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Master Clinical Skills for Nurses

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Fundamental clinical skills for nurses

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1. Hand Hygiene

1.1 Introduction to Hand Hygiene
1.2 Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer
1.3 Special Considerations of Hand Hygiene

2. Sterile Field and Sterile Gloving

2.1 Opening a Sterile Kit
2.2 Opening a Sterile Pack
2.3 Donning Sterile Gloves
2.4 Sterile Field and Sterile Gloving: Special Considerations

3. Intevenous (IV) Therapy Preparation and IV Push Medications

3.1 Introduction to Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation
3.2 Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation
3.3 Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation: Special Considerations
3.4 IV Push Medication: Pre-administration
3.5 Intravenous (IV) Bolus Medication: Administration Through an Intermittent Vascular Access Device
3.6 Intravenous (IV) Bolus Medication: Administration Through an Intermittent Continuous Infusion Line
3.7 Secondary Medication Infusion: Administration
3.8 Completing the Procedure/post Administration

4. Applying Restraints

4.1 Non-behavioral Restraint Application
4.2 Documentation of Restraint Use
4.3 Quick-release Knots
4.4 Non-behavioral Wrist Restraints and Restraint Mittens
4.5 Using a Restraint Bed
4.6 Safe Restraint Care
4.7 Restraints: Special Considerations

5. Seizure Precautions and Management

5.1 Seizure Safety Precautions
5.2 Management of Generalized Seizure and Postical Seizure State
5.3 Special Considerations of Potential Complications

6. Bed Bathing and Making an Occupied Bed

6.1 Bed Bathing: Introduction
6.2 Bed Bathing: Theory
6.3 Bed Bathing the Client
6.4 Bed Bathing: Special Considerations
6.5 Making an Occupied Bed: Introduction
6.6 Making an Occupied Bed
6.7 Making an Occupied Bed: Special Considerations

7. Perineal Care

7.1 Preparation for Perineal Care
7.2 Perineal Care for a Female Client
7.3. Perineal Care for a Male Client
7.4 Special Considerations of Perineal Care

8. Oral Hygiene for Bedridden Patients

8.1 Benefits of Oral Care
8.2 Supervising Oral Care
8.3 Oral Care for an Unconscious Patient
8.4 Cleaning Dentures
8.5 Oral Care: Speical Considerations
8.6 Using Oral Care Kits
8.7 Oral Care Kits: Special Considerations

9. Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning

9.1 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Pre-Procedure
9.2 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Procedure
9.3 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Completing the Procedure
9.4 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Special Considerations
9.5 Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Tubes: Introduction
9.6 Gastronomy Tube (G-Tube)
9.7 Nasogastric (NG) Tube Insertion
9.8 Enteral Tube Feeding and the Lopez Valve
9.9 Tube Feeding Using the Bolus Method
9.10 Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes
9.11 Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes: Special Considerations
9.12 Gastric Decompression through a Nasogastric (NG) Tube
9.13 Nasogastric Tube Removal Procedure
9.14 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy (PEG) Feeding Tube

10. Chest Tube Care

10.1 Purpose of Chest Tube Insertions
10.2 Chest Tube System Setup
10.3 Chest Tube Monitoring and Care
10.4 Hands on: Wet and Dry Suction Chest Tubes
10.5 Chest Tubes: Documentation and Special Considerations

11. Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal

11.1 Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal: Introduction and Pre-procedure

11.2 Intravenous Catheter Insertion

11.3 Extension Tubing and Protection of Intravenous (IV) Site

11.4 Intravenous Catheter Insertion: Completing the Procedure

11.5 Intravenous Catheter Removal

11.6 Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal: Keys to Success

12. Feeding a Patient

12.1 Feeding Procedure and Complications

13. Indwelling Catheters

13.1 Indwelling Catheters: Indications Pre-procedure
13.2 Female Indwelling Urinary Catheterization (IUC)
13.3 Male Indwelling Urinary Catheterization (IUC)
13.4 Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion: Post-procedure
13.5 Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion: Special Considerations
13.6 Female Indwelling Urinary Catheter Removal
13.7 Male Indwelling Urinary Catheter Removal
13.8 Indwelling Urinary Catheter: Removal and Special Considerations

