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Acute Respiratory Disorder - Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Four part series focuses on conditions which have acute onset: pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion and hemothorax, pneumothorax and tension pneumothorax, and ARDS. Information is presented in scenarios as well as graphics, arts, animation, and other visual to provide an indepth look at pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnostrics.



Acute Respiratory Disorder - Pleural Effusion and Hemothorax

Four part series focuses on conditions which have acute onset: pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion and hemothorax, pneumothorax and tension pneumothorax, and ARDS. Information is presented in scenarios as well as graphics, arts, animation, and other visual to provide an indepth look at pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnostrics.



Acute Respiratory Disorder - Pneumothorax and Tension Penumothorax

Four part series focuses on conditions which have acute onset: pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion and hemothorax, pneumothorax and tension pneumothorax, and ARDS. Information is presented in scenarios as well as graphics, arts, animation, and other visual to provide an indepth look at pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnostrics.



Acute Respiratory Disorder - Pulomnary Embolism

Four part series focuses on conditions which have acute onset: pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion and hemothorax, pneumothorax and tension pneumothorax, and ARDS. Information is presented in scenarios as well as graphics, arts, animation, and other visual to provide an indepth look at pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and diagnostrics.



ADHD Series - Behavioral Strategies

Professionals in health care, education and anyone who works with the public will benefit from the information in these programs. The viewer will gain insights into recognizing when ADHD might be a factor in observed behaviors, and methods for interacting more effectively with these individuals. They will also increase their knowledge of both the medications and behavioral therapies currently in use, allowing them to support the individuals treatment process.



ADHD Series - Identification and Assessment

Professionals in health care, education and anyone who works with the public will benefit from the information in these programs. The viewer will gain insights into recognizing when ADHD might be a factor in observed behaviors, and methods for interacting more effectively with these individuals. They will also increase their knowledge of both the medications and behavioral therapies currently in use, allowing them to support the individuals treatment process.



ADHD Series - Medication Strategies

Professionals in health care, education and anyone who works with the public will benefit from the information in these programs. The viewer will gain insights into recognizing when ADHD might be a factor in observed behaviors, and methods for interacting more effectively with these individuals. They will also increase their knowledge of both the medications and behavioral therapies currently in use, allowing them to support the individuals treatment process.



Administration of Injections

This program details important aspects of intramuscular injection. It discusses the action of the medicines, safety considerations, site selection, and proper injection technique. It also covers patient care during the injection and patient education.



Administration of Intravenous Medications

This program presents an overview of the three methods commonly used for IV medication administration. It provides guidance regarding drug reference information, emphasizing the importance of accurate dilution of medications as well as the proper rate of infusion. The steps for preparation of an IV medication supplied in powdered form and the method to calculate the volume of fluid necessary for required medication concentration are also discussed and demonstrated. Safety issues specific to IV administration and site assessment



Airway Care: Tracheostomy Care, Tube Change, and Artificial Airway Cuff Management

The patient with a tracheotomy tube has many care needs. Most important is the maintenance of airway patency. Other needs are preventing infection of either the airway or the stoma, providing some form of effective communication, and providing emotional support. This program will focus on the essentials of direct airway care. After completing this course the learner should be able to: * Describe the functions of a trachostomy tube. * Explain the procedure for cleaning amp; changing the inner cannula. * Describe care for the stoma. * Describe the procedure for changing a tracheostomy tube. * Identify complications associated with over-inflation of a soft cuff.



Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders for home health

Care for people with Alzheimer's disease is aimed at enhancing quality of life and maximizing functional performance by improving cognition, mood, and behavior. This program for home health care providers discusses effective communication with patients who have Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; behavior management; maximization of daily function; and development of the interpersonal skills needed in working with family members and other caregivers.



Anatomy & Physiology - The Circulatory System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Circulatory System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Digestive System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Endocrine System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Endocrine System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Integumentary System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Integumentary System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Muscular System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Muscular System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Nervous System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Reproductive System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Reproductive System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Respiratory System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Respiratory System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Skeletal System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Skeletal System



Anatomy & Physiology - The Urinary System

Anatomy & Physiology - The Urinary System



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy - Cephalosporin



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Antifungal and Antiviral Agents



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Antitubercular Agents



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Assessment of an Infection



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Nursing Implications



Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Sulfonamides and penicillins



Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR Series: Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field

This video will explain and describes the need and process of creating and maintaining a sterile field.



Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR Series: Gowning, Gloving and Surgical Skin Prep

This video will explain the preparation needed to take before donning a sterile gown



Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR Series: Principles of Sterile Technique

This video will explain and describes the basic knowledge and principles of sterile technique.



Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR Series: Surgical Hand Scrub

This video will explain and describes the need and process of surgical hand scrub.



Assessing Breath Sounds

The illustrations and computer graphics in this assessment series should help nurses to understand the physiologic causes of breath sounds. The video reviews: auscultatory sites and sequencing; normal breath sounds; bronchial breathing; bronchophony; and whispered pectoriloquy



Assessing Chest Pain

This video reviews anatomy and physiology, critical assessment techniques, key assessment landmarks, and pain assessment. Nurses also see how to recognize the cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal causes of chest pain.



Assessing Heart Sounds

This video reviews auscultatory sites S(1), through S(4), tricuspid regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, pulmonic stenosis, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, pulmonic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, and tricuspid stenosis. Also included are ways to determine critical descriptive factors used for documentation, such as where the sound is best heard, its intensity or loudness, and its duration, pitch, quality, and timing in relation to S(1) and S(2).



Assessing the Adult Head to Toe

This video shows how to perform a complete assessment efficiently by integrating all body system assessments in each region. This approach starts at the patient's head and progresses to the feet, rather than proceeding through one body system at a time. It saves time and is less tiring for the patient because it requires fewer position changes than the body system approach. Because the video focuses on normal findings, it assumes that you will refer abnormal findings to the patient's primary caregiver.



Bevel Up: Drugs, Users amp; Outreach Nursing (Teaching manual included)

Bevel Up: Drugs, Users and Outreach Nursing explores how to deliver the most effective - and least judgmental - healthcare to people who use drugs. This groundbreaking teaching DVD combines a 45-minute documentary with an additional 3.5 hours of interactive menus and additional interviews and footage.



