Clinical Skills: Emergency Collection, 1st Edition
Clinical Skills Online
Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Emergency Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through more than 145 of the most important emergency 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
- Patient and family education
- 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.
148 Emergency Nursing SkillsAirway Foreign Object RemovalAirway PositioningAlteplase for Acute Ischemic StrokeAlteplase for Acute Myocardial InfarctionAlteplase for Pulmonary EmbolismAmbulation Aids: Education Ambulation Aids: Measuring and FittingAnkle-Brachial IndexAntivenin Administration (North America): ScorpionAntivenin Administration (North America): SnakeAntivenin Administration (North America): Widow SpiderArthrocentesis and Intraarticular InjectionArthrocentesis and Intraarticular Injection: Advanced PracticeAssessment: Orthostatic Vital SignsAssessment: Visual AcuityBladder ScanBlood and Fluid Pressure InfusersBlood and Fluid WarmersBlood Product Administration: Platelets, Fresh Frozen Plasma, Albumin, Plasma Protein Fraction, and Cryoprecipitate Body Jewelry RemovalBurr HolesCapnometry and CapnographyCentral Venous Catheter: Declotting with AlteplaseCerumen RemovalChest Tube: One-Way ValveChild Restraint Application and MonitoringCricothyroidotomyDecontaminationDiagnostic Peritoneal Aspiration and LavageDigital BlockDoppler Ultrasound for Assessment of Blood Pressure and Peripheral PulsesEar Wick InsertionEmergency ChildbirthEmergency Needle ThoracentesisEmergency Primary AssessmentEmergency Secondary AssessmentEmergency Thoracotomy and Internal DefibrillationEpistaxis: Anterior PackingEpistaxis: Anterior Packing: Advanced PracticeEpistaxis: Electrical and Chemical CauteryEpistaxis: Electrical and Chemical Cautery: Advanced PracticeEpistaxis: Insertion of Balloon CathetersEpistaxis: Insertion of Balloon Catheters: Advanced PracticeEpistaxis: Posterior PackingEpistaxis: Posterior Packing: Advanced PracticeEpistaxis: Topical AgentsEscharotomyEscharotomy: Advanced PracticeEsophageal Foreign Body RemovalEsophageal Tracheal Double-Lumen AirwayEsophageal Tracheal Double-Lumen Airway: Removal or Replacement with an Endotracheal Tube External Jugular Venous AccessEye IrrigationEye PatchingFishhook RemovalFluorescein Staining of EyesFluorescein Staining of Eyes: Advanced PracticeFocused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST): Advanced Practice Gastric Lavage for Gastrointestinal BleedingGastric Lavage for Removal of Toxic SubstancesHeat LampHelmet RemovalHyperthermia MeasuresHypothermia MeasuresImplantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: Emergency ManagementIncision and DrainageIncision and Drainage: Advanced PracticeIndirect LaryngoscopyInterfacility Ground or Air Transport PreparationIntracompartmental Pressure MeasurementIntracompartmental Pressure Measurement: Advanced PracticeIntraosseous AccessIntravenous Regional AnesthesiaIV Immunoglobulin (IVIG)King AirwayLaryngeal Mask AirwayMassive TransfusionMedication Administration: Local Infiltration and Topical Agents for Wound AnesthesiaMedication Administration: Methylprednisolone for Spinal Cord InjuryMethotrexate for Ectopic Pregnancy Nasal Foreign Body RemovalNitrous OxideNoninvasive Cardiac Output Monitor Ophthalmic Foreign Body ImmobilizationOphthalmic Foreign Body RemovalOphthalmic Foreign Body Removal: Advanced PracticeOral Airway InsertionOtic Foreign Body RemovalOxygen Tank RegulatorsOxygen Therapy and Oxygen DeliveryPacing: Transcutaneous Patient Positioning: DyspneaPatient Positioning: HypotensionPatient Positioning: Increased Intracranial PressurePeak Expiratory Flow MeasurementPelvic ExaminationPercutaneous Translaryngeal VentilationPneumatic Antishock GarmentPreservation of EvidencePulsus Paradoxus AssessmentPupillometerRabies Immunization Rapid Sequence Induction for IntubationRapid-Infusion Catheter ExchangeRetrograde IntubationRing RemovalSexual Assault ExaminationShoulder ImmobilizationSling ApplicationSpecimen Collection: Capillary Blood GasesSpecimen Collection: Drug and AlcoholSpecimen Collection: Human Bite Mark EvidenceSpinal Motion RestrictionSplinting: Air SplintsSplinting: Finger ImmobilizationSplinting: General PrinciplesSplinting: Knee ImmobilizationSplinting: PelvicSplinting: Plaster and FiberglassSplinting: Traction SplintsSplinting: Vacuum SplintsStreptokinase for Acute Myocardial InfarctionSynchronized CardioversionTenecteplase for Acute Myocardial InfarctionTherapeutic PhlebotomyThoracic Vent (Thora-Vent) Thoracic Vent (Thora-Vent): Advanced PracticeTonometryTonometry: Advanced PracticeTooth Preservation and ReplantationTourniquet Application for Hemorrhage ControlT-Piece Adapter for Intubated PatientsTracheostomyUltrasound-Guided Peripheral IV AccessUrinary Catheter Suprapubic Insertion and Replacement: Advanced PracticeUrinary Catheter: Suprapubic Insertion and Replacement Venous CutdownVenous Cutdown: Advanced PracticeVentilation: Anesthesia Bag Ventilation: Bag Mask Ventilation: Mouth to MaskVentilation: Noninvasive CPAP, BiPAP, and NIMV Whole Bowel IrrigationWound Care: AmputationWound Care: Minor BurnsWound Cleansing and Irrigation Traumatic Wounds Wound Closure: Skin Adhesive Wound Closure: Surgical Tape