Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses 74 min.

This 2-part series discusses a key element in the daily life of nurses: stress and how to manage it. Nurses, health care counselors, stress management experts, and nutritionists provide insights and advice. A coproduction of Meridian and MotionMasters.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Basic Head-to-Toe Assessment with Geriatric Focus 47 min.

This video provides instruction on how to perform a comprehensive physical assessment for elderly patients. Body systems include: skin, head and neck, peripheral vascular system, abdominal, lower extremities, and musculoskeletal system.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Therapeutic Conversations with Families: What's Love Got to Do with It? 22 min.

Did you know that most nurses have never observed a therapeutic conversation with a family? This program demonstrates an actual therapeutic conversation with a family where love is a powerful healer. Defined is the kind of love that opens space in therapeutic conversation. Specific skills of how to create a context of love and bring forth curious compassion that is devoid of judgment is also offer...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

The American Nurse: A History of Challenge and Compassion 26 min.

This film highlights the history of nursing in America, nursing education, and nursing opportunities. Meet pioneers who established nurse training programs, aid programs, patient records, and broke the color barrier. Women featured include: Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Linda Richards, Mary Eliza Mahoney, and Virginia Lynch. A co-production of Meridian and MotionMasters.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Nursing Communication Skills 42 min.

Good communication is important in any occupation, but in health care, where miscommunication can lead to dire or deadly results, good communication is absolutely crucial. This video will cover the fundamentals of good communication as applied to the nursing profession, and how to ensure that information is uniformly shared across all members of the staff and the patient. Dedicated segments focus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Professionalism in Nursing: Keys to Success 38 min.

The nursing profession is unique for the types of people it attracts—caring, nurturing and compassionate in the face of illness and suffering. But to succeed in today’s complex health care landscape, it’s important for nurses to be more than that. This video covers the concept of professionalism as it pertains to nursing, and how following the tenets of professionalism can help ensure a long and s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Alzheimer's Disease: Is It Delirium or Dementia 36 min.

This film provides an overview of Alzheimer’s Disease causes, symptoms, and stages on the Global Deterioration Scale. It explores several successful methods for dealing with residents who have altered mental status. These methods will make care giving easier, even rewarding, and calm the concerns of the family members. A comparison of delirium to dementia and an explanation of the brain’s aging pr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Assisting the Patient with Self-Administration of Medication (ALF) 46 min.

The goal of this program is to promote safe drug administration by medical personnel, as well as by the layperson. Part I covers information related to factors that impact the occurrence of medication errors, methods of prevention, and educational guidelines. Part II reviews basic information for assisting patients with self administration of oral, topical, transdermal, nasal, ear, and eye medicat...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Moral Decisions: The Value of Life 14 min.

This video resource discusses the moral, ethical and emotional issues of Euthanasia using well known case studies to prompt discussion and debate.Tony Bland (Hillsborough disaster) was left in a permanent vegetative state and his parents wanted him to be allowed to die but this involved stopping feeding him. Diane Petty (a lady with advanced motor neurone disease) wanted her husband to be allowed...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Alzheimer's Disease for Assisted Living Facilities - Level 1 78 min.

Interviews with family members of AD patients and ALF staff provide an intimate look at what it is like for patients, family members, and caregivers to care for loved ones suffering from a cognitive debilitating disease. Expert knowledge and advice helps assisted living facility caregivers better understand and care for residents living with Alzheimer's disease. Part 1 focuses on explaining Alzhei...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014