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Nursing Procedures and Skills

Step-by-step guides on how to perform the common nursing procedures and skills needed.

12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

Starting an IV on a child is terrifying. Here are 12 tips to get the ball rolling (instead of the vein).
Hand Hygiene and Handwashing: Are You Doing it Right?

Hand Hygiene and Handwashing

Handwashing is the act of cleaning one’s hands with the use of any liquid with or without soap for the purpose of removing dirt or microorganisms.

Nasogastric Intubation

For most patients who cannot attain an adequate oral intake from food, oral nutritional supplements, or who cannot eat and drink safely, they may be given proper nutrition via nasogastric tube feeding.
50 IV Therapy Tips and Tricks: How to Hit the Vein in One Shot

50 IV Therapy Tips and Tricks: How to Hit the Vein in One Shot

Take a look at these tips on how to become a sharpshooter in every intravenous insertion that you make.
Intravenous (IV) Therapy Technique

Intravenous (IV) Therapy Technique

Intravenous (IV) therapy is the giving of liquid substances directly into a vein, learn how to insert an IV catheter and the concepts behind it.


A tracheostomy is an opening into the trachea through the neck just below the larynx through which an indwelling tube is placed and thus an artificial airway is created.

Nurses’ Guide to Specimen Collection, Preparation, and Handling Procedures

One of the many responsibilities assigned to us, as nurses, is to collect and label specimen for analysis and to ensure their delivery to the lab. And knowing the proper way of gathering specimen is necessary for self-protection and to prevent the spread of disease.

Hair Care & Combing

Proper hair care and combing can help comfort the patient. Learn how to properly administer hair care.

Blood Transfusion Therapy

Learn the concepts behind blood transfusion therapy and the nursing management and interventions before, during and after the therapy.

Providing Back Care & Massage

Another way of providing relaxation to patients is by initiating back care and giving them a massage. Learn on how you can be a pro-masseur and a nurse at the same time.