Nursing


New! Alzheimer's Disease: A Current Perspective on the Research and Treatment 82 min.

This video discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. It reviews current recommended criteria for diagnosis and provides an overview of suggested neuroimaging diagnostic techniques. It looks at recent treatment options and management planning, including psychosocial intervention and examines current research and clinical trials that investigate treatment,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: Current Advances in Treatment and Research 46 min.

This video discusses the recognition of the effects of concussion and traumatic brain injury in both modern and historical contexts, looking at current statistics of brain injury in sports and recreational activities. It provides an overview of symptoms and pathophysiology of concussion and traumatic brain injury and discusses diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for recovery. It also reviews chron...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Diabetes Mellitus: A Research Update 44 min.

This video provides a current overview of diabetes epidemiology and pathophysiology. It discusses classifications of diabetes mellitus with a focus on the pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes and offers updated recommendations in diagnosis and patient evaluation, including pediatric and gestational diabetes. The video also reviews the latest treatment options and management planning guidelines and disc...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Macular Degeneration: A Research Update 75 min.

This video presents an overview of the pathogenesis of macular degeneration, its epidemiology, and the various genetic factors involved. It discusses both neovascular and non-neovascular forms, along with non-age related macular degeneration (Best disease) and the currently recognized risk factors involved. The video also provides an overview of the most recent diagnostic procedures and discusses...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Biological Clock: Implications for Clinical Practice 247 min.

In this fascinating video seminar, Barbara Bancroft discusses the medical and nursing implications of the 24-hour body clock. Starting the midnight hour, she discusses, hour by hour, what the body clock does to maintain your health. The video considers why statins should be given at the evening meal or bedtime, the reason metformin should be given in the evening, how lithium resets the biological...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Interpretation of Lab Tests 288 min.

This entertaining video seminar with Barbara Bancroft offers a plethora of practical information that can be applied to patients in the hospital, primary care facility, or ICU. It discusses the WBC and differential as it relates to viral infections, bacterial infections, and parasitic infection; differentiates iron deficiency anemias from B12 and folic acid anemias; and presents helpful hints for...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Heart in Detail — A Lecture 404 min.

This video seminar reviews the electrical and mechanical functions of the heart, discussing wave forms, heart rate, and normal and abnormal heart sounds. Considering nursing care of patients with cardiac problems, the video looks at coronary artery perfusion, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, valvular heart disease, pericarditis, and cardiomyopathies.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Managing Challenging Patient and Family Behaviors — A Lecture 384 min.

In this interactive video seminar, expert clinician, Latasha Ellis, MSW, LCSW, presents practical tips and tools for dealing with challenging patient and family behaviors. The video includes practical strategies for coping with difficult situations like aggression, dementia, and attention seeking behaviors while maintaining patient and staff safety. Ellis applies many of these strategies through r...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Mastering Lab Interpretation and the Implications for Patient Care — A Lecture 366 min.

Teaching healthcare workers to be clinicians and not just technicians, this video seminar examines different types of laboratory tests, discusses how they are administered, and considers their interpretation. It looks at the basic metabolic profile, the comprehensive metabolic panel, CBC with differential, tests for acute renal failure, cardiac labs, coagulation and thrombotic risk panels, urinaly...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders — A Lecture 367 min.

This video seminar discusses how food, sleep, exercise, and stress affect mental function. It considers underlying factors of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD; discusses how fats, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals affect mental health; and teaches how to recognize when the problems are caused by other issues. Presenter Dr. Leslie Korn examines non-pharmaceutical interventions and...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017