cover image - Clinical Skills: Skills for Nurse Assisting
ISBN: 9780323581899
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $49.95

Clinical Skills: Skills for Nurse Assisting,

by Elsevier
Clinical Skills Online
cover image - Clinical Skills: Skills for Nurse Assisting
ISBN: 9780323581899
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $49.95
$49.95
Or $0.00 with a valid access code

Learn to master the most important nursing skills before you ever step foot in the clinical environment. Clinical Skills: Skills for Nurse Assisting Collection is an engaging, web-based learning tool that guides users through 64 of the most important nursing skills for nurse assisting. 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 high-definition videos, 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.

    • 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
      • Procedures
      • Delegation guidelines
      • Monitoring and care
      • Reporting and Recording guidelines
      • Special gerontologic, pediatric, and home care considerations
      • Evidence-based references
      • Additional reading suggestions

    • Interactive visual supply list features roll-over labeling to familiarize you with each piece of equipment needed to perform the skill.
    • Demonstration videos 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.
  • 64 Nurse Assisting Skills
    Performing Hand Hygiene
    Using Personal Protective Equipment
    Using Restraint Alternatives
    Applying Restraints Safely
    Moving the Person Up in Bed
    Positioning the Person in Bed
    Transferring the Person to a Chair or Wheelchair
    Moving the Person to a Stretcher
    Transferring the Person Using a Mechanical Lift
    Assisting with Range-of-Motion Exercises
    Helping the Person Walk
    Giving a Complete or Partial Bed Bath
    Assisting with a Tub Bath or Shower
    Giving Female Perineal Care
    Giving Male Perineal Care
    Making a Closed Bed
    Making an Occupied Bed
    Making a Surgical Bed
    Performing Oral Hygiene
    Providing Denture Care
    Brushing and Combing the Person’s Hair
    Shampooing the Person’s Hair
    Shaving the Person’s Face
    Giving Nail and Foot Care
    Assisting with Undressing and Dressing
    Changing the Gown of the Person with an IV
    Helping the Person to the Commode
    Applying Incontinence Products
    Giving the Urinal
    Giving the Bedpan
    Applying a Condom Catheter
    Giving Catheter Care
    Emptying a Urinary Drainage Bag
    Changing a Leg Bag to a Drainage Bag
    Giving an Enema
    Changing an Ostomy Bag
    Serving Meal Trays
    Feeding the Person
    Measuring Intake and Output
    Measuring Weight and Height
    Taking a Radial Pulse
    Taking an Apical Pulse
    Counting Respirations
    Taking a Temperature with an Electronic Thermometer
    Measuring Blood Pressure
    Using a Pulse Oximeter
    Collecting a Midstream Specimen
    Collecting a 24-Hour Urine Specimen
    Collecting and Testing a Stool Specimen
    Collecting a Sputum Specimen
    Measuring Blood Glucose
    The Surgical Skin Prep: Shaving the Skin
    Assisting with Deep Breathing and Coughing Exercises
    Applying Elastic Stockings
    Giving a Back Massage
    Assisting with Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Care
    Applying a Dry, Non-Sterile Dressing
    Performing a Hot or Cold Soak
    Performing a Sitz Bath
    Applying a Hot or Cold Compress
    Applying a Hot or Cold Pack or an Ice Bag, Collar, or Glove
    Using an Aquamatic or Aquathermia Pad
    Caring for the Person with Confusion and Dementia
    Caring the for Person with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
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