Cardiac System

After viewing this video, you should be able to: ask the necessary questions to obtain a cardiac health history, prepare the patient for a cardiac examination, inspect and evaluate the patient's anterior chest for apical impulse location, other ventricular movements, and prominent pulsations of the aorta or pulmonary artery, palate the patient's chest for the degree of pulsations of the aorta or pulmonary artery, percuss the patient's chest to estimate heart size, auscultate the patient's chest and identify normal heart sounds, abnormal or extra heart sounds, and murmurs.



Caring for the Dying Patient Series - Bereavement Issues

This program provides nurses and other healthcare workers with knowledge and tools to understand the Bereavement issues when dealing with a dying patient.



Caring for the Dying Patient Series - Physical Care

This video provides the principle and knowledge of physical care for a dying patient.



Caring for the Dying Patient Series - Team Approach to Comprehensive Care

This video discuss and describe the appropriate pain management strategies for the terminally ill patient.



Caring for the Stoma, Caring for the Patient: Enterostomal Therapy Nursing

This program is for enterostomal therapy nurses; wound, ostomy, and continence nurses; and others who will care for patients after ostomy surgery. There is no doubt that a colostomy or ileostomy can be a life-changing event. It will be your job to care for the stoma, and for the emotions of the patient who must adjust after surgery. Briefly reviews the digestive system and several kinds of ostomies, typical medical conditions that may lead a surgeon to create an ostomy, post-operative and daily care for an ostomy, and how this may differ for various ostomies. Discusses helping the patient prepare for discharge and their new life.



Chest Tubes: Patient and System Management

After completing this course, the learner should be able to: Describe the process of air movement by the cyclic pressure changes in the thoracic cavity. List indicators for closed chest drainage and describe the expected outcome when air or fluid is evacuated from the pleural space. Describe the principles of operation of a closed chest drainage system and use of mechanical suction. Identify professional responsibilities for preparation of the patient and equipment prior to chest tube insertion. Demonstrate the technique of aseptically establishing a Pleurevac drainage system. Identify professional responsibilities for patient care during insertion of the chest tube. Describe interventions directed toward promoting evacuation of air and/or fluid from the chest cavity and maintaining proper function of the closed chest drainage system. Instruct the patient to promote his/her active participation in lung re-expansion and activities of daily life. Illustrate the concept of tidaling as reflected by the patient's respiratory efforts identify interventions for maintaining the patency of the closed drainage system.



Comfort Measures for Childbirth

These techniques, along with a helpful, confident partner and/or doula, are the tools you need if you wish to labor without medication or to postpone an epidural until active labor. Comfort Measures is perfect for expecting parents, childbirth educators, doulas, midwives, doctors, and for students in nursing, midwifery and medical school



Community and Aggregate Assessment

Focuses on the process and issues inherent in assessing a geographic community and various aggregates within such a community, using a partnership approach. The concept and methods of community/aggregate assessment are described, as is the role of the nurse in the process.



Community Development in Community Health Nursing

In this video program, the experiences of community health nurses and community members are used to examine the concept and princples of community development. How community development fits within community health nursing practice is illustrated, including the role of the community health nurse in this process. Outcomes and challenges involved in community development work are also highlighted.



Community Health Nursing: A Practical View

The real world of community health nursing practice in rural and urban settings is explored through the voices and activities of home health nurses and public health nurses. This video highlights differences and commonalities between these two types of nursing practice. Standards of community health nursing are identified, and various roles of community health nurses are illustrated throughout.



Competent Care in a Culturally Diverse Nation

Culturally competent care adapts care interventions to the cultural needs and preferences (ethnic and religious beliefs, values, and practices) of diverse clients. This program provides practical and effective methods of recognizing and dealing with the special needs of different cultures.



Critical Thinking: Analyzing Problems and Decisions

This video uses vignettes, group discussions, and expert commentary to explore the problem solving process. It introduces a problem solving methodology.



Cross Cultural Communication: How Culture Affects Communication

Issues in cross-cultural communication are examined including public behavior, taboos, power, stereotyping, time conceptualization, socialization, direct and indirect communication and high context versus low context cultures



Custody and Caring: A Challenge for Nursing

Explores the dynamic role of providing mental health care in a correctional facility.



Diabetes - Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia and Monitoring

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes - Insulin and Oral Antidiabetic Agents

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes - Neuropathy, Nephropathy, and Retinopathy

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes - Nutrition Therapy, Exercise, and Sick Day Management

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes - Pathophysiology of Diabetes

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes - Pathophysiology of Type 1 Diabetes

This program focuses on type 1 diabetes, a disorder that most often affects children, adolescents, and young adults. The American diabetic Associations (ADA) criteria for its diagnosis are discussed. In addition, the possible causes, common signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, and complications of this disease are explored. Art is used throughout for emphasis and clarity.



Diabetes - Physiology and Pathophysiology

Diabetes - Physiology and Pathophysiology



Diabetes - Physiology of Gluecose Control

This series on diabetes illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications. Healthcare professionals will find that the information presented will help them enhance their care and support of these patient and their families.



Diabetes In Clinical Practice

This course is designed to provide nurses in clinical practice with an overview of diabetes, risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with a diagnosis of diabetes, factors to condsider when providing care to a patient diagnosed with diabetes and practical steps that can be taken to encourage adherence to treatment regimens.



Diefenbeck Skills - Application Scenarios:

Part 1 - Angry Client
Part 2 - Anxious Client
Part 3 - Delusional Client
Part 4 - Dependent Client
Part 5 - Depressed Client
Part 6 - Dying Client
Part 7 - Client Experiencing Loss
Part 8 - Nonadherent Client
Part 9 - Client with Obsessive-Compulsive behaviors
Part 10 - Sexually Inappropriate Client



Diefenbeck Skills - Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills:

Part 1 - Active Listening
Part 2 - Behavioral Observation (Verbal and Non-verbal)
Part 3 - Use of Self-Disclosure / Boundaries and Limit Setting
Part 4 - Broad Openings
Part 5 - Clarification / Focusing
Part 6 - Empathy
Part 7 - Effective Use of Humor
Part 8 - Effective Use of Silence
Part 9 - Information Sharing
Part 10 - Restatement / Reflection



Enhancing Communication and Counseling Skills in Today's Practice

This program, consisting of seven parts will be of interest to nursing students and practicing nursing professionals who are interested in enhancing their communication and counseling skills



Ethical Dilemmas and Decision Making

Introduces basic concepts of ethics and explains the principles of ethical decision making, using case studies in acute care, long-term care, and community settings.



