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Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Nina Multak, MPAS, PA-C, Associate Clinical Professor, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • ISBN-13: 9781284032413
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     196 pages      © 2017
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Clinical Procedures for Health Professions is the ideal multi-professional learning resource covering basic and advanced clinical procedures commonly encountered by practitioners and suited for both students and clinicians. Each procedure is discussed in terms of rationales, evidence-based indications, contraindications, potential complications, special considerations, and step-by-step procedural instructions. The format is clear and organized, allowing students to fully grasp the most important elements of each procedure. The accompanying Navigate 2 Advantage Access features 50 videos illustrating the procedures identified in the text.

• Aseptic technique
• Nasogastric tube placement
• Urinary bladder catheterization    
• IV insertion
• Arterial puncture
• Injections
• Venipuncture
• Blood cultures
• Electrocardiogram tracing
• Pulmonary function testing
• Wound closure and management
• Casting and splinting
• Local anesthesia
• Dermatologic procedures
• Gynecological procedures
• Chest tube insertion and removal
• Arterial line insertion and removal
• Central line insertion and removal
• Lumbar puncture
• Swan Ganz line insertion and removal
• Endotracheal intubation
• Ventilator management

Each topic is comprehensively broken down into sections including:
• Rationales
• Evidence-based Indications
• Contraindications
• Potential Complications
• Special Considerations
• Step-by-step Procedural Instructions
Video Tutorials: 50 videos presenting more than 34 clinical procedures

INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: Full-Color Image Bank, Image Slides in PowerPoint Format, Skills Check Lists, Test Bank

Applicable Courses

Clinical Procedures
Clinical Skills
Clinical Medicine
Health Care Skills

Unit  I  Core Procedures
  Chapter  1  Aseptic Technique
  Chapter  2  Nasogastric Tube Placement
  Chapter  3  Urinary Bladder Catheterization
  Chapter  4  IV Insertion
  Chapter  5  Arterial Blood Gas
  Chapter  6  Injections
  Chapter  7  Venipuncture
  Chapter  8  Blood Cultures
  Chapter  9  Electrocardiogram Tracing
  Chapter  10  Pulmonary Function Testing
  Chapter  11  Wound Closure and Management
  Chapter  12  Casting and Splinting
  Chapter  13  Local Anesthesia
  Chapter  14  Dermatologic Procedures
  Chapter  15  GYN Procedures
Unit  II  Advanced Procedures
  Chapter  16  Chest Tube Insertion and Removal
  Chapter  17  Arterial Line Insertion and Removal
  Chapter  18  Central Line Insertion and Removal
  Chapter  19  Lumbar Puncture
  Chapter  20  Swan Ganz Line Insertion and Removal
  Chapter  21  Endotracheal Intubation
  Chapter  22  Ventilator Management

Nina Multak, MPAS, PA-C-Associate Clinical Professor, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nina Multak, MPAS, PA-C is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University-CNHP, Physician Assistant Program, and a Doctoral Student at Drexel University,  College of Information Science & Technology. She has held faculty appointments at the University of Florida College of Medicine, NOVA Southeastern University, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Pennsylvania Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant Education Association, and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. She has lectured at the local, state, and national levels. Additionally, she has published journal articles on utilization of patient simulators and standardized patients in physician assistant training programs.

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