Fundamentals of Nursing, 3E: Skills Checklist

ISBN-10: 1401859208

ISBN-13: 9781401859206

Edition: 3rd 2006

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This clinical learning tool contains the step-by-step actions for every procedure found in Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, third edition, by Sue C. DeLaune and Patricia K. Ladner.
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List price: $63.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Sue C. DeLaune is currently the Education Director of S DeLaune Consulting, an independent continuing education business in Mandeville, Louisiana. She is also Assistance Professor of Nursing at William Carey University, New Orleans, Louisiana, where she provides didactic and clinical instruction to students in fundamentals of nursing. Ms. DeLaune has taught nursing in diploma, associate degree and baccalaureate schools of nursing, as well as in RN-degree completion programs. With over thirty five years experience as a clinician, administrator and educator, she has taught fundamentals of nursing, psychiatric/mental health nursing, nursing leadership and research, professionalism, issues and trends and nursing ethics courses. She also presents seminars and workshops that help nurses to maintain competency in the areas of communication, leadership and teambuilding skills, client education, and stress management. Ms. DeLaune is the author of several other books, including CLINICALCONFERENCES AS TEACHING STRATEGIES, ANXIETY AND DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS, PERSONALITY DISORDERS, VIOLENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC SETTINGS AND SOMATOFORM AND SLEEP DISORDERS. Ms. Delaune holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Degree from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana and a Masters Degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International, Upsilon Theta Chapter and has been recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses by the New Orleans District Nurses Association.

Measuring Body Temperature
Assessing Pulse Rate
Assessing Respiration
Assessing Blood Pressure
Performing Venipuncture (Blood Drawing)
Performing a Skin Puncture
Obtaining a Residual Urine Specimen from an Indwelling Catheter
Collecting a Clean-Catch, Midstream Urine Specimen
Measuring Blood Glucose Levels
Applying Restraints
Applying Sterile Gloves via the Open Method
Donning and Removing Clean and Contaminated Gloves, Cap, and Mask
Surgical Hand Antisepsis
Applying Sterile Gloves and Gown via the Closed Method
Removing Contaminated Items
Bathing a Client in Bed
Changing Linens in an Unoccupied Bed
Changing Linens in an Occupied Bed
Perineal and Genital Care
Oral Care
Eye Care
Medication Administration: Oral, Sublingual, and Buccal
Withdrawing Medication from an Ampule
Withdrawing Medication from a Vial
Mixing Medications from Two Vials into One Syringe
Medication Administration: Intradermal
Medication Administration: Subcutaneous
Medication Administration: Intramuscular
Medication Administration: Secondary Administration Sets (Piggyback)
Medication Administration: Eye and Ear
Medication Administration: Nasal
Medication Administration: Nebulizer
Medication Administration: Rectal
Medication Administration: Vaginal
Administering Therapeutic Massage
Maintaining and Cleaning the Tracheostomy Tube
Performing Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Suctioning
Suctioning Endotracheal and Tracheal Tubes
Administering Oxygen Therapy
Performing the Heimlich Maneuver
Administering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Measuring Intake and Output
Preparing an IV Solution
Preparing the IV Bag and Tubing
Assessing and Maintaining an IV Insertion Site
Changing the IV Solution
Flushing a Central Venous Catheter
Setting the IV Flow Rate
Changing the Central Venous Dressing
Discontinuing the IV and Changing to a Saline or Heparin Lock
Administering a Blood Transfusion
Inserting a Nasogastric or Nasointestinal Tube for Suction and Enteral Feedings
Administering Enteral Tube Feedings
Administering Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Administering Epidural Analgesia
Proper Body Mechanics, Safe Lifting, and Transferring
Administering Passive Range of Motion (ROM) Exercises
Turning and Positioning a Client
Moving a Client in Bed
Assisting from Bed to Wheelchair, Commode, or Chair
Assisting from Bed to Stretcher
Using a Hydraulic Lift
Assisting with Ambulation and Safe Walking
Assisting with Crutches, Cane, or Walker
Obtaining a Wound Drainage Specimen for Culturing
Irrigating a Wound
Applying a Dry Dressing
Applying a Wet to Damp Dressing (Wet to Moist Dressing)
Preventing and Managing the Pressure Ulcer
Assisting with a Bedpan or Urinal
Applying a Condom Catheter
Inserting an Indwelling Catheter: Male
Inserting an Indwelling Catheter: Female
Irrigating an Open Urinary Catheter
Irrigating the Bladder Using a Closed-System Catheter
Administering an Enema
Irrigating and Cleaning a Stoma
Postoperative Exercise Instruction
Pulse Oximetry
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