This collection of videos provides insight into the lives of the women who are widely regarded as nursing's premier scholars. Each video features a modern theorist and includes video interviews in which the theorist discusses her life, the evolution of her work, and her work's impact on nursing practice and education.
Effective wound care extends far beyond disinfection and dressing. In fact, wound management is a cornerstone of proper hospitalization, and nurses and nursing assistants may be required to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of wounds.
This program outlines risk factors contributing to pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, highlights preventative measures for maintaining skin integrity, and suggests strategies for early intervention and treatment.
This video explores the various disorders that can arise from the use of psychotropic medications including neuroleptic malignant syndrome, lithium toxicity, atropinic overload, and extrapyramidal side effects.
Viewers of this video will learn about the physiology of pain transmission, the differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain, the basics of assessing and analyzing pain in various forms, three major approaches to managing pain, and the World Health Organization’s three-step ladder for cancer pain relief.
This program addresses therapies for cancer pain, enabling nurses to provide their patients with optimal pain relief. A part of the series Traditional Pain Management in Oncology Treatment. (22 minutes)
This program explores some of the most common complications of pregnancy, including spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), ectopic pregnancy, Rh incompatibility, gestational diabetes, placenta previa, placental abruption, pregnancy-induced hypertension/pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and preterm delivery.
This program explores physiologic and psychosocial causes of pain during labor and delivery and describes the discomfort associated with each stage of labor. Non-pharmacologic methods of pain management, including traditional and non-traditional methods, are also discussed.