Real Nursing Skills 2.0: Critical Care Nursing Skills, 2e offers students the complete foundation for competency in performing clinical nursing skills. This updated and enhanced volume in the Real Nursing Skills series consists of an interactive DVD-ROM with comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated in hundreds of realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. For each skill, students will review: Purpose * Delegation * Preparation * Procedure * Post-Procedure * Expected Outcome * Unexpected Outcomes * Documentation * and Variation (if applicable). This is the only skills series designed to help students visualize how to perform clinical nursing skills and understanding the concepts and rationales for each skill. Throughout the videos, students will experience the real-life aspects of: therapeutic communication between the nurse and the client, the client's reaction to invasive skills, and cultural, gender, and age diversity among nurses and clients.