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Cardiology Nursing
Cardiology Nursing
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This library is designed to improve clinical staff competence and improve patient care by focusing continuing education in crucial areas. It is primarily geared toward nurses in clinical practice.
This library is designed to improve clinical staff competence and improve patient care by focusing continuing education in crucial areas. It is primarily geared toward nurses in clinical practice.
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Critical Care nursing
Critical Care nursing
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Emergency nursing
Emergency nursing
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Leadership and Communication
Leadership and Communication
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Medical-Surgical nursing
Medical-Surgical nursing
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Neonatal nursing
Neonatal nursing
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Obstetrics nursing
Obstetrics nursing
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Oncology nursing
Oncology nursing
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Patient care basics
Patient care basics
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Pediatric nursing
Pediatric nursing
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Perioperative nursing
Perioperative nursing
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Pharmacology
Pharmacology
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Psychiatric nursing
Psychiatric nursing
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In this course, you will explore the anatomy and physiology of the abdomen. You will become familiar with different examination techniques for assessing this system, and you will learn to distinguish between...
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In this course, you will explore the anatomy and physiology of the abdomen. You will become familiar with different examination techniques for assessing this system, and you will learn to distinguish between normal and abnormal assessment findings. You will also learn why auscultation, percussion, and palpation are important to the abdominal assessment. In addition, you will identify when to follow special procedures and age considerations. (110 minutes)
In this course, you will explore the anatomy and physiology of the abdomen. You will become familiar with different examination techniques for assessing this system, and you will learn to distinguish between normal and abnormal assessment findings. You will also learn why auscultation, percussion, and palpation are important to the abdominal assessment. In addition, you will identify when to follow special procedures and age considerations. (110 minutes)
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In this course, you will learn about the importance of prompt identification and proper treatment of abdominal, genitourinary, limb, and vascular injuries. Your familiarity with assessment, intervention and...
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In this course, you will learn about the importance of prompt identification and proper treatment of abdominal, genitourinary, limb, and vascular injuries. Your familiarity with assessment, intervention and likely complications can positively influence the outcome for a patient with any of these types of injuries. Any delay in definitive treatment generally increases the morbidity and mortality risks for the patient. This activity is intended for nurses.
In this course, you will learn about the importance of prompt identification and proper treatment of abdominal, genitourinary, limb, and vascular injuries. Your familiarity with assessment, intervention and likely complications can positively influence the outcome for a patient with any of these types of injuries. Any delay in definitive treatment generally increases the morbidity and mortality risks for the patient. This activity is intended for nurses.
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Gastrointestinal abnormalities range from gastritis and peptic ulcer disease to intestinal obstruction and peritonitis. This course covers signs and symptoms of, interventions for, and the importance of...
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Gastrointestinal abnormalities range from gastritis and peptic ulcer disease to intestinal obstruction and peritonitis. This course covers signs and symptoms of, interventions for, and the importance of educating clients about gastrointestinal diseases. This activity is intended for nurses.
Gastrointestinal abnormalities range from gastritis and peptic ulcer disease to intestinal obstruction and peritonitis. This course covers signs and symptoms of, interventions for, and the importance of educating clients about gastrointestinal diseases. This activity is intended for nurses.
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Irregular heartbeat, also called dysrhythmia, is a common admitting diagnosis in the medical surgical setting. Many patients are admitted and monitored until a definitive diagnosis and the cause of their...
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Irregular heartbeat, also called dysrhythmia, is a common admitting diagnosis in the medical surgical setting. Many patients are admitted and monitored until a definitive diagnosis and the cause of their dysrhythmia can be determined. Patients respond differently to the changes in cardiac output often associated with irregular heart rhythms. Some patients develop significant clinical manifestations, whereas others remain asymptomatic. Treatment is based on the cause of the dysrythmia, the patient's response to the dysrhythmia, and its potential to precipitate more serious cardiac dysrythmia. This course will prepare you to effectively assess a patient with an irregular heartbeat and provide appropriate care. (61 minutes)
Irregular heartbeat, also called dysrhythmia, is a common admitting diagnosis in the medical surgical setting. Many patients are admitted and monitored until a definitive diagnosis and the cause of their dysrhythmia can be determined. Patients respond differently to the changes in cardiac output often associated with irregular heart rhythms. Some patients develop significant clinical manifestations, whereas others remain asymptomatic. Treatment is based on the cause of the dysrythmia, the patient's response to the dysrhythmia, and its potential to precipitate more serious cardiac dysrythmia. This course will prepare you to effectively assess a patient with an irregular heartbeat and provide appropriate care. (61 minutes)
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This course covers two essential components of how drugs move through the body: absorption and distribution. Absorption has to do with how much of a drug is taken in from the site where it is received by the...
