Clinical Skills: Perioperative Collection
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Clinical Skills: Perioperative Collection


Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Perioperative Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through more than 150 of the most important perioperative nursing skills. Each skill in the collection uses the same seven-part framework to walk you through every aspect of the skill. From special patient and safety considerations to the equipment and techniques used in the skill, this assembly of animations, interactive learning tools, and in-depth explanations will leave you with a 360-degree understanding of how to safely and effectively perform each skill.

    • Convenient web-based program utilizes the same professional format that practicing nurses use to train.
    • Consistent, competency-based format for learning skills offers a standardized way for you to learn and perform skills. Most skills feature the same types of skill learning tools to help you obtain a more holistic understanding of the skill and standard QSEN nursing competencies.
        • Quick sheet provides a concise, step-by-step summary of the skill.
        • Extended text offers an in-depth look at all aspects of the skill. Subjects addressed in the extended text section include:
          • Safety alerts
          • Supplies
          • Patient and family education
          • Procedures
          • Delegation opportunities
          • Monitoring and care
          • Expected and unexpected outcomes
          • Documentation guidelines
          • Special gerontologic, pediatric, and home care considerations
          • Evidence-based references
          • Additional reading suggestions
        • Equipment list helps to familiarize you with each piece of equipment needed to perform the skill.
        • Demonstration animations visually guide you through every necessary step involved in the skill.
        • Images and illustrations highlight crucial procedures, equipment, and documents involved in the skill.
        • Competency tests with rationales help you review and evaluate your understanding of the skill.
        • Printable evaluation checklists help you measure and track various skill competencies.
    • Continually updated, evidence-based content is reviewed and revised annually by clinical skills experts to reflect changes in practice as they arise.
    158 Perioperative Nursing Skills
    Surgical Gown: Donning Gown and Maintaining Sterility (Perioperative)
    Surgical Field: Maintaining Sterility (Perioperative)
    Surgical Packs: Maintaining Sterility (Perioperative)
    Surgical Packs: Opening (Perioperative)
    Sterile Solutions: Pouring (Perioperative)
    Surgical Mask: Donning (Perioperative)
    Surgical Mask: Removing (Perioperative)
    Immediate Use Steam Sterilization (Perioperative)
    Surgical Field: Moving Around (Perioperative)
    Surgical Packs: Distribution to Sterile Field (Perioperative)
    Surgical Attire (Perioperative)
    Surgical Packs: Validating Sterility (Perioperative)
    Sponge Counts (Perioperative)
    Sharps Counts (Perioperative)
    Instrument Counts (Perioperative)
    Specimen Collection (Perioperative)
    Surgical Field: Setup (Perioperative)
    Surgical Hand Scrub (Perioperative)
    Sterile Gloving: Closed Method (Perioperative)
    Sterile Gloving: Open Method (Perioperative)
    Sterile Field: Labeling Medication (Perioperative)
    Safety Belt Application (Perioperative)
    Anesthesia Induction (Perioperative)
    Cricoid Pressure Application (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Supine (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Prone (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Lithotomy (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Jackknife or Kraske (Perioperative)
    Transfer of Patients: Stretcher to Operating-Room Bed (Perioperative)
    Grounding-Pad Application (Perioperative)
    Electrosurgery Unit (Perioperative)
    Preoperative Education (Perioperative)
    Report: Circulating RN to Postanesthesia Care Unit RN (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Abdominal (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Vaginal (Perioperative)
    Pneumatic Tourniquet Application (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Hand (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Foot and Ankle (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Kidney (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Back (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Thyroid (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Ear (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Eye (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Face and Nose (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Cervical (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Knee (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Shoulder (Perioperative)
    Surgical Preparation: Breast (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Arms (Perioperative)
    Sterilization: Preparation of Instruments (Perioperative)
    Sterilization: Steam (Perioperative)
    Sterilization: Chemical (Perioperative)
    Draping: Principles (Perioperative)
    Draping: Head (Perioperative)
    Draping: Face (Perioperative)
    Draping: Eye (Perioperative)
    Draping: Ear (Perioperative)
    Draping: Chest and Breast (Perioperative)
    Draping: Shoulder (Perioperative)
    Draping: Elbow (Perioperative)
    Draping: Hand (Perioperative)
    Draping: Perineum (Perioperative)
    Draping: Hip (Perioperative)
    Draping: Lower Leg and Ankle (Perioperative)
    Draping: Foot (Perioperative)
    Draping: Knee (Perioperative)
    Fire Prevention (Perioperative)
    Environment of Care: Preoperative Preparation (Perioperative)
    Environment of Care: Traffic Patterns (Perioperative)
    Environment of Care: Postoperative Cleaning (Perioperative)
    Sharps Safety (Perioperative)
    Laser Safety (Perioperative)
    Radiation Safety (Perioperative)
    Local Anesthesia: Patient Monitoring (Perioperative)
    Malignant Hyperthermia (Perioperative)
    Latex Allergy (Perioperative)
    Moderate Sedation: Patient Monitoring (Perioperative)
    Fracture Table (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Fowler (Perioperative)
    Hana Table (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Lateral (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Trendelenburg (Perioperative)
    Patient Positioning: Obese Patients (Perioperative)
    Unplanned Hypothermia Prevention (Perioperative)
    Regional Blocks (Perioperative)
    Preoperative Assessment: Patient Interview (Perioperative)

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