Ethical Issues in Nursing: Commitment

COMMITMENT: Patients, Professionalism and Boundaries focuses on the second provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to commitment. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it addresses the primacy of patient interests and the nurse's role as a moral agent and advocate for patient.



Ethical Issues in Nursing: Commitment - Patients, Professionalism, and Boundaries

The focus of this program is the second provision of the American Nursing Association (ANA) Code of Ethics which states, The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community. The role of the nurse as patient advocate is discussed. It also addresses conflicts of interest and professional boundaries. Realistic scenarios are used to demonstrate key points.



Ethical Issues in Nursing: Introduction

Ethics are at the core of professional nursing practice. INTRODUCTION: Concepts, Values and Decision Making provides a solid introduction to the fundamental ethical terms and concepts that students and nurses need to know. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it clearly defines justice, fidelity, autonomy, moral distress, and other important concepts in ethical practice. This introductory video also explores the vital role that personal values play in ethical situations and how to best understand and address value conflicts. Program discusses the importance of nurse self-regard and some of the key steps to sound ethical decision making.



Ethical Issues in Nursing: Protection

PROTECTION: Privacy, Safety and Standards focuses on the third provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to protection. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it addresses the importance of patient privacy and confidentiality, while highlighting the key mandate of HIPAA. Video explores the various ways the nurses can successfully advocate for their patients, including those who might participate in research. This program also covers the importance of standards and review mechanisms and the role of an ethics committee. The challenging issue of identifying and acting on questionable and impaired practice is also covered.



Ethical Issues in Nursing: Respect

RESPECT: Dignity, Autonomy and Relationships focuses on the first provision in the nursing code of ethics pertaining to respect. Through scenarios and expert interviews, it explores practical ways that nurses can show respect for human dignity and the importance of relationships to patients. This program discusses a patients right to self-determination, the important factors of diversity, and end of life issues. It clearly describes the nurse's role in supporting patient autonomy, informed consent, and the practice of extending respect beyond patients to one's colleagues as well.



Evidence-Based Practice: What It Is and What It Is Not

This video describes a functional assessment and demonstrates a step by step physical assessment, identifying steps that may differ in evaluating the health status of an older adult.



Excellence in Action: From Beginner to Expert - Clinical Knowledge in Critical Care Nursing

Explores clinical leaning and skilled clinical judgment used in basic nursing education. Presents findings of a 4 year research project lead by Dr. Patricia Benner. Three clinical vignettes re-enact actual clinical episodes drawn from small group interviews of 130 critical care nurses in 8 hospitals in the U.S. The researchers discuss the background, methods and results in the vignettes. The Dreyfus model of skill acquisition is illustrated and commented on by the researchers.



Family Assessment in Community Health Nursing

This video program focuses on family assessment within the context of community health nursing practice. In this video, front line community health nurses illustrate the goals, processes, and issues inherent in assessing families. Tools of family assessment are also discussed, such as genograms, ecomaps, and communication/counselling skills.



Family Intervention in Community Health nursing

This video program focuses on various aspects of family nursing interventions within the context of community health nursing practice. In this video, front line community health nurses share their insights and practice stories, enabling a myriad of community health nursing interventions to be illustrated.



Feeding Individuals with Swallowing Disorders

These videos describes how to handle patient with swallowing disorder.



Fluids and Electrolyte Balance

The body's fluid balance is an essential and elemental component of health. Disturbances in this balance can both indicate and be caused by a variety of pathologies. Many care decisions must be based on the various fluid and electrolyte balances of the body, therefore, understanding and monitoring a patient's fluid balance, electrolyte balance and acid-base balance is critical to providing care.This program, the first of a three part series, provides nursing students, new nurses, and others with the fundamental information they need to begin building their understanding of the role fluids and electrolytes play in the health of a body.This program describes: The basics of fluid balance, The basics of electrolyte balance, The main electrolytes in the body, and Acid-base balance in the human body.



Gastrointestinal System

After viewing this video, you should be able to: ask the necessary questions to obtain a GI system health history, prepare the patient for an abdominal examination, inspect the patient's abdomen, auscultate both bowel and other sounds, including bruits, percuss the patient's abdomen, liver, and spleen, palpate the patient's abdomen, liver, spleen, kidneys, and abdominal aorta, palpate for rebound tenderness, assess for costovertebral angle tenderness, prepare the patient for a rectal examination, inspect the perianal area, palpate the anus and rectum, palpate the prostate gland in the male patient.



Getting an Interlibrary Loan

Since the College of Nursing has six campuses across Saskatchewan, you may want to request the library send you a copy of a book, a chapter from a book or a journal article. If the library does not have the book or journal you are looking for, you can fill out the interlibrary loan form to request the library to find this item and send it to you. Watch and learn more.



Getting Started with the Health Sciences Library

Take a virtual tour of the Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library website. Learn how to access the library through PAWS, login, use the navigation links and visit the Nursing Subject Guide or LibGuide. (Note: The Libguide platform has changed and will look different from this video). Learn how to check the library hours, request materials, access resources on mobile devices and find handouts and tutorials for various resources.



Heart Medications: Antihypertensives and Anticoagulants

This program provides a brief overview of high blood pressure, or hypertension, and discusses the various medications used to treat this condition, as well as anti-clotting agents, or anticoagulants.



Home Visiting in Community Health Nursing

Home visiting is part of the every-day experience of community health nurses. This video program examines the practice of home visiting from the perspectives of both a public health nurse and a home care nurse. Advantages, possible contexts and the phases of home visiting are all explored. Nursing skills and qualities that can enhance the home visiting process are discussed. Challenges, rewards and outcomes of home visiting are also featured.



How the Body Ages Series - Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Musculoskeletal Systems

This program provides nurses and other healthcare workers with knowledge and tools to understand the changes that occur in the Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Musculoskeletal systems of the aging patient. Understanding these changes can be crucial to helping you assist older adults maintain their quality of life.



How the Body Ages Series - Central Nervous System, The Senses, and Emotions

This program provides nurses and other healthcare workers with knowledge and tools to understand the nervous system along with the effect of senses and emotions.



How the Body Ages Series - Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, & Integumentary Systems

This program provides nurses and other healthcare works with knowledge and tools to understand the changes that occur in the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems of the aging patient.



How to Read and Understand a Research Study

Teaches how to understand research studies and evaluate the quality of information presented. It outlines the structure of a scientific paper, differentiates among various types of experimental research, and explains how to evaluate the quality of a study's design.



