Clinical Skills Essentials

Clinical Skills Essentials

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Clinical Skills: Essentials Collection is a web-based training product that walks students through 166 of the most important clinical training skills for medical scribe fundamentals and health assessments.

Outstanding features include:
Convenient web-based program utilizes the same professional format that practicing medical scribes use to train.
Consistent, competency-based format for learning skills gives your medical scribe training program a standardized way to teach, perform, and evaluate your skills in the applied clinic environment. Most skills feature the same types of skill learning tools helping students obtain a more holistic understanding of the skills and the standard clinical competencies achieved in practice in the modern clinical environment and enrollment.
Quick sheet provides a concise, step-by-step summary of the skill.
Extended text gives students a 360-degree look at all aspects of the skill. Subjects addressed in the extended text section include:
• Safety alerts
• Supplies
• Patient and family education
• Procedures
• Delegation opportunities
• Monitoring and care
• Expected and unexpected outcomes
• Documentation guidelines
• Special gerontologic, pediatric, and home care
• Evidence-based references
• Additional reading suggestions

Implement Skills Consistency Across Your Entire Curriculum
-166 Essential Clinical Skills
Active Listening: Connecting with Others
Adding Items to a Sterile Field
Administering a Cleansing Enema
Administering Ear Medications
Administering Eye Medications
Administering Intradermal Injections
Administering Intramuscular Injections
Administering IV Medications by Mini-Infusion Pump
Administering IV Medications by Piggyback
Administering Medications by Intravenous Bolus
Administering Oral Medications
Administering Parenteral Nutrition Through a Central Line (CPN)
Administering PPN with Lipid Infusion
Administering Subcutaneous Injections
Applying a Catheter
Applying a Nasal Cannula or Face Mask
Applying an Estrogen Patch and Nitroglycerin Ointment
Applying Elastic Stockings
Applying Restraints
Applying Topical Medications
Assessing Apical Pulse
Assessing Apical-Radial Pulse
Assessing Pain
Assessing Radial Pulse
Assessing Respiration: Rate, Rhythm, and Effort
Assessing the Abdomen
Assessing the Breasts and Axillae
Assessing the Ears
Assessing the Eyes
Assessing the Female Genitalia and Rectum
Assessing the Head and Neck and Lymphatics
Assessing the Heart and Neck Vessels
Assessing the Male Genitourinary, Rectum, and Prostate
Assessing the Musculoskeletal System
Assessing the Neurologic System: Mental Status and Cranial Nerves
Assessing the Neurologic System: Motor and Sensory Functions
Assessing the Nose, Mouth, and Throat
Assessing the Peripheral Vascular System
Assessing the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Assessing the Thorax and Lungs
Assessing Wounds
Assessment for Postpartum Depression
Assisting with a Bedpan
Assisting with a Gown Change
Assisting with a Tub Bath or Shower
Assisting with a Urinal
Assisting with Ambulation Using a Gait Belt
Assisting with Cast Application
Assisting with Meals
Assisting with Moving a Patient in Bed
Assisting with Positioning a Patient in Bed
Assisting with the Use of Canes Walkers and Crutches
Care of a Patient with an Immobilization Device
Care of the Patient during Cast Removal
Caring for a Suprapubic Catheter
Caring for Pressure Injuries
Change of Shift: Hand-off
Changing a Dressing
Changing Intravenous Dressings
Changing Intravenous Tubing and Fluids
Cleaning Dentures
Collecting a Midstream Urine Specimen
Collecting a Specimen for Wound Culture
Collecting a Sputum Specimen
Communicating Effectively on the Job
Dealing with Conflict
Discontinuing Intravenous Therapy
Documenting Medication Administration
Drawing Blood and Administering Fluid
Drawing up More than One Type of Insulin
Dressing the Infusion Site
Empathy: The Foundation of Caring
Enhancing Your Promotability
Ensuring Oxygen Safety
Ensuring the Six Rights of Medication Administration
Establishing and Maintaining a Sterile Field
Fecal Occult Blood Testing
Handling Medication Variations
Head-to-Toe Examination of the Adult
Initiating a Transfusion
Inserting a Nasogastric Tube
Inserting an Indwelling Urinary Catheter in a Female Patient
Inserting an Indwelling Urinary Catheter in a Male Patient
Inserting Rectal Medication
Interview Skills
Irrigating a Urinary Catheter
Irrigating Wounds
Maintaining an Airway
Making a Surgical Bed
Making an Occupied Bed
Making an Unoccupied Bed
Managing a Nasogastric Tube
Managing Pain
Measuring Height and Weight
Measuring Intake and Output
Measuring Oxygen Saturation with Pulse Oximetry
Midline Catheter: Maintenance and Dressing Change
Midline Catheter: Removal
Monitoring for Adverse Reactions to a Transfusion
Nursing Process: Assessment
Nursing Process: Diagnosis
Nursing Process: Evaluation
Nursing Process: Implementation
Nursing Process: Planning
Obtaining a Specimen from an Indwelling Urinary Catheter
Obtaining Blood Pressure by the One-Step Method
Obtaining Blood Pressure by the Two-Step Method
Performing Back Massage
Performing Blood Glucose Testing
Performing a Complete or Partial Bed Bath
Performing Dressing Care for a Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)
Performing Gastric Occult Blood Testing
Performing Hair Care and Shampooing in Bed
Performing Hand Hygiene
Performing Intermittent Straight Catheterization
Performing Nail and Foot Care
Performing Nasotracheal and Nasopharyngeal Suctioning
Performing Oral Hygiene for an Unconscious Patient
Performing Oropharyngeal Suctioning
Performing Perineal Care for a Female Patient
Performing Perineal Care for a Male Patient
Performing Range-of-Motion Exercises
Performing Sterile Gloving
Performing Venipuncture
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter: Removal
Pouching a Colostomy
Pouching a Urostomy
Pouring a Sterile Solution
Preoperative Assessment
Preparing a Patient for Surgery
Preparing an Infusion Site
Preparing and Administering Insulin
Preparing for a Transfusion
Preparing Injections from a Vial
Preparing Injections from an Ampule
Presenting Yourself to the Workplace
Preventing Medication Errors
Promoting Family Support and Participation
Providing Catheter Care
Providing Enteral Feedings
Providing Postoperative Care
Providing Tracheostomy Care
Regulating an Intravenous Infusion
Removing a Feeding Tube
Removing an Indwelling (Foley) Urinary Catheter
Screening Urine for Chemical Properties
Setting Oxygen Flow Rates
Shaving a Male Patient
Solving Problems and Making Decisions
Taking Aspiration Precautions
Taking Temperatures
Teaching Postoperative Exercises
Transferring from a Bed to a Stretcher
Transferring from a Bed to a Wheelchair Using a Transfer Belt
Troubleshooting Intravenous Infusions
Troubleshooting Vascular Access Devices
Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
Using a Hydraulic Lift
Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
Using a Prepackaged Sterile Kit
Using a Sequential Compression Device
Using an Infusion Pump
Using Automated Medication Dispensing Systems
Using Personal Protective Equipment
Using Restraint Alternatives
Using Wound Drainage Systems

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