14. Enema Administration

14.1 Enema Administration: Pre-Procedure
14.2 Enema Administration: Procedure
14.3 Enema Administration: Post-Procedure and Variations

15. Ostomy Pouching Systems

15.1 Ostomy Care: Introduction
15.2 Assessing the Stoma and Skin Care
15.3 Empty the Pouch
15.4 Burping an Ostomy Bag
15.5 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Pre-Procedure
15.6 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Procedure
15.7 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

16. Using Safe and Effective Transfer Techniques

16.1 Body Mechanics
16.2 Log Rolling
16.3 Pulling a Client up in Bed
16.4 Using a Gait Belt
16.5 Bed to Dangle Position
16.6 Transferring Clients from Bed to Wheelchair
16.7 Mobility Equipment

17. Pressure-induced Injuries

17.1 Pressure-induced Injuries: Risk Factors
17.2 Pressure-induced Injuries: Stages
17.3 Deep Tissue Injury (DTI)
17.4 Pressure-induced and Tissue Injuries

18. Essential Concepts for Wound Care

18.1 Types of Wound Dressings
18.2 Wound Assessment
18.3 Critical Steps in Assessing the Wound
18.4 Documentation of Wound Assessment
18.5 Wound Irrigation: Pre-Procedure
18.6 Wound Irrigation: Procedure
18.7 Perform Wound Cultures
18.8 Alternative Wound Therapy

19. Postoperative Care

19.1 Postoperative Splinting
19.2 Incentive Spirometry
19.3 Progressive Ambulation: Bed Excercises
19.4 Postoperative Mobilization: Dangling at the Bedside, Standing, and Walking
19.5 Pain Management
19.6 Postoperative Pain Medications
19.7 Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

20. Postmortem Care

20.1 How to Care for a Client after Death

21. Medication Administration

21.1 The 7 Rights of Administration, Patient Rights, and Routes of Administration

21.2 Medication Administration: Pre-procedure

21.3 Oral Medication Administration at the Bedside: Special Considerations

21.4 Oral Medication Administration

21.5 Topical Medication Administration

21.6 Transdermal Medication Administration

21.7 Inhaled Medication Administration of a Metered-dose Inhaler

21.8 Eyedrop (Optic) Medication Administration

21.9 Eardrop (Otic) Medication Administration

21.10 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Introduction

21.11 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Drawing Medicine out of a Vial

21.12 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Injection

21.13 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Special Considerations

21.14 Intramuscular Medication Administration: Preparation

21.15 Draw Up Medication with Blunt Fill Needle

21.16 Intramuscular Medication Injection

21.17 Medication Administration: Post-procedure

22. Central Line Care

22.1 Central Line Blood Sampling
22.2 Central Line Blood Sampling: Procedure
22.3 Central Line Blood Sampling: Post-Procedure
22.4 Central Line Blood Sampling: Considerations

23. Tracheostomy Care

23.1 Tracheostomy Care: Supplies and Pre-Procedure
23.2 Tracheostomy Care: Procedure
23.3 Tracheostomy Care: Post-Procedure and Possible Complications

24. Surgical Staple Removal

24.1 Surgical Staple Removal: Procedure
24.2 Surgical Staple Removal: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

25. Suture Removal

25.1 Suture Removal: Procedure
25.2 Suture Removal: Demonstration
25.3 Suture Removal: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

26. Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter

26.1 Catheter Acquired Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI): Prevention
26.2 Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter

27. Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Level

27.1 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Level: Introduction
27.2 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Test
27.3 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Test: Special Considerations

28. Gowns and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

28.1 Steps for Donning Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
28.2 Steps for Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
28.3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Precautions

