Administering medicationsPt. 1. Describes the safe administration of oral medications and demonstrates practices that are required in order to help revent medication errors. Pt. 2. Presents techniques for the administration of topical medications, suppositories and inhalants. Pt. 3. Describes the safe administration of medication by injection: subcutaneous, intradermal, intramuscular and into an intravenous injection port (parenteral medication administration). Included in this program is discussion of the mandatory use of safer needle devices to prevent needlestick injuries.
Call Number: DVD 1481.01-.03
Publication Date: 2003, 64 min.
Applied phlebotomyPt. I. Basic venipuncture (31 min.) -- Pt. II. Preventing preanaytical errors (39 min.) -- Pt. III. Avoiding phlebotomy-related lawsuits (36 min.) -- Pt. IV. Skin punctures & newborn screens (30 min.)
Call Number: DVD 1478.01-.03
Publication Date: 2010, 136 min.
Bloodborne pathogensDetails the proper methods of infection and exposure control to avoid potential blood contamination in the work place.
Call Number: DVD 1470.00
Publication Date: 2006, 12 min.
The brainUsing simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes on the age-old question of what makes one person good and another evil
Call Number: DVD 1543.00
Publication Date: 2008, 90 min.
Brain games[This] three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, [the programs] reveal how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work.
Call Number: DVD 1649.00
Publication Date: 2011, 150 min.
The Business of being bornInspired by their own unique birth experiences, producer Ricki Lake and director Abby Epstein team up to provide a nation of mothers-to-be with insight into the process of childbirth and the various options available when preparing for this special event. From pregnancy to the miraculous moment of birth, an informative celebration of the road to motherhood.
Career success for health care professionalsv. 1 Focusing on the patient -- v. 2 Communicating on the job -- v. 3 Thinking like a health care work -- v. 4 Doing the right thing -- v. 5 Professionalism for the health care worker -- v. 6 Getting a job in health care.
Closed chest drainageExplains the reasons for chest tube insertion; describes the chest tube and the chest drainage unit; explains how to prepare the unit, how to connect it to the patient, and how to drain the insertion site; describes some complications; and reviews pertinent documentation.
Call Number: DVD 1098.00
Publication Date: 2003, 22 min.
Collecting and testing urine and microbiologySection 1: Collecting and transporting urine specimens -- Sectins 2: Urinalysis -- Section 3: Other urine tests -- Section 4: Collecting microbiology specimens -- Section 5: Performing microbiology testing.
Call Number: DVD 1082.00
Publication Date: 2007, 80 min.
Cultural competenceSeries of discs designed to train medical personnel in working with patients and coworkers of differing cultural backgrounds.
Call Number: DVD 592.00
Publication Date: 2006, 3 discs
Death and dyingPresents a comprehensive review of the issues and challenges faced by men and women ages 65 and over.
Call Number: DVD 1641.00
Publication Date: 2001, 29 min.
Doctors: the history of scientific medicine revealed through biographyTwelve lectures (30 min. each) that discuss the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.
disc 1. 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine ; 2.The paradox of Galen ; 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine ; 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation ; 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease ; 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist -- disc 2. 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope ; 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia ; 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease ; 10. Lister and the germ theory ; 11. Halsted and the American medical education ; 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.
Call Number: DVD 792.00
Publication Date: 2005, 360 min.
Documenting care: the charting process.Charting, the recording and documentation of a patient's condition, treatment, and response to treatment, is one of the most basic nursing skills. This program reviews the fundamental techniques used in accurate charting and discusses confidentiality issues related to charting, including the new HIPAA rules, and describes some of the legal aspects of charting.
Call Number: DVD 171.00
Publication Date: 2001, 22 min.
Drug actionsExplores current issues related to the use and abuse of different drugs. Discusses the different types of drug sources, taxonomy of drugs, identifying a drug and drug effects among other topics.
Call Number: DVD 1638.00
Publication Date: 2000, 60 min.
Fluids and electrolytes balanceThis ... program ... provides nursing students, new nurses and others with the fundamental information they need to begin building their understanding of the role fluids and electrolytes play in the health of a body.
