This first video reviews the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system. You will be doing a quick review, understanding the main functions of this system and the locations of various parts in this system. This is your foundation and building block for the rest of the videos surrounding this system.
Our integumentary system is often disregarded for its protective functions surrounding many injuries and infections. This video will look at various inflammatory responses and infections surrounding the integumentary system, how to diagnose, the signs and symptoms, treatment, nursing interventions, and nursing education regarding protection and prevention.
This video begins looking at various skin disorders including the types of skin cancers and communicable diseases of the skin, how to diagnose, treat, identify the signs and symptoms, nursing interventions and teachings surrounding health promotion and prevention.
This video takes a look at various types and stages of burns, what each one mean and the layers they affect of the skin. If you have trouble understanding the various skin layers, refer back to video 1 regarding the anatomy and physiology of the skin. This video will also explain how to manage a patient with burns, medications, complications that can occur, and nursing interventions and instruction.
In this video, you will be learning the various descriptions of wounds and types of wounds, their signs and symptoms, how to diagnose, treat, and complications surrounding the wounds. We will also be learning about the different types of ulcers, the pathophysiology, how to diagnose and treat, as well as nursing interventions and instruction.
This video reviews the medications that have been discussed in prior videos surrounding the integumentary system, their clinical uses, mechanism of action, doses, and side effects. A nurse does not have to be certified in wounds to understand the importance of proper wound management and medications used. This will give you a better understanding to the basics surrounding treatment of various types of wounds and skin problems.