This category includes procedures that junior doctors, nurses and other health professionals may need to perform, from nasogastric tube insertion and urinary bladder catheterization, to central venous catheterization and arterial line insertion.
Learn and practice each skill in the simulation scenarios, and test your skill level in the test mode simulator. Within each module you also have a demonstration video, explanatory text with illustrations and key terms, an applied anatomy section with 2D and 3D images, and a multi-choice quiz to test your theory knowledge.
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Arterial line placement is often used in the management of critically ill patients for continuous blood pressure monitoring and to allow frequent blood gas sampling.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and insert a central venous catheter into the jugular vein.
Central venous catheterization is a common procedure carried out in a hospital setting and is used for a variety of reasons including intravenous administration of specific drugs, parenteral nutrition, hemodialysis, and to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac failure.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform a digital block of the fingers.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform the insertion of an intercostal drain, using the mattress suture technique.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform the insertion of an intercostal drain, using the simple technique.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform the removal of an intercostal drain, using the mattress suture technique.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform the removal of an intercostal drain, using the simple technique.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform a laparoscopic appendectomy.
This module teaches you how to safely prepare for and perform a lumbar puncture.
Nasogastric (NGT) tube insertion is a common procedure that provides access to the stomach and can be uncomfortable for the patient if the procedure is not carried out correctly. Learn how to insert an NGT tube safely.
This module covers how to prepare for and perform safe and correct methods for blood collection, using the vacuum collection technique and evacuated tube method.
Venous cannulation is used for intravenous administration of fluids, drugs, parenteral nutrition, or radio opaque contrast media; also, to allow frequent or repeated blood sampling.
Intradermal injections are commonly used for antibody and allergy testing, where the substance needs to be injected between the layers of the skin.
Learn how to prepare for and administer intramuscular injections into the deltoid, vastus lateralis, dorsogluteal, and ventrogluteal muscles, using powdered and liquid medication.
Learn how to prepare for and administer subcutaneous injections into the various sites using medication from vials and ampules.
Arterial blood sampling for blood gas analysis (ABG) is often practiced in the hospital setting to help make a diagnosis, indicate the severity of a condition and assess treatment.
This module covers the technique of a bimanual pelvic examination.
The cervical smear is a test used to detect pre-cancerous and cancerous changes in the uterine cervix.
A medical examination in which the lower rectum, pelvis, and lower abdomen are examined, to detect cancer or other serious health issues.
This module covers the technique of female urethral bladder catheterization.
This module covers the technique of male urethral catheterization.
A medical procedure in which an instrument known as a proctoscope is used to examine the rectum and anus, to detect for colorectal cancer or other health issues.
A medical procedure in which an instrument known as a sigmoidoscope is used to examine the rectum and lower colon, to detect for cancer or other health issues.
This module enables you to learn how to safely perform a suprapubic bladder catheterization.
Learn how to prepare for and obtain swabs for culture from the back of the throat and from wounds.
Learn how to prepare for and record a 12-lead ECG.
Learn how to prepare for, perform, and document safe and correct techniques using capillary puncture.
Learn how to prepare for, record, and interpret a 12-lead ECG.
This module provides an overview of how to prepare for and perform irrigation of the patient's ear and instill ear medication.
This module teaches you how to prepare for and perform irrigation of the patient's eye and instill eye medication.
This module explains how to prepare for, and safely assist with, minor surgical procedures such as irrigating and cleaning a wound, suturing a laceration, or removing a foreign entity or a small growth.
This module covers how to prepare for and administer nebulizer treatment, assess peak flow and perform a spirometric test.
Learn how to prepare for minor surgical procedures, correctly open the surgical instrument pack, and add required sterile instruments, while using a sterile technique.
This module provides an overview of how to perform skin preparation for minor surgical procedures.
Learn how to remove sutures and practice the steps of the procedure as often as you want, until you feel confident.
This module provides a thorough introduction to the process of obtaining adult vital signs, covering body temperatures, pulse rates, respiratory rates, and blood pressures.
Learn the process of obtaining pediatric vital signs, covering body temperatures, pulse rates, respiratory rates, and blood pressures.
A pediatric assessment is carried out as part of a well-child visit to determine growth and developmental patterns, and assists in identifying congenital problems, abnormalities, and disorders.
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