Texas A&M University Corpus Christi - College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing Learning Resource Center

The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences is to educate the health care leaders of tomorrow through the provision of excellent educational programs in the professions of nursing and the health sciences. This mission is enhanced through faculty contributions to practice, community service, leadership, research and other forms of scholarly activity. These responsibilities are fostered within an interdisciplinary college by promoting a sense of community and caring, and through a participatitive and shared governance administrative structure.
    

The Skills Lab is set up to help facilitate practicing skills that you will be using throughout your nursing career. We have a computer lab, in which you may use any Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) programs to facilitate your learning.

Lab Hours
Day Open Close
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Other times are available by appointment only.  Sat/Sun labs are based on request. 
To make an appointment please contact the lab assistants or lab manager:
Lab assistants (361) 825-2827
Lab Manager- Ms. Eloisa Beltran  (361) 825-2353

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

School of Nursing
Learning Resource Center

Lab Staff
Lab Manager: Ms. Eloisa Beltran, BSN, RN

eloisa_beltran

Elosia M. Beltran, BSN, RN received her Bachelor's Degree from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. She is currently responsible for the Nursing Learning Resource Lab in which she coordinates and oversees students practice lab skills and skill check offs for junior and senior nursing students.

She started her career in Adult and Pediatric Medical Surgical nursing. However, most of her experience for the last fourteen years has been in surgery. She worked nine years in Perioperative Nursing in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and five years as a Director of Surgical Services in an outpatient setting.

Please fill out form titled Off Campus Use Permit located in Red Notebook.

  1. Black Equipment Bag
  2. Diagnostic Kit Case
  3. Otoscope
  4. Opthamoscope
  5. Tuning Fork
  6. Hammer
  7. Pen Light
  8. Blood Pressure Cuff- Pediatric/Adult
  9. Stethoscope
  10. Paper Measuring Tape
  11. Eye Charts

Mosbys Physical Exam Video Series (Copyright 1994)

Inventory Date: August 24, 2014-FOR LAB USE ONLY

No. Company Name Runtime
1 Mosbys The General Survey 10:18 min
2 Mosbys Taking a Health History 18:35 min
3 Mosbys Overview of the Physical Exam 10:00 min
4 Mosbys Examination Techniques 14:22 min
5 Mosbys Examining Older Adult 17:06 min
6 Mosbys Examining the child 19:10 min
7 Mosbys Skin Hair and Nails 15:10 min
8 Mosbys Head and Neck 11:10 min
9 Mosbys Eyes 13:35 min
10 Mosbys Ears 11:09 min
11 Mosbys Nose Mouth and Pharynx 11:14 min
12 Mosbys Heart 21:00 min
13 Mosbys Lungs and Thorax 21:00 min
14 Mosbys Breasts 16:40 min
15 Mosbys Abdomen 19:05 min
16 Mosbys Lympathic System - "Picture jumps frequently" 08:50 min
17 Mosbys Vasular System 15:38 min
18 Mosbys Neurologic system part I : Motor and Sensory Functions and R 18:00 min
19 Mosbys Neurologic system part II: Mental Status, Speech and Cranic 13:46 min
20 Mosbys Male Genitalia and Rectum 14:56 min
21 Mosbys Female Genitalia Repriodcutive Tract and Rectum 21:45 min
22 Mosbys Documentation 09:50 min

Cancer

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Choices - Breast Cancer: Treatment Options MD Anderson 1996
2 The Complete Library of NCCN Oncology Practice Guidelines Nat’l Comprehensive  2000
3 Kidz with Leukemia- A space adventure X 2 Cancer Network Deggie group Limited 2000

Community Nursing

No. Name Runtime
1 Abdomen 14:04
2 Blood Vessels 14:15
3 Breasts and Axillae 12:34
4 Chest and Lungs 16:05
5 Ears, Nose, and Throat 13:28
6 Eyes 17:11
7 Female Genitalia and Rectum 14:06
8 Head and Neck and Lymphatic System 15:28
9 Heart 15:00
10 Male Genitalia, Rectum, and Prostate 10:04
11 Musculoskeletal System 23:06
12 Neurologic System: Mental Status and Cranial Nerves 16:54
13 Neurologic System: Motor and Sensory Functions and Reflexes 17:00
14 Putting It All Together 25:26
15 Skin, Hair, and Nails 11:06

Fundamentals

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Anatomy Anatomy: The Circulatory System, Instructors Guide in PDF Format, Self-grading Test Concept Media 2005
2 Mosby's Nursing Skills Series - Student Edition (CD-Rom 2.0) Potter-Perry 2006
3 Real Nursing Skills with Pediatrics and Health Assessment X 2 Prentice Hall 2006
4 Real Nursing Skills X 5 Prentice Hall 2005