Call Number: DVD 844.01-.03
Publication Date: 2007, 3 discs
The genitourinary systemThis section deals with the integumentary system as well as the sensory organs. Senior instructor and CBET Mark Cooper shares with us the composition of these systems with insight into their function and processes. This course is designed to provide information that is useful to those in the biomedical field. This course is part of CTI's Applied Biomedical Equipment Technology course BIOM1309. For entry level personnel.
Heart medications: anatomy review and anginaProvides an overview of the cardiovascular system, including the major components of the heart, their various functions, and the parameters helping to determine how well the heart is functioning. Also includes an overview of various types of medications used to treat angina.
HIPAA for healthcare workersThis three-part series has been updated to reflect the significant changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 when the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was enacted.
History of nursing : the development of a professionThis DVD examines the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It considers the roles of nursing innovators and educators, the establishment of nursing schools, regulation and licensure, and modern issues in nursing.
Call Number: DVD 1643.00
Publication Date: 2008, 36 min.
History of nursing : the early yearsThis DVD examines the development of nursing, looking at such helping roles as wet nurse and dry nurse. It discusses the nursing care provided by nuns and the military and considers the establishment of hospitals dedicated to the care of the sick
Human immune systemIntroduces the human immune system, different types of diseases, Koch's postulates for relating a specific pathogen to a specific disease, and the functions of the lymphatic system. Discusses the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system. Describes actions that can be taken to prevent the spread of disease.
Call Number: DVD 1080.00
Publication Date: 2002, 27 min.
In the womb collectionFrom the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine-month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic Channel's "In the womb" to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary 3-D and 4-D imagery sheds light on the delicate, dark world of a fetus as never before and follows a rare fetoscope operation, performed in utero with the hope of correcting life-threatening complications before birth.
Call Number: DVD 1490.01-.02
Publication Date: 2009, 316 min.
Infection : a historyTraces the battles fought against humanity's oldest foes: diseases such as yellow fever, malaria, syphilis, cholera, smallpox, tuberculosis, polio, and perhaps the deadliest pandemic of all, AIDS.
Intravenous therapy: PediatricsProviding intravenous therapy for infants and children offers unique challenges and may have a different rationale for the I.V. therapy than with an adult. This program demonstrates and describes I.V. therapy for pediatric patients.
Call Number: DVD 1630.04
Publication Date: 2012, 18 min.
Intravenous therapy: Recognizing and treating complicationsOver 90% of hospital patients receive intravenous therapy, including medication, nutrition, electrolytes, and blood. These life-giving fluids are administered through an I.V. and can mean the difference between life and death for a patient. This series of four programs covers the basics of intravenous therapy, including its uses, venipuncture, routine care, complications, and I.V. therapy for pediatric patients. This program will demonstrate procedures for identifying complications of I.V. therapy and making appropriate interventions. The other programs in this series are: Intravenous therapy: basics and venipuncture; Intravenous therapy: routine care and discontinuation; and Intravenous therapy: pediatrics.
Medical microbiology : basic laboratory procedureVideos illustrates how to do various common laboratory procedures for microbiology.
Inoculating a solid medium (Agar) -- Picking a single colony from a solid medium (Agar) -- Making a suspension from a solid medium (Agar) -- Making a suspension from a liquid medium (Broth) -- Gram stain -- Ziehl Neelson Stain -- Catalase test -- Coagulase test -- Motility test -- Oxidase test -- Disc sensitivity test -- Biochemical identification (API).
Call Number: DVD 1635.00
Publication Date: 1993, 19 min.
Medicating childrenAdministering medication to children is a unique challenge requiring specialized knowledge and skills. Each child's age, background, and level of physical and psychosocial development must be considered, and the administration process tailored to meet these particular needs. In addition, children are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This video will address general considerations for administering pediatric medications and present important guidelines to help prevent medication errors. Techniques for administering intermuscular and subcutaneous injections, as well as oral, rectal, otic, ophthalmic, and nasal medications will be presented, with emphasis on using appropriate strategies for children of different development levels.
Call Number: DVD 1266.00
Publication Date: 2008, 18 min.
The miracle of lifeShows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
Call Number: DVD 129.00
Publication Date: 1999, 60 min.
