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BLOOD COLLECTION: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Venipuncture is more than just putting a needle into a patient's arm and drawing blood. Many clients are adults who are in good health, have visible veins, and are unafraid of the procedure to have their blood sample obtained for testing. However, that is not always the case.

This program will focus on special considerations when performing phlebotomy on specific populations, including pediatric patients, the elderly, women who have had mastectomies, patients who are obese, and those who have needle phobia.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Estimate the blood volume of patients in different developmental stages
~ Describe techniques used to alleviate the stress of venipuncture
~ Describe common behavioral reactions to venipuncture for children of different ages
~ Explain the blood collection procedure for newborns, children, and elderly patients
~ Identify precautions to be taken when drawing blood from women who have had mastectomies and patients who are obese
~ Describe the proper approach to phlebotomy for patients with belonephobia


DVD / 2015 / () / 22 minutes

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CONFIDENTIALITY: HIPAA REGULATIONS

Protecting personal health information is not only the law, but also an ethical and moral obligation of all healthcare professionals. This program will concentrate on HIPAA Title II, the Administrative Simplification section of HIPAA. This regulation focuses on two things: the security and privacy of protected health information and the national standards for its transfer.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
~ Describe the Administrative Simplification guidelines and codes.
~ Define PHI.
~ Provide examples of when patient authorization is needed for the release of PHI.
~ List exemptions to the Privacy Rule.
~ Name and describe the three safeguards of the Security Rule.


DVD / 2015 / () / 14 minutes

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CONFIDENTIALITY: VIGNETTES

Nurses are required to protect the confidentiality of patient healthcare and personal information as part of their professional duties. Not only is this required by federal law, but it is foundational to the trust in a patient-caregiver relationship. However, it is not always easy to know precisely what to do in every situation.

To help learners think through and prepare for these situations, this program presents a number of scenarios, in a variety of nursing situations, and asks the learner to use critical thinking skills to decide if the correct decision about confidentiality is being made in each case.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
~ Identify different types of actions and responses that constitute breach of privacy.
~ Describe some of the consequences of breach of privacy.
~ Identify privacy rules in special settings.
~ Describe some exceptions to the privacy laws.


DVD / 2015 / () / 14 minutes

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MODERATE OR PROCEDURAL SEDATION: PATIENT ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING

The nurse has an important role in caring for patients who receive moderate, or procedural, sedation before, during, and after diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This program focuses on intravenous administration of moderate, or procedural sedation as this route shortens recovery times and reduces risk for patients having minor surgery and endoscopic procedures.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Define the degrees of sedation and anesthesia.
~ Describe the nurse's pre-operative responsibilities in moderate sedation.
~ Describe the nurse's peri-operative responsibilities in moderate sedation.
~ Describe the nurse's post-operative responsibilities in moderate sedation.


DVD / 2015 / () / 21 minutes

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OBSTETRICAL NURSING: CARING FOR THE POSTPARTUM PATIENT

During the postpartum period of care, the patient may require a notable amount of physical and psychological care. This course focuses on the physiological, psychological and emotional changes a woman goes through during the postpartum period, and includes information that can assist the nurse in caring for and reassuring her postpartum patients. The course also discusses the importance of emotional support and patient education during the postpartum phase of care.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ List and discuss the physiological changes that occur in the postpartum patient
~ List and discuss the psychological and emotional changes that can occur in the postpartum patient
~ Describe and perform physical assessment of the postpartum patient
~ Discuss the nurse's primary role during postpartum care
~ Discuss the importance of emotional support and patient education during the postpartum phase of care


DVD / 2015 / () / 17 minutes

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OBSTETRICAL NURSING: LABOR AND DELIVERY

Obstetrical Nursing: Labor and Delivery is designed to familiarize nurses with the labor process and introduce guidelines and practices that can be used to manage the process and help ensure good delivery outcomes for patients.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Define and describe the four stages of labor
~ Differentiate between the stages and phases of labor
~ Discuss in detail, the nursing care that should be performed through each phase and stage of labor


