The Basics

Communication

Queendom.com
This site offers a wide variety of self tests and games you can take in the area of communication, decision making and more.
http://www.queendom.com/tests/alltests.html

Quia: communication and the nurse patient relationship
http://www.quia.com/jg/392302.html

Mental Health in kids and teens: therapeutic communication strategies and techniques.
This object offers case studies and lets you decide how to communicate.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR5604

Death & Dying

On our own terms with Bill Moyer
This site offers an intensive look at the PBS televised series "On our own Terms" with Bill Moyer. Many video clips are offered from the series.
http://www.thirteen.org/onourownterms/

Documentation

Documenting the nutritional care process
This site offers a review of the SOAP format for documentation.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=DTY1703

Study Stack: acromyms and abbreviations for RN program
http://studystack.com/menu-5514

Quia: documentation of nursing care
http://www.quia.com/jg/392346.html

Infection Control

Quia: hang those germs!
This 'hangman' game plays with words related to handwashing.
http://www.quia.com/hm/88310.html

Blood Born Pathogens
Ths site offers an application exercise for blood born pathogens.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=DEN205

Medical Asepsis
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=MEA1204

Nursing Process

Correcting common problems with parenteral nutrition.
This object allows you to find solutions of common problems.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR4504

Food guide pyramid: a guide for daily food choices
A good review of the pyramid.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=DTY1303

USDA My Pyramid
This site will allow you to evaluate your patient's dietary intake
http://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramid/index.aspx

Quia: Nutrition and diets: Purpose, foods included and excluded
http://www.quia.com/cm/78348.html

Patient Education

Levels of prevention
This short learning object looks at the three levels of illness prevention.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=NUR3403

Patient Safety

Resident safety: preventing falls in lTC
This site offers tools of fall prevention.
http://www.wisc-online.com/templates/greentemp.asp?obj=TMP103904

Professional Standards

Nursing Shortage
This video is part one of a two-part ABC News series on the nursing shortage.
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=4521554

Nursing Faculty Shortage
This video was produced by ABC News and offers an interview with the President of the NLN addressing the faculty shortage.
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=4521586

Reality Shock
This site reviews the concept of reality shock and offers suggestions on the student to RN transition.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/objectmailspec.asp?objid=NUR6204

Delegation
This video clip shows the dangers of inappropriate delegation.
http://www.learningext.com/products/videos/delegating.asp

Ethical Decision Making
This object reviews factors of ethical standards
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objID=NUR6104

Self Care

Power position for a healthy back
This object reviews necessary positioning for a healthy back.
http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/index_tj.asp?objid=OTA803

Skills

Study Stack: injections
http://studystack.com/menu-7773

Study Stack: GI tubes
http://studystack.com/menu-22939

Downloadable files of a ton of skills
http://www.saddleback.edu/alfa/