Nursing


New! Medical Imaging; Technical Aspects, Operations, and Interpretation - Fluoroscopy 36 min.

This program traces the development of x-ray imaging from the early discovery of its fluorescing properties to modern digital imaging with flat panel displays. It explains the use of X-ray image intensifiers and provides an overview of their technical properties. It discusses types of flat-panel detectors, looking at their mechanisms, and considers safety protocols, system configurations, and gene...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Registered Nurse—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 15 min.

What is it like to be a Registered Nurse? In this Career Q&A video interview, Leigh Dalton talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in nursing. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Nurse Anesthetist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 19 min.

What is it like to be a nurse anesthetist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Mike Frame talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse anesthetist. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Suctioning: Nasotracheal Suctioning and Monitoring Complications 23 min.

This program demonstrates the fundamentals of airway suctioning. It describes the anatomy of the airway, shows methods designed to mobilize respiratory secretions, demonstrates nasotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions, and describes potential complications to monitor. It covers the physiological effects of accumulated respiratory secretions, indications for nasotrac...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Suctioning: Oropharyngeal and Endotracheal Techniques 22 min.

Describing the anatomy of the airway, this program demonstrates oropharyngeal suctioning techniques and both open and closed in-line endotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions. It also illustrates proper placement of the oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Suctioning 44 min.

Using demonstrations, this series examines the fundamentals or suctioning and teaches techniques for nasotracheal, oropharyngeal, and endotracheal suctioning.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Airway Care: Tracheostomy Care, Tube Change, and Artificial Airway Cuff Management 27 min.

Emphasizing the importance of communicating effectively and providing emotional support, this program teaches nurses and other healthcare professionals how to maintain airway patency and prevent infection when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube. Describing the function of a tracheostomy tube, it explains how to clean and change the inner cannula, shows how to care for the stoma...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Alzheimer's Care 22 min.

Today, Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. This brain disease destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the most common form of dementia. There is currently no cure, but new treatments are on the horizon as a result of accelerating insight into the biology of the disease. Research has also shown that effective care and suppor...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Dementia Behavior Management 29 min.

This program teaches nurses and other healthcare workers to identify problem behaviors in long-term care settings and presents techniques for effectively intervening. It identifies reasons for disruptive behavior, including medical problems and stressors, and discusses sundowning and its symptoms. The program also considers what prompts a catastrophic reaction and lists six ways to defuse and de-e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Medical Imaging: Technical Aspects, Operation and Interpretation: Radiology, Part 1 — Projectional Radiography 41 min.

This video looks at the history of x-radiation from the invention of Geissler tubes and the work of Wilhelm Röntgen to the recognition of the dangers of exposure. It discusses the technical aspects of the modern x-ray machine and the imaging process and introduces digital radiography. It presents an overview of safety protocols, contrast agents, and basic machine controls. The video also offers gu...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018