DVD / 2015 / () / 16 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: DOCUMENTATION

Documentation serves as a legal record of the care received by a resident. As a result, it can be used in a court of law to prove if a resident received appropriate care that is in accordance with State and Federal regulations. The primary form of documentation that nurse aides are responsible for is the Activities of Daily Living sheet. The information on an ADL sheet can help a caregiving team find out if a resident's condition is remaining the same, getting worse or improving. A nurse aide's documentation can be critical to the development of an ongoing care plan that addresses a resident's individual needs. Other types of documentation that may be expected of nurse aides include charting vital signs and recording whether or not a resident is experiencing pain.

This revised and updated program provides an understanding of why documentation is such an important part of a nurse aide's job, focusing on three main topics:
~ The purpose of documentation
~ Documentation & reporting
~ The consequences of improper documentation

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ List 4 things that are required to provide proper documentation
~ Provide 3 reasons why documentation is important
~ Describe 2 situations of how your documentation can help a resident
~ Provide 3 examples of changes in a resident's condition that should be immediately reported as well as documented
~ Describe what can happen if documentation is not properly done
~ Describe the actions you should take when a resident refuses care


DVD / 2014 / () / 15 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: MEASURING VITAL SIGNS

Vital signs are measurements of essential bodily functions that indicate the general health of the body. Measurements of temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pain are routine and basic clinical skills that need to be mastered by every nursing assistant to provide care. This program demonstrates the techniques used to measure vital signs that will help the nursing assistant maintain and promote resident health.

After watching this program viewers should be able to:
~ Measure temperature
~ Measure pulse rate
~ Measure respiration rate
~ Measure blood pressure
~ Make a pain assessment


DVD / 2014 / () / 25 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: RESIDENTS RIGHTS

When a nursing home admits a resident, the facility and its staff become responsible for the person's safety and well-being. The facility is required by law to protect a resident's rights and provide quality care. The purpose of this program is to provide a basic understanding of resident rights.

The following topics will be covered:
~ Introduction to resident rights
~ The right to privacy and free choice
~ Personal possessions and protection of personal funds
~ Access and visitation
~ Grievances and notification of changes
~ The right to be free of abuse & neglect
~ The right to quality care
~ Assisting residents in activities of daily living

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Give 3 examples of a resident's right to privacy
~ Give an example of a resident's right to chose
~ Define abuse and neglect and give examples of each
~ Give an example of the unnecessary use of restraints
~ Describe quality care


DVD / 2014 / () / 21 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: SERVING A MEAL

Eating nutritious meals is an important and basic necessity for maintaining physical and emotional health. Some residents cannot feed themselves due to weakness, paralysis and other physical limitations and will need assistance at mealtime. This program presents techniques of serving a meal to both those who can eat independently, and those who require assistance. It includes ensuring that the correct meal is being served, and preparing an environment to make mealtime a pleasant experience.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Serve a meal to a person who eats independently
~ Identify and describe the use of assistive devices a person may use to eat a meal
~ Serve a meal to a person who cannot eat independently
~ Describe techniques for feeding a dependent person that help prevent choking
~ Describe steps that can be taken to encourage eating


DVD / 2014 / () / 12 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: TECHNIQUES IN BATHING - THE BED BATH

Because of its many benefits, providing a bed bath is an important skill nursing assistants need to master to provide competent care to residents. Bed baths are given to individuals who cannot be transported to a bathtub or shower. It promotes cleanliness, comfort and a sense of well-being for the individual who is dependent upon caregivers. It also provides the resident with mild exercise, provides an opportunity for close observation of skin conditions, enhances circulation, and helps prevent pressure sores.

