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Video Resource Library

(B) = Booklet, (C) = CD (support materials), (D) = DVD, (V) = Video

Please check out our newer titles indicated in orange.

Bloodborne Pathogens / First Aid Chemical Safety Children / Teenage Safety
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Driver Training Electrical Safety Ergonomics
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Substance Abuse Supervisory Training Tool and Machine Safety
Welding and Cutting Workers Compensation / Return to Work / Fraud  

Healthcare Industry

Accident Causes and Prevention

Safety Source
Time: 10 minutes #VLHE001 (V)
Reviews unsafe acts/conditions for the healthcare industry and explains how they contribute to accidents and injuries.

Age Specific Care

Coastal (1999, 2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE026 (D)
Age-Specific Care: It's Relative Making sure you provide the best care for all ages is good for patients. But different age groups have different physical, psychological and social needs.
- What age-specific care is
- Why age-specific care is important
- How to provide effective care

Avian Flu and General Pandemic Awareness

Coastal (2006)
Time: 18 minutes #VLHE050 (D)
Avian Flu and General Pandemic Awareness provides a detailed look at what healthcare facilities can do to limit transmission of the Avian flu virus and control the threat. It starts by explaining the virus and examining the risk, which could become a pandemic with human to human transmission.
- How the virus is transmitted
- Symptoms of infection
- Detecting Avian influenza
- Preventing exposure and transmission with standard contact and airborne precautions
- Vaccines and treatment

Avian Flu: What You Need To Know

Coastal (2006)
Time: 11 minutes #VLHE049 (D)
The Avian Flu lacks one trait that could turn it into a pandemic: the ability to spread from human to human. But the lethal virus could become contagious any time, so companies must be prepared to protect their employees from exposure and their facilities from contamination. And, employees must be aware of methods to protect their families. This program informs viewers about the virus and offers important tips on how to avoid transmission. This program covers:
- How serious is the risk
- How is the virus transmitted
- Symptoms of infection
- How to avoid exposure
- Protecting families  

Be Safe at Work: Safety Orientation for Long-Term Care

Coastal (1996)
Time: 16 minutes #VLHE002 (B) (V)
- Outlines daily hazards on the job
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Back injuries
- Electrical hazards
- Fire
- Infections
- Handling medical waste.

Biological Threats In Healthcare - Identify and Respond

Coastal (2005)
Time: #VLHE028 (D)
Healthcare providers are exposed to potentially infectious body fluids. Today, workers must also be concerned about exposure to biological threats. In this vital program, employees will learn about the six major biological agents and how to:
- Symptoms, transmission, treatment and infection control
- Biological disaster preparedness
- Chemical attacks
- Clinical management of infected patients
- "All hazards" approach to planning

Bloodborne Pathogens in Behavioral Healthcare

Coastal (2003, 2005)
Time: 17 minutes #VLHE025 (D) (V) (B)
As you know, OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard 1910.1030 mandates that all healthcare workers obtain annual retraining on Bloodborne Pathogens. Coastal can help you meet this annual OSHA Occupation Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens requirement. Bloodborne Pathogens in Behavioral Healthcare will teach healthcare workers how to reduce the risk of exposure to Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV.
- Standard precautions to take to reduce exposure
- What to do if an exposure occurs

Bloodborne Pathogens: Protection in the Home Care Setting

Coastal (1992, 2005)
Time: 17 minutes #VLHE022 (B) (D) (V)
As a home care provider, you can be exposed to blood and potentially infectious body fluids - regardless of your specific responsibilities. This program outlines precautions the home care provider should follow to ensure safety on the job. Covers OSHA 1910.1030
- Workplace transmission
- Standard Precautions
- HBV vaccination
- Work practice controls
- Housekeeping and laundry

Combative Residents: Mirror Their Reality

Coastal (1997, 2005)
Time: 23 minutes #VLHE003 (B) (D) (V)
Combative behavior can be quite challenging, but it can be dealt with effectively. Discover outburst patterns, develop prevention plans, recognize signs, intervene safely, and learn how to modify behavior. This important program discusses the problems, causes and various forms of combative behavior which occur in long-term care facilities and helps you learn how to prevent your employees from being victims of combative behavior.
- Forms of combative behavior
- Potential causes
- Keys to the successful management of combative behavior
- Learning to deal with combative incidents

