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Real Nursing Skills 2. 0 : Skills for the RN,9780132459426
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Real Nursing Skills 2. 0 : Skills for the RN



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 11/5/2009.
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Prentice Hall's Real Nursing Skillsseries continues to offer nurses the complete foundation for competency in performing clinical nursing skills. The volumes in this series consist of interactive DVD-ROMs with comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated in hundreds of realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. For each skill, students will review: Purpose * Equipment * Preparation * Procedure * Post-Procedure * Expected Outcomes * Documentation * and Variation (if applicable). This is theonlyskills series designed to help students visualize how to perform clinical nursing skills and understanding the concepts and rationales for each skill. Throughout the videos, viewers will experience the real-life aspects of: therapeutic communication between the nurse and the client, the client's reaction to invasive skills, and cultural, gender, and age diversity among nurses and clients. Skills sets include Crisis Management, Elimination Management, Respiratory Management, Neurological Management, and Tissue Perfusion Management. An excellent reference for professional nurses or anyone studying to become a Nurse

Table of Contents

Risk Management
Hand Hygiene
Using Alcohol-Based Rub
Using Soap and Water
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Standard Precautions
Application and Removal of Gloves
Application and Removal of a Gown
Application and Removal of a Mask
Application and Removal of a Cap
Application and removal of eyewear
Establishing and Maintaining a Sterile Field
Applying Sterile Gloves
Sterile Drape
Adding Items to a Sterile Field
Pouring a Solution
Prepackaged Kit
Applying Restraints
Jacket Restraint
Wrist/Ankle Restraint
Specimen collection
Collect a Blood Specimen from a Central Venous Catheter
Occult Diagnostic Test on a Stool Specimen
Collect a Specimen for Culture: Sputum
Collect a Specimen for Culture: Throat
Collect a Specimen for Culture: Nasal
Collect a Specimen for Culture: Urine
Collect a Specimen for Culture: Wound
Perform a Blood Glucose Evaluation
Obtain a Blood Specimen for Culture
Vital Signs
Measuring Body Temperature
Measuring Body Temperature: Oral Non-Mercury
Measuring Body Temperature: Rectal
Measuring Body Temperature: Axillary
Measuring Body Temperature: Tympanic
Measuring a Client's Pulse Rate and Rhythm: Radial
Measuring a Client's Pulse Rate and Rhythm: Apical
Measuring Blood Pressure
Measuring Orthostatic Blood Pressure
Assessing Respiratory Rate
Pulse Oximetry
Peripheral Pulse Assessment
Carotid Artery Assessment
Activity and Exercise
Utilizing Principles of Ergonomics During Client Care
Moving the Client up in Bed with Assistance
One nurse
One nurse and drawsheet
Two nurses and drawsheet
Turning a Client to the Lateral Position in Bed
Variation: Logrolling
Positioning the client
Lateral Position
Prone Position
Supine Position
Fowlers Position
Sims Position
Dorsal Recumbent Position
Lithotomy Position
Assisting with Ambulation
One Assistant
Fall Assist Procedure
Assisting Clients to Use Mechanical Aids for Walking
Two point gait
Three point gait
Four point gait
Swing through gait
Swing to gait
Assisting the Client in Climbing Stairs with Crutches
Assisting Client in Descending Stairs with Crutches
Performing Range of Motion Exercises
Neck (Pivot Joint)
Shoulder (Ball and Socket Joint)
Elbow (Hinge Joint)
Wrist (Condyloid Joint)
Fingers (Condyloid and Hinge Joints)
Thumb (Saddle Joint)
Hip (Ball and Socket Joint) Knee (Hinge Joint)
Ankle (Hinge Joint)
Toes (Hinge and Gliding Joints)
Self-Care Facilitation
Oral Hygiene
Brushing Teeth
Oral Care for the Unconscious Client
Providing Denture Care
Bathing an Adult Client
Providing Perineal Care
Circumcised Male
Variation: Uncircumcised Male
Massaging the Client
Shampooing the Hair of a Bedridden Client
Straight Edge
Electric Razor
Making the Occupied Bed
Post Mortem Care
Immobility Management
Utilizing Principles of Ergonomics During Client Care
Applying an Elastic Bandage
Circular Turn
Figure Eight
Spiral Reverse
Applying Elastic Stockings
Transferring Client between Bed and Stretcher
Transferring a Client Using a Transfer Board
Assisting the Client to Sit on the Side of the Bed
Transferring Between Bed and Chair
Applying a Pneumatic External Compression Device
Applying Restraints
Jacket Restraint
Wrist/Ankle Restraint
Making the Oc
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