After watching this program viewers should be able to:
~ Describe the steps for providing a bed bath
~ Identify a safe temperature for water when providing a bed bath


DVD / 2014 / () / 12 minutes

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NURSING TRANSITIONS: NEW GRADUATE TO PROFESSIONAL

The transition from nursing student to nurse is difficult. Nursing students enter colleges or universities with the hope that they will graduate and have a wonderful orientation with a preceptor who has excellent clinical skills, is kind, compassionate, empathetic, and respectful and imparts those qualities onto them. Unfortunately, this seldom happens. Thirty to 35% of nursing graduates leave in the first year and up to 57% leave in the second year. This is a tremendous loss of time and money for both new nurses and facilities.

This course provides an overview of the challenges faced by the novice nurse, and facilities integrating the novice nurse into the nursing staff. It describes strategies the new nurse can take to ease the transition from student to professional, and programs facilities can institute to facilitate this transition and protect its investment in the new nurse.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
~ List the statistics regarding nurses' transition rates from student to professional
~ Describe the challenges newly graduated nursing students face as they enter the professional environment
~ Explain the value of nursing internships and residencies in providing critical hands-on experience for new nurses
~ Explain the value of preceptorships as an experience that can help new nurses successfully master the skills and pressures of day-to-day nursing
~ Identify the five phases that new nursing professionals go through during the first year on the job
~ Describe tips and advice provided in this course for enhancing the experience during the transition from new to experienced nursing professional


DVD / 2014 / () / 23 minutes

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NURSING TRANSITIONS: PRECEPTORS AND MENTORS

The need for nurses is great today, but it will reach a critical point in the near future. In fact, by some estimates another 500,000 nurses will be needed by 2025. This course acknowledges the challenges that both new nurses and experience nurse face when working together, and offers information about preceptor, mentoring, residency and internship opportunities that can be leveraged to help make the transition for the new nurse a success.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
~ Identify the various challenges that new nursing school graduates face when they transition to the professional workplace
~ Describe what they will face on the job in the beginning of their professional careers
~ Explain the purpose, function and value of preceptors
~ Explain the purpose, function and value of a mentorship
~ Explain the purpose, function and value of nursing internships and residencies
~ Describe a facility's responsibilities when it comes to newly hired nursing professionals


DVD / 2014 / () / 19 minutes

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CULTURAL AWARENESS IN HEALTHCARE: UNDERSTANDING THE NEED

While America continues to become a more culturally diverse country with new immigrants arriving and those already here raising families, healthcare providers in the United States still largely come from a white, non-Hispanic background ¡X almost 82%. Unfamiliar languages, beliefs, cultural practices, eating habits, etc., all present potential obstacles to the nurse providing care.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Describe the importance of cultural awareness in the healthcare field.
~ Explain some of the cultural differences that exist among patient populations
~ Describe some of the major cultural awareness studies that have been completed over the past 60 years
~ Explain the components of several key models that are designed to foster cultural awareness within the healthcare system.


DVD / 2013 / () / 16 minutes

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CULTURAL AWARENESS IN HEALTHCARE: YOUR PRACTICE

While America continues to become a more culturally diverse country with new immigrants arriving and those already here raising families, healthcare providers in the United States still largely come from a white, non-Hispanic background ¡X almost 82%. Unfamiliar languages, beliefs, cultural practices, eating habits, etc., all present potential obstacles to the nurse providing care.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
~ Describe the importance of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care.
~ Explain key, specific ways that you can take to ensure that you provide appropriate care to different ethnic groups, including people from Eastern Europe, The Middle East, Asia, and Latin America.


DVD / 2013 / () / 17 minutes

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DOCUMENTATION: ESSENTIALS OF NURSING DOCUMENTATION

This program describes commonly used approaches to documentation, a review of the basic data to record in patient records, and practice guidelines to follow that protect patient privacy, comply with federal regulations and protect the nurse against potential legal actions.

