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Pharmacology: Simplified Not Mystified - Common Prescription Drugs
This is a clinical film on the most common classes of drugs used in the world of medicine and nursing today. Learn about the "prils", the "sartans", the "triptans", the "cyclovirs", the "prazoles", the "conazoles", the "olols, alols, and ilols",…
3 videos
Nursing - Clinical Procedures
This series of 17 videos explore daily clinical procedures a nurse will untertake, such as removing a drain, catheter and dressing. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos are designed to supplement the Clinical Skills Manual provide a practical demonstration of many…
17 videos
The Nursing Assistant: Range of Motion Exercises
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
Maintaining the full range of joint motion for individuals immobilized for prolonged periods of time is an essential part of the recovery process and improving overall health. This requires a regular program of range of motion exercises to maintain joint…
Auscultation of Breath Sounds
Auscultation of the lungs is one of the most valuable clinical techniques for assessment of a client's pulmonary status. Listening to the sounds that are produced by breathing can reveal important and often diagnostic information about many health conditions related…
2 videos
The Nursing Assistant: Ostomy, Urinary Drainage and Catheter Care
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
Many residents will have urinary catheters or ostomies. To provide proper care to these residents, nursing assistants must have specific knowledge and skills needed to provide care. This program demonstrates the techniques used for ostomy and catheter care that will…
Intravenous Therapy
Over 90% of hospital patients receive IV therapy, including medication, nutrition, electrolytes, and blood. These life-giving fluids are administered through an I.V. and can mean the difference between life and death for a patient.This series covers the basics of intravenous…
4 videos
The Nursing Assistant: Transfer and Ambulation Skills
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
Care providers must often assist persons with impaired mobility to walk, move to wheelchairs, toilets and beds. But to protect yourself and those you are providing care to, the nursing assistant must master the skills needed for transfer and ambulation.…
Nursing (Activities of Daily Living and Client Observations) Client Observations
This series of 11 videos explores some key client observations a nurse will undertake throughout their career, such as measuring blood pressure, weight and blood glucose level. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos provide a practical demonstration of many of the…
11 videos
The Nursing Assistant: Positioning Techniques
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
Proper body alignment not only allows patients and residents to feel more comfortable, but it is important to relieve strain, increase circulation, and prevent deformities and complications such as contractures and pressure sores. Nursing assistants need to develop the skills…
Cardiac Auscultation
Familiarity with normal and abnormal heart sounds provides the foundation for many clinical assessments. This program focuses on cardiac auscultation, or listening to the sounds produced by the heart, a skill that can be lost without review and practice. It…
5 videos
Nursing (Activities of Daily Living and Client Observations) Activities of Daily Living
This series of 12 videos explores some of the key activities undertaken by successful nurses, such as making beds and assisting patients with daily tasks. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos provide a practical demonstration of many of the skills/tasks required…
12 videos
Aseptic Techniques: Principles and Techniques
Part of the Series: FENC Nursing & Medical Collection
This program shows the principles and techniques necessary for aseptic microbiology work. There are demonstrations in a university laboratory setting and three industrial settings, the Courage Berkshire Brewery, Roche Products Limited and the Public Health Laboratories. In each of these…
Airway Care: Tracheostomy Care, Tube Change, and Artificial Airway Cuff Management
Overview: Maintaining airway patency and preventing infection are two primary concerns when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube. Other needs are caring for the stoma, providing some form of effective communication, and providing emotional support. With fresh…
The Nursing Assistant: Understanding Skin Breakdown
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
For a frail, elderly nursing home resident, skin breakdown may lead to illness and depression. If a pressure ulcer develops, it places the resident at a higher risk for infections and in some cases it may be life threatening. To…
Rapid Physical Assessment
Overview: This updated program gives a new look and feel to Medcom's popular and trusted course for performing a rapid physical assessment. The program provides a comprehensive review of the steps required to perform a rapid physical assessment including: Pre-assessment…
CPR Training
This Australian CPR Training Video follows the guidelines issued by the ARC in December 2010. Designed as a training aid for professional first aid instructors. 'CPR Training' is also suitable for reinforcing and revising CPR techniques. This program uses a…
Nursing - Client Activities and Specimen Collection
This series of 8 videos explore a nurses role in speciman collection. This includes the collection of swabs, collection of catheter specimens and measurement of peak flow. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos are designed to supplement the Clinical Skills Manual…
8 videos
The Nursing Assistant: Measuring Weight and Height
Part of the Series: The Nursing Assistant
A person's height and weight can be important indicators of nutritional and health status. The process of measuring height and weight also offers you an opportunity to observe the general condition of the person and provides a time for positive…
The Human Brain: Anatomy
Part of the Series: FENC Nursing & Medical Collection
The Human Brain: Anatomy shows the dissection and examination of a normal human brain. Dr Marco Rossi, Consultant Neuropathologist at the Corsellis Collection, Runwell Hospital, Essex, performs a standard dissection, explaining what he is doing and what he is seeing.…
CPR: A Guide for Healthcare Workers
Based on the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC, this course provides instruction on how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to adults, children and infants and how to clear an obstructed airway in adults, children and infants. This includes…