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This course covers two essential components of how drugs move through the body: absorption and distribution. Absorption has to do with how much of a drug is taken in from the site where it is received by the body. In this course, aborption is shown to be strongly associated with the route of drug administration (for example oral or parenteral) and the acidic or basic characteristics of the drug. Distribution pertains to the particular cells and interstitial areas that receive the drug. This course shows how drug distribution is related to fat solubility, and explains the concept of apparent volume of distribution (AVD) and how this is calculated. This activity is intended for nurses.
This course covers two essential components of how drugs move through the body: absorption and distribution. Absorption has to do with how much of a drug is taken in from the site where it is received by the body. In this course, aborption is shown to be strongly associated with the route of drug administration (for example oral or parenteral) and the acidic or basic characteristics of the drug. Distribution pertains to the particular cells and interstitial areas that receive the drug. This course shows how drug distribution is related to fat solubility, and explains the concept of apparent volume of distribution (AVD) and how this is calculated. This activity is intended for nurses.
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This activity is intended for any registered nurse who wants to strengthen her/his knowledge and skills related to comprehending sources of medication errors and using strategies to prevent or minimize such...
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This activity is intended for any registered nurse who wants to strengthen her/his knowledge and skills related to comprehending sources of medication errors and using strategies to prevent or minimize such errors, especially in terms of accurately interpreting medication orders, medication order sequence, and medication labels and performing drug calculations. (62 minutes)
This activity is intended for any registered nurse who wants to strengthen her/his knowledge and skills related to comprehending sources of medication errors and using strategies to prevent or minimize such errors, especially in terms of accurately interpreting medication orders, medication order sequence, and medication labels and performing drug calculations. (62 minutes)
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Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will...
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Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will need to be able to interpret your findings and develop a plan of care from them. This course discusses both normal acid-base values and acid-base disorders. (69 minutes)
Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will need to be able to interpret your findings and develop a plan of care from them. This course discusses both normal acid-base values and acid-base disorders. (69 minutes)
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Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will...
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Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will need to be able to interpret your findings and develop a plan of care from them. This course discusses both normal acid-base values and acid-base disorders.
Pulmonary assessment requires a clear understanding of the concept of acid-base balance. This knowledge is critical not only to identify desired patient outcomes but also to evaluate interventions. You will need to be able to interpret your findings and develop a plan of care from them. This course discusses both normal acid-base values and acid-base disorders.
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The term acute abdomen is used to designate a group of conditions that cause abdominal pain and tenderness of sufficient severity and duration to require surgical evaluation; rapid, accurate assessment; and,...
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The term acute abdomen is used to designate a group of conditions that cause abdominal pain and tenderness of sufficient severity and duration to require surgical evaluation; rapid, accurate assessment; and, frequently, surgical intervention. In this course, you will review the anatomy and pathophysiology of abdominal organs that are associated with these conditions. You will also learn about the clinical presentation and nursing care of patients with bowel obstruction, organ perforation, peritonitis, cholecystitis, appendicitis, vascular occlusion, trauma, and gynecological causes of the acute abdomen. (67 minutes)
The term acute abdomen is used to designate a group of conditions that cause abdominal pain and tenderness of sufficient severity and duration to require surgical evaluation; rapid, accurate assessment; and, frequently, surgical intervention. In this course, you will review the anatomy and pathophysiology of abdominal organs that are associated with these conditions. You will also learn about the clinical presentation and nursing care of patients with bowel obstruction, organ perforation, peritonitis, cholecystitis, appendicitis, vascular occlusion, trauma, and gynecological causes of the acute abdomen. (67 minutes)
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Acute kidney injury (AKI), formerly known as acute renal failure (ARF) is a common, treatable, and often reversible process. AKI occurs when kidney functioning suddenly deteriorates and the glomerular...
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Acute kidney injury (AKI), formerly known as acute renal failure (ARF) is a common, treatable, and often reversible process. AKI occurs when kidney functioning suddenly deteriorates and the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) falls abruptly. There are three phases of acute kidney injury, each with clear clinical manifestations. In this course, you will learn to recognize, assess, and treat prerenal, intrarenal, and postrenal failure. (96 minutes)
Acute kidney injury (AKI), formerly known as acute renal failure (ARF) is a common, treatable, and often reversible process. AKI occurs when kidney functioning suddenly deteriorates and the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) falls abruptly. There are three phases of acute kidney injury, each with clear clinical manifestations. In this course, you will learn to recognize, assess, and treat prerenal, intrarenal, and postrenal failure. (96 minutes)
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Pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when enzymes released by the pancreas begin to digest the organ itself. This process is called autodigestion. Pancreatitis can be either acute or chronic...
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Pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when enzymes released by the pancreas begin to digest the organ itself. This process is called autodigestion. Pancreatitis can be either acute or chronic and is caused by a variety of disorders. This activity is intended for nurses.
Pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when enzymes released by the pancreas begin to digest the organ itself. This process is called autodigestion. Pancreatitis can be either acute or chronic and is caused by a variety of disorders. This activity is intended for nurses.
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