Dementia & Alzheimers Caregiving

Coastal (2005)
Time: 20 minutes #VLHE029 (D)
There are five million victims in the U.S. alone. This compelling program can help caregivers learn patience and exercise creative problem-solving techniques when dealing with patients.
- Activities of daily living
- Tips to minimize incidents of biting, hitting and wandering

Elder Abuse & Neglect: Show You Care

Coastal (2005)
Time: 20 minutes #VLHE030 (D)
This compelling program remains our best-seller year after year! It is a must-have for facility managers and administrators committed to providing optimal quality care for their patients or residents in their golden years. Designed to alert workers to the warning signs of elder abuse and the correct ways to report suspicious behavior.

Fall Prevention In Home Healthcare

Coastal (2006)
Time: #VLHE044 (D)
Create awareness about some of the proactive screening tools and protective strategies you can use to prevent falls where they most often occur - in the patient's home.
- How and where falls happen
- Conducting a fall risk assessment
- Fall risk assessment scale
- Physical assessment and fall prevention
- Preventing accidental falls
- Preventing unanticipated and anticipated falls
- What to do if your patient falls

GHS-HazCom for Healthcare Facilities

Produced by Marcom/Distributed by Aurora Pictures - (2013)
Time: 20 minutes #VLHE055 (D) (B)
This was created specifically to assist healthcare facilities of all types in complying with federal, state, and municipal Hazard Communications regulations. These products also address the major education and training requirements in these chemical hazard laws. This video presentation introduces employees to the Hazard Communication regulations and provides training on the various types of chemicals found in healthcare facilities. Topics covered include:
- GHS Safety Data Sheets and container labels
-Toxins, corrosives, and irritants
-Flammables, combustibles, and gases
-Carcinogens and radiation
-Exposure situations
-Personal protective equipment and chemical storage
-Spills and cleanup and more

HazCom for Healthcare: A GHS Overview

DuPont Sustainable Solutions - (2013)
Time: 16 minutes #VLHE054 (D) (B)
Healthcare workers are excited and proud to care for patients and help them live long, healthy lives. Yet, in this same environment, caregivers can expose themselves and their patients to many chemical hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication standard has recently been enhanced with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The new HazCom standard not only gives workers the right to know the chemicals and hazards they face, but the right to understand them and how to protect themselves from danger. This selection will help employees understand this new standardized process of communicating chemical hazards.

Healthcare Compliance: Code of Conduct

Coastal (2005)
Time: #VLHE027 (D)
Now more than ever, it is important to have an effective Corporate Compliance program that sets the example of corporate responsibility, integrity and ethics for your entire staff. Compliance training is mandatory for all healthcare workers and failure to comply with healthcare laws and regulations can result in criminal indictments and huge fines!

Healthcare Ergonomics: Working to Your Advantage

Time: 21 minutes #VLHE004 (B) (V)
The main ergonomic risk you face as a healthcare worker is lifting and transferring patients. You can also encounter ergonomic hazards at your desk, computer, or other workstations. This video will help you to identify and decrease ergonomic hazards on the job.

Healthcare Safety Orientation: For Your Own Good

Coastal (1994)
Time: 16 minutes #VLHE005 (V)
This video outlines the following:
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Back injuries
- Electrical safety
- Fire safety
- Disinfecting and sterilization
- Handling medical waste and equipment
- Hazard communication
- Radiation safety
- Glove removal and handwashing.

Healthcare Violence: Be Part of the Cure

Coastal (1994, 2005)
Time: #VLHE031 (D)
This DVD will teach your employees how to spot potential violence, diffuse a hostile situation, apply physical or chemical restraints, and deal with the aftermath of an attack.

HIV/Aids: What Caregivers Need to Know

Coastal (2005)
Time: #VLHE033 (D)
As of December 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 57 documented cases of U.S. healthcare workers who have had seroconverted -- developed antibodies -- to HIV following occupational exposures. Twenty-six of these developed AIDS. Educate your employees on what they can do to ensure their safety from HIV exposure and infection.

Home Health Safety Orientation

Coastal (1996, 2005)
Time: 20 minutes #VLHE023 (B) (D) (V)
This important program will help you recognize the potential dangers of working in a home care setting. It provides important safety tips which will protect you and your patients.
- What to look for in the home
- Safe work practices
- Handling medical waste and equipment
- Handwashing

Infection Cntrl Orientation

Coastal (2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE034 (D)
Over the past few years, the risk of infection has increased for both patients and hospital staff. As a healthcare worker, practicing proper infection control procedures is one of your most important responsibilities.

Infection Control - Chain Reaction

Coastal (1999, 2005)
Time: 22 minutes #VLHE035 (D)
OSHA and JCAHO require a comprehensive infection control program in all healthcare facilities. Everyone who works in healthcare should be concerned. This new video program will teach your workers how to protect themselves and their patients from infections. Your employees will learn about the tools needed to break the infection transmission chain.

Infection Control for Home Health

Coastal (1998, 2006)
Time: 17 minutes #VLHE037 (D) (V)
By following the basic infection control practices outlined in this vital video program, your home care workers can protect themselves and their patients from the spread of infection.

Infection Control In Behavioral Healthcare

Coastal (2002, 2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE036 (D)
This compelling new video program teaches your staff that the risk of infection transmission in behavioral healthcare is real, and should be taken seriously.
- The importance of protecting your clients and yourself from sharps injuries
- Why PPE can prevent real dangers in the behavioral healthcare setting
- Critical steps to protect your staff from dangerous microorganisms
- How to break the chain of infection at your facility

Medical Emergencies: Citizen Responder

Coastal (2000, 2006)
Time: 18 minutes #VLHE038 (D)
Emergencies can be terrifying - you have to think right on the spot. This brand-new video program teaches employees what to do if they face a co-worker with a life-threatening medical emergency.

Medication Management You Can Prevent Errors

Coastal (2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE039 (D)
Medication Management You Can Prevent Errors! Preventing medication errors promotes patient safety. This new program will teach your staff:
- Medication errors? What are they?
- How big is the problem?
- How can medication errors be prevented?
- Standards to use medications safely
- Avoiding risky behaviors and special handling of meds at high risk
- What you can do?

MRSA Awareness: What Your Employees Need To Know

Coastal (2007)
Time: 12 minutes #VLHE051 (D) (B)
Community associated MRSA is a fast-spreading infection that kills 18,000 people in the U.S. each year. It is a virulent staph infection that begins as skin irritation. Protect yourself and your employees from the spread of this dangerous disease with this comprehensive program.
- How it spreads
- How to avoid exposure
- Symptoms of infection
- Minimizing risk of infection
- Protecting families

Needlestick Prevention: Five Steps to Safety

Coastal (1993)
Time: 14 minutes #VLHE007 (B) (V)
- Roll up your sleeve to fight HBV
- A used sharp is a dangerous sharp
- Handle needles and sharps as though your life depends on it
- Dispose of used sharps as though your co-workers' lives depend on it
- Watch out for the other guy.

Needlestick Prevention - Stick to Safety

Coastal (2005)
Time: 11 minutes #VLHE040 (D)
Protect yourself and your staff from dangerous exposure to bloodborne pathogens with our important new video program. Knowing the rules of Sharp Safety can protect your staff from injury. This video program provides a thorough approach to sharps technology, safe handling techniques, and handling and disposing of sharps.

Nursing Homes: Hazards and Solutions

Time: 15:51 minutes #VLHE015 (V)
- Nursing home dangers
- Lifting and transferring patients
- Ergonomics
- OSHA inspections
- Identifying and evaluating injuries
- Minimizing risks.

Patient Safety - Light the Way

Coastal (2002, 2006)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE041 (D)
Pro-active improvement of patient care processes prevents adverse patient outcomes. This must-see training program will create a culture of safety within your facility.

Preventing Patient Falls in Hospitals

Coastal (2003, 2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE042 (D)
Healthcare professionals are on the front lines of pro-active fall prevention. This new video is designed to help train your employees on the proper assessment tools and protective strategies you can use to take the guesswork out of fall prevention.

Preventing Resident Falls in Long-Term Care

Coastal (2003, 2005)
Time: 19 minutes #VLHE043 (D)
Falls are the cause of 40% of all nursing home admissions. Today, healthcare professionals are taking pro-active steps to minimize and eliminate risk factors before falls occur. This new program will take a look at some of the assessment tools and protective strategies you can use to take the guesswork out of fall prevention including:
- Why the resident fell
- Types of falls
- Preventing falls
- Making your long-term care facility safer for everyone

Preventing the Spread of Contagious Illness

Hi 5 Productions (2009)
Time: 10 minutes #VLHE053 (D)
This new program, which includes information about seasonal flu, avian flu, SARS and MRSA in addition to swine flu, explains the origins and symptoms of these illnesses as well as the general hygiene and prevention measures required to prevent spreading and contracting all contagious illnesses. The video stresses prevention and the personal responsibility required to avoid spreading an illness or infection.

Radiation Safety for Healthcare

Coastal (1993)
Time: 18 minutes #VLHE008 (B) (V)
Minimize your exposure of radiation by understanding it and knowing what safety precautions to take.

Radiation Safety: The Basics

Coastal (2005, 2006)
Time: 22 minutes #VLHE045 (D)
Anyone exposed to radiation on the job - either directly or indirectly - will benefit from the information in this training program. Exposure to radiation can cause skin lesions, tumors, cancer and even death. Be sure your workers know how to protect themselves.

Respirators: Your TB Defense

NIOSH (2002)
Time: 17 minutes #VLHE013 (V), 48 Minutes (D) (C)
The use of respirators in health care is an important step in the efforts to prevent the transmission of TB. This video covers:
- Real life cases of TB infection
- History of TB
- Treating TB
- How it is transmitted
- Prevention techniques
- Different types of respirators.

S.A.F.E. Response Techniques in Crisis Situations

Alzheimer's Resource Center of Connecticut
Time: 22 minutes #VLHE024 (B) (V)
This video provides comprehensive S.A.F.E. techniques: Stay calm, Assess the situation, Focus on grasp and release, and Emotional and physical control regained. It teaches caregivers how to free themselves from hair pulls, bites, and other potentially dangerous situations. Emphasis is placed on keeping the patient as well as the caregiver safe

Safety Orientation - Custodians

Safety Advantage (2000)
Time: 14 minutes #VLHE014 (V)
Provides basic safety orientation information relating to custodians/janitors. Includes safe lifting techniques, electrical safety, chemicals and hazardous materials, needle stick prevention, and infection control procedures.

Safety Orientation for Healthcare: Preparation Meets Opportunity

Coastal (2005)
Time: 20 minutes #VLHE047 (D)
Every day on the job you face potential hazards. But if you are prepared, you can prevent injury at work. That's why when preparation meets opportunity, success is the likely result. This program will help you to prepare for injury "opportunities" you meet on the job. Such as: Slips, trips and falls, Back injuries, Electrical hazards, Fire Safety, Medical waste, Housekeeping, PPE and Hazard communication.

Safety Orientation - LTC

Coastal (1996, 2006)
Time: #VLHE046 (D)
Healthcare workers in long-term care facilities face the same risks as those who work in hospitals. However, the intensive personal care needed by most residents can increase your employees' risk. This program will teach your workers how to protect themselves by becoming aware of the potential hazards they may encounter on the job.

Safety Orientation - Nursing

Safety Source
Time: 14 minutes #VLHE009 (V)
Covers some of the chief hazards for the nursing profession and how to identify these hazards which will allow them to perform their job safely.

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Coastal (1990)
Time: 17 minutes #VLHE010 (B) (V)
Because walking is second nature, most slips and trips happen because people aren't paying attention. Learn to watch for hazards while you're walking and also learn how to use a ladder correctly to prevent falls.

Smallpox Preparedness: An overview, communications, and hospital considerations

US Department of Health & Human Services
Time: 47:07 minutes #VLHE017 (V)
- Overview: smallpox preparedness and response
- Smallpox vaccine program: communications with the public and stakeholders
- Considerations for hospitals: developing a smallpox healthcare response team.