Health Assessment

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Lung Sounds  Life Art 1998

Lab Use

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Immobilization - Principals and Nursing Care Concept Media 1995
2 Managing the Experience of Labor and Delivery - Preview  Health Sciences Consortium -
3 Nursing Care of High Risk Maternity Patient & Family AWHONN -
4 Nursing Assessment of the New Family Delmer Centage Learning 2004

Med-Surg

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Thrombosis and Thrombolysis Centocor 2002

Mental Health

No. Name
1 Letting Go of Stress (jpeg)

NCLEX

No. Name Author Copyright
1 CD-ROM to Accompany Saunders Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN  Silvestri 2002
2 NCLEX Review 3500 - Institutional Single Seat Version Lippincott 2005

Research 

No. Name Author Copyright
1 Nurse Scientists: Committed to the Public Trust Johnson and Johnson 2004
2 APA Style Helper 3.0, Software for New Writers in the Behavioral Sciences

CAI Disks

Title
Number
Page
Subtitle
AJN Videodisc Series: Medication Administration
CAL-016
17
Medication Administration Module 1: Oral, Topical, and Injections
AJN Videodisc Series: 
Acute Cardiac Disorder
 
42
Nursing Care of the Elderly Patient with Acute Cardiac Disorders
AJN Videodisc Series: 
Nursing Care of the Elderly with COPD
 
41
Nursing Care of the Elderly Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Appleton & Lange New Media  
45
HIV & Aids: An Interactive Curriculum for Health Sciences
Calculate With Care
CAL-001
CAL-002
CAL-003
CAL-004
CAL-005
CAL-006
CAL-007
CAL-008
CAL-009
CAL-010
CAL-011
15
Decimals, Part 1
Decimals, Part 2
Diagnostic / Post Tests
Fractions, Part1
Fractions, Part2
Fractions, Part3
Percentages, Part 1
Percentages, Part 2
Problems Solving, Part 1
Problems Solving, Part 2
Ratio & Proportion
Roman Numerals
Systems of Measurement
Cardio-Viewer 3D (1996)
Care of the Patient Experiencing Cancer- Related Pain
(with Score Retrieval Disk for Tutorial Programs)
ONC-003
ONC-004
ONC-005
19
Managing Chronic Cancer Pain in the Home
Technological Management of Acute Cancer Pain
An Overview of Cancer Pain Management
Charles Gordon (2ndEdition)
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
PEDS-013
27
Communicable Diseases in Children:

Unit 1: Patty Gordon- A 2 year old female presenting with maculopapular, vesicular lesions (Chicken pox-Varicella).

Unit 2: Charles Gordon- A 5 year old male presenting with an ertythematous, red pinhead sized punctate lesion and elevated temperature(Scarlet fever)

Unit 3: Erik Gordon- A 6 year old male presenting with swollen tender parotid glands

Unit 4: Kathy Ortez- An 8 year old female visiting from Mexico with an elevated temperature and a maculopapular reddish brown rash. (Measles- Rubeola).

Unit 5: Nicole Smith- A 15-year-old with pinkish-red maculopapular lesion on the face and neck. (Measles- Rubeola).

Unit 6: Eight Children- A series of case studies containing signs symptoms and history of children that serve as a comprehensive test of the material presented in Units 1 through 5.
Charron: Clinical Rounds: Pediatric Nursing
(with Score Retrieval Disk for Simulations)
PEDS-001
PEDS-002
PEDS-003
PEDS-004
24
25
26
26
Unit 1 - Infants
Unit 2 - Toddlers
Unit 3 - Preschool Children
Unit 4 - School-aged Children
Clinical Simulations in Medical Surgical Nursing I, (3rd Edition)
(with Score Retrieval Disk for Simulations)
M/S-001
M/S-002
M/S-003
M/S-004
8
8
9
9
A Surgical Patient
A Patient with Abdominal Pain
A Patient with Cardiopulmonary Distress
An Unconscious Head Injured Patient
Clinical Simulations in Medical Surgical Nursing II, (3rd Edition)
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
M/S-005
M/S-006
M/S-007
M/S-008
10
10
10
11
An Adult Insulin Dependent Diabetic
A Patient Having Surgery for Lung Cancer
A Client with Chronic Renal Failure
An Elderly Patient with Osteoporosis and Hip Fracture
Clinical Simulations in Pediatric - 
Nursing III
 

(with Score Retrieval Disk for Simulations)
PEDS-009
PEDS-010
PEDS-011
PEDS-012
28
28
29
29
A School-aged Child with a Fractured Femur
An Abused Child
An Infant with Cystic Fibrosis
Pain Management for a Child in Sickle Cell Crisis
Clinical Simulations in Psychiatric - Nursing I
(with Score Retrieval Disk for Simulations)
PSY-001
PSY-002
PSY-003
PSY-004
20
20
21
21
A Suicidal Adolescent (copy only)
A Patient with Acute Mania (copy only)
A Patient with Pain and Anxiety
An Assaultive Patient
Clinical Simulations in Psychiatric - Nursing II
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
PSY-005
PSY-006
PSY-007
PSY-008
22
22
22
22
Adolescent with an Eating Disorder (copy only)
Patient with a Mood Disorder
A Patient with Schizophreniform Disorder
A Patient with a History of Substance Abuse
Computerized Education Systems
(Demo Disks for 5 uses)
PSY-009
PSY-010
PSY-011
PSY-012
PSY-013
PSY-014
PSY-015
PSY-016
PSY-017
Care of the Client with Borderline Personality
Care of the Suicidal Client
Med Clinic
Nursing Care of a Client with a Bipolar Disorder
Nursing Care of a Depressed Client
Therapeutic Communication with Chemically Dependent Client
Therapeutic Counseling Session
Therapeutic Patient Communication I
Therapeutic Patient Communication II
Drug Dosage Calculate & Admin
(with Score Retrieval Disc)
CAL-012
CAL-013
CAL-014
CAL-015
16
16
16
17
System of Drug Measurements
Symbols & Abbreviations
Calculating Drug Dosages: Tablets and Liquids
Parental Dosages
ECG Primer
CV-004
36
Essentials of Cardiac Rhythm Recognition
CV-005
37
Electrical Activity of the Heart and Sinus Rhythum
Atrial Dysrhythmias
Junctional and Ventiricular Dysrhythemias
Heart Blocks
FITNE- Pediatriscs
PEDS-010
PEDS-011
PEDS-012
33
33
33
As A Child Grows
Pediatric Assessment
Assessment of the Newborn
FITNE  
43
Therapeutic Communication
FITNE  
44
An Introduction to Cardiovascular Examination
High Risk Maternity Nursing (Volume 1)
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
MAT-001
MAT-002
MAT-003
35
The Pregnant Patient with Diabetes
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pregnancy
Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy
High Risk Maternity Nursing (Volume I1)
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
MAT-004
MAT-005
36
Hemorrhagic Complications of Pregnancy
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Maternity Nursing
MAT-006
MAT-007
MAT-008
MAT-009
37
Teenage Pregnancy and Prenatal Education
A Pregnancy Complicated by an STD
A Maternity Client at Risk
Pre Term Labor and Care of a Premature Infant
Mosby Interactive Videodisc Series: 
Nursing Leadership and Management
 
42
42
42
42
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Assigning and Delegating Client Care Activities
Managing Conflict
Managing Employee Problems
Mosby Interactive Videodisc Series: 
Critical Care Nursing
CC-001
CC-002
CC-003
CC-004
40
40
40
40
Critical Thinking Orientation
Pulmonary Care
Neurologic Care
Cardiovascular Care
Mosby     The Dynamic Human
3D Guide to Anatomy and Physiology
Nursing Care of the Cardiac Patient
(with Score Retrieval Disk)
CV-001
CV-002
CV-003
35
Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology Review
Assessment & Diagnostic Tests
Acute Care of the Patient After Myocardial Infarction
Nursing Decisions
M/S-012
14
A Post Operative Patient
Oncology Nursing Society Series

ONC-001
ONC-002 

18
Oncology Nursing Review
1st Ed
2nd Ed
Pediatric Nursing
PEDS-009
31
Simulation 1: An Infant with Congenital Heart Disease
Simulation 2: A Toddler with Respiratory Difficulties
Simulation 3: A Preschooler Hospitalized with Pneumonia
Simulation 4: A School-Aged Child with Leukemia
Simulations in Pediatrics - Nursing II
(with Score Retrieval Disk for Simulations)
PEDS-005
PEDS-006
PEDS-007
PEDS-008
30
Toddler with Respiratory Difficulties
Infant with Congenital Heart Disease
Preschooler Hospitalized with Pneumonia
School-aged Child with Leukemia
Skills CD     Blood Pressure
Heart and Lungs
Preoperative Care
Encyclopedia of Nursing Skills
The CE Game
M/S-010
M/S-011
12
13
Med/ Surg Challenge Part 1
Med/ Surg Challenge Part 2
The Ohio State University – Nursing Medical Surgical Nursing, Level II
M/S-009
Rena Fuller, a young adult in renal system crisis
UTMB at Galveston  
44
Health Care for the Older Adult
Tough Choices: Ethics, the Elderly and Life-Sustaining Technologies
UTMB School of Nursing: 
Physical Assessment of the Older Adult
 
