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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: 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.
Anatomy: The Skeletal System
Using art and animation, this program provides a thorough, yet entertaining description of the skeletal system.
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.
Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR Series
This four-part series provides a comprehensive overview of aseptic technique in the Operating Room. It includes a clear explanation of the chain of infection and how asepsis can prevent operative infections.
Anatomy: The Endocrine System
This program discusses various aspects of the endocrine system including the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, the pineal gland, the thyroid gland.
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.
Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR: Creating and Maintaining a Sterile Field
The final program in this series focuses on the creation and maintenance of the sterile field. It begins by discussing the criteria for the materials in surgical drapes and the various configurations of these drapes.
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: Transmission of Infection
The Joint Commission has mandated that hospitals monitor the rates of infection in their facilities and have steps in place to reduce its occurrence.
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.