Clinical Skills: Critical Care Collection,
Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Critical Care Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through more than 115 of the most important critical care 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.
Duration for access to this product, which may be at the discretion of your institution, is up to 36 months. Elsevier reserves the right to restrict or remove access due to changes in product portfolio or other market conditions.
- 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 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.
- Up-to-date, evidence-based content is reviewed and revised annually by clinical skills experts to reflect changes in practice as they arise.
119 Critical Care Skills
Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal Arterial Catheter Insertion (Assisting), Care, and Removal Arterial Catheter Radial Insertion: Advanced Practice Arterial Catheter: Blood Sampling Arterial Pressure-Based Cardiac Output Monitoring Arterial Puncture: Arterial Blood Gas Sampling Arterial-Venous Oxygen Calculations Atrial Electrogram Auto-PEEP Calculation Autotransfusion Bispectral Index Monitoring Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration: Advanced Practice Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring Burn Wound Care Cardiac Monitor Setup and Lead Placement Cardiac Output Measurement: Thermodilution and Continuous Cardiac Output: Esophageal Monitoring Cardiac Output: Esophageal Monitoring: Advanced Practice Central Venous Catheter Insertion Central Venous Catheter Insertion: Advanced Practice Central Venous Catheter: Blood Sampling Central Venous Catheter: Maintenance and Dressing Change Central Venous Catheter: Removal Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring Cervical Tongs and Halo Pins: Site Care Cervical Tongs and Halo Ring Application Cervical Traction Maintenance Chest Tube Insertion Chest Tube Insertion: Advanced Practice Chest Tube Removal Chest Tube: Closed Drainage System Management Chest Tube: Closed Drainage Systems Compliance and Resistance Measurement Continuous Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring Determination of Death: Advanced Practice Donation After Cardiac Death Electrocardiogram: 12 Lead Electrocardiogram: Right Precordial and Left Posterior Leads Emergent Sternotomy and Internal Defibrillation Emergent Sternotomy and Internal Defibrillation: Advanced Practice Endoscopic Therapy Endotracheal and Tracheostomy Tube Suctioning Endotracheal Tube and Tracheostomy Tube Cuff Care Endotracheal Tube Extubation and Tracheostomy Tube Decannulation Endotracheal Tube Extubation and Tracheostomy Tube Decannulation: Advanced Practice Endotracheal Tube Intubation Endotracheal Tube Intubation: Advanced Practice Endotracheal Tube: Skin and Oral Care End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Epidural Catheter Insertion, Management, and Removal External Defibrillation Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Fecal Containment Devices Feeding Tube: Small-Bore Feeding Tube Insertion: Electromagnetic Guidance System (CORTRAK 2 EAS) Feeding Tube: Small-Bore Insertion and Care Feeding Tubes: PEG, Gastrostomy, and Jejunostomy Halo Ring and Vest Care Hemodialysis Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest (Targeted Temperature Management) Hypothermic and Hyperthermic External and Intravascular Devices Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: Deactivation and Reactivation Implanted Venous Port: Access, Deaccess, and Care Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: External Ventricular Drain Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: Intracranial Bolt and Fiberoptic Catheter Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: Intraventricular-Fiberoptic Catheter Intrapulmonary Shunt Calculation Intravenous Therapy: Dose and Flow Rate Calculation Jugular Bulb Oxygen Saturation Monitoring Kinetic Therapy Using the RotoRest Delta Advanced Kinetic Therapy System Life-Sustaining Therapy: Withholding and Withdrawing LifeVest Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Lumbar Catheter Insertion, Care, and Removal Lumbar Puncture Lumbar Puncture: Advanced Practice Mechanical Ventilation: Volume and Pressure Modes Mechanical Ventilation: Weaning Medication Administration: Peripheral Nerve Block Infusions Nasopharyngeal Airway Insertion Needle Thoracostomy: Advanced Practice Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy Organ Donation Oxygen Indices Pacemaker Insertion Temporary Transvenous: Advanced Practice Pacemaker: Assessment of Function Pacing: Epicardial Wire Removal Pacing: Temporary Transvenous and Epicardial Paracentesis Paracentesis: Advanced Practice Pericardial Catheter Management Pericardiocentesis Pericardiocentesis: Advanced Practice Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Insertion Peritoneal Lavage: Diagnostic: Advanced Practice Pronation Therapy Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Assisting) and Monitoring Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion: Advanced Practice Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation Sample Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Removal Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Troubleshooting Resuscitation Bag: Manual Self-Inflating in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient Right Atrial and Central Venous Pressure Monitoring Skin Graft: Care of Donor Site Skin Graft: Care of Graft Site Therapeutic Apheresis Thoracentesis Thoracentesis: Advanced Practice Transducer System Setup and Zeroing Transesophageal Echocardiography Ventricular Assist Device: HeartMate II LVAS Ventricular Assist Device: HeartWare Wound Closure: Advanced Practice Wound Debridement Wound Drain Removal Wound Exudate Management: Pouches and Drains