Ch 3: Nursing Procedures & Emergency Response

About This Chapter

Nursing students can access this helpful online chapter to review basic nursing procedures and emergency responses. The chapter's lessons and quizzes are designed to improve your comprehension of these procedures for upcoming exams, projects and homework assignments.

Nursing Procedures & Emergency Response - Chapter Summary

This chapter breaks down a number of emergency response procedures for nurses. Inside, you'll find a series of short and simple lessons that examine strategies, techniques and protocols for operative care and various medical emergencies. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Describe nursing protocols and procedures for pre-operative and post-operative care
  • Evaluate strategies that nurses use in order to handle different types of medical emergencies
  • Identify uncommon medical emergencies
  • Assess several nursing response interventions for medical emergencies

The lessons explain important nursing terms and procedures in a way that's easy to comprehend. We encourage you to take the accompanying lessons quizzes and chapter exam to make sure you fully understand the material. The online format of the chapter allows you to study any time that fits your schedule and on any device that has an Internet connection.

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