Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders For Home Health 107 min.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia among people aged 65 and older. This important program was developed specifically for Home Health and will be presented in three parts. Join us as we discuss the stages of Alzheimer’s and the modifications that can be made in the home to help these patients.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Senior Health - Beyond Wellness: The Wim Hof Method For Seniors 49 min.

In this video, health care professionals are introduced to the principles of the Wim Hof Method for seniors. This program explores the scientific background behind the extraordinary benefits that these exercises have for the senor population as well as practical instruction in implementing the breathing exercises, cold training and development of strong mindsets and concentration within their pati...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

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

Medical Imaging; Technical Aspects, Operations, and Interpretation:Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography 39 min.

This video describes the defining moments in the history of SPECT and describes the gamma camera imaging process. It discusses the advantages of integrated SPECT/CT scanning, along with the more commonly used radiotracers. It discusses general protocols and provides overviews of the current applications of SPECT in myocardial perfusion imaging, functional brain imaging, diagnosis of infection and...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Medical Imaging; Technical Aspects, Operations and Interpretation - Positron Emission Tomography 41 min.

This program, the first in a two-part series on nuclear medicine, includes a brief history of Positron-Emission Tomography in medical imaging and an explanation of radiotracers and the means of their detection in the imaging process. It discusses preparation of the radiotracers and offers overviews of attenuation correction, 2D and 3D reconstruction, and "Time of Flight" technique. The program des...

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: Clinical Aspects, Operations, and Interpretation - Computed Tomography (CT) 35 min.

Beginning with a brief history of CT scanner development through the 1970s and 1980s, this program covers the technical aspects of x-radiation, image processing and construction, and the Hounsfield unit scale. It discusses safety protocols, including use of CT in pregnancy and in patients with implanted devices. It looks at contrast agents and considers general useage protocols. The program examin...

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

Multiple Sclerosis: Recent Advances in Diagnostics and Treatment Options 66 min.

This video provides an overview of the epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis and discusses the suspected genetic and environmental causative factors. It reviews clinical diagnosis and evaluation, discussing evoked potentials and neuroimaging diagnostics, and looks at current treatment options and management planning, presenting an overview of available FDA approved drug...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New to Our Collection! Infectious Diseases: What's New 268 min.

This program is a seminar on current issues in the world of infectious diseases. In an entertaining and often humorous fashion, nurse educator Barbara Bancroft discusses new vaccines, emerging diseases, and new drugs. She considers such important trends and how they affect the spread of disease observed as global warming, global economics, and travel; the increased number of foodborne illnesses; d...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018