Interpreting ABGs - Advanced Interpretation

This series begins with the basics of arterial blood gas interpretation and describes the components of the acid-base balance, listing their normal values and compensatory mechanisms for restoring homeostasis to patient with an imbalance.



Interpreting ABGs - Basic Interpretation

This series begins with the basics of arterial blood gas interpretation and describes the components of the acid-base balance, listing their normal values and compensatory mechanisms for restoring homeostasis to patient with an imbalance.



Interpreting ABGs - Clinical Application

This series begins with the basics of arterial blood gas interpretation and describes the components of the acid-base balance, listing their normal values and compensatory mechanisms for restoring homeostasis to patient with an imbalance.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Abdomen Hires

Takes a systematic approach to the complete examination, combining body-system assessments within the same region and concluding with the genitalia. First, it shows how to obtain an overview by observing general appearance, measuring height and weight, inspecting the skin, and assessing vital signs. Then it demonstrates the head-to-toe examination, working from the head and face to the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and throat, neck, chest, upper extremities, breasts, neck vessels, heart, abdomen, inguinal area, lower extremities (supine), musculoskeletal system, neurologic system, lower extremities (standing), neuromuscular function, and genitalia and rectum (with variations for men and women).



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Bedside Assessment

Learn to successfully assess your patient in the hospital setting with this new and unique DVD! Full-motion videos show you how to conduct shift assessments on both a surgical and a medical patient, with real nurses demonstrating proper assessment techniques with rationales. Plus, anatomy and physiology overlays, animations, bulleted summary points, and developmental and cultural highlights reinforce your learning and help you understand how to conduct a physical examination of the bedside patient as a bridge to clinical practice.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Breast Hires

Video begins with an anatomical review of the breasts and axillary lymph nodes. Then it demonstrates how to inspect the breast, nipples, and axillae; screen for retraction; palpate the axillary lymph nodes, breasts, nipples, and areolae; and evaluate any lump or mass. It also shows how to examine men's breasts and how to teach women about breast self-examination (BSE) and mammography.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Cardio Heartneck Hires

Video begins with an anatomical review of the neck vessels and heart. Then it covers physical examination of carotid arteries and jugular veins. After the neck vessel assessment, it explores the heart examination, including inspection and palpation of the precordium. Finally, it details heart sound auscultation, highlighting normal sounds, common variations, and abnormal sounds.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Cardio Vascularlymph Hires

Video begins with an anatomical review of the vascular system and lymphatics. Then it reveals how to inspect and palpate these structures in the arms and in the legs. It also demonstrates additional techniques to assess for vascular problems.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Female Gentalia Hires

Video begins with an anatomical review of a woman's external and internal genitalia, anus, and rectum. It describes critical preparation steps for this sensitive examination, including how to perform a mirror pelvic exam. Then it demonstrates how to inspect and palpate the external and internal genitalia, collect cervical smears and cultures, and perform a bimanual examination. It concludes with assessment of the perianal region and techniques to perform the rectovaginal examination.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Head-to-Toe Examination of the Neonate

Takes a systematic approach to the complete examination of a neonate, combining body-system assessments within the same region and incorporating gestational age assessments. First, it shows how to obtain an overview by observing general appearance, assessing vital signs, and measuring length and head and chest circumference. Then it continues with a head-to-toe examination, reserving potentially upsetting procedures for the end. The video demonstrates how to examine the structures of the head and neck, chest and abdomen, upper and lower extremities, genitalia (with variations for boys and girls), neuromuscular system, and spine. It concludes with a rectal examination and final procedures.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Head-to-Toe Examination of the Normal Adult

Takes a systematic approach to the complete examination, combining body-system assessments within the same region and concluding with the genitalia. First, it shows how to obtain an overview by observing general appearance, measuring height and weight, inspecting the skin, and assessing vital signs. Then it demonstrates the head-to-toe examination, working from the head and face to the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and throat, neck, chest, upper extremities, breasts, neck vessels, heart, abdomen, inguinal area, lower extremities (supine), musculoskeletal system, neurologic system, lower extremities (standing), neuromuscular function, and genitalia and rectum (with variations for men and women).



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Head-to-Toe Examination of the Normal Child

Takes a systematic approach to the complete examination of a preschooler, combining body-system assessments within the same region and adapting techniques to suit the child's developmental stage. First, it shows how to obtain an overview by observing general appearance, measuring height and weight, and assessing vital signs. Then it proceeds through the body regions, saving potentially distressing examinations for last. It includes examination of the chest and heart, abdomen, genitalia (with variations for girls and boys), legs, arms, head and neck, eyes, nose, mouth and throat, and ears.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Head-to-Toe Examination of the Older Adult

Video takes a systematic approach to complete examination of the older adult, combining body-system assessments within the same region, adapting techniques for an older adult, and highlighting variations in findings related to age and functional impairment. First, it shows how to obtain an overview by measuring height and weight, inspecting the skin, and assessing vital signs. Then it proceeds to the head-to-toe examination and covers assessment of the head and face, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, throat, neck, chest, upper extremities, breasts, neck vessels, heart, abdomen, lower extremities (while supine), neurologic system, lower extremities (when standing), neuromuscular function, and genitalia and rectum (with variations for men and women).



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Head-to-Toe Examination of the Pregnant Woman

Video shows a complete initial examination during the first trimester of pregnancy, and key assessments and findings during the third trimester. It combines body-system assessments within the same region, shows developmental adaptations in examination techniques, highlights pregnancy and fetal assessments, and compares expected findings early and late in pregnancy. In the first trimester, it shows how to perform a general survey, assess vital signs, and measure height and weight. It continues with examination of the musculoskeletal system; legs; head and face; eyes, ears, nose, and throat; neck; extremities; thorax and lungs; heart; breasts; abdomen; genitalia; and pelvis. It includes a scenario about health promotion during pregnancy. In the third trimester, it covers vital signs and measurements; examination of the musculoskeletal system, legs, thorax and lungs, heart, breasts, abdomen, and fetus; and health promotion topics.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Heads Eyes and Ears

Video begins with an anatomical review of the structures of the head, eyes, and ears. The head examination focuses on skull inspection and palpation and face inspection. The eye examination includes vision testing, extraocular muscle function testing, inspection of the external eye and anterior eyeball, and the ophthalmoscopic examination. The ear examination demonstrates inspection and palpation of the external ear structures, the otoscopic examination, and hearing acuity testing.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Male Genitalia

