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Fundamentals of Nursing – Theory

Gain fundamental knowledge on issues related to working with patients

Fundamental theory for nurses

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96 videos (5:50 h total), 190 recall questions

1. Foundations of Nursing Practice and Nursing Healthcare Systems

1.1 Nursing Practice: History, Influence and Education
1.2 Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell
1.3 Nursing Healthcare Systems: Types of Nursing
1.4 Health Promition and Disease Prevention
1.5 Nursing Healthcare Systems: In a Nutshell
1.6 Nursing Theory
1.7 Nursing Theory: In a Nutshell
1.8 Evidence-based Practice in Nursing
1.9 Evidence-based Practice: In a Nutshell

2. Management of Care

2.1 Personality Traits of Nurses

2.2 Nursing Scope of Practice and Delegation

2.3 Five Rights of Nursing Delegation

2.4 Management of Care: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

3. Ethics and Legalities in Nursing Practice

3.1 Introduction: Values, Ethical Dilemmas and the ANA Nursing Code of Ethics
3.2 Values, Morals, and Ethics in Nursing Care: In a Nutshell

3.3 Structure of Nursing Legalities

3.4 Negligence vs. Malpractice

3.5 Negligence Acts in Nursing

3.6 Legalities in Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell

4. Health and Wellness and Complementary Alternative Medicine

4.1 Definition of Health

4.2 Definition of Illness

4.3 Health and Wellness: In a Nutshell
4.4 Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM)
4.5 Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM): In a Nutshell

5. Nutrition, Health Promotion and Maintenance

5.1 Nutrition and Diets
5.2 Nutrition: In a Nutshell
5.3 Activity and Exercise
5.4 Activity and Exercise: In a Nutshell
5.5 Sleep and Health

5.6 Sleep Hygiene and Factors Influencing Sleep

5.7 Sleep: In a Nutshell

6. Therapeutic Communication

6.1 Forms of Communication

6.2 Elements of Professional Communication

6.3 Communication with Interdisciplinary Team

6.4 Situation, Background, Assessments, Recommendation

6.5 Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thanking

6.6 Therapeutic Communication: In a Nutshell

7. Caring in Nursing Practice

7.1 Caring Theory in Nursing

7.2 Scope of Caring

7.3 Caring in Nursing

7.4 Caring in Nursing: In a Nutshell

8. Nursing Across the Life Span

8.1 Growth and Development

8.2 Growth Stages: Infant, Toddler, Preschooler and School-aged Children

8.3 Growth Stages: Adolescents, Young, Middle, and Mature Adults

8.4 Growth and Development: In a Nutshell

8.5 Understanding Grief and Loss

8.6 Grief and Loss: In a Nutshell

9. Safe and Effective Patient Care

9.1 Infection: Breaking the Chain

9.2 Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI)

9.3 Transmission Precautions: Standard Precautions

9.4 Transmission Precautions: Specific Precautions

9.5 Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell

9.6 Creating a Culture of Patient Safety

9.7 Risk Factors for Patient Safety

9.8 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Screening

9.9 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Fall Prevention

9.10 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Hourly Rounding

9.11 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Handoff and Report

9.12 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Medication Safety

9.13 Accountability: Serious Reportable Events

9.14 Patient Safety: In a Nutshell

10. Patient Education, Documentation and Informatics

10.1 Patient Education
10.2 Patient Education: In a Nutshell

10.3 Confidentiality and Purposes of Medical Records

10.4 Medical Record Documentation: Do’s and Don’ts

10.5 Guidelines for Quality Documentation

10.6 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

10.7 Documentation and Informatics: In a Nutshell

11. Five-Step Nursing Process (ADPIE)

11.1 Introduction to Five-Step Nursing Process and Assessment
11.2 Sources of Data, Data Collection and Assessment
11.3 Next Assessment Steps and Data Documentation
11.4 Nursing Assessment: In a Nutshell
11.5 Diagnosis: Process and Critical Thinking
11.6 Diagnosis: Identifying Information to Lead to Nursing Diagnosis
11.7 Diagnosis: Components and Diagnostic Statement Guidelines
11.8 Nursing Diagnosis: In a Nutshell
11.9 Planning Phase and Establishing Priorities
11.10 Planning: SMART Goals in Nursing Care
11.11 Interventions: Types and Planning
11.12 Planning Nursing Care: In a Nutshell
11.13 Implementing Nursing Care
11.14 Implementing Nursing Care: In a Nutshell
11.15 Evaluation of the Nursing Process
11.16 Evaluation Care: In a Nutshell
11.17 Case Study of ADPIE: Assessment
11.18: Case Study of ADPIE: Diagnosis
11.19 Case Study of ADPIE: Planning Interventions
11.20 Case Study of ADPIE: Implementation
11.21 Case Study of ADPIE: Evaluation

12. How to Organize a Nursing Shift

12.1 Maslow’s Hierachy of Needs
12.2 7AM: Bedside Shift Report and Prioritization
12.3 8AM: Most Critical Patients, Patient Rounds and Cluster Care
12.4 9AM – 11AM: Med Administration
12.5 11AM – 12.30PM: Bedside Charting, Reprioritization Throughout the Day and Lunch
12.6 2PM – 6PM: Afternoon Preparations, Documentation and Hand-off
12.7 How to Organize a Nursing Shift: In a Nutshell

