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Nursing assessment. The key to quality care / produced by Classroom Productions Inc. ; writer, Barbara Wray Wayland ; director, Jim Harrigan.

Harrigan, Jim, (director,, narrator.). Medcom, inc., (production company.). Classroom Productions, (production company.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (17 min.)
  • Publisher: Cypress, CA : Medcom, Inc., 2018.

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General Note:
Title from resource description page (viewed May 21, 2018).
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Jim Harrigan.
Summary, etc.:
Overview: The nurse often serves as the eyes and ears of the patient's healthcare team, as he or she has the most frequent direct and prolonged patient contact. This frequent contact is a primary reason it is important for a nurse to be highly adept at patient assessment. A detailed assessment is part of every initial contact and is often referred to as the intake or admission assessment. This program demonstrates and describes the characteristic approach and "tools" used in a system-based assessment of a patient. Objectives: After completing this course, the learner should be able to: Explain the clinical importance of the nursing assessment. List the "tools" used for making an objective assessment of a patient. Explain the value of reports from the patient, family members and friends. List other sources of information which allow for a more complete assessment. Describe processes involved with documenting and reporting an assessment.
System Details Note:
Online video.
Language Note:
English, closed captioning.
Subject: Nursing assessment.
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