Nursing Skills Online Version 4.0 for Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition
Updated with the most current evidence-based information, Nursing Skills Online 4.0 for Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition strategically focuses on the skills that pose the greatest risk to patient safety and helps you develop your critical thinking skills. NSO features 19 modules, including a new Cardiac Care module, with four to eight lessons each — enhanced by 900 interactive activities, 130 video clips, 95 animations and slide shows, 1100 images, 855 assessment items, and 1020 glossary terms. The structured pacing purposefully moves you through chunks of content which you then apply to critical thinking tasks or case studies. Lesson quizzes let you evaluate your mastery of the content, and module exams feed out to a course gradebook allowing instructors to evaluate your progress.
- Case-based/problem-oriented format for learning activities provides you with real-life patient scenarios and promotes critical thinking.
- QSEN correlated headings and exercises helps you better understand the six Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) core competencies.
- Lesson Post Tests provide an immediate score upon completion including rationales behind correct responses.
- Printable procedure guidelines enable you to study and learn anywhere you go.
- Self-assessment exercises allow you to test your knowledge of key concepts including correct answers and rationales for immediate feedback.
- Safety Considerations screens address the global safety issues in play for the lesson topic.
- Patient Centered Care screens address variations in approaches to patients of varied cultures and ages during the performance of the skill.
- Teamwork and Collaboration screens include information on delegation, as well as cooperation with other healthcare professionals who may have input in to patient welfare (physical therapists, nutritionists, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, etc.).
- Quality Improvement exercises present critical thinking challenges, prodding you to use patient care data to improve outcomes.
- Frequent interactivity enhances your learning and engagement with content to make understanding complex concepts easier.
- Objectives, Equipment lists, and Delegation responsibilities at the beginning of each lesson help focus your attention.
- Answer Guide provides instructors with an easy reference tool to use for answering student questions about exercises and quiz/exam answers/rationales.
- NEW! Cardiac Care module covers vital skills related to cardiac monitoring.
- NEW! UNIQUE! Documentation activities help you practice accurate charting and documentation skills which are vital to develop early in your educational experience.
- NEW! Videos clips with closed captions and audio scripting updated to include the latest standards of nursing care.
- NEW! Focus on interprofessional education (IPE) and safety helps you better understand how to communicate with the whole healthcare team.
- UPDATED Learning activities throughout text include the latest accessibility standards.
Module 01: Safety
Module 02: Infection Control
Module 03: Vital Signs
Module 04: Safe Medication Preparation
Module 05: Administration of Nonparenteral Medications
Module 06: Administration of Parenteral Medications: Injections
Module 07: Administration of Parenteral Medications: Intravenous Medications
Module 08: Airway Management
Module 09: Cardiac Care
Module 10: Closed Chest Drainage Systems
Module 11: Intravenous Fluid Therapy
Module 12: Caring for Central Vascular Access Devices (CVAD)
Module 13: Maintenance of Intravenous Fluid Therapy
Module 14: Blood Therapy
Module 15: Enteral Nutrition
Module 16: Specimen Collection
Module 17: Urinary Catheterization
Module 18: Bowel Elimination/Ostomy Care
Module 19: Wound Care
Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services
St. Louis, MO, Anne Griffin Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, Patricia Stockert, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, President of the College, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL and Amy Hall, RN, BSN, MS, PhD, CNE, Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana