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Free Nursing and Midwifery Skills Videos from World Health Organization by Idowu Olabode : December 11, 2015, 02:32:09 AM
The following learning Videos were produced by the World Health Organization and it  partners and are good for students in training. Practicing nurse and midwives can refresh their knowledge with these videos too.

Fertility regulation

1.Laparoscopic sterilization with Falope ring and Filshie clip
:This video demonstrates the technique of female laparoscopic sterilization with Falope ring and Filshie clip. Check it out

2.Insertion technique for the Copper T380A IUD:This video demonstrates the insertion technique for the TCu-380A IUD, which has been shown in a Cochrane review to be more effective than other IUDs. Check it out

3.No scalpel vasectomy:The technique of no scalpel vasectomy was developed in China and has found wide acceptance internationally. The video demonstrates this technique. Check it out

Improving clinical practice

4.Optimizing health worker roles for maternal and newborn health:This film introduces new WHO recommendations on optimizing health worker roles to improve access to key maternal and newborn health interventions through task shifting and sharing. Check it out

Newborn health

5.Newborn Care Series: Basic skills:This film covers the basic skills of taking a temperature, counting the breathing rate, and weighing a baby. Check

6.Newborn Care Series: Inserting a gastric tube: This film teaches how to determine if a gastric tube is needed in a baby and how to safely insert one.Check it out

7.Newborn Care Series: Feeding with a gastric tube:This film shows the correct and safe way to feed a baby with a gastric tube. It highlights involving the mother and features a chart that shows the volume of milk to give at each feeding according to the day of life. Visit

8.Newborn Care Series: Inserting an IV:This film shows how to insert an IV into the vein of a newborn. It shows gathering supplies, finding a good vein, applying a tourniquet, insertion technique, taping and splinting the IV, and administering medication. Visit

9.Newborn Care Series: Setting up an IV line:This film shows the procedure to set up a micro-dropper IV giving set. Visit

10.Newborn Care Series: Taking a heel blood sample: This film shows how to take a small sample of blood for lab tests from the side of the heel of a baby. Visit

11.Newborn Care Series: Referring a sick baby:This film shows the essential features of a referral process. It covers involving the family, transport, preparing the baby for the journey, writing the referral note, and what to do if referral is not an option. Visit

12.Newborn Care Series: Newborn physical exam:
This film demonstrates a newborn physical exam. It shows 3 parts: observation, vital signs, and the head to toe exam. It also shows normal variations and abnormal findings. Visit

13.Newborn Care Series: Breathing problems:This film covers how to evaluate a baby with a breathing problem. It shows rapid breathing, chest in-drawing, and nasal flaring. It advises to give these babies oxygen if possible and refer them to a higher-level facility. Visit

14.Newborn Care Series: Umbilical infections:This film shows how to evaluate the baby with an umbilical infection, how to differentiate a mild infection from a severe one, and how to treat the mild case and refer all severe cases to a higher-level facility. Visit

Pregnancy and childbirth

15.Termination of pregnancy with the manual vacuum aspirator: This video demonstrates the technique of termination of early pregnancy with the manual vacuum aspirator. Check out

16.Blood pressure measurement:
Produced by the British Hypertension Society, this video demonstrates simple standardized methods of blood pressure measurement that can help ensure reliability and accuracy. Visit

17.Kangaroo mother care:This video describes the method of skin-to-skin contact between a mother and her newborn as a low-cost alternative to conventional clinical approach for the care of low-birth-weight infants. Visit

18.Steps to overcome shoulder dystocia:This video demonstrates the MAPS sequence of manoeuvres (McRoberts, Anterior shoulder, Posterior shoulder, and Salvage) for the management of shoulder dystocia. Visit

19.Umbilical vein injection for retained placenta: why and how?:This video describes the technique of injecting saline and uterotonics through the umbilical vein to facilitate placental delivery with an overview of the physiology of the third stage of labour. Visit

20.Active management of the third stage of labour: Active management of the third stage of labour includes administering a uterotonic after birth of the baby, controlled cord traction and clamping and cutting of the cord once the uterus contracts. Visit

21.Vaginal breech delivery and symphysiotomy:
Vaginal breech delivery is generally not recommended. However, manual skills for this procedure are needed for cases where caesarean section is not an option. The technique is illustrated in two vaginal breech deliveries. Visit

22.Vacuum extraction:Vacuum extraction technique is illustrated. Compared to forceps extraction vacuum extraction can be performed by less experienced staff that are trained in its use. visit

23.Caesarean section evidence-based surgical technique:This caesarean section video focuses on individual aspects of the operation such as the abdominal incision, suturing of the uterus and other components and discusses the evidence base for those components. Visit

24.External cephalic version: Why and How?:External cephalic version is one of the most effective procedures for reducing breech presentation and avoiding caesarean section. The technique and the evidence are presented. Check out

25.Labour companionship: Every woman's choice:This video highlights the importance of social support provided by lay labour companions (doulas) during labour. Check it out


To download the videos on your computer so that you can watch them later, you can use any of the Youtube video downloaders. I personally found easier to use. All i have to do is just to copy and paste the youtube link in and put it in the Video URL box, choose my format and continue. I can then choose the download options and save it. For mobile download,i just click on the save for offline button/download button. That's all!

Re: Free Nursing and Midwifery Skills Videos from World Health Organization by Pemisire : January 30, 2016, 06:30:20 PM
Thanks for these educative videos, God bless you.

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