Suctioning: Nasotracheal Suctioning and Monitoring Complications 23 min.

This program demonstrates the fundamentals of airway suctioning. It describes the anatomy of the airway, shows methods designed to mobilize respiratory secretions, demonstrates nasotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions, and describes potential complications to monitor. It covers the physiological effects of accumulated respiratory secretions, indications for nasotrac...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Suctioning: Oropharyngeal and Endotracheal Techniques 22 min.

Describing the anatomy of the airway, this program demonstrates oropharyngeal suctioning techniques and both open and closed in-line endotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions. It also illustrates proper placement of the oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Suctioning 44 min.

Using demonstrations, this series examines the fundamentals or suctioning and teaches techniques for nasotracheal, oropharyngeal, and endotracheal suctioning.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Airway Care: Tracheostomy Care, Tube Change, and Artificial Airway Cuff Management 27 min.

Emphasizing the importance of communicating effectively and providing emotional support, this program teaches nurses and other healthcare professionals how to maintain airway patency and prevent infection when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube. Describing the function of a tracheostomy tube, it explains how to clean and change the inner cannula, shows how to care for the stoma...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Alzheimer's Care 22 min.

Today, Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. This brain disease destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the most common form of dementia. There is currently no cure, but new treatments are on the horizon as a result of accelerating insight into the biology of the disease. Research has also shown that effective care and suppor...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Dementia Behavior Management 29 min.

This program teaches nurses and other healthcare workers to identify problem behaviors in long-term care settings and presents techniques for effectively intervening. It identifies reasons for disruptive behavior, including medical problems and stressors, and discusses sundowning and its symptoms. The program also considers what prompts a catastrophic reaction and lists six ways to defuse and de-e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Nurse Practitioner—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 17 min.

What is it like to be a nurse practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Management of the Diabetic Patient While Tube Feeding 58 min.

This program is designed for nurses, dietitians, students and allied health professionals. Presentations are made by a diabetes nurse specialist, diabetes clinical nurse specialist and a geriatric clinical nurse specialist covering all aspects of how to keep your patients’ blood glucose under control while delivering the nutrition he needs. Featured presentations include: enteral nutrition, compli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Nutrition in Critical Care Patients 56 min.

Designed for critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and allied health professionals, this video looks at nutrition assessment, parenteral nutrition support in the critically ill patient, and enteral nutrition support and features a detailed case study of the nutrition plan and care of a critically injured patient.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Challenge of Healthcare Literacy 27 min.

This program provides healthcare personnel clear techniques to utilize when facing a population with low healthcare literacy and teaches actions to take to help all patients make informed healthcare choices. It looks at the prevalence of low healthcare literacy and identifies some of its causes, examines patient behaviors that help to identify those with low healthcare literacy, and examines the c...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017