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Apr 26, 2017

Neutropenic Precautions Specified

Neutropenic precautions, sometimes called protective precautions or reverse isolation requires protocol to protect your patient. Here is a summary of what you need to do

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Apr 26, 2017

Unna Boot Application

An old procedure that is still used today with a variety of methods to apply. Video demonstrations of unna boot applications are here for your review. Take your choice.

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Apr 25, 2017

How to Administer Hyperalimentation, Total Parenteral Nutrition or TPN

Hyperalimentation, also known as Total Parenteral Nutrition and abbreviated as TPN requires attention to detail. Learn how to administer here

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Mar 29, 2017

Setting Up a CADD pump For Your Patient

There are a few variations of the CADD pump used by ambulatory patients. Get a good review on how to set things up for your patient as well as troubleshoot

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Mar 17, 2017

How to Apply a Wound Vac Properly

A negative pressure dressing or wound vac can be involved and challenging depending on what body part needs the application. Watch how it's done here.

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Mar 16, 2017

Stage Decubiti for Accurate Documentation

Specific to decubiti is a staging system that describes what the ulcer looks like. Learn proper staging here.

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Aug 29, 2016

Make Normal Saline Solution at Home

Normal Saline solution has many uses in health care. Find out how to make it at home for irrigations, wound care and more.

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Mar 09, 2016

How to make Dakin's Solution

Hospital nurses will have a pharmacy to mix it up, but home care nurses will need to know how to make Dakin’s Solution. Don’t count on your local pharmacy.

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Mar 09, 2016

Wound Care Management

Understand the logic behind wound care management and become familiar with various products available.

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Dec 08, 2015

Assessing Edema and Documentation

Regardless of the etiology, assessing edema in your patients and documenting your findings is critical to their wellbeing.

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Nov 06, 2015

IV Piggyback Set Up

In order to administer multiple meds through one insertion site, you need to learn how to properly set up an IV Piggyback. Here’s how and why

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Oct 16, 2015

Thigh High TED Hose Application

Getting TED hose on your patient can be a workout if you don’t use a few accessories. Try these tips to make TED hose application easier for you and your patient

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Jul 24, 2015

Helpful Hints for Catheter Insertion

Find out the different types of catheters and when they are used as well as tips and techniques you can use for any catheter insertion.

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May 21, 2015

Priming an IV line for a Primary Bag

What you need to know about priming an IV line is right here. Review the procedure, understand the rationale and perform the skill flawlessly.

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May 17, 2015

Peripheral IV Techniques

Boost your confidence and minimize discomfort of your patients by watching how a peripheral IV is started, flushed and taped correctly.

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