Dear Nurses

Sunday, June 28, 2009

CLINICAL SITUATIONS THAT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED


Hi guys,

The clinical nurse has a responsibility to do the best job possible.
There are ways to improve your clinical skills. These are the topics of interest :
DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis), IV infiltration, Medication errors, Heparin Therapy,
A simple, effective video has been prepared for you.
Simply click on the link:
and enjoy learning.

For more info on medication errors and pharmacology visit:
http://www.dearnurses.net/pharmacology_for_nurses_chapters_1_-_3

Thursday, June 25, 2009

CARDIOGENIC AND SEPTIC SHOCK




Hi guys,

Just to let you know that there is a new video on Cardiogenic Shock and Septic Shock,
that may be helpful to you. Just click on the link SESSIONS 10:
Topics include:
Cardiogenic Shock (Pump failure)
The Clinical Picture in Pump Failure
Septic Shock and its Causes
Care of the Septic Patient
(Sessions 10)
Enjoy learning.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

IDENTIFYING HYPOVOLEMIC AND SPINAL SHOCK

Hi guys,
Would you know how to identify and treat *Hypovolemic or Spinal Shock
in the Clinical Setting? Do you understand when a blood transfusion is needed?
Do you understand the use of drugs such as Dopamine Hydrochloride or Steriods?
These topics have been prepared for you, in an easy to
understand format. Simply click on the link:
(Sessions 9) and enjoy learning.
* Visit chapters 7 and 1 - The Clinical Setting Step by Step


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

TRAUMA, CHEST, ABDOMINAL AND SPINAL


Hi guys,

During the summer time, there is an increase in outdoor activities.
More families and friends engage in road trips, camping or hiking.
Trauma may readily occur. Learn more about chest, abdomen or
spinal trauma that may occur.
Topics include:
Pneumothorax in the Trauma Patient
Spinal Trauma
Central Cord Syndrome
Simply click on the link SESSIONS 8 and enjoy the video:

WHAT IS ANOSMIA?


Anosmia simply means loss of the sense of smell. It may
occur following a trauma event , or conditions such as
allergies or nasal polyps.
Cranial Nerve(chp 15) 1 (Olfactory Nerve) is the nerve of smell .
Enjoy learning more about The Cranial Nerves.
Just click on the link above:

Thursday, June 11, 2009

THE TRAUMA SCENE

Hi guys,

Have you ever wondered what happens at the trauma scene?
Have you ever taken care of a patient with a head injury? Enjoy learning
more, by clicking on the link below (SESSIONS 7):
Topics include:
Securing the Trauma Scene and the Golden Hour
Intracranial Pressure increase and Hernia
Basal Skull Fracture

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

DIABETES COMPLICATIONS AND PATIENT EDUCATION


Hi guys,

How familiar are you with the complications of Diabetes? Would you know
how to educate your patient about Diabetes and its complications and misconceptions?
Learn more by clicking on the link:
and enjoy viewing :-SESSIONS 6-Diabetes Complications and Misconceptions.
Topics include:
Visual Problems
Heart Disease
PVD Gangrene of Toes
Kidney Disease

Update:
Dear nurses, we have just added more helpful information.
Please enjoy watching the video and reading the update,
by clicking on the link:
Healthy Living
Have a good week!

Friday, June 05, 2009

DIABETIC CARE IN THE CLINICAL SETTING

Hi guys,

Just to let you know that there is an interesting video that might teach you a few pointers
about Diabetes. So, just click on the Sessions 5 link below:
Topics include:
Hypo/Hyper Glycemia
and enjoy learning.

Monday, June 01, 2009

STROKE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES


Dear nurses,
Do you fully understand what happens to the patient who has a stroke? Just to let you know, that The Clinical Setting Step by Step, Chapter 18 has been prepared to make learning easy.

This Chapter includes :Identifying Stroke and its symptoms, Diagnostic tests, Stroke Treatment, The Glasgow Coma Scale, Care Planning and Patient Education of the Stroke patient and Rehabilitation of the Stroke patient. So, just click on the link:
http://www.dearnurses.net/the_clinical_setting_step_by_step
There is additional information for the patient and family. Just click on the link:
Stroke for the layperson.
So, enjoy learning.
You may also enjoy watching Sessions 15 and 17
http://www.dearnurses.com/clinical_nursing_videos_called_sessions