Clinical Skills: Pediatrics Collection
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Clinical Skills: Pediatrics Collection


Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Pediatrics Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through more than 250 of the most important pediatric 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.

  • Continually updated, evidence-based content is reviewed and revised annually by clinical skills experts to reflect changes in practice as they arise.
  • 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 familiarize you with each piece of equipment needed to perform the skill.
      • Demonstration videos and 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.
      Percutaneous Cricothyroidotomy
      Endotracheal Tube: Open Suctioning
      Endotracheal Tube: Closed Suctioning
      Endotracheal Tube: Skin and Oral Care
      Endotracheal Tube: Taping
      Endotracheal Intubation
      Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Airway: Insertion and Care
      Suctioning: Nasopharyngeal
      Oxygen Therapy and Oxygen Delivery
      Postural Drainage with Percussion and Vibration
      Tracheostomy Tube: Stoma Care and Tie Change
      Tracheostomy Tube: Change
      Tracheostomy Tube: Open Suctioning
      Tracheostomy Tube: Closed Suctioning
      Endotracheal Extubation
      Endotracheal Intubation: Advanced Practice
      Laryngeal Mask Airway
      Tracheostomy Tube Decannulation: Advanced Practice
      Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
      End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
      Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation Continuous Monitoring
      Negative Inspiratory Force Measurement
      Pulse Oximetry
      Respiratory Rate Measurement
      Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
      Mechanical Ventilation: High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation
      Ventilation: Manual
      Ventilation: Noninvasive Positive Pressure (CPAP, BiPAP)
      Mechanical Ventilation: Weaning Pediatric Patients 
      Chest Tube Insertion
      Chest Tube Removal: Assisting
      Closed Chest-Drainage System: Set-Up of Wet and Dry Suction
      Closed Chest-Drainage System: Management of Wet and Dry Suction
      Pleural Catheter Care
      Chest Tube Insertion: Advanced Practice
      Chest Tube Removal
      Medication Administration: Emergency Medication
      Open Sternotomy
      Cardioversion: Advanced Practice
      External Defibrillation
      Atrial Electrogram
      Electrocardiogram: 12-Lead
      Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
      Permanent Pacemaker: Assessing Function
      Transcutaneous Pacing: Initiation and Monitoring
      Transvenous (Endocardial) and Epicardial Pacing: Monitoring
      Temporary Epicardial Pacemaker Wire Removal: Advanced Practice
      Ventricular Assist Devices
      Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Measurement
      Left Atrial Intracardiac Line Management
      Pressure Transducer Systems
      Pulmonary Artery Intracardiac Line Management
      Right Atrial Pressure Monitoring
      Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal
      Pulmonary Hypertension Management
      Staple Removal
      Pleural Pigtail Catheter Insertion: Advanced Practice
      Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring
      Intracranial/Intraparenchymal Catheter: Fluid-Coupled System
      Intracranial/Intraparenchymal Catheter: Catheter Tip Transducer
      Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
      Intraventricular Catheter: Fluid-Coupled System
      Intraventricular Catheter: Catheter Tip Transducer
      External Ventricular Drain Insertion and Management
      Lumbar Puncture
      Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Tap
      Cerebrospinal Fluid Sampling from Ventriculostomy Catheter or External Ventricular Drain: Advanced Practice
      Lumbar Puncture: Advanced Practice
      Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Tap: Advanced Practice
      Cervical Traction Maintenance
      Halo Vest: Application
      Halo Vest: Maintenance and Cleaning
      Cervical Collar Application
      Cervical Collar: Management
      Balloon Gastrostomy Tube and Low-Profile Gastrostomy Button Removal and Reinsertion
      Wound: Surgical Drains
      Esophagogastric Tamponade Tube
      Gastric Lavage
      Feeding Tubes: PEG, Gastrostomy, and Jejunostomy Care
      Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring: Intermittent
      Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring: Continuous
      Ostomy Appliance: Change
      Percutaneous Peritoneal Lavage
      Esophageal pH Probe Study: Care and Management
      Paracentesis: Advanced Practice
      Therapeutic Apheresis
      Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
      Peritoneal Dialysis: Catheter Exit Site Care
      Peritoneal Dialysis: Pass Management
      Peritoneal Dialysis: Discontinuation
      Continuous Bladder Irrigation

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