Fundamentals of Nursing: Clinical Skills Workbook, 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Nursing: Clinical Skills Workbook

2nd Edition

By Geraldine Rebeiro, B.App Sci (Adv Nsng), B.Ed Studs, M.Ed, RN, Midwife, MRCNA, Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery, LaTrobe University ; Leanne Jack, Bachelor of Nursing, Grad Certificate (ICU Nursing), Grad Diploma (ICU Nursing), Masters of Nursing (ICU Nursing), MRCNA , Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology ; Natashia Scully, BA(Monash) BN(ACU National) PGDipNSc(LaTrobe) MPH Candidate(Sydney) RN MRCNA, Lecturer in Nursing, School of Health, University of New England, NSW, Australia and Damian Wilson, RN, BN, Graduate Certificate (Emergency Care), MN (Emergency Care), MRCNA, Lecturer, La Trobe University, Vic, Australia Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, Austin Health, Vic, Australia


Fundamentals Clinical Skills Workbook 2nd edition

Safety

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 15-1 Applying restraints

 

Skill 15-2 Seizure precautions

 

Health Assessment and Physical Examination

 

OVERVIEW NEW

Skill 27-1 Abdominal health assessment NEW

 

Skill 27-2 Musculoskeletal health assessment NEW

 

Skill 27-3 Cardiovascular health assessment NEW

 

Skill 27-4 Respiratory health assessment NEW

 

Skill 27-5 Neurological health assessment NEW

 

Skill 27-6 Mental Health NEW

 

Skill 27-7 Body systems assessment NEW

 

Vital signs

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 28-1 Measuring body temperature

Yes

Skill 28-2 Assessing the radial and apical pulses

Yes

Skill 28-3 Assessing respirations

Yes

Skill 28-4 Measuring oxygen saturation (pulse oximetry)

Yes

Skill 28-5 Measuring blood pressure

yes

Infection Control

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 29-1 Handwashing

Yes

Skill 29-2 Preparing a sterile field

 

Skill 29-3 Surgical handwashing (?scrubbing?): preparing for gowning and gloving

 

Skill 29-4 Donning a sterile gown and performing closed gloving

 

Skill 29-5 Open gloving

 

Skin Integrity and Wound Care

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 30-1 Performing a bacterial wound swab NEW

 

Skill 30-2 Performing a wound dressing (title change)

Yes

Skill 30-3 Assessment, management and prevention of skin tears NEW

 

Skill 30-4 Assessment for risk of pressure injury (title change)

Yes

Medication Administration

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 31-1 Administering oral medications

Yes

Skill 31-2 Administering nasal instillations

 

Skill 31-3 Ophthalmic medication administration

 

Skill 31-4 Vaginal medication administration

 

Skill 31-5 Rectal medication administration

 

Skill 31-6 Meter dose inhaled medication administration

 

Skill 31-7 Preparing injections

 

Skill 31-8 Administering injections

 

Skill 31-9 Adding medications to intravenous fluid containers

Yes

Skill 31-10 Administering medications by intravenous bolus

Yes

Skill 31-11 Administering intravenous medications by piggyback, intermittent intravenous infusion sets, and mini-infusion pumps

Yes

Mobility and Immobility

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 33-1 Applying elastic stockings

 

Skill 33-2 Positioning patients in bed

Yes

10 videos

Skill 33-3 Transfer techniques

 

Hygiene

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 34-1A Bathing a patient / Showering a patient

Yes

Skill 34-2 Perineal care

 

Skill 34-3 Menstrual hygiene

 

Skill 34-4 Administering a back rub

 

Skill 34-5 Performing nail and foot care

 

Skill 34-6 Providing oral hygiene

Yes

Skill 34-7 Performing mouth care for an unconscious or debilitated client

 

Skill 34-8 Caring for the patient with contact lenses

 

Skill 34-9 Making an occupied bed

 

Nutrition

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 36-1 Inserting a small-bore nasoenteric tube for enteral feedings

 

Skill 36-2 Administering enteral feedings via nasoenteric tubes

 

Skill 36-3 Administering enteral feedings via gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube

 

Bowel Elimination

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 37-1 Administering a prepared enema

 

Skill 37-2 Pouching an ostomy

 

Skill 37-3 Inserting and maintaining a nasogastric tube (for decompression)

 

Urinary Elimination

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 38-1 Collecting midstream (clean-voided) urine specimen

 

Skill 38-2 Inserting a straight or indwelling catheter

 

Skill 38-3 Applying a sheath/condom drainage device (new title)

 

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid Balance

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 39-1 Initiating a peripheral intravenous infusion

 

Skill 39-2 Regulating intravenous flow rate

Yes

Skill 39-3 Changing intravenous solution and infusion tubing

Yes

Skill 39-4 Changing a peripheral intravenous dressing

Yes

Skill 39-5 Subcutaneos infusion (hypodermoclysis) NEW

 

Oxygenation

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 40-1 Pulse oximetry

 

Skill 40-2 Suctioning

 

Skill 40-3 Care of patients with chest tubes

 

Skill 40-4 Applying a nasal cannula or oxygen mask

 

Skill 40-5 Using home liquid oxygen equipment

 

Skill 40-6 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Yes

Pain management

 

OVERVIEW NEW

 

Skill 41-2 Pain health assessment NEW

 

Care of Surgical Patients

 

OVERVIEW

 

Skill 44-1 Demonstrating postoperative exercises