NURSING VIDEOS: SPECIALTY AREAS (12 Titles)


Video Title: Advanced Practice Nursing
Credit: The National League for Nursing
Running Time: 29 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video gives an overview of the daily responsibilities of Advance Practice Nurses with careers as Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Mid-wives, and Nurse Practitioners. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: The Best Kept Secret in Healthcare: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Credit: The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Running Time: 8 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Filmed in a hospital setting, this video shows the everyday work environment and responsibilities of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. CRNA’s discuss why they chose this specific area of nursing and its rewards. (Audience: High School to Adults)

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Video Title: A Career in Nurse Mid-wifery
Credit: American College of Nurse Mid-Wives
Running Time: 7 minutes (approximate)
Summary: An exciting look at childbirth through the eyes of Nurse Mid-wives. Included are firsthand accounts of job responsibilities and experiences of professionals in this MSN degree specialty area. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: Critical Care Nursing
Credit: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Running Time: 7 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This general overview of Critical Care Nursing offers viewers first-hand stories from Critical Care Nurses and introduces the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Nurse Practitioner: Total Health Care
Credit: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Running Time: 5 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Get a general overview of the field of Nurse Practitioner, a fast-growing specialty nursing area, in this up-beat, fast-paced video. Specify VHS or DVD format. (Audience: General)

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Video Title: Nursing: Battling for Babies ­ Neonatal Nursing
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video explores the emotionally charged world of Obstetrics and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing. The joys and occasional difficulties of childbirth, anxious families, and unforeseen problems, including deaths of newborns are explored. This is an excellent video to gain an overall view of the field of Obstetrical Nursing and includes Nurse Mid-wives in action. (Audience: 9th to 12th Grades and Adults)

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Video Title: Nursing: Critical Care ­ Critical Care Nursing
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Get a firsthand look at the world of Critical Care Nursing in this video production by the Discovery Channel. Whether in the emergency room, operating room, or intensive care unit, Critical Care Nurses are depended upon by Physicians for their experience, creativity, calmness, and ability to handle stressful situations. This program takes its viewers into the high-stress areas of Johns Hopkins Hospital to observe Critical Care Nurses in action. (Audience: 9th to 12th Grades and Adults)

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Video Title: Nursing: Nursing the Mind ­ Psychiatric Nursing
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video examines the everyday work life of Psychiatric Nurses, including the perfected observation and communication skills they employ in treating patients afflicted with mental illnesses. This is an excellent video that shows the fascinating challenges that confront these nurses each day. (Audience: 9th to 12th Grades and Adults)

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Video Title: Nursing: Pediatrics ­ Pediatric Nursing
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This video follows Pediatric Nurses on the job and shows their expertise in dealing with both patients and their families as they care for children from infants to teenagers. See firsthand the communication skills demonstrated by these nurses and their ability to handle difficult situations. (Audience: 9th to 12th Grades and Adults)




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Video Title: Nursing: Touch of Mercy ­ Oncology Nursing
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: This touching video, which follows Oncology Nurses through their day-to-day duties, gives viewers a firsthand look at the special skills and inner resources demonstrated by these nurses when caring for cancer patients. This video provides a detailed look at the technical skills and various approaches used by these caring professionals. (Audience: High School and Adults)

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Video Title: Stories From the ER
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 50 minutes (approximate)
Summary: Set in the busy emergency room at George Washington University Hospital, this video introduces viewers to the many men and women who fight to save lives everyday. Get a close look at the skills involved in their careers through this fascinating, real-life drama. (Audience: 10th to 12th Grades and Adults. Not recommended for Grades 9 or under.)




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Video Title: Trauma: Life in the ER (2 videos)
Credit: Discovery Channel Productions
Running Time: 56 minutes each (approximate)
Summary: This two-volume video set takes the viewer across the country for an up-close and personal look inside the world of the emergency room. See the interactions among doctors, nurses, and patients in such cities as Las Vegas, Newark, New Orleans, and Sacramento. This intense look at the ER and its many life-threatening situations is an excellent introduction to the field of Emergency Medicine. (Audience: 10th to 12th Grades and Adults. Not recommended for Grades 9 or under.)



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