ERIC Number: ED202529
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Health Instruction Packages: Specific Nursing Skills.
Bates, Clarice; And Others
Text, illustrations, and exercises are utilized in a set of five learning modules designed to instruct nursing students in a variety of clinical skills. The first module, "Down the Tube: Insertion of a Nasogastric Tube" by Clarice Bates, describes materials and procedures used to insert a nasogastric tube through the nose and esophagus and into the patient's stomach. The second module, "How to Set Up the Holter Pump" by Frances Pauline Fischer, details procedures used in setting up a Holter pump for use in maintaining constant infusion rates of intraveneous fluids. The third module, "Assembling and Placing Equipment in Preparation for Catheter Irrigation" by Arleen O. Berg, describes urinary catheters and the equipment needed to perform a catheter irrigation. The fourth module,"Open Glove Technique" by Virginia Belt and Betty Bjornsen, illustrates a technique for donning sterile gloves without contamination. The fifth module, "Cast Check on New Post-Operative Patient with Fractured Extremity" by Kay Sellery Tompkins, describes procedures for checking the health of a fractured limb immediately after the cast has been set. Each module describes and illustrates procedures, provides reinforcement exercises with immediate feedback, and concludes with a post-test and answer key. The time specified for the completion of each module ranges from 20 to 30 minutes. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.