The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 received significant changes made to it as a part of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009." Medcom’s three-part series "HIPAA for Healthcare Workers" has been updated to reflect these changes.
(26 min) Emphasizing the importance of communicating effectively and providing emotional support, this program teaches nurses and other healthcare professionals how to maintain airway patency and prevent infection when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube.
2 videos. (18 min & 19 min)This series introduces the physiology and acoustic characteristics of normal breath sounds and identifies physiology components of abnormal and adventitious sounds. It describes the functional basis of breath sounds, defines important characteristics, including pitch, intensity, and duration. It also discusses principles of sound transmission and the significance of voice sounds to assessment findings.