Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Skills for Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
-- Prentice Hall  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
DVD
Edition
2
Language
English
Pub.-date
March 2012
ISBN13
9780132459419
ISBN
0132459418
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Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Skills for Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health
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Description

For courses in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing included in RN programs.

 

This extensively updated and enhanced volume in the Real Nursing Skills series offers a complete foundation for competency in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing. Its interactive DVD-ROM contains 30+ comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated through realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. Students review each skill's purpose, delegation, preparation, procedure, post-procedure, expected and unexpected outcomes, documentation, and variation (if applicable). Areas of coverage include: women's health care, maternity nursing, prenatal care, intrapartum and postpartum care, and newborn care. Many skills in this edition are updated, and several are added, including: stress and non-stress testing; insertion of epidural catheter; positioning for labor and birth; performing postpartum assessment; several aspects of feeding; obtaining newborn vital signs; and diapering, swaddling, and positioning.

 

Features

For courses in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing included in RN programs.

 

This extensively updated and enhanced volume in the Real Nursing Skills series offers a complete foundation for competency in maternal-newborn and women's health nursing. Its interactive DVD-ROM contains 30+ comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated through realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. Students review each skill's purpose, delegation, preparation, procedure, post-procedure, expected and unexpected outcomes, documentation, and variation (if applicable). Areas of coverage include: women's health care, maternity nursing, prenatal care, intrapartum and postpartum care, and newborn care. Many skills in this edition are updated, and several are added, including: stress and non-stress testing; insertion of epidural catheter; positioning for labor and birth; performing postpartum assessment; several aspects of feeding; obtaining newborn vital signs; and diapering, swaddling, and positioning.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Covers over 30 essential maternal-newborn and women's health nursing skills-encompassing pelvic exams, breast awareness, contraception, prenatal care, perineal prep, amniocentesis, testing, sitz baths, intrapartum care, postpartum assessment and care, and newborn nursing - from phototherapy to umbilical cord alarm systems

  • Demonstrates skills that are often difficult to visualize
  • Shows a real client's reactions to uncomfortable techniques
  • Illuminates the daily challenges nurses face in actual clinical settings

Purpose-describing the goal of each skill

  • Helps students understand why they should learn each skill 

Equipment-detailing the materials necessary to properly perform each skill

  • Familiarizes students with essential equipment associated with modern maternal-newborn and women's health nursing care

Preparation-covering everything a nurse needs to be thinking about and preparing in order to perform each skill correctly

  • Helps students prepare in advance, avoid mistakes, and work more efficiently

Procedure-providing an in-depth, video demonstration of each procedure, from beginning to end

  • Shows students how to perform each step, including steps that can't easily be explained in writing or through still images

Post Procedure-detailing additional steps required to avoid common pitfalls, and often providing additional visuals and animations to reinforce key concepts

  • Shows how to follow up professionally on each procedure 

Expected Outcomes-explaining what the patient and nurse should experience as a result of performing the skill

  • Helps students anticipate the feedback they should receive while performing each technique

Documentation-including fact sheets and forms outlining what the nurse should record

  • Helps students effectively document their assessments and work more successfully as part of the healthcare team 

Variations for several skills-presenting additional videos of alternative techniques where applicable

  • Helps students choose the right alternative when multiple procedures are available for the same or similar goals

Rationales-Explaining why activities are performed for individual steps within each skill

  • Helps students grasp why each step must be performed in the correct sequence and in the way it is shown 

Comprehensive audio glossary-Linked directly from any screen on the DVD-ROM, including hundreds of terms+ with definitions and audio clips of pronunciation

  • Helps the user master essential medical terminology related to physical and health assessment

New to this Edition

New! Covers several entirely new procedures-including stress and non-stress testing; assisting with insertion of epidural catheter; positioning for labor and birth; performing postpartum assessment; infant feeding, breastfeeding, formula feeding, and intermittent gavage feeding; obtaining newborn vital signs; and diapering, swaddling, and positioning

  • Provides additional techniques students are likely to use regularly in practice 

Updated! Includes updated coverage of many additional procedures-includingmonitoring fetal heart rate, performing Leopold's maneuvers, preparing a room for vaginal delivery, massaging the uterine fundus, caring for umbilical cord stump, monitoring thermoregulation, performing newborn APGAR, and assisting with circumcision

  • Teaches students today's most up-to-date standards of care 

New! Accompanies each skill with extensive new information-addressing delegation, unexpected outcomes, and documentation, and providing supplementary references and resources

  • Provides critical information and context needed to support each procedure 

New! Video transcripts and printable skill checklists-for easy portability

  • Gives students easy ways to access crucial information in clinical settings and in other locations where DVD video may not be available 

New! New keyword-based search capabilities

  • Helps students quickly find the video walkthroughs and other information they're looking for 

New! Video screen enlargement-allowing students to zoom in on videos and see details more clearly

  • Helps students more clearly see what they are supposed to do

Table of Contents

1. Women's Health Care

    a. Assisting with a Pelvic Exam

    b. Teaching About Breast Awareness

    c. Teaching About Contraception

 

2. Maternity Nursing

    a. Prenatal Care

        i. Evaluating Deep Tendon Reflexes

        ii. Performing Perineal Prep for the OB Patient

        iii. Assisting with Amniocentesis

    b. Intrapartum

        i. Monitoring a Fetal Heart Rate

            1. Variation: Electronic Fetal Monitoring

        ii. Stress Testing and Non-Stress Testing

        iii. Preparing the Room for Vaginal Delivery

        iv. Performing Leopold's Maneuvers

        v. Assisting with Insertion of Epidural Catheter

        vi. Positioning for Labor and Birth 

    c. Postpartum

        i. Assisting with Sitz Bath

        ii. Massaging the Uterine Fundus

        iii. Performing Postpartum Assessment: BUBBLE-HER Exam

 

3. Newborn Nursing

    a. Caring for Umbilical Cord Stump

        i. Cord Clamp Application at Birth

        ii. Routine Cord Care

            1. Variation: Cord Clamp Removal

b. Monitoring Thermoregulation

c. Performing Newborn APGAR

d. Caring for the Infant Receiving Phototherapy

e. Infant Feeding

        i. Breastfeeding

        ii. Formula feeding

        iii. Gavage Feeding (Intermittent)

f. Applying an Umbilical Cord Alarm System

g. Assisting with Circumcision

        i. Variation: Performing Post-Circumcision Care

h. Assessing Newborn Reflexes

i. Obtaining Newborn Vital Signs

j. Diapering, Swaddling, and Positioning

 


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