After completing this course, the viewer should be able to:
~ Describe the functions of medical records
~ Describe five commonly used approaches to documentation
~ List the most common types of documenting mistakes and sources of inaccuracy
~ Explain the importance of maintaining patient confidentiality
~ Describe strategies to preserve patient confidentiality at all times
~ Explain how to address issues related to noncompliance, unusual occurrence reports and administrative considerations


DVD / 2013 / () / 23 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: MOVING AND TURNING SKILLS

Those primarily confined to a bed¡Xwho can no longer change position and move easily¡Xare not only less comfortable, but can have decreased blood circulation and are at risk for the development of pressure ulcers. To reduce these risks and improve resident health, the nursing assistant must master the skills needed for moving and positioning the resident in bed using techniques that protect both the resident and the nursing assistant.

Nursing Assistant program on moving and turning skills has been completely revised and updated, yet continues to provide clear descriptions and demonstrations of common and important techniques for safely moving and positioning a resident in bed.

This program will demonstrate:
~ Moving up in bed using a lift sheet
~ Moving to the side of a bed using a lift sheet
~ Performing a log roll with a lift sheet
~ Assisting a move up in bed
~ Moving to the side of a bed without a lift sheet
~ Turning away from you
~ Turning towards you


DVD / 2013 / () / 10 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: PERSONAL CARE

While a person's sense of dignity and self-worth are often related to feeling clean and well groomed, personal care and grooming are also important factors in maintaining health and controlling infection. Care providers often become responsible for the personal care and personal hygiene of persons who are no longer capable of doing these things for themselves. Assisting with personal care is an important part of "morning care."

Nursing Assistant program on personal care skills has been completely revised and updated, yet continues to provide clear descriptions and demonstrations of common and important techniques for safely providing personal care to residents.

This program will demonstrate:
~ Cleaning and Trimming Nails
~ Shaving the Beard
~ Assisting with Hair and Makeup
~ Assisting with Dressing
~ Dressing When an IV Catheter is in Place


DVD / 2013 / () / 16 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: POSITIONING TECHNIQUES

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 to position those who are bedridden using assistive devices and following the principles of good body mechanics to avoid injury.

Nursing Assistant program on positioning has been completely revised and updated, yet continues to provide clear descriptions and demonstrations of common and important techniques for safely when positioning the patient or resident in bed.

After watching this program viewers should be able to safely place patients and residents in the following positions:
~ Supine
~ Semi-supine
~ Side-lying
~ Prone


DVD / 2013 / () / 11 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: TECHNIQUES IN TOILETING AND INCONTINENT CARE

Toileting is an important skill nursing assistants need to develop to provide sensitive and supportive care to individuals that lessens the embarrassment and discomfort of this important task. This program demonstrates the techniques to assist with this very private but necessary personal activity.

After watching this program viewers should be able to:
~ Offer a bedpan or urinal
~ Assist with use of a portable bedside commode
~ Assist an individual when using the toilet
~ Change incontinent briefs
~ Assist with bowel and bladder training


DVD / 2013 / () / 21 minutes

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NURSING ASSISTANT, THE: TRANSFER AND AMBULATION SKILLS

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 Assistant program on transfer and ambulation has been completely revised and updated, yet continues to provide clear descriptions and demonstrations of common and important transfer techniques.

This program will demonstrate:
~ Pivot transfer from bed to wheelchair and back
~ Pivot transfer from wheelchair to toilet and back
~ Two-person lift from bed to wheelchair
~ Transfer using a mechanical lift
~ Assisting with ambulation
~ Preventing injury during a fall


DVD / 2013 / () / 16 minutes

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PROFESSIONALISM FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

Medical assistants are healthcare professionals, and therefore should act in ways that show respect for themselves, others and their profession. This program discusses ways the medical assistant can exhibit professionalism while caring for patients. It focuses on improving communications with patients and colleagues, and how to improve professionalism through personal development.

After watching this program viewers should be able to:
~ Describe professional looking grooming and attire
~ Describe elements of professional conduct
~ Identify professional organizations for medical assistants
~ Describe strategies for overcoming obstructions to professional conduct


DVD / 2013 / () / 17 minutes

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