Nursing


New! Principles of Pharmacology 17 min.

This video discusses the concept of therapeutic equivalence; explains the differences among pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacognosy; and examines the phases of drug action. It outlines the effects of enterohepatic recirculation, differentiates between drug actions and effects, and describes differences in absorption rates of different types of oral medications. It also...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Nursing Perspective 83 min.

This four-part series provides a comprehensive view of the care nurses need to provide to individuals with acute coronary syndrome in inpatient and outpatient settings.  The patients are then followed during their post-procedure period as well as during cardiac rehabilitation.  In addition, there is an emphasis on the need for and value of patient and family education.  Animation and real-time vid...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Antihypertensives and Anticoagulants 22 min.

Detailing four conditions that can lead to a diagnosis of hypertension, this video examines actions, indications, and contraindications for such antihypertensive drugs as ACE inhibitors and ARBs, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, and central adrenergic inhibitors. It also explores when to use and not to use such anticoagulants as warfarin, heparin, and antiplatelet agents.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Assessment and Care of the Patient With Acute Coronary Syndrome 19 min.

This video looks at the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, compares the stable angina to acute coronary syndrome and lists the signs and symptoms of each, and discusses assessment procedures. It outlines treatment options and explains the role of the nurse in care.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Bypass Surgery: DOS and Postoperative Care 21 min.

This video examines the treatment plan for vascular bypass surgeries, from pre-op to post-op to discharge procedures and daily treatment goals.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Cardiac Medications and Nursing 98 min.

The series focuses on the medications used to treat conditions of the cardiovascular system. Patient teaching regarding the medications as well as signs and symptoms of cardiac disease and adverse drug reactions are covered. Content throughout is enhanced with animated graphics and realistic patient care scenarios.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Coronary Angiography and Acute Non-Surgical Interventions 22 min.

This video describes the procedures for an angiogram, angioplasty, and stent placement; examines pre- and post-procedure care; and discusses the role of the nurse in these procedures.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Eight Rights 24 min.

This video lists the components of a medication order and explains how to take a medication order by telephone. It shows how to transcribe orders from the patient's Medication Administration Record, describes the eight rights of medication administration, and outlines the Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals related to medication administration. The video also highlights situations in which medic...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Eight Rights in Practice 25 min.

This video presents a series of case studies on medication administration that highlight each of the eight rights and look at potential sources for medication errors and how to avoid these mistakes.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Generalized Side Effects 18 min.

This video begins with an introduction to adverse drug reactions, looking at the generalized side effects for psychotropic medications used in the treatment of mental disorders. It teaches how to manage the different adverse reactions to ensure the patients continue their course of treatment in order to experience the potential benefits of psychotropic medication.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017