Physical Development of Children
By Kathi Lengyel
In this interactive object, learners select the correct description of a child in the five stages of development in the following categories: pattern of growth, vital signs, organ development, vision and hearing, and developmental stage.
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."
Stages of Labor and Delivery
By Kathy Costa Lieberthal
In this interactive object, learners read the characteristics of each stage of labor and delivery. They then identify the stages in a multiple-choice assessment.
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.
Nursing Process: Case Study - Postpartum Nursing
In this interactive object, learners use their knowledge of postpartum theory and the nursing process to complete a plan of care. The student's plan may be e-mailed to the instructor.
Common Musculoskeletal Fractures
By Jan Schmidt
In this animated and interactive object, learners identify musculoskeletal fractures.
Arterial Blood Gas
By Martha Bryan, Linda Lockshin
Students read an explanation of the values used for arterial blood gas analysis.
ABG Interpretation: Uncompensated Conditions
By Marilyn Misurek, MSN, ANP
Learners read an introduction to arterial blood gasses and then identify uncompensated ABGs.
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.
Heart Anatomy Review
By Mary Riebe
The user completes a fill-in-the-blank exercise to review the anatomy of the heart.
Levels of Prevention
In this interactive object, learners identify a variety of prevention activities as primary, secondary, or tertiary.
Gastrointestinal System Anatomy (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners review the parts of the gastrointestinal system and then check their knowledge in a matching exercise.
Respiratory Matching Game
In this interactive object, learners review respiratory system terminology and then match the terms with their definitions in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Assessing Cranial Nerves
By Carrie Thompson
In this interactive object, learners read a scenario and identify the cranial nerve that is being assessed.
ABG Interpretation: Partially and Fully Compensated Conditions
In this interactive object, learners review case studies and identify complex arterial blood gases.
Apgar Scoring Challenge
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.
Students read and test themselves on the conditions that cause specific acid/base imbalances.
By Carol Eschmann
Learners test their knowledge of the high risk newborn in this interactive game.
By Kathleen Lee
In this animated and interactive object, learners conduct an experiment online to illustrate how a greater number of particles in a "vessel" increases osmotic pressure.
Cranial Nerves (Flash)
In this highly interactive and animated object, learners complete three exercises to identify the cranial nerves and their functions.
Interpreting Hematology Lab Results
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.
Care of the Client with Schizophrenia
By Wendy Noble
In this interactive object, learners read a case study and consider the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia and the appropriate nursing interventions.
Basic Pharmacology Terms Matching Game
By Anita Polacek
In this interactive exercise, learners review definitions of 26 terms and then test their knowledge in a matching exercise. Only six terms are included in the quiz; however, if the learner clicks “Restart,” more terms appear in random order.
Alterations in Fluid Balance
In this interactive object, learners identify the symptoms of fluid volume excess and fluid volume deficit.