terms for confident use in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

1. Infection Control

2. Safety

3. Vital Signs

4. Specimen Collection

5. Non-Parenteral Medication Administration

6. Safe Medication Administration

7. Injections

8. Wound Care

9. IV Fluid Administration

10. IV Fluid Therapy Management

11. IV Medication Administration

12. Airway Management

13. Chest Tubes

14. Enteral Nutrition

15. Bowel Elimination – Ostomy

16. Urinary Catheterization

17. Vascular Access


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About the authors

Patricia Potter

Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO

Anne Perry

Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL