Featured Producer: Meridian Educational

The American Nurse: A History of Challenge and Compassion 26 min.

This film highlights the history of nursing in America, nursing education, and nursing opportunities. Meet pioneers who established nurse training programs, aid programs, patient records, and broke the color barrier. Women featured include: Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Linda Richards, Mary Eliza Mahoney, and Virginia Lynch. A co-production of Meridian and MotionMasters.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Nursing Communication Skills 42 min.

Good communication is important in any occupation, but in health care, where miscommunication can lead to dire or deadly results, good communication is absolutely crucial. This video will cover the fundamentals of good communication as applied to the nursing profession, and how to ensure that information is uniformly shared across all members of the staff and the patient. Dedicated segments focus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Professionalism in Nursing: Keys to Success 38 min.

The nursing profession is unique for the types of people it attracts—caring, nurturing and compassionate in the face of illness and suffering. But to succeed in today’s complex health care landscape, it’s important for nurses to be more than that. This video covers the concept of professionalism as it pertains to nursing, and how following the tenets of professionalism can help ensure a long and s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Accidents Happen: What to Do When You’re in a Car Accident 33 min.

Even if you’re a safe driver, car accidents are an inevitable part of life. The average driver will go through three to four accidents in a lifetime. And when an accident happens, all drivers involved have certain responsibilities. This video covers preparedness for an accident, driver responsibilities (legal and ethical) when one occurs, what steps to follow immediately after the accident and in...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Bad Weather, Safe Driving: Lifesaving Tips 26 min.

The best advice for driving in heavy rain or snow is not to! But, if you have to hit the road in bad weather, there are steps you can take to greatly improve your chances of staying safe. This program offers a wealth of tips for driving in rainstorms, high winds, and fog, or when snow, ice, or flooding make for hazardous road conditions. With the help of a driving instructor, a police officer, a m...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2013

Top Five Tips for Safe Driving: Handling Your Vehicle Responsibly 18 min.

Experts estimate that drivers make at least 20 decisions every minute while maneuvering through traffic, and the more distractions they have to deal with—let alone considerations such as bad weather or another driver’s road rage—the more likely it is that an accident will occur. Using interviews with a neurologist, a police officer, a mechanic, and driving instructors, this comprehensive program a...

Formats: DVD Copyright Date: 2013

5 Tips for Healthy Eating on the Go 23 min.

School, sports, work, social obligations—you have a lot to do. In order to get it all done you need energy, but preparing optimal meals is time-consuming. So where do you get the energy to keep up with your busy schedule—without resorting to fast/junk food? This program answers that question with five practical tips for healthy eating in a fast-paced lifestyle: plan ahead, don’t skip breakfast, le...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Budgeting and Financial Decision Making 37 min.

This program gives students a solid grounding in a variety of real-life money matters: it provides financial decision-making methods, advises on consumer concerns such as buying versus renting, outlines insurance types and terminology, and discusses the financial scams that students are most likely to encounter. Reviewing the critical concepts of impulse buying and opportunity cost, the video also...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2011

Checking Accounts and Everyday Banking 32 min.

Do checking accounts earn interest? Is e-banking safe? What’s the best way to pay for things when traveling out of the country? This program schools viewers in the basics of financial transactions, then arms them with how-tos and tips for choosing a bank, writing and depositing checks, using a debit card, and balancing a checkbook. E-banking to manage accounts and transfer funds is discussed, with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2011

Credit, Borrowing, and Debt 36 min.

Recognizing that students may have hazy notions about the consequences of overspending, this program provides practical information on credit card use, credit reports, credit problems, and managing debt. Viewers learn how to build a credit history and raise a low credit score—and why this is important. Taking a look at a sample credit card statement, the video explains the various fees, charges, a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2011