1. Foundations of Nursing Practice and Nursing Healthcare Systems

1.1 Nursing Practice: History, Influence and Education
1.2 Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell
1.3 Nursing Healthcare Systems: Types of Nursing
1.4 Health Promition and Disease Prevention
1.5 Nursing Healthcare Systems: In a Nutshell
1.6 Nursing Theory
1.7 Nursing Theory: In a Nutshell
1.8 Evidence-based Practice in Nursing
1.9 Evidence-based Practice: In a Nutshell

2. Management of Care

2.1 Personality Traits of Nurses

2.2 Nursing Scope of Practice and Delegation

2.3 Five Rights of Nursing Delegation

2.4 Management of Care: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

3. Ethics and Legalities in Nursing Practice

3.1 Introduction: Values, Ethical Dilemmas and the ANA Nursing Code of Ethics
3.2 Values, Morals, and Ethics in Nursing Care: In a Nutshell
3.3 Structure of Nursing Legalities

3.4 Negligence vs. Malpractice

3.5 Negligence Acts in Nursing

3.6 Legalities in Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell

4. Health and Wellness and Complementary Alternative Medicine

4.1 Definition of Health

4.2 Definition of Illness

4.3 Health and Wellness: In a Nutshell

4.4 Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM)
4.5 Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM): In a Nutshell

5. Nutrition, Health Promotion and Maintenance

5.1 Nutrition and Diets
5.2 Nutrition: In a Nutshell
5.3 Activity and Exercise
5.4 Activity and Exercise: In a Nutshell
5.5 Sleep and Health
5.6 Sleep Hygiene and Factors Influencing Sleep
5.7 Sleep: In a Nutshell

6. Therapeutic Communication

6.1 Forms of Communication

6.2 Elements of Professional Communication

6.3 Communication with Interdisciplinary Team

6.4 Situation, Background, Assessments, Recommendation

6.5 Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thanking

6.6 Therapeutic Communication: In a Nutshell

7. Caring in Nursing Practice

7.1 Caring Theory in Nursing
7.2 Scope of Caring
7.3 Caring in Nursing
7.4 Caring in Nursing: In a Nutshell

8. Nursing Across the Life Span

8.1 Growth and Development
8.2 Growth Stages: Infant, Toddler, Preschooler and School-aged Children
8.3 Growth Stages: Adolescents, Young, Middle, and Mature Adults
8.4 Growth and Development: In a Nutshell
8.5 Understanding Grief and Loss
8.6 Grief and Loss: In a Nutshell

9. Safe and Effective Patient Care

9.1 Infection: Breaking the Chain

9.2 Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI)

9.3 Transmission Precautions: Standard Precautions

9.4 Transmission Precautions: Specific Precautions

9.5 Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell

9.6 Creating a Culture of Patient Safety

9.7 Risk Factors for Patient Safety

9.8 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Screening

9.9 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Fall Prevention

9.10 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Hourly Rounding

9.11 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Handoff and Report

9.12 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Medication Safety

9.13 Accountability: Serious Reportable Events

9.14 Patient Safety: In a Nutshell

10. Patient Education, Documentation and Informatics

10.1 Patient Education
10.2 Patient Education: In a Nutshell

10.2 Medical Record Documentation: Do’s and Don’ts

10.3 Guidelines for Quality Documentation

10.4 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

10.5 Documentation and Informatics: In a Nutshell

11. Five-Step Nursing Process (ADPIE)

11.1 Introduction to Five-Step Nursing Process and Assessment
11.2 Sources of Data, Data Collection and Assessment
11.3 Next Assessment Steps and Data Documentation

11.4 Nursing Assessment: In a Nutshell

11.5 Diagnosis: Process and Critical Thinking

11.6 Diagnosis: Identifying Information to Lead to Nursing Diagnosis

11.7 Diagnosis: Components and Diagnostic Statement Guidelines

11.8 Nursing Diagnosis: In a Nutshell

11.9 Planning Phase and Establishing Priorities

11.10 Planning: SMART Goals in Nursing Care

11.11 Interventions: Types and Planning

11.12 Planning Nursing Care: In a Nutshell

11.13 Implementing Nursing Care

11.14 Implementing Nursing Care: In a Nutshell

11.15 Evaluation of the Nursing Process

11.16 Evaluation Care: In a Nutshell

11.17 Case Study of ADPIE: Assessment

11.18: Case Study of ADPIE: Diagnosis

11.19 Case Study of ADPIE: Planning Interventions

11.20 Case Study of ADPIE: Implementation

11.21 Case Study of ADPIE: Evaluation

12. How to Organize a Nursing Shift

12.1 Maslow’s Hierachy of Needs
12.2 7AM: Bedside Shift Report and Prioritization
12.3 8AM: Most Critical Patients, Patient Rounds and Cluster Care
12.4 9AM – 11AM: Med Administration
12.5 11AM – 12.30PM: Bedside Charting, Reprioritization Throughout the Day and Lunch
12.6 2PM – 6PM: Afternoon Preparations, Documentation and Hand-off
12.7 How to Organize a Nursing Shift: In a Nutshell

This course provides the nurses of tomorrow with fundamental knowledge of issues surrounding the actual work on patients. As important as patient care is, every nurse needs to be equipped with some theoretical background knowledge too. Samantha Rhea is a practicing Nurse Practitioner and a passionate nurse educator at the Nursing Faculty of the University of Oklahoma. She will prepare nursing students in a professional, vivid and effective way for their nursing final exam or the NCLEX exam and guides them through the different fields of nursing fundamentals, including legalities in nursing, forms of communication, or patient safety. At Lecturio, you will learn theoretical topics with a strong orientation to NCLEX preparation at your own pace!

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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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