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To provide the nurse with information about applying the principles of aseptic technique at the bedside as a component of infection prevention, including indications for, the differences between, and the...
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To provide the nurse with information about applying the principles of aseptic technique at the bedside as a component of infection prevention, including indications for, the differences between, and the step-by-step process for implementing surgical aseptic technique and general aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) at the bedside. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide the nurse with information about applying the principles of aseptic technique at the bedside as a component of infection prevention, including indications for, the differences between, and the step-by-step process for implementing surgical aseptic technique and general aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) at the bedside. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about implementing transmission-based isolation precautions, including indications for and components of the contact, droplet, and airborne precautions. Information for patient and/or...
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To provide information about implementing transmission-based isolation precautions, including indications for and components of the contact, droplet, and airborne precautions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about implementing transmission-based isolation precautions, including indications for and components of the contact, droplet, and airborne precautions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about implementing isolation precautions for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, including the importance of contact precautions in reducing the...
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To provide information about implementing isolation precautions for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, including the importance of contact precautions in reducing the risk for MRSA transmission and details regarding the implementation and maintenance of contact precautions, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about implementing isolation precautions for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, including the importance of contact precautions in reducing the risk for MRSA transmission and details regarding the implementation and maintenance of contact precautions, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide current information on infection prevention, including implementing isolation precautions for patients with seasonal influenza. Additionally, information for patient and/or family education is...
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To provide current information on infection prevention, including implementing isolation precautions for patients with seasonal influenza. Additionally, information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide current information on infection prevention, including implementing isolation precautions for patients with seasonal influenza. Additionally, information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about transmission-based isolation precautions that are used in addition to standard precautions (i.e., precautions used for care of all patients regardless of their diagnosis or...
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To provide information about transmission-based isolation precautions that are used in addition to standard precautions (i.e., precautions used for care of all patients regardless of their diagnosis or presumed infectious status) to reduce transmission of infectious agents in pediatric patients. Information for patient and family education is included.
To provide information about transmission-based isolation precautions that are used in addition to standard precautions (i.e., precautions used for care of all patients regardless of their diagnosis or presumed infectious status) to reduce transmission of infectious agents in pediatric patients. Information for patient and family education is included.
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To provide information about managing infections in patients with cancer, including the importance of patient assessment, risk factors for infection specific to patients with cancer, and treatment strategies....
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To provide information about managing infections in patients with cancer, including the importance of patient assessment, risk factors for infection specific to patients with cancer, and treatment strategies. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about managing infections in patients with cancer, including the importance of patient assessment, risk factors for infection specific to patients with cancer, and treatment strategies. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about the care of patients in the immediate postoperative period, including nursing responsibilities. Information for the healthcare provider regarding complications is included.
To provide information about the care of patients in the immediate postoperative period, including nursing responsibilities. Information for the healthcare provider regarding complications is included.
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To provide information about postoperative care following cardiovascular surgery, including typical nursing responsibilities and specific interventions to reduce risk for complications. Information for...
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To provide information about postoperative care following cardiovascular surgery, including typical nursing responsibilities and specific interventions to reduce risk for complications. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about postoperative care following cardiovascular surgery, including typical nursing responsibilities and specific interventions to reduce risk for complications. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about providing postoperative care for patients after renal surgery, including the care provided immediately following surgery in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and in the...
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To provide information about providing postoperative care for patients after renal surgery, including the care provided immediately following surgery in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and in the surgical unit following discharge from the PACU, along with potential complications of renal surgery. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about providing postoperative care for patients after renal surgery, including the care provided immediately following surgery in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and in the surgical unit following discharge from the PACU, along with potential complications of renal surgery. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about caring for a patient after sleep apnea surgery, including measures to improve patient comfort and reduce risk for complications, along with treatment goals for the healthcare...
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To provide information about caring for a patient after sleep apnea surgery, including measures to improve patient comfort and reduce risk for complications, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about caring for a patient after sleep apnea surgery, including measures to improve patient comfort and reduce risk for complications, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about preventing postoperative hypothermia, including the importance of preventing postoperative hypothermia, and nursing responsibilities when implementing strategies to prevent...
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To provide information about preventing postoperative hypothermia, including the importance of preventing postoperative hypothermia, and nursing responsibilities when implementing strategies to prevent postoperative hypothermia.
To provide information about preventing postoperative hypothermia, including the importance of preventing postoperative hypothermia, and nursing responsibilities when implementing strategies to prevent postoperative hypothermia.
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To provide information about the care of patients with postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), including risk factors for PONV, potential adverse effects of vomiting, and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic...
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To provide information about the care of patients with postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), including risk factors for PONV, potential adverse effects of vomiting, and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for managing PONV.
To provide information about the care of patients with postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), including risk factors for PONV, potential adverse effects of vomiting, and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for managing PONV.
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To provide information about management of postoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including signs and symptoms, preventive strategies, use of compression devices and anticoagulation, and complications such...
