Advanced Nursing Care Video Library

Our faculty at the UAB School of Nursing provide these resources for faculty and clinicians to improve clinical practice and teaching.


How to Perform a Lumbar Puncture (4:45)

In this video, the Nurse Practitioner is instructed on the proper technique for performing a lumbar puncture on an adult. A manikin is used to simulate this procedure. Special thanks to Jody Gilchrist, MSN, ACNP for serving as the demonstrator.

Central Venous Catheter Insertion (11:44)

In this video, the Nurse Practitioner is instructed on the proper technique for inserting a central venous catheter into the subclavian vein on an adult. A manikin is used to simulate this procedure. Special thanks to Marla Couture, MSN, ACNP for serving as the demonstrator.

Foreign Body Removal (4:16)

Dr. Tedra Smith shares tips on how to remove foreign bodies such as beads, rocks, vegetables, and even insects from ears and nares.

Instrument Tie (4:31)

This video demonstrates how to secure a central line using an instrument tie technique.