ISBN: 9780323073035
Page Count: 12
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $59.95

Nursing Skills Online for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th Edition

by Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN and Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN
Online Course
ISBN: 9780323073035
Page Count: 12
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $59.95
Focusing on the skills that are most labor-intensive to teach and that pose the greatest risk to patient safety, this online course is the perfect tool to help students review and evaluate their competency before performing skills in the clinical setting. This innovative online course consists of 17 modules, with each module comprising several lessons. Each lesson provides a content overview, a variety of interactive exercises, self-check activities, and an exam. In addition to schools of nursing, this is also a valuable and timesaving means of providing periodic training and competency evaluation for nursing staff. This online course is also available packaged with the parent text, Perry: Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th edition.
  • • Designed to correlate with Perry: Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 7th edition.
    • Reading assignments link online content to text.
    • Over 700 activities encourage decision-making, critical thinking, and self-evaluation.
    • Case-based/problem-oriented format of learning activities relates to real-life patient scenarios.
    • Varied self-assessment exercises - over 750 - and lesson exams allow users to test their knowledge of key concepts throughout the module. Correct answers and rationales provide immediate feedback.
    • Scramble function allows user to reset an exercise so that the activities are reordered and presented anew.
    • 100 video clips demonstrating procedures can be viewed from start to finish, pausing and repeating segments as desired.
    • Over 100 step-by-step skill performance guidelines are printable to provide a portable reference.
    • Extensive glossary of terms includes pronunciation for the most often mispronounced terms.
  • Vital Signs:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Vital Signs
    Lesson 2: Measuring Body Temperature
    Lesson 3: Assessing Pulse
    Lesson 4: Assessing Respiration
    Lesson 5: Assessing Blood Pressure
    Lesson 6: Pulse Oximetry

    Infection Control:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Infection Control
    Lesson 2: Hand Hygiene
    Lesson 3: Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field
    Lesson 4: Sterile Gloving

    Lesson 1: Safety Equipment and Fall Prevention
    Lesson 2: Applying Physical Restraints
    Lesson 3: Moving and Transferring Clients
    Lesson 4: Feeding the Dependent Person

    Safe Medication Administration:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Safe Medication Administration
    Lesson 2: Preparing for Medication Administration: Applying the Six Rights
    Lesson 3: Preparing for Medication Administration: Calculating Drug Dosages
    Lesson 4: Preventing Medication Errors
    Lesson 5: Administering Oral Medications

    Non-Parenteral Medication Administration:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Non-Parenteral Medication Administration
    Lesson 2: Applying Topical Medications
    Lesson 3: Instilling Eye Medications
    Lesson 4: Instilling Ear Medications
    Lesson 5: Using Metered-Dose Inhalers
    Lesson 6: Inserting Rectal and Vaginal Medications

    Lesson 1: Administration of Injections
    Lesson 2: Preparing Injections from Ampules and Vials
    Lesson 3: Administering Subcutaneous Injections
    Lesson 4: Administering Intradermal Injections
    Lesson 5: Administering Intramuscular Injections.

    Airway Management:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Airway Management
    Lesson 2: Pulse Oximetry
    Lesson 3: Oropharyngeal Suctioning
    Lesson 4: Nasopharyngeal and/or Nasotracheal Suctioning
    Lesson 5: Open Artificial Airway Suctioning
    Lesson 6: Artificial Airway In-Line Closed Suctioning
    Lesson 7: Endotracheal Tube Care
    Lesson 8: Tracheostomy Tube Care

    Chest Tubes:
    Lesson 1: Chest Tube Principles
    Lesson 2: Chest Tube Drainage Systems
    Lesson 3: Analysis of Gastric Contents
    Lesson 4: Assisting with Removal of Chest Tubes

    Enteral Nutrition:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Enteral Nutrition
    Lesson 2: Inserting a Small-Bore Nasogastric or Nasointestinal Feeding Tube
    Lesson 3: Verifying Feeding Tube Placement
    Lesson 4: Administering Tube Feedings
    Lesson 5: Administering Medication through a Feeding Tube

    IV Fluid Therapy Management:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Maintenance of Intravenous Site
    Lesson 2: Regulating Intravenous Infusion Flow Rates
    Lesson 3: Changing Infusion Fluid/Tubing
    Lesson 4: Changing a Peripheral IV Dressing

    IV Fluid Administration:
    Lesson 1: Overview of IV Fluid Administration
    Lesson 2: Insertion of Peripheral Intravenous Device
    Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Intravenous Infusions
    Lesson 4: Discontinuing Peripheral IV Access

    IV Medication Administration:
    Lesson 1: Overview of IV Medication Administration
    Lesson 2: Administering IV Medications by Peggy back, Intermittent Intravenous Infusion Sets, and Mini-Infusion Pumps
    Lesson 3: Administering Medications by IV Bolus
    Lesson 4: Adding Medications to Intravenous Fluid Containers

    Urinary Catheterization:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Urinary Catheterization
    Lesson 2: Inserting a Straight or Indwelling Urinary Catheter
    Lesson 3: Applying a Condom Catheter
    Lesson 4: Catheter Specimen Collection
    Lesson 5: Care and Removal of the Indwelling Catheter

    Bowel Elimination / Ostomy:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Bowel Elimination / Ostomy
    Lesson 2: Enema Administration
    Lesson 3: Ostomy Overview
    Lesson 4: Pouching an Ostomy
    Lesson 5: Irrigating a Colostomy

    Vascular Access:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Vascular Access Devices
    Lesson 2: Blood Drawing & Fluid Administration
    Lesson 3: Dressing Change
    Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Vascular Access Devices

    Wound Care:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Wound Care
    Lesson 2: Wound Drainage Systems
    Lesson 3: Dressings
    Lesson 4: Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment, Prevention Strategies, and Treatment

    Specimen Collection:
    Lesson 1: Overview of Specimen Collection
    Lesson 2: Urine Specimen Collection – Midstream, Sterile Urinary Catheter
    Lesson 3: Analysis of Gastric Contents
    Lesson 4: Obtaining a Stool Sample for Hemoccult Testing
    Lesson 5: Obtaining a Wound Drainage Specimen for Culture
  • Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL and Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    St. Louis, MO