Smallpox Preparedness: Considerations for Response Team Volunteers

US Department of Health & Human Services
Time: 45 minutes #VLHE018 (V)
- Explains the rationale for vaccination
- Describes the risks of vaccination to individuals and their families
- Demonstrates how the vaccine is administered
- Explains care of the vaccination site and steps to prevent transfer and transmission of the vaccine virus
- Describes mild and serious vaccine complications and how they would be treated
- Discusses compensation issues for persons who experience vaccine complications.

Smallpox Preparedness: Issues for Clinicians

US Department of Health & Human Services
Time: 1 hour 50 minutes #VLHE019 (V)
- Smallpox vaccine contraindications and screening
- Smallpox vaccinee evaluation and follow-up
- Rash illness evaluation
- Evaluation, management, and treatment of adverse events from smallpox vaccine
- Smallpox vaccine laboratory training
- Smallpox vaccine safety and reporting of adverse events.

Smallpox Preparedness: Operational Issues

US Department of Health & Human Services
Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes #VLHE020 (V)
- Introduction to developing a vaccination strategy for smallpox preparedness
- Smallpox vaccine logistics: distribution, storage and security
- Smallpox vaccine clinic operations and management
- Data and information management of the smallpox vaccine program.

Smallpox Vaccine - Administration

US Department of Health & Human Services
Time: 37:15 minutes #VLHE021 (V)
Public health and hospital-based healthcare providers should again become familiar with the smallpox vaccine and the technique for its administration. This video will describe the smallpox vaccine and common reactions following vaccination, how to screen potential vaccinees for contraindications to vaccination, how to administer smallpox vaccine, and how to care for the vaccination site.

Smallpox: What Every Clinician Should Know

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Time: 2 hours #VLHE016 (V)
This videotape of the December 13, 2001, satellite broadcast from the CDC presents information to improve healthcare providers' ability to recognize, diagnose, and report smallpox. The program presents information on virology, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and the characteristics and use of the smallpox vaccine.
After viewing the program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of smallpox.
- Differentiate between smallpox and other rash illnesses.
- Describe the indications for smallpox vaccine in both prerelease and postrelease situations.
- Describe the recommended management of a suspected smallpox case.

TB Respiratory Protection: Administrator's Review

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Time: 16 minutes #VLHE011 (V)
Also available on CD-ROM #VLHE011C
A step-by-step guide for developing a respiratory protection program, with emphasis on tuberculosis in healthcare facilities. Topics covered include risk assessment, standard operating procedures, respirator use, and training. Principles discussed in the video are also applicable to other settings where respiratory protection programs are necessary. The video is accompanied by a CD containing the written NIOSH guide for program administrators.

Transfer Training & Mobility Skills for Caregivers

Ohana Pacific Rehabilitation Services (2007)
Time: 40 minutes #VLHE052 (D) (B)
This DVD was produced to teach caregivers transfer and mobility skills for different body types, proper body mechanics to avoid injury and different types of transfers.

Tuberculosis Awareness

Coastal (1994, 2005)
Time: 16 minutes #VLHE012 (B) (D) (V)
The Centers for Disease Control has reported a resurgence of TB. Anyone can contract TB and its new drug-resistant strains, including your employees. This program will help your employees understand TB and how to fight against it. It covers:
- How you contract TB
- Symptoms of TB infection
- What happens if you become infected with TB
- Who is at risk?

Tuberculosis - Identification and Control

Coastal (2004, 2006)
Time: #VLHE048 (D)
Every healthcare facility needs a TB infection control plan -- and every healthcare worker needs to be thoroughly trained in preventing the spread of disease. Tuberculosis: Identification And Control is a powerful tool you can put to work immediately -- not only for the safety of your staff, but to help ensure compliance with OSHA.

Violence In Home Healthcare - Be Smart Be Safe

Coastal (1997, 2005)
Time: 22 minutes #VLHE032 (D) (V)
The entire healthcare system in the United States is undergoing a fundamental change. Healthcare treatment is shifting from the hospital to the patient's home. And your role as a home care provider is shifting to include more and more primary care. This program reviews the vital procedures that you and your employees should follow to minimize risk and have greater security when performing your very valuable work.
- The problem of violence
- The assault cycle
- Pre-visit safety practices
- Making safety your priority
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