The links on this page are intended to help you learn and update your skills.

Directions for Student Clearances

Includes directions for child abuse, PA State Police, and FBI clearances

 

NLN Vision of Recognition of LPN Role

Article written by the National League of Nursing outlining the value of the LPN in advancing the nation's health.

 

Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center

Website for Main High School

Skyward - Faculty Access

WBACTC Microsoft Outlook

 

College.gov

College.gov was designed by students for students and features first-person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers. It provides relevant, comprehensive information about why to go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other postsecondary education programs. Young people who may not have considered higher education a viable option will be engaged, informed, and inspired to create their own "roadmap" to college.

Collegeboard.org

The College Board promotes excellence and equity in education through programs for K–12 and higher education institutions, and by providing students a path to college opportunities, including financial support and scholarships. They also serve the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, schools and colleges.

Studentloans.gov

This site is the source of information from the US Department of Education about how to manage your student loans. Entrance and Exit Counseling can be accessed at this site.

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH:

Empathy

 

 

 

NURSING II VIDEOS:

Sterile dressing change/clean technique

Wound measurement

Head Wrapping

Ace Bandage Wrap Showing "figure 8"

Dressing Change on Extremity

Sterile Gloves

Wound Packing 1

Wound Packing 2

Foley catheter insertion - female

Foley catheter insertion - male

 

 

 

 

DOSAGE CALCULATION VIDEOS:

 

Decimals Addition and Subtraction

Decimals Multiplication

Decimals Division

Fractions Addition and Subtraction

Fractions Multiplication

Fractions Division

Fraction To Decimal Conversion

Percent to Fraction Conversion

Oral Medications

IV Drop Rates

Reconstitution

 

National Cyber Security Alliance

National Cyber Security Alliance's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals’ use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets.

 

Infoplease.com

Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, infoplease places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.

 

Unbound Medicine - Nursing software for hand-held devices (Palm, I-touch, etc.). WBACTC practical nursing students get discounted price. Go to following web sites for (1.) discounted price (2.) YouTube tutorial on how to use Nursing Central (3.) Computer web version and (4.) Brief YouTube tutorial about "Grasp".

(1.) http://www.unboundmedicine.com/store/nursing_central?dcode=wbnurse

(2.) Nursing Central Tutorial

(3.) http://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/unbound/ub

(4.) http://www.youtube.com/user/unboundmedicine

 

Free Downloads:

Adobe Reader

Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Power Point Viewer

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Office 2003 Compatibility Pack (docx)

99 BEST JOURNALS 7 PUBLICATIONS FOR NURSES

Infoplease.com

Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Information Please places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.

NSO

This site has a monthly liability case as well as other helpful legal nursing information.

Stormtracker 16

Check this site for weather cancellations.

Medscape

Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape from WebMD automatically delivers to you a personalized specialty site that best fits your registration profile.

The Internet Drug Index

RxList- The Internet Drug Index is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs. Founded by pharmacists in 1995, RxList is the premier Internet Drug Index resource.

Pharmacology Math for the Practical Nurse

Basic Math (grades kindergarten through eigth)

For those students that need help with basic math skills

Nursing Education Resources

A comprehensive nursing resource. The service provided by this website is designed to help you locate news and information that may be of interest to you and to help you locate products, services, and suppliers that may be of interest to you.

Mental Health Net

An online guide to mental health and psychology

Napnes.org

NAPNES is the oldest association that advocates the practice, education and regulation of practical and vocational nurses. In fact, we are the organization that is responsible for the legislation that provides for the licensure, and education of practical nursing in the United States.

Assisted Learning for All

This website was created for easy access to nursing procedures. Detailed videos present common nursing procedures.

American Education Services

American Education Services (AES) was established by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) to guarantee and service a variety of Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and private (alternative) student loan products for our lending partners through out the nation.

American Diabetes Association

Comprehensive website providing education about diabetes mellitus. Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

NCSBN

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

 

ACES

Gerontology experience information for current students.



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