Friday, May 20, 2011

Knife Wound First Aid

Actors: John Klatt
Run Time: 40 minutes

Probably the worst way to die would be from a knife wound. You could have 2-10 minutes or more before you actually bleed to death, all the while watching the life blood being pumped out of you by your own heart. What would you do? The hospital is 30-45 minutes away on a good day and it will take an ambulance 45-60 minutes to respond. What should you do to help yourself or another person have a better chance of survival? This program is your guide to Knife Wound First Aid. Presented by John Klatt, a first aid expert who has taught Navy Seals and police officers nationwide, you will learn... How to access and evaluate knife wounds; The most important First Aid you should give; How to prepare the wound for a drive to the hospital; How to minimize bleeding; How to handle shock and patient duress. This program is must viewing for all police officers, federal agents, self-defense enthusiasts and everybody who is around knives on a regular basis.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

First Aid Blunt Force Trauma

Actors: John Klatt
Directors: Lenny Magill
Format: Full Screen, NTSC, Widescreen
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2010
Run Time: 40 minutes 

Blunt Trauma Injuries could happen in a variety of ways, a fall from ladder and stairs, a violent car accident, and even a whack from a baseball bat. What would you do? The hospital is 30-45 minutes away on a good day and it will take an ambulance 45-60 minutes to respond. What should you do to help yourself or another person have a better chance of survival? " 

In this video, you will learn: 
- How to access and evaluate blunt trauma wounds 
- The most important First Aid you should give 
- How to prepare the wound for a drive to the hospital 
- How to minimize bleeding 
- How to handle shock and patient duress. 

The program is a must for all police officers, federal agents, self-defense enthusiasts and just about everybody interested in first aid survival techniques. 

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Basic Gunshot Wound Care First Aid

Actors: John Klatt
Directors: Lenny Magill
Format: NTSC
Studio: Lenny Magill Productions
DVD Release Date: October 18, 2007
Run Time: 55 minutes
Size: 1.8 GB 

Imagine you're at the shooting range and the guy next to you has an accidental discharge that hits your friend or loved one! What would you do? The hospital is 30 - 45 minutes away on a good day, and it will take an ambulance 45 - 60 minutes to respond. What should you do to help this person have a better chance of survival? This program will show you how to minimize bleeding and trauma, prepare the wound for transportation, and handle shock and victim duress. These are life saving First Aid techniques, to teach you how to access and evaluate gunshot wounds more efficiently. This is a MUST view for all police officers, federal agents, CCW license holders, and everybody who carries a gun or is around firearms for a living! 

Monday, May 9, 2011

Abdomial Trauma Powerpoint Presentation

Presentation Content: 
  1. Abdominal Anatomy
  2. Mechanisms of Abdominal Trauma
    1. Blunt trauma 
    2. Penetrating trauma (Video)
  3. Assessment of Knife Wounds
  4. Assessment of Gunshot wounds
  5. Management of The Patient with Abdominal Trauma
  6. Pain Management
  7. Important Legal Considerations
  8. Number of Slides: 30 Slides

Management of Chest Trauma Powerpoint Presentation

Presentation Content:

  1. Anatomy of the chest
  2. Mechanism of thoracic injury
    1.   Blunt trauma
    2.   Penetrating trauma
  3. Specific thoracic injuries
    1.    The Lethal Six
    2.    The Hidden Six
  4. Cardiac tamponade (Video)
  5. Myocardial contusion
  6. Primary survey assessment and resuscitation 
  7. Number of slides: 33 slides 

Allergic Reaction And Anaphylaxis Powerpoint Presentation

Presentation Content:
  1. Definition Anaphylaxis
  2. Pathophysiology of Anaphylaxis
  3. Common Causes of Anaphylaxis
  4. Clinical Manifestations
  5. Anaphylactic Reactions (Video 40 sec)
  6. Nursing Management
  7. Medical Management
  8. First Aid for Anaphylaxis  Assessing an Anaphylactic Reaction (Video)
  9. Education of the patient who has recovered from Anaphylaxis 
  10. How to use your EpiPen (Video 03:22)
  11. Emergency treatment of Anaphylactic reactions (Guidelines for healthcare providers) Resuscitation Council (UK) January 2008
  12. Number of slides: 25 Slides

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Medical Terminology Demystified

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
1st edition - November 17, 2005
Paperback: 400 pages
ISBN-10: 9780071461047
ISBN-13: 978-0071461047

Medical Terminology Demystified covers all the basic terms of disease and injury, abnormal anatomy and physiology, surgical techniques, drugs, and other therapies--in the context of real, practical health issues. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. 