This video shows the steps needed to examine the male genitalia, rectum, and prostate, including the proper use of equipment. With the patient standing, it demonstrates how to inspect and palpate the patient's external genitalia and assess for hernias. Then with the patient leaning over the examination table, it presents inspection and palpation of the prostate, anus, and rectum, including bidigital examination. The video shows expected findings and highlights selected variations in techniques and expectations for pediatric and geriatric patients. In addition, it uses graphics to reveal what is happening internally during examination of the rectum and prostate.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Musculoskeletal System

This video shows the steps needed to examine the musculoskeletal system, including the proper use of equipment. With the patient standing, it demonstrates how to assess gait, posture, and alignment. With the patient in various positions, it shows how to inspect and palpate the muscles, joints, and bones and how to percuss the spine. It also presents muscle-strength and range-of-motion testing, identifying the expected degrees of movement. The video highlights expected findings and alerts the viewer to selected variations in pediatric and geriatric patients.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Neurologic System: Cranial Nerves

This video shows the steps needed to perform two major parts of the neurologic examination: assessment of mental status and cranial nerves. With the patient seated, it demonstrates how to evaluate the patient's general appearance and behavior, cognitive abilities, emotional stability, and speech and language skills as well as the functioning of all twelve pairs of cranial nerves, using the appropriate equipment. The video shows expected findings in healthy adults and presents variations in assessment techniques and expected findings in pediatric and geriatric patients.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Neurologic System: Motor Reflexes

Begins with a review of the corticospinal and extrapyramidal tracts, the cerebellar system, and the reflex arc. The motor system examination shows how to assess the muscles and cerebellar function by testing balance, coordination, and skilled movements. The reflex examination provides general guidelines and then demonstrates how to elicit deep tendon reflexes in the arms and legs as well as common superficial reflexes.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Nose, Mouth, Throat, and Neck

This 17 minute video shows the steps needed to perform two major parts of the neurologic examination: assessment of mental status and cranial nerves. With the patient seated, it demonstrates how to evaluate the patient's general appearance and behavior, cognitive abilities, emotional stability, and speech and language skills as well as the functioning of all twelve pairs of cranial nerves, using the appropriate equipment. The video shows expected findings in healthy adults and presents variations in assessment techniques and expected findings in pediatric and geriatric patients.



Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Thorax and Lungs

Begins with a review of the thoracic landmarks and reference lines and the lung structures. Then it presents inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation of the posterior thorax and the anterior thorax. In both areas, it features expected and unexpected breath sounds during auscultation.



Lifelong Health: Achieving Optimum Well-Being at any age

A long and healthy life is a universal desire. So how can you achieve this goal? There's a whirlwind of advice on how to optimize your health and well-being. The only problem is that much of it is contradictory and scientifically unsound.



Lippincott's Video Guide to Psychiatric- Mental Health Nursing Assessment

This brand-new video DVD offers nursing students an introduction to psychiatric health history taking and mental status examination, with a focus on effective communication, appropriate techniques, and expected findings. Delivered via thePoint, this 50-minute video is organized into two major segments: approach to the health history interview and how to conduct a comprehensive mental status examination, including tests for appearance, behavior, speech and language, manner, mood, thoughts, and cognitive functions. The video depicts responses from patients that are representative of common psychiatric problems. Cultural, ethnic, and developmental diversity are reflected throughout the cast.



Maternal Mental Health: Understanding, Care and Support



Medication Administration and Error Prevention

Opens with an overview of the Six Rights of Medication Administration. Through hospital-based scenarios depicting each of these rights, the program shows how errors happen and demonstrates the steps that can prevent them. The program closes with a teaching scenario.



Medication Safety and Oral Medications

This first program will describe the safe administration of oral medications and will demonstrate practices that are required in order to help prevent medication errors.



Mental Health Issues in the Acute Care Setting Part I Recognition and Assessment

Part I Recognition and Assessment This program addresses the impact of mental health disorders on an individual's ability to provide self-care. It also looks at the stress these disorders place on caregivers and the economy worldwide. The signs and symptoms which will aid healthcare workers in identifying mental health disorders are described and shown. The concepts of stereotype and prejudice as related to mental health are also discussed. Concerns and fears related to caring for patients with mental illness in the acute medical setting are identified and discussed



Mental Health Issues in the Acute Care Setting Part II Effective Intervention Techniques

Part II Effective Intervention Techniques This program utilizes a scenario format to show effective methods of working with patients suffering from mental disorders while in the acute care environment. Simple techniques to promote safety and prevent patient or staff injury are outlined, as well as methods to maintain control of the situation when a patient is having difficulty remaining in control. The program also shows some of the reasons mental health patients get into difficulty. Appropriate methods for supporting family members and eliciting information from are also illustrated, as is the role of the nurse as a facilitator of communication between the various members of the health care team. Restrictions on the use of restraints, both physical and chemical, are also addressed. Proper documentation of observed behaviors is discussed.



Musculoskeletal System

The Musculoskeletal video can help you perform a musculoskeletal system assessment accurately and completely. Within each area of a musculoskeletal system examination, you'll learn what to assess for, how to assess for it, and why.



Nervous System

The Nervous system, just one of the valuable videos in the Assessment Review Series, can help you perform a neurologic assessment accurately and completely. From this video, you'll learn what to assess for, how to assess for it, and why. For example: when to assess the patient's mental status and speech; how to assess the 12 pairs of cranial nerves; how to assess the functioning of the three motor system pathways (the corticospinal tract, the extrapyramidal tract, and the cerebellar system)



News Hour - Medical Ethics & Issues Anthology - Rising Healthcare Costs

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Longevity and Income

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Uninsured Americans

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - A Plan to Insure Everyone

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Assisted Suicide: A Case Study

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Caregivers Struggle with Alzheimers

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Changing Face of AIDS

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Conducting Drug Research in India

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Debating Drug Company Gifts

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Drug Safety

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Embryonic Stem Cell Tests

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Foreign Country Doctors

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Mandatory Cervical Cancer Vaccine Debate

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Medical Mistakes

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Nurses Denied Training

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Pricing Drugs

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Restructuring the ER

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



News Hour - Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology - Risk of Hospital Infections

In-depth reporting and interview with doctors,nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, scientific breakthroughs, and connections between corporate and public policy.



