Medical vs. Nursing Diagnoses
By Diane Cozzi
In this interactive and animated object, learners classify a number of diagnoses by shooting a soccer ball into goals marked "Medical" and "Nursing."
Common Musculoskeletal Fractures
By Jan Schmidt
In this animated and interactive object, learners identify musculoskeletal fractures.
Chain of Infection
In this interactive object, learners identify nursing actions that help to prevent the spread of infection.
Fluid and Electrolytes
By Patricia Stroupe
In this animated object, learners examine the structure and function of intracellular and extracellular fluid. They also read about the most common electrolytes in the body and complete a matching exercise to test their knowledge.
Psychotropic Medications and Neurotransmitters
By Lucie Cutler
In this animated object, learners examine how psychotropic medications act on neurotransmitter systems to achieve their desired effect.
Levels of Prevention
In this interactive object, learners identify a variety of prevention activities as primary, secondary, or tertiary.
Heart Anatomy Review
By Mary Riebe
The user completes a fill-in-the-blank exercise to review the anatomy of the heart.
ABG Interpretation: Uncompensated Conditions
By Marilyn Misurek, MSN, ANP
Learners read an introduction to arterial blood gasses and then identify uncompensated ABGs.
Gastrointestinal System Anatomy (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners review the parts of the gastrointestinal system and then check their knowledge in a matching exercise.
ABG Interpretation: Partially and Fully Compensated Conditions
In this interactive object, learners review case studies and identify complex arterial blood gases.
Apgar Scoring Challenge
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
Learners consider the Apgar scores for several fictitious newborns. They are then given an Apgar score and proceed to create a situation in which a newborn would receive that rating.
By Martha Bryan, Linda Lockshin
Students read and test themselves on the conditions that cause specific acid/base imbalances.
Interpreting Hematology Lab Results
By Kathleen Lee
Learners examine a CBC and study the functions of blood cells, the normal range for each item on the CBC, and possible reasons for increases or decreases from the normal range.
By Kathi Lengyel
In this highly interactive object, learners read client case studies and then select the vaccines that are appropriate to administer.
The Anxiety Monster and How to Tame It
By Wendy Noble
In this animated object, learners examine what anxiety is, how it affects people, and ways to manage it.
Assessing Cranial Nerves
By Carrie Thompson
In this highly interactive and animated object, learners complete three exercises to identify the cranial nerves and their functions.
Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes Mellitus (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners examine the action of insulin and other antidiabetic medications.
In this interactive object, learners review respiratory system terminology and then match the terms with their definitions.
Apgar Scoring in the Newborn (Screencast)
Students read about the importance of the Apgar score in assessing the newborn after delivery. Each sign of the Apgar score is identified with illustrations to help the student recognize the proper rating.
The Structure of the Kidney (Screencast)
In this screencast, the learner identifies the kidney's internal and external structures.
Correcting Common Problems of Parenteral Nutrition
By Fran Soukup
In this interactive object, learners match physiological, mechanical, or other parenteral nutrition complications with the appropriate nursing care.
Capillary Dynamics (Screencast)
By Jeannie McClennon-Leong
In this screencast, learners examine the movement of fluid within the vascular system.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Assessment (Screencast)
By Barbara Lawson
Learners use peripheral vascular assessment data to examine characteristics of these four conditions: peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis, chronic venous insufficiency, and acute arterial occlusion. A matching exercise completes the learning object.