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Systematically addresses the following five areas with each of the three age groupings: Age Characteristics ,Communication, Age-Specific Care, Nursing Considerations, Safety Need.
Discusses the following age groups:
- Early Adults (20-29 years)
- Young Adults (30-45 years)
- Middle Adults (45-65 years)
- Older Adults (65-80 years)
- Elderly (80 and over)
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Caring for Individuals with Special Needs Series
Increasingly, nurses in acute care hospitals are caring for patients who are admitted for a variety of conditions who present unique care challenges due to cognitive or sensory impairments.
Anatomy: The Digestive System
The Digestive System begins with a review of the anatomy of the alimentary canal. It then describes how food is converted into a form that can be used by the body for energy and tissue building. Still art and animation are used to enhance the information.
Anatomy: The Respiratory System
This program provides a description of the respiratory system, including the anatomy and physiology of the upper and lower airways
Caring for Individuals with Special Needs: Visual Impairments
The focus of program two is individuals with varying levels of visual impairment, including the blind. There is an overview of eye anatomy and function supplemented with graphics.
Caring for Individuals with Special Needs: Cognitive Impairments
The program begins with an overview of the types of cognitive impairment and factors such as aging that cause an increase in incidence.
Aseptic Nursing Technique at the Bedside: The Sterile Field
In this program, the creation and maintenance of a sterile field at the bedside is discussed and demonstrated.
Anatomy: The Skeletal System
Using art and animation, this program provides a thorough, yet entertaining description of the skeletal system.
Anatomy: The Nervous System
This program begins by describing organs of the nervous systems and their role in the transmission of nerve impulses.
Aseptic Nursing Technique at the Bedside Series
This four-part program provides a comprehensive overview of aseptic technique on the patient care unit. It includes a clear explanation of the chain of infection and how asepsis breaks links in this chain.
Anatomy: The Muscular System
This program describes skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscles, discussing their structures and functions as well as pathological conditions exclusive to each.