29. Admission History Assessment

29.1 Patient Arrival and Initial Assessment
29.2 Admission History Assessment
29.3 Safety Screening – Admission History Assessment
29.4 Medications and Discharge Planning

30. Drain Management

30.1 Closed-wound Drain Management: Pre-Procedure
30.2 Closed-wound Drain Management: Procedure
30.3 Closed-Wound Drain Management: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

31. Blood Collection Process: Venipuncture

31.1 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Pre-Procedure
31.2 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Procedure
31.3 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

32. Blood Administration

32.1 Blood Administration: Pre-Procedure
32.2 Blood Administration: Procedure
32.3 Blood Administration: Post-Procedure

33. Vital Signs

33.1 Vital Signs: Introduction
33.2 Temperature – Vital Signs
33.3 Methods of Temperature Measurement: Oral, Temporal and Tympanic
33.4 Methods of Temperature Measurement: Rectal and Axillary
33.5 Pulse – Vital Signs
33.6 Radial and Apical Pulse
33.7 Respiratory Rate – Vital Signs
33.8 Blood Pressure – Vital Signs
33.9 Manual Blood Pressure Management
33.10 Alternative Methods of Blood Pressure Management

1. Hand Hygiene

1.1 Introduction to Hand Hygiene
1.2 Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer
1.3 Special Considerations of Hand Hygiene

2. Sterile Field and Sterile Gloving

2.1 Opening a Sterile Kit
2.2 Opening a Sterile Pack
2.3 Donning Sterile Gloves
2.4 Sterile Field and Sterile Gloving: Special Considerations

3. Intravenous (IV) Therapy Preparation and IV Push Medications

3.1 Introduction to Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation
3.2 Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation
3.3 Intraveous (IV) Bag Preparation: Special Considerations
3.4 IV Push Medication: Pre-administration
3.5 Intravenous (IV) Bolus Medication: Administration Through an Intermittent Vascular Access Device
3.6 Intravenous (IV) Bolus Medication: Administration Through an Intermittent Continuous Infusion Line
3.7 Secondary Medication Infusion: Administration
3.8 Completing the Procedure/post Administration

4. Applying Restraints

4.1 Non-behavioral Restraint Application
4.2 Documentation of Restraint Use
4.3 Quick-release Knots
4.4 Non-behavioral Wrist Restraints and Restraint Mittens
4.5 Using a Restraint Bed
4.6 Safe Restraint Care
4.7 Restraints: Special Considerations

5. Seizure Precautions and Management

5.1 Seizure Safety Precautions
5.2 Management of Generalized Seizure and Postical Seizure State
5.3 Special Considerations of Potential Complications

6. Bed Bathing and Making an Occupied Bed

6.1 Bed Bathing: Introduction
6.2 Bed Bathing: Theory
6.3 Bed Bathing the Client
6.4 Bed Bathing: Special Considerations
6.5 Making an Occupied Bed: Introduction
6.6 Making an Occupied Bed
6.7 Making an Occupied Bed: Special Considerations

7. Perineal Care

7.1 Preparation for Perineal Care
7.2 Perineal Care for a Female Client
7.3. Perineal Care for a Male Client
7.4 Special Considerations of Perineal Care

8. Oral Hygiene for Bedridden Patients

8.1 Benefits of Oral Care
8.2 Supervising Oral Care
8.3 Oral Care for an Unconscious Patient
8.4 Cleaning Dentures
8.5 Oral Care: Speical Considerations
8.6 Using Oral Care Kits
8.7 Oral Care Kits: Special Considerations

9. Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning

9.1 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Pre-Procedure
9.2 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Procedure
9.3 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Completing the Procedure
9.4 Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Special Considerations
9.5 Nasogastric and Nasoenteric Tubes: Introduction
9.6 Gastronomy Tube (G-Tube)
9.7 Nasogastric (NG) Tube Insertion
9.8 Enteral Tube Feeding and the Lopez Valve
9.9 Tube Feeding Using the Bolus Method
9.10 Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes
9.11 Drug Administration Via Enteral Feeding Tubes: Special Considerations
9.12 Gastric Decompression through a Nasogastric (NG) Tube
9.13 Nasogastric Tube Removal Procedure
9.14 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy (PEG) Feeding Tube

