Nursing


Pre-eclampsia 6 min.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a blood test that can identify pregnant women at severe risk for preeclampsia, a high blood pressure disorder that can develop during pregnancy and that is a leading cause of maternal death worldwide. Roughly one in 25 pregnancies in the U.S. is affected by preeclampsia, according to the CDC. In this NewsHour program, Stephanie Sy spoke with Dr. Ravi T...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 1: Understanding Stress (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 11 min.

This video examines the concept of stress in nursing and discusses the fight or flight response. It identifies different types of stress, such as acute, chronic, physical, emotional, environmental, external, and cognitive stress and looks at common stressors that nurses face in their jobs. The program features interviews with practicing nurses.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 2: Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Stress (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 15 min.

Explaining that stress can manifest in physical, emotional, and behavioral ways, this program looks at specific signs and symptoms of stress and discusses the impact of long-term stress on a nurse's well being. Practicing nurses discuss burnout and compassion fatigue and present tips for self-care that will help minimize stress and its impact.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 3: Coping Mechanisms and Stress Management (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 14 min.

Featuring practicing nurses, this program offers strategies for coping with stress in a nursing environment that can be implemented at work or at home to improve both physical and mental well-being. It discusses mindfulness and meditation, exercise, healthy eating and hydration, sleep, social support, creative outlets, and professional development.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 4: Self-care and Stress Management (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 11 min.

Nurses are very good at taking care of patients, but often not as focused on taking care of themselves. This program emphasizes that self-care is essential to a nurse's well being and ability to care for patients. It offers suggestions for setting priorities for self care and stress management through activity, sleep, and proper nutrition.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 5: Workplace Strategies for Stress Management (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 8 min.

While nurses can't control many aspects of their work, they can control how they respond to stressors in the workplace. Featuring interviews with professional nurses, this program discusses teamwork, communication, time management, assertiveness, and resilience and discusses how they can help with managing stress in the healthcare workplace.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Episode 6: Developing Resilience (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 10 min.

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from challenging or difficult situations. Emphasizing the importance of resilience, this program discusses the importance of having a support system, of staying optimistic, and setting realistic goals in the development of reslience. Practicing nurses present examples of how they have built resilience and the ability to cope with stressors in their work.A M...

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Episode 7: Summary (A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management) 10 min.

Explaining that self-care is not selfish, nurses review the importance of managing their own stress in order to be able to provide quality patient care. The program reviews common areas of stress in the profession and techniques for managing it.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

A Nurse’s Guide to Stress Management 76 min.

Featuring interviews with nurses and a hospital chaplain, this series examines stress in the nursing profession and presents suggestions and practical techniques for managing it through learning coping mechanisms and practicing self-care.A MotionMasters production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

Colds and Cold Weather 5 min.

New research suggests that cold weather may actually affect the human body's immune response, making us more susceptible to colds, flu, and other upper respiratory infections. Dr. Benjamin Bleier, a sinus specialist at Mass Eye and Ear and a senior author of the study, joins John Yang to discuss its findings.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023