Nursing


New! Medical Imaging; Technical Aspects, Operations, and Interpretation 265 min.

This series examines imaging technologies, looking at their technical aspects, operation of equipment, and interpretation of results. If considers MRI, CT, SPECT/CT, PET scans, ultrasound, projectional radiography, and fluoroscopy.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Phlebotomy Technician—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 15 min.

What is it like to be a phlebotomy technician? In this Career Q&A video interview, Carol Kleinbrahm talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in health care services. 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: 2019

Medical Imaging; Technical Aspects, Operations, and Interpretation - Fluoroscopy 36 min.

This program traces the development of x-ray imaging from the early discovery of its fluorescing properties to modern digital imaging with flat panel displays. It explains the use of X-ray image intensifiers and provides an overview of their technical properties. It discusses types of flat-panel detectors, looking at their mechanisms, and considers safety protocols, system configurations, and gene...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Advanced EKG Assessment 137 min.

The EKG is the most commonly-used procedure for diagnosing a wide variety of cardiac conditions, yet even the most seasoned nurses struggle to master interpretation. In this information-packed program, cardiac expert, Cathy Lockett teaches easy-to-understand techniques to identify ischemia, injury, infarct and STEMI imposters. She discusses coronary artery perfusion, 12-LEAD and 15-LEAD EKGs, righ...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Coma and Brain Death: Current Guidelines, Ethical Issues & Clinical Challenges 76 min.

Explaining brain death to family members can be very challenging. There are the understandable emotional considerations that are critical for the initial grieving process. It can be confusing for loved ones when they see the patient breathing and showing non-brain mediated movement. In this program, Joyce Campbell, a neuroscience/critical care clinical expert, explains the testing associated with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Combat Nurse Bullying: Proven Strategies to Take Action 89 min.

It seems contradictory that someone can be both a nurse and a bully. So why does it happen at such significant rates? If we understand the reasons why nurse bullies choose their victims, we can take steps to protect ourselves while at work. And if we can understand the reasons behind a co-worker’s actions, we are more likely to intervene in a way that generates the desired results. In this program...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Diabetes Meal Planning 69 min.

The incidence of diabetes is up and many of these cases are very challenging. This program with nutritionist Marlisa Brown offers practical strategies for planning meals for patients with diabetes, presenting recommendations for specific nutrient modifications, nutrition assessment, patient monitoring and evaluation methods, and problem-solving skills. It also considers different nutritional issue...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Drug Use and Abuse: Management of the Patient Taking Street Drugs 74 min.

The life destroying consequences of drug use and abuse do not discriminate and nurses must be prepared to recognize the symptoms and react appropriately to save lives. In this program, Dr. Paul Lanlois reviews the current, most common drugs of abuse. He describes immediate interventions and how to be prepared to effectively manage the next patient emergency. The drugs discussed are bath salts, CNS...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Implementing Motivational Interviewing 66 min.

Motivational Interviewing is widely used in healthcare and it is an efficient way to get patients to increase their motivation to change. In this program, Marlisa Brown demonstrates different strategies for working with patients in a healthcare setting by reviewing her own successful techniques. She discusses methods of assessment, the role of the healthcare professional in behavior change, tools,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Legal Risks in Nursing Documentation 180 min.

It was the day shift and there was a flurry of orders coming in and some were being changed soon after. She had to admit, it was difficult to keep up. She doesn’t recall all the details, but she does remember how scared she felt when the family came in complaining, questioning every medication and treatment she was administering and fishing through the trash can for discarded “evidence”. Then they...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018