10. Chest Tube Care

10.1 Purpose of Chest Tube Insertions
10.2 Chest Tube System Setup
10.3 Chest Tube Monitoring and Care
10.4 Hands on: Wet and Dry Suction Chest Tubes
10.5 Chest Tubes: Documentation and Special Considerations

11. Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal

11.1 Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal: Introduction and Pre-procedure
11.2 Intravenous Catheter Insertion
11.3 Extension Tubing and Protection of Intravenous (IV) Site
11.4 Intravenous Catheter Insertion: Completing the Procedure
11.5 Intravenous Catheter Removal
11.6 Intravenous Catheter Insertion and Removal: Keys to Success

12. Feeding a Patient

12.1 Feeding Procedure and Complications

13. Indwelling Catheters

13.1 Indwelling Catheters: Indications Pre-procedure
13.2 Female Indwelling Urinary Catheterization (IUC)
13.3 Male Indwelling Urinary Catheterization (IUC)
13.4 Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion: Post-procedure
13.5 Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion: Special Considerations
13.6 Female Indwelling Urinary Catheter Removal
13.7 Male Indwelling Urinary Catheter Removal
13.8 Indwelling Urinary Catheter: Removal and Special Considerations

14. Enema Administration

14.1 Enema Administration: Pre-Procedure
14.2 Enema Administration: Procedure
14.3 Enema Administration: Post-Procedure and Variations

15. Ostomy Pouching Systems

15.1 Ostomy Care: Introduction
15.2 Assessing the Stoma and Skin Care
15.3 Empty the Pouch
15.4 Burping an Ostomy Bag
15.5 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Pre-Procedure
15.6 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Procedure
15.7 Changing an Ostomy Pouch: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

16. Using Safe and Effective Transfer Techniques

16.1 Body Mechanics
16.2 Log Rolling
16.3 Pulling a Client up in Bed
16.4 Using a Gait Belt
16.5 Bed to Dangle Position
16.6 Transferring Clients from Bed to Wheelchair
16.7 Mobility Equipment

17. Pressure-induced Injuries

17.1 Pressure-induced Injuries: Risk Factors
17.2 Pressure-induced Injuries: Stages
17.3 Deep Tissue Injury (DTI)
17.4 Pressure-induced and Tissue Injuries

18. Essential Concepts for Wound Care

18.1 Types of Wound Dressings
18.2 Wound Assessment
18.3 Critical Steps in Assessing the Wound
18.4 Documentation of Wound Assessment
18.5 Wound Irrigation: Pre-Procedure
18.6 Wound Irrigation: Procedure
18.7 Perform Wound Cultures
18.8 Alternative Wound Therapy

19. Postoperative Care

19.1 Postoperative Splinting
19.2 Incentive Spirometry
19.3 Progressive Ambulation: Bed Excercises
19.4 Postoperative Mobilization: Dangling at the Bedside, Standing, and Walking
19.5 Pain Management
19.6 Postoperative Pain Medications
19.7 Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

20. Postmortem Care

20.1 How to Care for a Client after Death

21. Medication Administration

21.1 The 7 Rights of Administration, Patient Rights, and Routes of Administration
21.2 Medication Administration: Pre-procedure
21.3 Oral Medication Administration at the Bedside: Special Considerations
21.4 Oral Medication Administration
21.5 Topical Medication Administration
21.6 Transdermal Medication Administration
21.7 Inhaled Medication Administration of a Metered-dose Inhaler
21.8 Eyedrop (Optic) Medication Administration
21.9 Eardrop (Otic) Medication Administration
21.10 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Introduction
21.11 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Drawing Medicine out of a Vial
21.12 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Injection
21.13 Subcutaneous Medication Administration: Special Considerations
21.14 Intramuscular Medication Administration: Preparation
21.15 Draw Up Medication with Blunt Fill Needle
21.16 Intramuscular Medication Injection
21.17 Medication Administration: Post-procedure