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To provide information about management of postoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including signs and symptoms, preventive strategies, use of compression devices and anticoagulation, and complications such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and pulmonary embolism (PE), along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about management of postoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including signs and symptoms, preventive strategies, use of compression devices and anticoagulation, and complications such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and pulmonary embolism (PE), along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about the management of patients with postoperative hypothermia, including nursing responsibilities, warming methods, and how to implement interventions. Information for patient and/or...
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To provide information about the management of patients with postoperative hypothermia, including nursing responsibilities, warming methods, and how to implement interventions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about the management of patients with postoperative hypothermia, including nursing responsibilities, warming methods, and how to implement interventions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about interventions and management of postoperative urinary retention (PUR), including signs, symptoms, and clinical presentation, along with treatment goals for the healthcare...
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To provide information about interventions and management of postoperative urinary retention (PUR), including signs, symptoms, and clinical presentation, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about interventions and management of postoperative urinary retention (PUR), including signs, symptoms, and clinical presentation, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about preventing and managing postoperative wound dehiscence and evisceration (PWDE), including risk factors, clinical presentation, and potential complications, along with treatment...
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To provide information about preventing and managing postoperative wound dehiscence and evisceration (PWDE), including risk factors, clinical presentation, and potential complications, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about preventing and managing postoperative wound dehiscence and evisceration (PWDE), including risk factors, clinical presentation, and potential complications, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about preventing postoperative delirium, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, and assessment of postoperative delirium, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider....
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To provide information about preventing postoperative delirium, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, and assessment of postoperative delirium, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about preventing postoperative delirium, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, and assessment of postoperative delirium, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about how to assess for postpartum depression, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient, family or both education is included.
To provide information about how to assess for postpartum depression, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient, family or both education is included.
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To provide information about implementing contact "plus" precautions for patientsClostridium difficile-associated disease(CDAD), including general information about Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection,...
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To provide information about implementing contact "plus" precautions for patientsClostridium difficile-associated disease(CDAD), including general information about Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, the importance of judicious antibiotic use, and details of how to implement contact "plus" isolation precautions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about implementing contact "plus" precautions for patientsClostridium difficile-associated disease(CDAD), including general information about Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, the importance of judicious antibiotic use, and details of how to implement contact "plus" isolation precautions. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about how to implement contact precautions, including characteristics of epidemiologically important organisms (EIOs) and specific pathogens for which contact precautions are...
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To provide information about how to implement contact precautions, including characteristics of epidemiologically important organisms (EIOs) and specific pathogens for which contact precautions are indicated;conditions that place the patient at increased risk for colonization with a multidrug resistant organism (MDRO); and the necessary steps to follow to comply with contact precautions.
To provide information about how to implement contact precautions, including characteristics of epidemiologically important organisms (EIOs) and specific pathogens for which contact precautions are indicated;conditions that place the patient at increased risk for colonization with a multidrug resistant organism (MDRO); and the necessary steps to follow to comply with contact precautions.
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To provide information about assessing the qualifications of a preceptor, including preceptor qualifications, how to assess qualifications, and why this is important.
To provide information about assessing the qualifications of a preceptor, including preceptor qualifications, how to assess qualifications, and why this is important.
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To provide information about the staging of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including an overview of the staging criteria established by the, and steps involved in assessing and staging pressure ulcers in the...
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To provide information about the staging of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including an overview of the staging criteria established by the, and steps involved in assessing and staging pressure ulcers in the clinical setting. Information for patient and/or family education is included
To provide information about the staging of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including an overview of the staging criteria established by the, and steps involved in assessing and staging pressure ulcers in the clinical setting. Information for patient and/or family education is included
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To provide information about setting up an intravascular or intracardiac pressure transducer system (PTS), including relevant anatomy, equipment specificities, and indications for invasive pressure...
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To provide information about setting up an intravascular or intracardiac pressure transducer system (PTS), including relevant anatomy, equipment specificities, and indications for invasive pressure monitoring, along with steps to check and maintain proper function of the system once established. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about setting up an intravascular or intracardiac pressure transducer system (PTS), including relevant anatomy, equipment specificities, and indications for invasive pressure monitoring, along with steps to check and maintain proper function of the system once established. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about treatment of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including steps involved in cleaning, assessing, and dressing PrUs, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for...
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To provide information about treatment of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including steps involved in cleaning, assessing, and dressing PrUs, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
To provide information about treatment of pressure ulcers (PrUs), including steps involved in cleaning, assessing, and dressing PrUs, along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included.
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To provide information about assisting with a diagnostic proctosigmoidoscopy (PSG) including risk factors and outcome data along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient...
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To provide information about assisting with a diagnostic proctosigmoidoscopy (PSG) including risk factors and outcome data along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included
To provide information about assisting with a diagnostic proctosigmoidoscopy (PSG) including risk factors and outcome data along with treatment goals for the healthcare provider. Information for patient and/or family education is included
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