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Fundamentals of Nursing – Theory

Gain fundamental knowledge on issues related to working with patients

Nursing fundamentals theory for nurses

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36 videos (2:07 h total), 73 recall questions

1. Management of Care

1.1 Personality Traits of Nurses

1.2 Nursing Scope of Practice and Delegation

1.3 Five Rights of Nursing Delegation

1.4 Management of Care: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

2. Legalities in Nursing Practice

2.1 Structure of Nursing Legalities

2.2 Negligence vs. Malpractice

2.3 Negligence Acts in Nursing

2.4 Legalities in Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell

3. Health and Wellness

3.1 Definition of Health

3.2 Definition of Illness

3.3 Health and Wellness: In a Nutshell

4. Therapeutic Communication

4.1 Forms of Communication

4.2 Elements of Professional Communication

4.3 Communication with Interdisciplinary Team

4.4 Situation, Background, Assessments, Recommendation

4.5 Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thanking

4.6 Therapeutic Communication: In a Nutshell

5. Safe and Effective Patient Care

5.1 Infection: Breaking the Chain

5.2 Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI)

5.3 Transmission Precautions: Standard Precautions

5.4 Transmission Precautions: Specific Precautions

5.5 Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell

5.6 Creating a Culture of Patient Safety

5.7 Risk Factors for Patient Safety

5.8 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Screening

5.9 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Fall Prevention

5.10 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Hourly Rounding

5.11 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Handoff and Report

5.12 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Medication Safety

5.13 Accountability: Serious Reportable Events

5.14 Patient Safety: In a Nutshell

6. Documentation and Informatics

6.1 Confidentiality and Purposes of Medical Records

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

6.3 Guidelines for Quality Documentation

6.4 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

6.5 Documentation and Informatics: In a Nutshell

1. Management of Care

1.1 Personality Traits of Nurses

1.2 Nursing Scope of Practice and Delegation

1.3 Five Rights of Nursing Delegation

1.4 Management of Care: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

2. Legalities in Nursing Practice

2.1 Structure of Nursing Legalities

2.2 Negligence vs. Malpractice

2.3 Negligence Acts in Nursing

2.4 Legalities in Nursing Practice: In a Nutshell

3. Health and Wellness

3.1 Definition of Health

3.2 Definition of Illness

3.3 Health and Wellness: In a Nutshell

4. Therapeutic Communication

4.1 Forms of Communication

4.2 Elements of Professional Communication

4.3 Communication with Interdisciplinary Team

4.4 Situation, Background, Assessments, Recommendation

4.5 Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thanking

4.6 Therapeutic Communication: In a Nutshell

5. Safe and Effective Patient Care

5.1 Infection: Breaking the Chain

5.2 Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI)

5.3 Transmission Precautions: Standard Precautions

5.4 Transmission Precautions: Specific Precautions

5.5 Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell

5.6 Creating a Culture of Patient Safety

5.7 Risk Factors for Patient Safety

5.8 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Screening

5.9 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Fall Prevention

5.10 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Hourly Rounding

5.11 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Handoff and Report

5.12 Safety in the Acute Care Setting: Medication Safety

5.13 Accountability: Serious Reportable Events

5.14 Patient Safety: In a Nutshell

6. Documentation and Informatics

6.1 Confidentiality and Purposes of Medical Records

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

6.3 Guidelines for Quality Documentation

6.4 Electronic Health Records (EHR)

6.5 Documentation and Informatics: 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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2+ hours

Nursing fundamentals theory video content.

4 minutes

Average time per video.

70+ questions

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2+ hours

Nursing fundamentals theory video content.

4 minutes

Average time per video.

70+ questions

For better recall.

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About your nursing fundamentals theory 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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