22. Central Line Care

22.1 Central Line Blood Sampling
22.2 Central Line Blood Sampling: Procedure
22.3 Central Line Blood Sampling: Post-Procedure
22.4 Central Line Blood Sampling: Considerations

23. Tracheostomy Care

23.1 Tracheostomy Care: Supplies and Pre-Procedure
23.2 Tracheostomy Care: Procedure
23.3 Tracheostomy Care: Post-Procedure and Possible Complications

24. Surgical Staple Removal

24.1 Surgical Staple Removal: Procedure
24.2 Surgical Staple Removal: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

25. Suture Removal

25.1 Suture Removal: Procedure
25.2 Suture Removal: Demonstration
25.3 Suture Removal: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

26. Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter

26.1 Catheter Acquired Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI): Prevention
26.2 Urine Specimen Collection from an Indwelling Catheter

27. Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Level

27.1 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Level: Introduction
27.2 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Test
27.3 Finger-Stick Blood Glucose Test: Special Considerations

28. Gowns and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

28.1 Steps for Donning Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
28.2 Steps for Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
28.3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Precautions

29. Admission History Assessment

29.1 Patient Arrival and Initial Assessment
29.2 Admission History Assessment
29.3 Safety Screening – Admission History Assessment
29.4 Medications and Discharge Planning

30. Drain Management

30.1 Closed-wound Drain Management: Pre-Procedure
30.2 Closed-wound Drain Management: Procedure
30.3 Closed-Wound Drain Management: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

31. Blood Collection Process: Venipuncture

31.1 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Pre-Procedure
31.2 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Procedure
31.3 Venipuncture for Blood Test: Post-Procedure and Special Considerations

32. Blood Administration

32.1 Blood Administration: Pre-Procedure
32.2 Blood Administration: Procedure
32.3 Blood Administration: Post-Procedure

33. Vital Signs

33.1 Vital Signs: Introduction
33.2 Temperature – Vital Signs
33.3 Methods of Temperature Measurement: Oral, Temporal and Tympanic
33.4 Methods of Temperature Measurement: Rectal and Axillary
33.5 Pulse – Vital Signs
33.6 Radial and Apical Pulse
33.7 Respiratory Rate – Vital Signs
33.8 Blood Pressure – Vital Signs
33.9 Manual Blood Pressure Management
33.10 Alternative Methods of Blood Pressure Management

Safe patient care requires nurses to be experts in both assessment and technical clinical skills. This course will help novice nursing students start to master physical assessment and psychomotor skills such as starting IVs, managing an ostomy, or suctioning a patient. Samantha Rhea has extensive clinical experience and has mastered preparing nursing students for clinical practice. Most nursing school clinical labs have one faculty for several students, and it can be difficult to view and learn these skills in. This course eliminates that problem for students as our team has provided cutting edge videos using 3 cameras and detailed labelling to make sure each student with Lecturio has an up-close view of foundational nursing skills. Samantha Rhea is a practicing nurse and a passionate nurse educator with extensive clinical experience. You will learn clinical topics with a strong orientation to NCLEX preparation at your own pace!

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About your clinical skills educator, Samantha

Samantha Rhea MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea MSN, RN has been a nurse since 2008 and a nursing faculty since 2012. She has been recognized for clinical excellence as an interventional cardiology nurse and also lead a Joint Commission Accredited Stroke Center. Ms. Rhea is an award-winning expert in clinical teaching and continues to maintain a current clinical practice and teach at a University nursing program.

Samantha Rhea MSN, RN

Samantha Rhea MSN, RN has been a nurse since 2008 and a nursing faculty since 2012. She has been recognized for clinical excellence as an interventional cardiology nurse and also lead a Joint Commission Accredited Stroke Center. Ms. Rhea is an award-winning expert in clinical teaching and continues to maintain a current clinical practice and teach at a University nursing program.

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