ISBN: 9780323056946
Imprint: Mosby
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Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills - Student Version DVD 3.0, 3rd Edition

by Mosby
ISBN: 9780323056946
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $40.95
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With these engaging, interactive videos, you’ll be able to understand and master over 60 key nursing assistant procedures. Each video demonstrates how to perform a specific skill in a step-by-step format, according to the most current nurse assisting practice. Review follow each procedure giving opportunities to evaluate understanding.
    • Full-motion, step-by-step procedures clearly and accurately demonstrate how to perform skills.
    • Actual nurses and nurse assistants demonstrate realistic performance of skills.
    • Cultural diversity is represented for both patients and nurses, reflecting the reality of today’s practice.
    • Exciting computer graphics and animations enhance the fast-paced, engaging presentation.
    • A consistent format for each skill includes segments such as purpose, equipment, preparation, safety, procedure video, follow up, and review questions.
    • Overviews help you place skills within the context of patient care.
    • Preparation for each skill indicates appropriate patient preparation as well as a link to standard preparation steps.
    • Safety sections alert you to important points to ensure the safe performance of each skill.
    • Review questions for each skill help you review and evaluate your understanding.
  • Infection control and Safety Measures
    • Hand hygiene including hand washing and use of antiseptic hand gel NEW!
    • PPE for standard precautions including applying and removing in the correct sequence: gloves, gown, mask, eye protection NEW!
    • Using restraint alternatives, including proper use of side rails, bed alarms, and bed and wheelchair locks
    • Applying restraints, including vest restraint, extremity restraints, waist restraints and finger-control mittens

    Bathing and Bedmaking
    • The complete and partial bed bath
    • Use of bag bath NEW!
    • Tub Bath and Shower NEW!
    • Perineal care for the female
    • Perineal care for the male
    • Making the unoccupied bed--closed
    • Making the unoccupied bed-open
    • Making a surgical bed
    • Making the occupied bed

    Body Mechanics and Exercise
    • Assisting with moving and positioning clients in bed
    • Moving client up in bed
    • Transfer from bed to chair or wheelchair using a transfer belt
    • Transfer from bed to a stretcher
    • Passive range-of-motion exercises
    • Assisting with ambulation with a cane and walker
    • Transfer from Bed to a chair using a mechanical lift NEW!

    Assisting with Elimination
    • Assisting patient to commode
    • Assisting with a urinal
    • Assisting with a bedpan, including standard and fracture bedpans
    • Applying a condom catheter
    • Administering an enema
    • Providing indwelling catheter care
    • Emptying urinary drainage bag
    • Changing drainage bag
    • Inserting a rectal tube
    • Changing an ostomy bag/pouch

    Nutrition & Fluids
    • Preparing for meals
    • Serving meal trays, including the use of the “clock” technique for a visually impaired person
    • Assisting with eating
    • Intake and output

    Personal Hygiene & Grooming
    • Oral hygiene, including oral care for the unconscious person, denture cleaning, and precautions for the person at risk of aspiration
    • Hair care, including shampooing in bed
    • Giving a shampoo in tub or shower
    • Shaving a male with safety/disposable and electric razor
    • Nail and foot care
    • Dressing
    • Changing a hospital gown
    • Changing a hospital gown for patient with IV
    • Assisting with undressing and dressing

    Vital Signs
    • Height and weight
    • Taking a radial pulse
    • Taking an apical pulse
    • Counting respirations
    • Temperature: electronic thermometer (oral, rectal, axillary)
    • Temperature: tympanic thermometer
    • Blood pressure: one-step method
    • Pulse oximetry NEW!

    Skin and Wound Care
    • Giving pressure ulcer care to the patient with a Stage I pressure ulcer
    • Applying elastic stockings
    • Applying a dry non-sterile dressing
    • Back rub
    • Applying an elastic abdominal binder

    Heat and Cold Application
    • Performing hot or cold soak
    • Performing hot bath or sitz bath
    • Applying hot or cold compress
    • Applying hot or cold pack, ice bags, ice collars, and ice gloves
    • Using an aquamatic or aquathermia pad

    Specimen Collection and Testing and Surgical Care
    • Mid-stream urine specimen collection
    • Fecal occult blood testing using the Hemoccult test
    • Sputum specimen collection
    • Promoting postoperative recovery: breathing and coughing exercises
    • Surgical skin prep
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