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Health Care Aide Streaming Video Collection

Online videos used regularly by students and faculty in the Health Care Aide program.

Health Care Aide Streaming Video Collection

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Abnormal signs and symptoms (See Assessment: recognizing abnormal signs and symptoms)

Accepting the challenge (Part of Transitions through the lifespan series)

Accommodation, Part 2

Age appropriate play: 12 to 24 months

Age appropriate play: 2 and 3 year olds

Age appropriate play: the first 12 months

Age is no barrier

Age specific competencies

*AIDS caregiving: Universal precautions and psychosocial issues (*NO LONGER IN COLLECTION)

Alzheimer’s disease: minimizing care problems

Aspects of caring

Assisting with elimination

Assisting with urinary and bowel elimination (Part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)


Back injury prevention

Basic nutrition (Part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Bathing & bedmaking

Bathing (Pt 1) The Bed Bath (See Techniques in bathing: The bed bath)

Bathing (Pt 2) Perineal Care (See Techniques in bathing: tub bath, shower, shampoo & perineal care)

Bed positioning and mobility


Bereavement issues in palliative care

Bladder and rectal care

Blocks to therapeutic communication (Part of Nurse & patient interaction)

Body functions and vital signs

Body mechanics and exercise

Body mechanics and positioning

Bon appetit: how to create meaningful mealtimes in LTC facilities

Breaking the chain of nosocomial pressure sores

Breaking the cycle of abuse


Care for the caregiver

Caring for people with dementia (Part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Caring for people with Parkinson’s disease

Caring for persons with AIDS: a guide for home care aides

Caring for senior citizens: psycho-social issues

Choice & challenge: caring for aggressive older adults across levels of care

Cleanliness and hygiene (Part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Communicating with clients from different cultures

Communication and documentation skills

Complete job search system:

Confidentiality: it's your right and your responsibility

Creativity and play

Cultural diversity: appreciating the differences

Cultural diversity in healthcare: a different point of view


Dealing with Alzheimer's disease: a common sense approach to communication

Dealing with difficult behaviors: guidelines for nursing assistants

Death and Dying (see End of Life Care, part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

*Death and dying: issues for home care aides and caregivers (*NO LONGER IN COLLECTION)

Don't take my sunshine away


Early adulthood: cognitive development (see series: Developing adult)

Eating assistance: encouraging participation

Elder abuse

Elimination, specimen collection and urinary care (see Essential elimination skills)

Entry into the workforce (part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Ethics, residents’ rights and dignity

Examining the older adult

Exercise (part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)


Fall prevention: providing a safe environment

Family guide to long-term care

Fundamentals of quality care

Future of aging (part of series: Growing old in a new age)


Getting cooperation: team building that works

Give your child a safe start (series)

Grief and loss: issues for home health caregivers

Group work: fundamentals of group process

Growing old in a new age (series)

Growth and development (part of Lippincott's pediatric nursing series)


Healing broken families

Hide & seek: eight strategies to prevent the spread of infection

Home care

* Hospice: caring instead of curing (*NO LONGER IN COLLECTION)

How do I come across?

How-to’s: the maintenance of oral health standard

Human Needs


I’m pretty old

Impaired mobility: the nurse’s role

Infection control and safety measures (Mosby, 2010)

Infection control in the long term care facility (1991)

Infection control skills (Medcom, 2013)

Inner views of grief: the stories of five bereaved young people

Introduction to WHMIS (part of Chemical Safety series)


Job search in action




Labor of Love: five stories of caregiving

Late-life depression

Learn how to clean and maintain your dentures

Lifetime of benefits

Lifting and transferring: using good body mechanics


Maintaining senior’s independence through home adaptations

Manual transfers positioning & repositioning

Maximizing movement in daily care: a guide for care providers

Mechanical lifts, seating and ambulation

Middle adulthood: physical development, a time of change (part of The developing adult series)

Middle childhood: physical growth and development (part of The developing child series)

Moving and Turning


Natural process of aging


Nutrition and fluids

Nutrition for independent elders

Nutritional risks and challenges


Older adult development

Orientation to home care aide services/professionalism

Ostomy, urinary drainage, and catheter care


Pain in the elderly (part of McCaffery : contemporary issues in pain management series)

Palliative care/end of life issues

Patient and resident rights and communication (part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Personal care skills for the care provider

Personal hygiene and grooming

Physical disabilities

Physiology of pain

Positioning and lifting patients and residents (part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Positioning techniques

Positioning, turning & transferring

Practical skills in home management

Pre & postoperative care

Preventing falls

Principles for the nursing assistant

Principles of delegation

Promoting independence: advice for caregivers

Providing oral care

Psychosocial development



Range of motion exercises (Medcom, 2014)

Range of motion exercises (Medcom, 2009)

Recognizing abnormal signs and symptoms

Reporting and recording observations

Restraint/non-restraint: part I and part II


Safe from the start

*Safety in home care (*NO LONGER IN COLLECTION)

Safety starts at home: the essential childproofing guide

SARA Lift, Opera Lift, and Ambulift

Self care

Sell yourself well: job interview techniques that work

Serving a meal

Silver spoons: dysphagia management program

Skin and wound care

Skin care and bathing

Solving bathing problems in persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Special procedures and emergency care

Specimen collection and surgical care

Standing up for yourself

Stereotypes vs. new reality

Stoke help for families and caregivers series (see Self care)

Swallowing disorders treatment


Target audience: families (see H.I.D.E. & S.E.E.K.: eight strategies to prevent the spread of infection)

Team approach to palliative care (see Effective palliative care: team approach to palliative care)

Techniques in bathing, part 1: the bed bath (2010) (See Techniques in bathing: the bed bath)

Techniques in bathing, part 2: perineal care (2010) (See Techniques in bathing: tub bath, shower, shampoo and perineal care)

Techniques in bedmaking (see Bedmaking, part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Techniques in Toileting and Incontinent Care (Medcom, 2013) (See also: Incontinence care (Medcom, 2014)

Teenage mind and body (part of Time to grow series)

Time to grow (26 part series)

Transfer and ambulation skills

Transferring patients and residents (part of Lippincott video series for nursing assistants)

Transfers and ambulation




WHMIS "The training video"

What you eat: national food test

Without fear: a video about violence against women

Working with various client populations



Your back and patient safety: a guide for care providers