9 episodes

A series of clinical skills podcasts developed in collaboration with students and staff of the School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, with funding from the Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network, NHS Education for Scotland and support from the University of Glasgow Media Production Unit. The podcasts aim to cover some of the clinical procedural skills expected of new graduates, in accordance with the latest revision of Tomorrow’s Doctors.

Clinical Skills Lead: alna.robb@glasgow.ac.uk

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A series of clinical skills podcasts developed in collaboration with students and staff of the School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, with funding from the Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network, NHS Education for Scotland and support from the University of Glasgow Media Production Unit. The podcasts aim to cover some of the clinical procedural skills expected of new graduates, in accordance with the latest revision of Tomorrow’s Doctors.

Clinical Skills Lead: alna.robb@glasgow.ac.uk

    • video
    Handwashing

    Handwashing

    The procedure of correct clinical handwashing required when dealing with patients. Handwashing is the single most important procedure for preventing nosocomial infection as hands are the most common route of transmission. Performed by Hannah Muir.

    • 7 min
    • video
    Suturing

    Suturing

    Closure of a simple incised wound using interrupted sutures. Suturing involves the insertion of material to maintain the satisfactory closure of a wound, and to aid healing of the wound by primary intention. Performed by Laura Combe and Mr Brian Stewart.

    • 14 min
    • video
    Arterial Blood Gas Sampling

    Arterial Blood Gas Sampling

    Taking an arterial blood gas sample in an adult patient. Arterial blood gas measurement involves the sampling of blood from an artery to determine the pH, the PO2, PCO2, and the HCO3- levels. Performed by Laura Combe.

    • 7 min
    • video
    Electrocardiogram

    Electrocardiogram

    Recording a 12 lead ECG in an adult patient. Electrocardiogram is a graphic representation of the electrical activity of the heart, used to detect any abnormal rhythms. Performed by Darren Raffo, Euan Allan & Julia Fortune.

    • 6 min
    • video
    Female Catheterisation

    Female Catheterisation

    Inserting a urinary catheter into a female adult patient. Catheterisation is the passing of a plastic tube, known as a catheter, through the patient’s urethra, into the bladder, to permit the free passage of urine. Performed by Hannah Muir & Mr Tahir Qayyum.

    • 38 min
    • video
    Male Catheterisation

    Male Catheterisation

    Inserting a urinary catheter into a male adult patient. Catheterisation is the passing of a plastic tube, known as a catheter, through the patient’s urethra, into the bladder, to permit the free passage of urine. Performed by Hannah Muir & Tahir Qayyum.

    • 11 min

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