Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Clinical Management

Point of Care Resources
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Comprehensive Health History
Screening for Pain
Physical Exam
Pressure Injury Wound Assessment
Infection Control and Routine Practices
Pain on Local Tissues Perfusion
Factors Associated with Vascular Access Assessment and Planning
Comprehensive Pain Assessment
Catheter Site Care
Oral Signs and Symptoms Associated with Patient Stressors in the Intensive Care Setting
An Assessment for a History of Venous Insufficiency
Skin Integrity
Identifying Risk Factors
Factors for Consideration when Choosing a Vascular Access Device
Predisposing Risk Factors for Restraint Use
Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) Placement and Potential Complications
Clients at Risk of Aspiration
Assessment for Signs indicative of Non-Venous Disease
Head-to-Toe Skin Assessment
Adapted Pain Assessment using Acronym O, P, Q, R, S, T, U and V
Assessment and Device Selection
VAD Dressings
Hygiene Beliefs and Practices
Different Types of Leg Ulcers (Differentiating from Venous Leg Ulcers)
Plan of Care
Pain History for Children with Acute Pain
NPUAP’s Pressure Injury Staging System
Approaches to Prevent Treatment Interference (Older Adults)
Client Education
Timing of VAD Dressing Changes
Oral Hygiene Products Appropriate for those at Risk of Aspiration
Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI)
Pain Assessment on Persons Unable to Self-Report
Assessment for Infection
Proper positioning, transferring and turning techniques
Approaches to Prevent Treatment Interference (Paediatric)
Selection of the Site for Peripheral Venous Access Device (PVAD) Insertion
Oral Care for Patients with Diminished Health Status
Specialist Medical Referrals
Pain in Special Populations
Bacterial Biofilm
Bed Rest
Decision-making Algorithms
Multi-component Strategies to Prevent Use of Restraints
Strategies for Infants and Children
Adjuncts to Secure VAD
Medications and Impact on Oral Health
Signs and Symptoms of Venous Leg Ulcer Infection
Screening for Risk for Malnutrition
Nutrition and Hydration
Chemical Restraints
Pain Assessment and Management Considerations for Preterm and Newborn Infants
Flushing Techniques
Medications Causing Dry Mouth
Common Symptoms of Individuals Approaching Death
Preparing the Wound Bed
Determining Nutritional Status
Risk Assessment Tools
Possible Complications of Restraint Use
Pain Assessment and Management Considerations for Infants and Young Children
Locking Techniques
List of Common Oral Adverse Effects of Medications
Possible Questions for Assessment of Families and Caregivers
Comprehensive Nutrition Assessment
Clients Restricted to Bed and/or Chair
Restraint Legislation
Pain Assessment and Management Considerations for Older Adult
Factors Contributing to Catheter Occlusion
Appropriate Techniques for Oral Care
SPIKES: Six Step Strategies for Delivering Bad News
Cleansing Agents (Non-antimicrobial and Antimicrobial)
Transfer of Care Arrangements
Pressure Management Surfaces
De-escalation Tips
Pain Assessment and Management Considerations for Critically Ill Adults
Comprehensive Assessment
Checking for Catheter Patency
Denture Care
Elements of Advance Care Planning
Pain Assessment
Re-Positioning Schedule
Suggestions to Prevent or Limit the Use of Restraints
Implementing the Pain Management Plan
Physical Findings of Venous Disease versus Arterial Disease
Vascular Assessment
Minimize Accessing CVAD
Tooth Brushing Techniques
How Providers Can Help Individuals Engage in Decision-making
Approaches to Care in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment - Behaviour/Communication/Dementia Problems
Mobility and Support Surface Assessment
Interventions to Assist Patient to Cope
List of Topical Antimicrobial Agents
Prevention, Assessment and Management of Adverse Effects during the Administration of Opioid Analgesics
Blood Withdrawal
How Nurses can Intervene to Address Individual’s Unmet Decision-Making Needs
Approaches to Care in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment - Denture and Denture-Related Oral Lesions
Support Surface Equipment Assessment
Management of Responsive, Aggressive or Harmful Behaviours
Non-Pharmacological Interventions
Blood Withdrawal – Additional Considerations
Five Domains of Quality End-of-Life Care
Symptom Management: Guide-to-Practice and Algorithm
Referring Clients
Precipitating Risk Factors for Restraint Use
Pain Management Strategy Education
Add-On Devices
Clinical Indicator of Decline
Sample Financial Assistance Programs and Other Resources for Dental Treatment
Obtaining Ulcer History
Re-evaluation and Monitoring
Tips for Conducting a Family Conference
Plan of Care for Repositioning
Repositioning in Bed
Repositioning in a Chair/Wheelchair
Support Surface Selection
Support Surfaces - Entrapment
Transition from an Existing Support Surface to Higher Level of Support
Heel Off-Loading from Bed or Wheelchair
Nutritional Requirements
Cleansing the Wound
Dressing Selection
Agents for Managing Infection
Debridement Selection
Debridement and Lower-extremity Ulcers
Types (Categories) of Debridement
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Pain Management
Types of Adjunctive Therapies
Electrical stimulation
Evaluation of Wound Healing
Evaluation for Risk for Additional Pressure Injuries
Sample Tools
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Sample Medical History Template
Tools for Assessing Anxiety, Depression, and Stress
Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Tools
Pressure Injury Assessment Tools
Assessment and Device Selection Algorithm
Algorithm for Assessing Pain in Hospitalized Children
Algorithm for Assessing Pain in Adults with Cancer
Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk
Consensus Statement Skin Changes at Life’s End (SCALE)
Care Bundle for the Assessment and Management of Pain in the Critically Ill Adult
Skin Assessment
Validated Pain Assessment Tools
Comfort Plan
Standardized Systems and Language to Identify Pressure Ulcers
The Four Elements of Locking and Flushing
Personal De-escalation Plan
InterRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale
Assessment for Infection
Caregivers Perceptions of Restraint Use Questionnaire
Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) Version 2
Standardized, Valid and Reliable Oral Assessment Tools
Leg Ulcer Measurement Tool
Therapeutic Relationship
Palliative Prognostic Index (PPI)
Plan of Care with Health Team
Leg Ulcer Assessment Form
Nutrition Screening and Assessment Tools
Using Validated Assessment Tools
Palliative Prognostic Score (PaP)
Pain Assessment Tools
Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (revised version)
Broset Violence Checklist Tool
Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability Tool (START)
Coping Agreement Questionnaire (CAQ)
Safety Plan
Behaviour Profile Documentation Form
Behaviour Monitoring Log
Antecedent, Behaviour and Consequence (ABC) Charting Tool
Pain Assessment Tools
Debriefing Tool
Support Surface Selection Tool