Nonverbal Communication: Body Language, Gesture, and Proxemics

This video explores bodily communication, including gestures and postures; proxemic communication; and tactile communication, or touch.



Nonverbal Communication: Vocal Cues and Facial Expressions

This program explores vocal cues, facial expressions, and eye behaviors; offers explanations of and definitions for each form of nonverbal communication; and considers the communicative roles and functions of each.



Nursing Skills: Blood Administration

To describe blood components commonly transfused.To examine the functions of transfused blood components.To demonstrate nursing techniques used to perform safe blood tranfusions



Pharmacology - Pharmacodynamic what a drug does to the body

This program discusses what a drug does to the body.



Pharmacology - Pharmacokinetics What the body does to a drug

This program discusses how the body reacts to a drug.



Pharmacology - Pharmacology and the Healthcare Process

This program discuss the fiscal impact of medication errors and the common causes of it.



Pharmacology - Principles of Pharmacology

This program discusses what a drug does to the body.



Preventing Bloodborne Infection Series - Bloodborne Viruses

This video will describes the dangerous bloodborne viruses themselves and how they are transmitted.



Preventing Bloodborne Infection Series - Engineering Controls Work Practice Controls

This video will examine OSHA mandated changes in medical equipment engineering controls and the way tasks are performed work practice controls



Preventing Bloodborne Infection Series - Preventing Transmission , Protecting Yourself

This video will examine the measures you can take to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens in the healthcare environment, as well as how to protect yourself in the healthcare workplace.



Primary Health Care in Community Health Nursing

This video program illustrates the interconnection between primary health care and community health nursing. Examples are given which illustrate how the principles of primary health care are integrated into community health nursing practice. The role of the community health nurse in implementing primary health care is portrayed, as well as the challenges and outcomes inherent in this process.



Programming in Community Health nursing

This video explores aspects of programming in community health nursing. In particular, it focuses on the stages of programming - assessment to determine the need, program development, program implementation and program evaluation. To illustrate the process, community health nurses and other stakeholders discuss a program called The Healthy Baby Club.



Psychotropic Medications - Anti Anxiety Agents



Psychotropic Medications - Anti Depressant Agents



Psychotropic Medications - Anti Psychotic Agents



Psychotropic Medications - Mood Stabilizing Agents



Qualitative Research: Methods in the Social Sciences



Quantitative Research: Methods in the Social Sciences



Rapid Physical Assessment

This course reviews the steps required to perform a rapid physical assessment (RPA), including pre-assessment information gathering, general observations, and the performance of a physical exam of all major body regions. The results of this assessment will help reveal undiagnosed complaints and lay the groundwork for further testing that may be necessary. 25 minutes. Copyright 2006. Shipped directly from California factory. Allow extra delivery time.



Reading EKGs

After viewing this videotape, you should be able to: recognize and describe each part of the EKG waveform, assess an EKG waveform using the 8-step method, recognize and explain the significance of normal sinus rhythm, detect and identify cardiac dysrhythmias.



Reproductive and Urinary Systems

From this video, you will learn how to: prepare the patient for this sensitive examination, insect and palpate genitourinary structures in both the male and female patient, inspect and palpate the inguinal and femoral areas for hernias, inspect and palpate the breasts and axillae.



Respiratory System

After viewing this video, the learner should be able to: ask the necessary questions to obtain a respiratory health history, prepare the patient for a respiratory examination, inspect and evaluate the patient's chest for anteroposterior movement impairment, inspect and palpate the patient's neck for tracheal deviation, palpate the patient's chest to assess respiratory expansion and tactile fremitus, percuss the patient's chest for diaphragmatic excursion, auscultate the patient's chest and identify normal and adventitious sounds and voice sounds.



Searching the Catalogue

One of the tabs in the Library page is Catalogue. This tab allows you to search the catalogue for various formats of resources - print, electronic, audio/visual, etc. Learn how to search using the Word, Title or Subject options and what the difference is in using one over the other. Also, learn how to put an item on hold in the catalogue.



Simulation in Nursing

Simulation in Nursing is a guide for faculty to introduce simulation to students as an effective teaching tool.



Starting IVs: A Focus on Effective Strategies

This program demonstrates specific techniques for starting intravenous infusions in adults including: client preparation, factors influencing site selection, preparation of the selected site, proper tourniquet application and tension, and insertion of butterfly and over-the-needle catheter devices. The goal of this program is to enhance professional proficiency in initiating intravenous therapy and to positively influence practice behaviors that improve patient outcomes and contain health care costs. 1) Choosing
2) Damage
3) Difficult
4) Duration
5) Preparation
6) Rationale
7) Specific
8) Tension
9) Position
10) Over
11) Butterfly



Street Nurse

Cathy Crowe's is a familiar name. For years, as one of Toronto's 50 or so street nurses, she has visited the habitats of the homeless tending to their blistered feet, infected wounds and often fragile psyches. She helps find night shelter for them when temperature reach lethally low levels. That's the silent, unseen, unheard part of what she does. But it's her passionate advocacy on behalf of the homeless that has made her name familiar.



Suctioning: Nasotracheal, Oropharangeal amp; Endotracheal Techniques

This program focuses on aspects of safe, effective management of the patient with an artificial airway through a review of airway physiology and demonstrations in the actual clinical environment. Tracheostomy tube care is illustrated from equipment and supply set-up through cleansing and replacement.



Taking Responsibility to Heal Ourselves

Describes how lifestyle changes over the last four decades have contributed to increases in diabetes among native people. Features what this one community is doing about it. The Kahnawake School Diabetes Prevention Project has developed a model which can be implemented in other schools and communities.



