Clinical Skills


Evidence-Based Skills


Online Access

Continuously Updated

Powerful competency management meets content you can trust.


Meeting the highest standards of safety and consistency is essential to the health of your patients—and your organization. But improving decisions at the point of care requires standardized education, and that nurses, therapists and other health professionals have access to best practices and the latest evidence-based information.

Elsevier Clinical Skills combines evidence-based content, including over 1,300 skills, with robust competency management. It puts educators and administrators in control by giving them the ability to customize content, assign skills and perform assessments, and empowers clinicians to deliver high-quality patient care with confidence.

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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 1,300 evidence-based skills and procedures. Use Clinical Skills to refresh knowledge and learn new skills anytime. Content is available 24/7 and is continuously reviewed and updated to reflect the latest in evidence-based practice.

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

Clinical Skills helps nurses and other clinicians:

  • Refresh and assess knowledge
  • Complete assigned tasks and training online
  • Master concepts through interactive tests
  • Increase overall competency
  • Stay informed of policy changes
For Clinical Educators and Administrators

For Clinical Educators and Administrators

Clinical Skills makes it easier to standardize, measure and document knowledge with powerful capabilities that enable you to archive lessons and learning tasks, automatically assign remediation and require acknowledgement of communications. With this level of customization and control, you can measure the competency of clinicians and take action to continually improve learning.

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

Clinical Skills helps educators and administrators:

  • Provide nurses and other health professionals with the targeted training they need
  • Assess knowledge and provide feedback
  • Customize and upload content
  • Assign and follow discussions
  • Review reports and identify learning gaps
For Healthcare Organizations

For Healthcare Organizations

Consolidate resources and reduce costs by integrating Clinical Skills into your organizational workflow and supplementing your institution’s Policy & Procedure manuals. Enable education to be spread across all shifts to balance training with unit coverage and hospital benefits, and reduce recruitment and retention costs by investing in the development and satisfaction of existing clinicians.

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

Clinical Skills helps healthcare organizations:

  • Standardize skills and education throughout your organization
  • Streamline training and orientation
  • Reduce recruitment and retention costs by investing in the development and satisfaction of existing clinicians
  • Ensure patient safety by utilizing the highest standards of care
  • Document knowledge for compliance and accreditation
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