How to Measure Vital Signs
Vital signs, which include temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pain, provide valuable information about an individual's health.
This program teaches home care professionals and primary caregivers the skills and techniques necessary to take and record vital signs accurately. Accuracy is very important because the doctor and nurse rely upon this information to evaluate and make decisions about a person's condition and treatment.
• Use of a flow sheet
• Methods for taking body temperature
• Types of thermometers
• Methods for taking the pulse
• Use of a stethoscope
• Measuring respiration
• Taking blood pressure
• Pain scales
• Measuring weight
Length: 35 minutes
For more information:
call Medifecta Healthcare Training at 888-846-7008 for pricing on the
number of trainings you wish to purchase. When payment is received, we
will issue your password and you can begin to use your administrative
page and assign the trainings to your staff.