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 01 - Vital Signs

Part 1 - Introduction to Vital Signs
Part 2 - Measuring Oral temperature, Radial Pulse, Respiratory Rate, and Blood Pressure
Part 3 - Unexpected Situations
Part 4 - Assessing Blood Pressure Using an Automatic Electronic Device
Part 5 - Assessing Systolic Blood Pressure Using a Doppler Ultrasound
Part 6 - Measuring Blood Pressure and Pulse to Assess for Orthostatic Hypotension
Part 7 - Measuring a Tympanic Temperature
Part 8 - Measuring a Rectal Temperature
Part 9 - Measuring an Axillary Temperature
Part 10 - Measuring an Apical Pulse
Part 11 - Measuring an Apical-Radial Pulse



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 02 - Physical Assessment

Part 1 - Introduction to Physical Assessment
Part 2 - Beginning the Physical Assessment
Part 3 - Assessing the Head
Part 4 - Assessing the Eyes
Part 5 - Assessing the Ears
Part 6 - Assessing the Nose and Sinuses
Part 7 - Assessing the Mouth and Throat
Part 8 - Assessing the Neck
Part 9 - Assessing the Arms, Hands, and Fingers
Part 10 - Assessing the Posterior and Lateral Thorax
Part 11 - Assessing the Anterior Thorax
Part 12 - Assessing the Heart
Part 13 - Assessing the Abdomen
Part 14 - Assessing the Legs, Feet, and Toes
Part 15 - Assessing the Musculoskeletal and Neurological Systems
Part 16 - Conclusion



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 03 - Asepsis

Part 1 - Introduction to Asepsis
Part 2 -Performing Hand Hygiene
Part 3 - Key Points for Sterile Technique
Part 4 - Preparing a Sterile field: Packaged Drape and individually Packaged Supplies
Part 5 - Putting on Sterile Gloves
Part 6 - Unexpected Situation
Part 7 - Removing Soiled Gloves
Part 8 - Preparing a Sterile Field: Pre-Packaged Kits
Part 9 - Putting on Personal Protective Equipment
Part 10 - Removing Personal Protective Equipment
Part 11 - Unexpected Situation



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 04 - Oral and Topical Medications

Part 1 - Introduction to Oral and Topical Medications
Part 2 -The Three Checks and the Rights of Medication Administration
Part 3 - Preparing Unit-Dose Packaged Medications
Part 4 - Removing a Medication Tablet From a Bottle
Part 5 - Splitting Tablet Medication
Part 6 - Preparing Liquid Medication
Part 7 - Administering Oral Medications
Part 8 - Unexpected Situations
Part 9 - Preparing Medications for Administration via a Gastric Tube
Part 10 -Administering Medications via a Gastric Tube
Part 11 - Applying a Transdermal Patch
Part 12 - Administering Eye Drops
Part 13 - Administering a Rectal Suppository
Part 14 - Administering Medication via a Metered-Dose Inhaler
Part 15 - Administering Medication via a Small-Volume Nebulizer
Part 16 - Administering Medication via a Dry Powder Inhaler



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 05 - Injectable Medications

Part 1 - Introduction to Injectable Medications
Part 2 -Preparing Medication From an Ampule
Part 3 - Preparing Medication From a Vial
Part 4 - Mixing Two Insulins in One Syringe
Part 5 - Administering an Intradermal Injection
Part 6 - Administering a Subcutaneous Injection
Part 7 - Locating Intramuscular Sites
Part 8 - Administering an Intramuscular Injection



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 06 - Intravenous Medications

Part 1 - Introduction to Intravenous Medications
Part 2 -Administering IV Medications by Piggyback Infusion via en Electronic Infusion Device
Part 3 - Administering IV Medication by Piggback Infusion via Gravity
Part 4 - Unexpected Situation
Part 5 - Administering IV Medication Using a Mini Infusion Pump
Part 6 - Administering IV Medication Using a Volume Control Administration Set
Part 7 - Administering a Medication Bolus through a Medication or Drug -Infusion Lock
Part 8 - Unexpected Situation



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 07 - Perioperative Nursing

Part 1 - Introduction to Perioperative Nursing
Part 2 - Preoperative Teaching
Part 3 - Deep Breathing Exercises
Part 4 - Splinting and Coughing
Part 5 - Incentive Spirometry
Part 6 - Postoperative Leg Exercises
Part 7 - Turning Properly in Bed
Part 8 - Preoperative Nursing Care on the Day of Surgery
Part 9 - Postoperative Nursing Care on the Day of Surgery
Part 10 - Unexpected Situations
Part 11 - Applying a Pneumatic Compression Device



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 08 - Hygiene

Part 1 - Introduction to Hygiene
Part 2 - Giving a Bed Bath
Part 3 - Performing Perineal Cleansing for a Male Patient
Part 4 - Performing Perineal Cleansing for a Female Patient
Part 5 - Assisting a Patient with Oral Care
Part 6 - Skill Variation: Providing Denture Care
Part 7 - Skill Variation: Providing Oral Care for an Unconscious Patient
Part 8 - Making an Unoccupied Bed
Part 9 - Making an Occupied Bed
Part 10 - Unexpected Situations



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 09 - Skin Integrity and Wound Care

Part 1 - Introduction to Skin Integrity and Wound Care
Part 2 - Cleaning a Surgical Wound and Applying a Dry, Sterile Dressing
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Irrigating a Wound Using Sterile Technique
Part 5 - Caring for a Pressure Ulcer
Part 6 - Assessing a Pressure Ulcer
Part 7 - Packing a Wound With a Saline-Moistened Dressing
Part 8 - Collecting a Wound Culture
Part 9 - Caring for a Jackson-Pratt or hemovac Drain



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 10 - Activity

Part 1 - Introduction to Activity
Part 2 - Turing a Patient in Bed
Part 3 - Moving a Patient Up in Bed
Part 4 - Transferring a Patient From a Bed to a Stretcher
Part 5 - Assisting a Patient From Bed into a Wheelchair
Part 6 - Unexpected Situation
Part 7 - Transferring a Patient Using a Powered Full-Body Sling Lift
Part 8 - Providing Range-of-Motion Exercises



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 11 - Comfort

Part 1 - Introduction to Comfort
Part 2 - Assessing Pain
Part 3 - Caring for a Patient Receiving Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 12 - Nutrition

Part 1 - Introduction to Nutrition
Part 2 - Inserting a Nasogastric Tube
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Administering a Continuous Tube Feeding: Using a Feeding Pump and a Prefilled, Closed Tube Feeding Set-Up
Part 5 - Administering an Intermittent Tube Feeding: Using a Gravity Set-Up and an Open Feeding Bag System
Part 6 - Irrigating a Nasogastric Tube
Part 7 - Unexpected Situation
Part 8 - Removing a Nasogastric Tube



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 13 - Urinary Elimination

Part 1 - Introduction to Urinary Elimination
Part 2 - Assisting with a Bedpan
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Assisting with a Urinal
Part 5 - Applying a Condom Catheter
Part 6 - Unexpected Situation
Part 7 - Caring for a Urinary Stoma
Part 8 - Collecting a Midstream Urine Specimen



