Clinical Skills


Evidence-Based Skills


Online Access

Reviewed and Updated Annually

Improve care consistency and patient outcomes with the latest evidence.


Elsevier Clinical Skills combines over 1,400 evidence-based skills and procedures with competency management features to create a powerful resource for nurses, therapists and other clinicians. It helps address the need for both care consistency and competency validation, while positioning you in alignment with key standards of care.


Why Clinical Skills

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Benefits of Elsevier Clinical Skills

For Nurses and Other Clinicians

For Nurses and Other Clinicians

Enjoy an engaging online learning experience that validates competency in over 1,400 evidence-based skills and procedures. Use Clinical Skills to refresh knowledge and learn new skills anytime.

With content available 24/7, you can access skills when and where they’re needed.

With Clinical Skills nurses and other clinicians can:

  • Ensure that performance is aligned with the latest professional guidelines and clinical evidence
  • Reduce practice errors
  • Master concepts through interactive tests
  • Increase overall competency
  • Stay informed of policy changes
  • Decrease time spent retrieving information
For Clinical Educators and Administrators

For Clinical Educators and Administrators

Clinical Skills makes it easier to standardize, measure and document knowledge, and enables you to provide resources that improve clinician satisfaction and empower them to achieve clinical excellence.

Includes over 1,300 evidence-based skills, plus robust competency management.

With Clinical Skills educators and administrators can:

  • Provide nurses and other clinicians with targeted education
  • Electronically assess and document clinical competence, and assign remediation if necessary
  • Customize content
  • Seamlessly integrate Clinical eLearning courses and virtually any type of document, such as presentations, PDF files and journal articles
  • Assign and follow discussions
  • Archive lessons and learning tasks
  • Create detailed reports that document and track learner behavior
For Healthcare Organizations

For Healthcare Organizations

Consolidate resources and reduce costs by integrating Clinical Skills into your organizational workflow and supplementing your Policy & Procedure manuals. With Clinical Skills, you can spread education across all shifts to balance education with unit coverage and hospital benefits.

Link your EHR to relevant clinical content in Clinical Skills with the Elsevier Infobutton.

With Clinical Skills healthcare organizations can:

  • Manage how skills are taught and performed throughout the organization
  • Ensure patient safety by utilizing content reflective of the latest clinical evidence and practice guidelines
  • Facilitate online access to skills and procedures across the organization
  • Reduce recruitment and retention costs by investing in the development and satisfaction of existing clinicians
  • Document knowledge for compliance and accreditation
Ready to see confidence in action? Sign up for a demo of Clinical Skills.
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