The new nursing assistant. Techniques in bathing: the bed bathBathing provides the resident with mild exercise, provides an opportunity for close observation of skin condition and enhances circulation. Medcom's classic Nursing assistant program on bathing has been revised and updated to be more convenient to use, more concise and easier to understand.
Newborn physical examinationDetermining gestational age of a newborn by six physical examination findings -- Illustrations comparing cephalohematoma and caput succedaneum -- A dissected illustration of the exam for developmental dysplasia of the hip -- Head circumference and length measuring technique -- Equation for calculating head circumference to length ratio -- Illustration of a plastibell circumcision.
Call Number: DVD 1120.00
Publication Date: 2006, 24 min.
Nursing process and critical thinking: critical thinking in the nursing processPresents beginning level concepts of critical thinking and their relationship to the nursing process. Delineates what critical thinking is and what it is not. Demonstrates the process of the critical examination of data and cues to health issues and patient-care problems that affect clinical judgment. Illustrates the thinking process employed to arrive at sound and valid patient-care decisions.
Call Number: DVD 1099.00
Publication Date: 2007, 27 min.
Nursing process and critical thinking: the nursing processPresents the nursing process as a system for planning nursing care. Using a realistic patient care scenario, the five steps of the nursing process are identified and described as a student nurse and her professional colleagues work to improve a patient's care. Those steps are: assessment, analysis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Also includes techniques of therapeutic communication with the patient, family member, and nursing staff.
Call Number: DVD 1100.00
Publication Date: 2007, 27 min.
The older adult worldWith a rapidly growing older population, attention needs to be paid on the lives of older seniors. This video focuses on what is known about the aging process, dispells common myths about growing older, and provides CNAs strategies to help older adults lead a healthy life.
Call Number: DVD 1642.00
Publication Date: 2009, 27 min.
Operation emotional freedom : the answerLooks at the current state of health care for American combat veterans diagnosed with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Includes interview with Gary Craig, founder of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to treat the disorder.
Call Number: DVD 1555.00
Publication Date: 2010, 78 min.
Pharmacy technicianThis program illustrates what it is like to be a pharmacy technician. The core duties of a "pharm tech" are outlined as they apply to a wide range of settings, including hospitals, drugstores, and national mail order prescription houses.
Call Number: DVD 790.00
Publication Date: 2003, 15 min.
Professional behavior in healthcare professions: effective communication with patientsExplores patient communication. Shows how to establish therapeutic relationships; build empathy, trust, and confidentiality; and interview and assess patients. Presents effective communication skills, examines communication issues associated with specific patient groups, discusses Erikson's Stages of Life theory, considers communication with patients in pain or at the end of life, covers cultural and religious issues, and introduces the phases of the nurse-patient relationship.
Sentimental women need not applyNurse historians discuss significant events in nursing history. Documents American nursing's transition from its 19th century beginnings to a 20th century profession using historic as well as modern imagery.
The Stages of labor: a visual guideAmazing 3D animation and non-technical narration make the stages of labor easy to understand. Combining detailed animation of the labor process, live birth footage, and parents describing their experience of labor and delivery, this program is an anatomy lesson and a birth story, all in one.
Call Number: DVD 1119.00
Publication Date: 2006, 30 min.
Stress : portrait of a killerStanford University neurobiologist, Robert Sapolsky, has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague.
Untangling Charlotte's web: "tell my story"Nurses' understanding of the legal aspects of their professional practice will be enhanced by this film, which presents the case study of one patient where the breakdown in communication resulted in a sentinel event and cardiac arrest. Her name was Charlotte, and she was profoundly affected by miscommunication errors involving nurses, laboratories, and physicians. Inexperience, generational and communication styles, patient advocacy, and the chain of command affecting the disastrous outcome for the patient are discussed. The significant changes within a hospital system and the development of the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goal regarding reporting critical lab results that resulted from this untoward outcome are also addressed.
Call Number: DVD 1708.00
Publication Date: 2008, 81 min.
Your immune systemThis program clearly and concisely maps out the complicated human immune system, explaining both how it keeps the body healthy and what happens to the body if it malfunctions--or, even worse, if it shuts down completely.