ISBN: 9780323394482
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $119.00

Clinical Skills: Critical Care Collection,

by Elsevier
Clinical Skills Online
ISBN: 9780323394482
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $119.00
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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 100 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.

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    • 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 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.
  • 115 Critical Care Skills
    Endotracheal Tube Intubation: Advanced Practice
    Endotracheal Tube Intubation
    Endotracheal Tube: Skin and Oral Care
    Endotracheal Extubation and Decannulation: Advanced Practice
    Endotracheal Tube Extubation and Decannulation
    Nasopharyngeal Airway Insertion
    Suctioning: Endotracheal and Tracheostomy Tube
    Endotracheal and Tracheostomy Tube Cuff Care
    End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
    Continuous Intravenous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
    Pronation Therapy
    Chest Tube Insertion: Advanced Practice
    Chest Tube Insertion
    Chest Tube Removal
    Chest Tube: Closed Drainage Systems
    Needle Thoracostomy: Advanced Practice
    Thoracentesis: Advanced Practice
    Arterial-Venous Oxygen Calculations
    Auto-PEEP Calculation
    Compliance and Resistance Measurement
    Resuscitation Bag: Manual Self-Inflating in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
    Oxygen Indices
    Intrapulmonary Shunt Calculation
    Mechanical Ventilation: Volume and Pressure Modes
    Mechanical Ventilation: Weaning
    External Defibrillation
    Internal Defibrillation
    Emergent Sternotomy: Advanced Practice
    Emergent Sternotomy
    Pericardiocentesis: Advanced Practice
    Atrial Electrogram
    Pacing: Epicardial Wire Removal
    Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: Deactivation and Reactivation
    Permanent Pacemaker: Assessment of Function
    Temporary Transvenous Pacemaker Insertion: Advanced Practice
    Temporary Pacing: Transvenous and Epicardial
    Intraaortic Balloon Pump Management
    Ventricular Assist Devices
    Cardiac Monitor Setup and Lead Placement
    Electrocardiogram: Right Precordial and Left Posterior Leads
    Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring
    Electrocardiogram: 12 Lead
    Arterial Catheter Radial Insertion: Advanced Practice
    Arterial Catheter Insertion (Assisting), Care, and Removal
    Arterial Catheter: Blood Sampling
    Central Venous Catheter: Blood Sampling
    Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation Sample
    Cardiac Output Measurement
    Central Venous Catheter: Removal
    Central Venous Catheter: Site Care
    Central Venous and Right Atrial Pressure Monitoring
    Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion: Advanced Practice
    Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion (Assisting) and Monitoring
    Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Removal
    Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Troubleshooting
    Transducer System Setup and Zeroing
    Arterial and Venous Sheath Removal
    Pericardial Catheter Management
    Transesophageal Echocardiography
    Arterial Puncture: Arterial Blood Gas Sampling
    Central Venous Catheter Insertion: Advanced Practice
    Central Venous Catheter Insertion
    Implantable Port Access, Deaccess, and Care
    Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter
    Bispectral Index Monitoring
    Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring
    Intracranial Bolt and Fiberoptic Catheter
    Combination Intraventricular/Fiberoptic Catheter
    Jugular Venous Oxygen Saturation Catheter
    Lumbar Subarachnoid Catheter Insertion for Pressure Monitoring and Drainage
    Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: External Ventricular Drain
    Transcranial Doppler Monitoring: Advanced Practice
    Hypothermic and Hyperthermic External and Intravascular Devices
    Lumbar Puncture: Advanced Practice
    Lumbar Puncture
    Cervical Tongs and Halo Ring Application
    Halo Ring and Vest Care
    Cervical Tongs and Halo Pins: Site Care
    Cervical Traction Maintenance
    Epidural Catheter Insertion, Management, and Removal
    Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
    Medication Administration: Peripheral Nerve Block Infusions
    Intraabdominal Pressure Monitoring
    Paracentesis: Advanced Practice
    Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage: Advanced Practice
    Endoscopic Therapy
    Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
    Therapeutic Apheresis
    Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration: Advanced Practice
    Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration
    Skin Graft: Care of Donor Site
    Burn Wound Care
    Skin Graft: Care of Graft Site
    Kinetic Therapy Using the RotoRest Delta Advanced Kinetic Therapy System
    Wound Closure: Advanced Practice
    Wound Debridement
    Wound Exudate Management: Pouches and Drains
    Wound Drain Removal
    Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
    Feeding Tubes: PEG, Gastrostomy, and Jejunostomy Care
    Small-Bore Feeding Tube Insertion and Care
    Determination of Death: Advanced Practice
    Organ Donation
    Donation After Cardiac Death
    Life-Sustaining Therapy: Withholding and Withdrawing
    Intravenous Infusion: Dose and Flow Rate Calculations
    Fecal Containment Devices
    Small-Bore Feeding Tube Insertion: Electromagnetic Guidance System (CORTRAK®)
    Arterial Pressure-Based Cardiac Output Monitoring
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