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 14 - Urinary Catheters

Part 1 - Introduction to Urinary Catheters
Part 2 - Catheterizating the Female Urinary Bladder: Intermittent and Indwelling Catheters
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Catheterizating the Male Urinary Bladder: Indwelling and Intermittent Catheters
Part 5 - Unexpected Situation
Part 6 - Indwelling Urinary Catheter: Unexpected Situation
Part 7 - Collecting a Urine Specimen From an Indwelling Catheter
Part 8 - Removing an Indwelling Catheter:
Part 9 - Irrigating the Urinary Catheter Using a Closed System



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 15 - Bowel Elimination

Part 1 - Introduction to Bowel Elimination
Part 2 - Administering a Large-Volume Cleansing Enema
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Administering a Small-Volume Cleansing Enema
Part 5 - Emptying an Ostomy Appliance
Part 6 - Changing an Ostomy Appliance
Part 7 - Unexpected Situation



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 16 - Oxygenation

Part 1 - Introduction to Oxygenation
Part 2 - Measuring Oxygen Saturation Using a Pulse Oximeter
Part 3 - Unexpected Situation
Part 4 - Administering Oxygen via a Nasal Cannula
Part 5 - Administering Oxygen via an Oxygen Mask
Part 6 - Nasopharyngeal Suctioning
Part 7 - Unexpected Situation



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 17 - Tracheostomy Care

Part 1 - Introduction to Tracheostomy Care
Part 2 - Suctioning a Tracheostomy: Open System
Part 3 - Suctioning a Tracheostomy: Closed System
Part 4 - Providing Tracheostomy Care Using a Disposable Inner Cannula
Part 5 - Providing Tracheostomy Care Using a Nondisposable Inner Cannula
Part 6 - Unexpected Situation



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 18 - Intravenous Therapy

Part 1 - Introduction to Intravenous Therapy
Part 2 - Initiating a Peripheral Venous Access IV Infusion
Part 3 - Changing an IV Solution Container and Administration Set
Part 4 - Changing an IV Solution Container and Administration Set for a Gravity Infusion
Part 5 - Unexpected Situation
Part 6 - Monitoring an IV Site and Infusion
Part 7 - Unexpected Situations
Part 8 - Changing a Perpheral Venous Access Dressing
Part 9 - Capping and IV Line for Intermittent Use



Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing 2nd edition: Module 19 Central Venous Access Devices

Part 1 - Introduction to Central Venous Access Devices
Part 2 - Changing a Central Venous Access Device Dressing
Part 3 - Accessing an Implated Port
Part 4 - Unexpected Situation
Part 5 - Deaccessing an Implanted Port
Part 6 - Flushing a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
Part 7 - Assessing a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Site
Part 8 - Obtaining Blood Samples from CVAD
Part 9 - Unexpected Situation



The 'How To' Family Nursing Series

This series presents live clinical scenarios that demonstrate how to do family nursing in actual practice. Interviews include a family with young children, middle-aged families and later life families. The health problems and health care settings are varied, as are the ethnic and racial groups. Intended for practicing nurses, educators, undergraduate and graduate nursing students, these programs will assist nurses to more effectively involve families in healthcare.



The Challenge of Healthcare Literacy

As healthcare has become more complex, the ability of a large percentages of the population to understand their own healthcare needs, prescriptions and other medical instructions and make informed choices has not kept pace. The entire healthcare profession must make an effort to offer healthcare information in a manner that makes it comprehensible to all, without creating a sense of shame for those with healthcare literacy problems. All providers must employ strategies that ensure that all information is clearly understood. This program provides healthcare personnel information and techniques to use when facing the challenges and risks of low healthcare literacy, and describes what actions to take to help all patients make informed healthcare choices



The Elder Project

The Elder Project follows 7 different seniors over the course of 2 years and records their experiences through a series of short and candid episodic stories. As they face the possibility of increasing frailty and transitioning into more dependant living scenarios, the elders talk of their concerns and eloquently express their desire to grow older with dignity and some control over their future.



The Human Immune System: Overview Of Anatomy and Function

The Human Immune System: Overview of Anatomy and Function identifies and provides an overview of the parts of the immune system, and shows how these organs, cells, proteins and other body chemicals functioned as the body's main internal lines of defense against pathogens.



The Human Immune System: The Immune Response

The course The Human Immune System: The Immune Response is designed to provide nurses and others with detailed descriptions of how the immune system responds to two of the most dangerous invaders: bacteria and viruses.



The Interventionists: Chronicles of a Mental Health Crisis Team

A unique crisis team works their cases in downtown Toronto.



Traumatic Head Injury

This program begins with a brief review of the pathology associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A case is then presented where assessment and care of TBI in the field and Emergency Department is discussed. The scenario continues into the intensive care unit, where the major focus of this program occurs. Here, the monitoring equipment used to assess patients with severe brain injury, with explanations of the science behind each system and the clinical parameters it measures, is described in detail.



Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The Platelets

Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The Platelets



Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The Red Blood Cells

Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The Red Blood Cells



Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The White Blood Cells

Understanding the Complete Blood Count - The White Blood Cells



Using Citation Finder

If you have a citation of an article and would like to see whether it is available through the library, one easy way to find it is through the Citation Finder. Watch this video to learn more.



Using the Articles and Databases Tab

During the course of your nursing program, you will be asked to produce assignments, literature reviews, etc. To work on assignments, you'll need to know how to find the right databases to find articles. Learn how to use this tab, find an A-Z list of databases and how to access databases.



Using the E-Journals Tab

Learn how to access the electronic journals in the catalogue using the E-Journals tab. If you have the title of the journal, volume, issue and the title of an article you need to retrieve full-text for a class, this is a must watch.



Using USearch

USearch is like Google, but for just U of S Library resources. It only searches what is available through the Library catalogue. When you are unsure where to start your scholarly search, start with USearch.



Vascular System

After viewing this video, the learner should be able to: inspect for arterial pulsations and signs of arterial insufficiency, palpate for arterial pulsations, auscultate for blood pressure and bruits, measure jugular venous pressure, inspect for signs of venous insufficiency, palpate for varicosities, inspect and palpate for peripheral edema, inspect and palpate superficial lymph nodes.



What is MesH?

To be an efficient searcher, you need to know how to search articles using MeSH - Medical Subject Headings. In CINAHL, these headings are called CINAHL Headings. Watch this video to learn more about MeSH and how to use it to find the most relevant articles.



Writing a Great Research Paper