Clinical Drug Therapy Rationales for Nursing Practice

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Seventh edition - June 17, 2003
Paperback: 1072 pages
ISBN-10: 0781739268
ISBN-13: 978-0781739269

This leading full-color pharmacology textbook presents unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapies with related rationales, emphasizing the individualization of drug therapy. Chapters are organized by body systems and therapeutic classifications of drugs. Highly praised for presenting information in an organized, concise and readable fashion, this text includes many excellent features such as: How to Avoid Medication Errors, Client Teaching Guidelines, Apply Your Knowledge, Nursing Action Tables with Rationales, Case Scenarios, Review Exercises, and Nursing Process Boxes. The Seventh Edition highlights new content including herbal and food supplements throughout. 

Renal Nursing A Practical Approach

Publisher: Ausmed Publications 
1 Jan 2002 
Paperback: 376 pages 
ISBN-10: 0957798881 
ISBN-13: 978-0957798885 

A practical book designed for all renal nurses and for general nurses who care for patients with impaired renal function. Contents include: chronic renal failure; acute renal failure; renal osteodystrophy; selected disease processes; pharmacology, and more. 

The Role of the Preceptor A Guide for Nurse Educators, Clinicians, and Managers

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
2nd edition - July 12, 2005
Paperback: 176 pages
ISBN-10: 0826137156
ISBN-13: 978-0826137159

Thoroughly updated, this practical "how-to" guide provides a useful and easy-to-follow framework for developing and implementing preceptor programs, for learning to precept students, and for facilitating the development of expertise in both preceptors and preceptees. The contributor list includes specialists within a wide spectrum of clinical nursing settings who have expertise in preceptor program development. This text is essential to nursing faculty and nursing clinicians who want to set up preceptor programs, guide student experiences, or help orient novice practitioners to the practice setting. It explains the differences between precepting and mentoring or teaching; provides insights into preceptor programs; and explores internships, residencies, and mentoring. 

Friday, May 6, 2011

Contemporary Issues in Coronary Care Nursing

Publisher: Routledge
4th edition - December 16, 2004
Paperback: 160 pages
ISBN-10: 9780415309721
ISBN-13: 978-0415309721

In this text, Fiona Timmins integrates the findings of recent nursing research with key aspects of the nurse's role. She provides an evidence-based rationale for the best ways of improving cardiac care (in general and for specific conditions), describes important nursing initiatives to reduce the risk factors and presents a needs-based approach to patient education. Concerned with the need to bridge the current research-practice gap in coronary care, she knows how nurses can make the best use of available research and describes the advances that are being made in nurse-led services in this area. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Evaluation and Testing In Nursing Education

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
2nd edition - November 14, 2005
Paperback: 424 pages
ISBN-10: 9780826199515
ISBN-13: 978-0826199515

This award-winning book, for both novice and experienced nurse educators, has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. Educators will learn the basics of how to: • plan for classroom testing • assemble and administer tests • analyze test results • write all types of test items • evaluate critical thinking • evaluate written assignments • evaluate clinical performance 

Nursing and Family Caregiving Social Support and Nonsupport

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
1st edition - November 24, 2009
Paperback: 284 pages
ISBN-10: 9780826111296
ISBN-13: 978-0826111296

This book serves as an authoritative reference for health care practitioners and researchers concerned with mobilizing support for individuals caring for a disabled adult or child family member. The authors integrate numerous types of research to provide a comprehensive compendium of best practices for social support within vulnerable populations. This book provides a wealth of insight into the experience of family caregivers and describes the importance of support. 

Nurses, practitioners, researchers, and professionals will find this book useful, as they provide care to patients, plan programs, or develop policies intended to assist family caregivers. Armed with this essential knowledge of the best methodological approaches to family care giving, readers will have both the insight and tools to optimize care giving across the range of hospices, treatment facilities, and home care. 

Monday, May 2, 2011

Mastering the Teaching Role A Guide for Nurse Educators

Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
1st edition - March 4, 2008
Paperback: 574 pages
ISBN-10: 9780803618237
ISBN-13: 978-0803618237

Turn to this team of expert nurse educators for down-to-earth, practical guidanceon the common concerns and problems faced by new teachers in the classroom. Whether you have questions about teachingand learning principles, the technical aspects of planning a course, managing a classroom, or evaluating learning, you'll find the answers here. You'll even findadvice on professional issues in the higher education setting and strategies for a successful career. Provides insights from seasoned, expert educators in the field. Uses a question and answer format tomake finding facts and guidance easy. Includes space for notes on what works best for you-right in the book. Offers selected key resources for further exploration in areas of particular interest. AJN Book of the Year2008