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New! Nurse Practitioners—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight 17 min.

What is it like to be a Nurse Practitioner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Sharon Yang talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a nurse practitioner. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Management of the Diabetic Patient While Tube Feeding 58 min.

This program is designed for nurses, dietitians, students and allied health professionals. Presentations are made by a diabetes nurse specialist, diabetes clinical nurse specialist and a geriatric clinical nurse specialist covering all aspects of how to keep your patients’ blood glucose under control while delivering the nutrition he needs. Featured presentations include: enteral nutrition, compli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Medical Imaging: Technical Aspects, Operation and Interpretation: Ultrasound 37 min.

This program includes a brief history of the medical use of Ultrasound and an explanation of sound wave transmission, reception and image formation. This video covers multiple ultrasound modulation techniques including Doppler, and the use of contrast agents. The Operations segment explains possible adverse effects along with an overview of interventional ultrasound, equipment adjustments and the...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Nutrition in Critical Care Patients 56 min.

Designed for critical care nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and allied health professionals, this video looks at nutrition assessment, parenteral nutrition support in the critically ill patient, and enteral nutrition support and features a detailed case study of the nutrition plan and care of a critically injured patient.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 38 min.

Presenting a brief history of the development of nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (now known as MRI), this video examines the interaction between magnetic fields and radiofrequency waves that produces MR images. It looks at pre-MRI screening and protocol, considers the positioning of RF coils, discusses actual imaging sequences, and provides a general explanation of intensity for each sequence.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Interpretation of Lab Tests 288 min.

This entertaining video seminar with Barbara Bancroft offers a plethora of practical information that can be applied to patients in the hospital, primary care facility, or ICU. It discusses the WBC and differential as it relates to viral infections, bacterial infections, and parasitic infection; differentiates iron deficiency anemias from B12 and folic acid anemias; and presents helpful hints for...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Dysphagia: From Assessment to Discharge — A Lecture 351 min.

This video seminar teaches how to assess a patient for dysphagia, considering chart review, oral mechanical exam, cervical auscultation, the ounce water swallow test, the MBSS, and the FEES. It presents treatments for dysphagia, discussing such techniques as taping, pharyngeal exercises, and myofascial release; looks at different types of exercises and stretches; considers various modalities such...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Managing Challenging Patient and Family Behaviors — A Lecture 384 min.

In this interactive video seminar, expert clinician, Latasha Ellis, MSW, LCSW, presents practical tips and tools for dealing with challenging patient and family behaviors. The video includes practical strategies for coping with difficult situations like aggression, dementia, and attention seeking behaviors while maintaining patient and staff safety. Ellis applies many of these strategies through r...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Mastering Lab Interpretation and the Implications for Patient Care — A Lecture 366 min.

Teaching healthcare workers to be clinicians and not just technicians, this video seminar examines different types of laboratory tests, discusses how they are administered, and considers their interpretation. It looks at the basic metabolic profile, the comprehensive metabolic panel, CBC with differential, tests for acute renal failure, cardiac labs, coagulation and thrombotic risk panels, urinaly...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Perianesthesia Challenges — A Lecture 356 min.

Looking at such different categories of anesthesia as general, regional, moderate sedation, benzodiazepines, and opioids, this video seminar explores how one form of anesthesia is chosen over another. It considers waste gas concerns and discusses potential complications, including malignant hypothermia, local anesthetic systems toxicity, and cardiac, respiratory, and pulmonary complications. The v...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017