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Shannon, John

Overview
Works: 121 works in 369 publications in 1 language and 4,137 library holdings
Genres: Instructional films  Film excerpts  Educational films  Film clips  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Short films  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Writer of accompanying material, Author, Director, Editor
Classifications: RC630, 616.3992
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Shannon
Fluids and electrolytes balance : basics( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides nursing students, new nurses and others with a foundation for understanding of the role fluids and electrolytes play in the health of the human body. Describes the basics of fluid and electrolyte balance, the main electrolytes in the body, and acid-base balance
Infection Control in Healthcare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with dangerous bloodborne pathogens like HIV and hepatitis B and C, and a rise in the number of multidrug-resistant organisms, preventing the spread of infections has never been more important for healthcare professionals working in all healthcare setting. This program--the second in a five-part series on infection control--provides healthcare professionals with background information on the development of infection control techniques and reviews the fundamentals of pathogen transmission, which serves as the basis for strategies to interrupt that transmission
Airway care : tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on aspects of safe, effective management of the patient with an artificial airway through a review of airway physiology and demonstrations in the actual clinical environment. Tracheostomy tube care is illustrated from equipment and supply set-up through cleansing and replacement
Tuberculosis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video, from the Tuberculosis: New Strategies for the Healthcare Worker series produced by Medcom, is about respiratory infection controls for tuberculosis
Preventing medication errors( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most common types of medical errors are errors involving medication. Fortunately, prevention measures have been shown to be greatly effective in reducing medication errors. This is the first in a 3-part series that focuses on medication errors and strategies that can be implemented to prevent their occurrence. In this program, general recommendations for system-wide changes to enhance medication safety will be discussed. OBJECTIVES: After completing this course, the learner should be able to: Explain the various aspects of the "systems approach to error prevention," including reporting systems, standardized safety procedures and safety training. Describe the importance of applying lessons learned from sentinel events. Identify the key attributes of building a new culture of safety to prevent medication errors
Antidepressant agents( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Depression may affect up to 5% of the general population each year. This program takes a systematic look at this common illness. Neurotransmitters and receptors in the brain are examined, including theories related to how medication provides relief from depression. The three broad catagories of anti-depressant agents are examined: tricyclic agents, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Specific agents within each group are discussed with a focus on drug interactions and precautions, and potential side effects"--Container
Lifting safely to prevent injury( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program provides information about the need for safe procedures when helping a resident move. Various techniques are discussed and demonstrated
Cultural awareness in healthcare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the importance of cultural awareness in the healthcare field. Explains some of the cultural differences that exist among patient populations. Explains the components of several key models to foster cultural awareness within the healthcare system
Preventing elder abuse : helping keep residents safe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This activity was developed for nurses and other professional healthcare providers to identify and manage suspected and actual cases of elder abuse."--Container
Respiratory distress in the pediatric patient : assessment and intervention( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Respiratory pathologies are one of the major problems affecting the health and well being of children. These issues can be due to infection, allergy, trauma, or congenital anomalies. Whatever the cause, if distress is not promptly identified and treated, respiratory failure and even cardiopulmonary arrest can follow. Nurses and other healthcare providers need to understand anatomic and physiologic factors unique to pediatric patients that put them at risk for developing respiratory distress, signs of distress, and potential nursing interventions."--Medcom Trainex
Preventing Bloodborne Infections( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infection control practices in healthcare have changed radically since the advent of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C in the 1980's. While the hazards remain, changes in care practices and protective devices have improved the safety of healthcare professionals against bloodborne pathogens as never before
CPR : a guide for healthcare workers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program is designed to provide CPR training to healthcare professionals. Training is based on 2010 guidelines from the American Heart Association
Restraints( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the last two decades, the use of restraints has declined dramatically in acute, long term care and psychiatric healthcare settings. The pressure to reduce the use of restraints has been driven by both patient advocacy groups and professional healthcare organizations. This program will discuss finding alternatives to restraints in any medical facility
Preventing medication errors( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program identifies common sources of medication errors. It will also describe the five 'rights' of medication administration, which is the foundation for safe medication administration practices."--Original container
How the Body Ages( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 2: "This program provides nurses and other healthcare workers with knowledge and tools to understand the changes that occur in the central nervous system, the senses, and the emotions of the aging patient. Understanding these changes can be crucial to helping you assist older adults maintain their quality of life"--Medcom website
Preventing medication errors( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program describes best practice recommendations from the Joint Commission that nurses can put in place in their own day-to-day activities. This includes ways to increase patient involvement and education so that they can make a difference and protect themselves from medication errors."--Container
Fluids and electrolytes balance : electrolyte imbalances( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third program in a three-part series that provides nursing students, new nurses, and others with the fundamental information they need to begin building their understanding of the role fluid volume and electrolytes play in the health of a body - container
The nursing assistant( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning and practicing effective infection control skills will help the nursing assistant prevent the spread of microorganisms that can cause infectious diseases, and protect the health and safety of all those they care for, as well as co-workers and themselves. This program teaches new nursing assistants the important skills necessary for controlling the spread of infectious disease
Cultural Awareness In Healthcare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video designed to help nurses effectively recognize challenges faced in providing care to a multicultural population and develop strategies to address these needs
Adolescents by Valérie Minetto( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focuses on stages of children over time, on the child's position within a family, on the unique cultural characteristics of the family, and on techniques of assessing and providing care in ways that minimize the trauma and upset to children who often do not fully understand what is happening"--Container
 
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