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Clinical Psychomotor Skills with Student Resource Access 24 Months - Joanne Tollefson

Clinical Psychomotor Skills with Student Resource Access 24 Months

Book with Other Items

Published: 5th October 2015
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Clinical Psychomotor Skills is presented in a concise and easy-to-read style, offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and practice based competency tables, to enable students and instructors to translate their skills and knowledge into provable competencies that fulfill the required standards.


  • Spiral bound for ease of use in clinical setting
  • Clinical skills competency table with each skill for use by students and instructors in practical labs and clinical settings
  • Theory and practice are clearly linked with sections on demonstrating clinical reasoning and evidence of therapeutic interaction
  • CourseMate Express website with interactive quizzing and video resources to engage students in learning and revision of clinical skills
  • Set of high quality instructor clinical skills videos on DVD for presentation in lectures
  • Table of Contents clearly structured into clusters of core clinical skills for ease of teaching and reference NMBA National Competencies for the Registered Nurse provided as an appendix
  • Additional Assessment forms with 5 point rating scale available online for instructors only for each competency. For use by instructors who prefer a 5 point scale to the original 3 point rating scale

  • Table of Contents
    1. Introduction to Psychomotor skills

    Part 1: Aseptic Non-touch Technique
    2. Hand hygiene
    3. Personal protective equipment
    4. Aseptic non-touch technique
    5. Surgical hand wash
    6. Surgical gowning and gloving
    Part 2: Assessment
    7. Physical assessment
    8. Neurological assessment and observation
    9. Mental status assessment
    10. Cardiovascular assessment
    11. Respiratory assessment
    12. Abdominal assessment
    13. Musculoskeletal assessment and range of motion exercises
    14. Pain assessment

    Part 3: Professional Communication
    15. Clinical handover
    16. Documentation

    Part 4: Fluid and Nutritional Support
    17. Assisted feeding
    18. Nasogastric tube insertion
    19. Administration of enteral nutrition
    20. Intravenous therapy (IVT) (assisting with establishment)
    21. Intravenous therapy (IVT) (management)

    Part 5: Elimination
    22. Assisting with elimination needs
    23. Administering an enema
    24. Care of the person with suprapubic catheter (catheter irrigation)
    25. Urinary catheterisation

    Part 6: Medication Administration
    26. Medication administration – oral medication
    2827. Medication administration – eye drops or ointment
    28. Medication administration – otic medication
    29. Medication administration – parenteral medication
    30. Medication administration – enteral
    31. Medication administration - inhaled medications
    32. Intravenous medication administration – IV container
    33. Intravenous medication administration – volume-controlled infusion set

    Part 7: Observations
    34. Height, weight and waist circumference measurement
    35. Temperature, pulse and respiration (TPR) – measurement
    36. Blood pressure measurement
    37. Cardiovascular assessment – 12-lead electrocardiogram
    38. Neurovascular observations
    39. Blood glucose measurement

    Part 8: Pain Management
    40. Pain management: non-pharmacological interventions – dry heat and cold
    41. Medication administration – patient-controlled analgesia or other syringe-driven medication
    42. Subcutaneous infusions

    Part 9: Perioperative Care
    43. Pre-operative Care

    ISBN: 9780170350952
    ISBN-10: 0170350959
    Audience: Tertiary; University or College
    Format: Book with Other Items
    Language: English
    Published: 5th October 2015
    Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Edition Number: 6
    Edition Type: Revised