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.


Lumbar Puncture

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.

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Central Venous Catheter Insertion

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.

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Foreign Body Removal

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.

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Instrument Tie

Instrument Tie (2:31)

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

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