44
Physical Examination
Data Collection Techniques
Evaluation of Clinical Data
Skills Challenge
Concept Media (1995)  
42
Immobilization: Principles and Nursing Care (Disk 1 & 2)

Books in Nursing Learning Resource Center (NLRC)

Inventory Date: August 24, 2014

Community Nursing

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Community Health Nursing - Caring in Action, 2nd ed

Hitchcock +

2003

2

Community/Public Health Nursing - Promoting the Health of Populations, 4th ed

Nies and McEwen

2007

Fundamentals

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Virtual Clinical Excursions with Fundermentals of Nursing, 7th ed

Potter-Perry

2009

2

Fundermentals of Nursing, 7th ed

Potter-Perry

2009

3

Electronic Classroom Manager to Accompany Dosage Calculations, 8th ed: DVD

Picar

2008

4

Fundermentals of Nursing, 6th edition X 2

Potter-Perry

2005

5

Anatomy and Physiology - Reviews and Rationales

Hogan

2009

Health Assessment

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Physical Exam and Health Assessment, 3rd ed

Jarvis

2000

Leadership

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Delegation of Nursing Care

Kelly-Heidenthal

2005

2

Current Issues in Nursing, 7th ed

Coven and Moorhead

2006

3

Handbook of Nursing Leadership: Creative Skills for a Culture of Safety

Milstead and Furlong

2006

4

Nursing Leadership and Management: Theories, Processes and Practice

Jones

2007

5

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing , 4th ed

Guido

2006

6

Leadership and Nursing Care Management, 3rd ed

Huber

2006

Maternal-Newborn

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health Care, 7th ed

Olds +

2004

2

Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Women's Health Care, 7th ed: Instructor's Resource Manual

Olds +

2004

Med-Surg

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

A Clinical Companion to Accompany Contemporary Medical Surgical Nursing 

Tazlir

2007

2

School of Nursing: A Comprehensive Text

multiple

2006

3

Medical Surgical Nursing - Assessment & Management of Clinical Problems, 7th ed

Lewis +

2007

4

Brunner ans Suddarth's Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing, 11th ed

Smeltzer

2008

5

Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses, 2nd ed

Josephson

2004

6

Applying the Nursing Process - A Tool in Critical Thinking, 6th ed

Alfaro-LeFevre

2006

7

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook - An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care

Ackley & Ladwig

2008

8

Medical Surgical Nursing Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 6th ed

Lewis +

2004

9

Virtual Clinical Excursions - Pacific View Regional Hospital - Assessment & Management of Clinical Problems: Implementation Manual - 6th ed

Lewis +

2005

10

Virtual Clinical Excursions - Pacific View Regional Hospital - Assessment & Management of Clinical Problems: Interactive Software - 6th ed

Lewis +

2005

NCLEX

No.

Title 

Runtime

Copyright

1

Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN Exam, 2nd ed

multiple

2008

2

NCLEX-RN Review, HESI

multiple

2003

3

NCLEX-RN Review, 5th ed

multiple

2005

4

Complete Review for NCLEX-RN 

Gauwitz

2007

5

Practice Questions for NCLEX-RN

Gauwitz

2007

6

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Exam, 4th ed

Silvestri

2008

Pediatrics

No.

Title

Runtime

Copyright

1

Child Health Nursing - Partnering with Children and Families

Ball +

2006

2

Study Guide to Accompany Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 7th ed

Rentfro

2003

3

Virtual Clinical Excursions for Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 8th ed with interactive software X 5

Wilson +

2007

4

Virtual Clinical Excursions for Nursing Care of Children, 2nd ed

Ihlenfeld +

2003

Pharmacology

No.

Title

Runtime

Copyright

1

Study Guide for Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 6th ed

Lehne

2007

2

Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 6th ed X 2

Lehne

2007

3

Pharmacology

McCuistion

2002

Research

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Evidence - Based Practice for Nurses - Appraisal and Application of Research

Schmidt and Brown

2009

2

Evidence - Based Nursing : The Research-Practice Connection

Brown

2009

3

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed 

Amer. Psychol Assoc

2001

4

Nursing Research - Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 6th ed

LoBiondo - Wood and Huber

2006

5

Study Guide for Nursing Research - Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 6th ed

LoBiondo - Wood and Huber

2006

Resource Tools

No.

Title

Author

Copyright

1

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed

Chernecky +

2008

2

Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, 6th ed

Kee

2009

3

PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook X2

Spratto +

2008

4

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses, 7th ed

Skidmore

2007

5

Intravenous Medications, 25th ed

Gahart

2009

6

Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, 7th ed

multiple

2006

7

Say it in Spanish, 3rd ed

Villanueva

2004

8

2009 Intervenous Medications

Gahart & Nazareno

2009

9

Tabers Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 20th ed

Davis

2005

10

Mosby’s Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed

multiple

1994