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Films on Demand is a searchable online collection of more than 5000 educational videos for streaming on demand. It is possible to make links to specific videos or segments for posting in Blueline. There is a Health & Medicine collection of more than 1000 videos that can be browsed.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy - by Dr. Robert Acland, University of Louisville. All dissections are real, fresh, unembalmed human specimens. The true color and texture of each structure is shown, just as it appears in the living body. Joints and muscles are shown actually moving as they do in life. A concise, synchronized narration runs throughout the video. As one sees each new structure, its name is displayed on the screen. Through the Table of Contents or by searching a comprehensive Index, one can access all five volumes of the Video Atlas including Upper Extremity; Lower Extremity; Trunk; Head and Neck; and Internal Organs. Now with more than 300 self assessment questions. 

Beyond Blame. (10 min.) Bridge Medical, c1997. Tells the stories of a pharmacist, a nurse, and a physician who have each been involved in a fatal medication administration error. It shows in dramatic fashion why patient safety is the job of everyone in the hospital. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Bloodless Surgery. Creighton University Medical Center Medicine & Surgery Office. March 11, 2004, 27 min. Darryl Gucwa presents options and applications for this innovative approach to surgery.

Chest X-Ray Interpretation: a Primary Care Perspective. Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, c1998. This program provides a concise method of distinguishing normal and abnormal radiographic patterns. This video features case studies and chest x-rays in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, lung abscess, and malignancies. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.


Confidentiality, 3-Part Series. Medcom, c2015. Confidentiality is the foundation for trust in the patient caregiver relationship. Efforts to maintain and protect confidential information once focused solely on paper medical records. But as communication technology has made it possible to easily store and transmit enormous amounts of medical information through computerized databases, fax machines, and the Internet, there is an increased danger that confidential information may be revealed to inappropriate individuals. The three-part series, "Confidentiality" describes some of the practical changes that have come about in recent years to help maintain confidentiality in healthcare.

  1. HIPAA Regulations. (14 min.)
  2. How to Maintain Patient Confidentiality. (17 min.)
  3. Keeping it Confidential. (14 min.)


Dax's Case. (58 min.) Filmakers Library, 1984. Discusses the case of Donald (Dax) Cowart and his desire to die following severe burns over 65% of his body and the loss of his vision and hands. Considers a patient's right to refuse treatment and to die. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.
Dax's Case from Academic Video Online.

The Deadly Deception. (60 min.) Nova, 1993. This program investigates the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, a medical experiment conducted in Alabama from 1932-1972 in which Afro-American men believed they were receiving free treatment for syphilis, but were given worthless medicines by government physicians. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Delegating Effectively: Working Through and With Assistive Personnel. (27 min.) National Council of State Boards of Nursing, c2002. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Feeding Dysfunctions and Rehabilitation in the Elderly: the Nurses's Role. (25 min.) Belson/Hanright Video, c1991. This program demonstrates aspects of the nurse's role in the rehabilitation of feeding problems, including the use of comprehensive nursing assessments, positioning strategies, methods of medication administration, adaptive equipment. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

HIPAA for Medical Assistants. 3-Part Series. Medcom, c2013. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 was the beginning step of a complex but important reform of the American healthcare system and has led to a number of practice changes in all areas of health care—from the O.R. to the private practice waiting room. This three-part series “HIPAA for Medical Assistants” provides an overview of HIPAA regulations for medical assistants.

  1. An Overview (13 min)
  2. The Privacy Rule (14 min)
  3. The Security Rule (12 min)


The Last Right. (16 min.) CBS News, 1988. 60 Minutes segment on the euthanasia movement in Holland. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

The Lab. The Office of Research Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011. You become the lead characters in an interactive movie and make decisions about integrity in research that can have long-term consequences. The simulation addresses Responsible Conduct of Research topics such as avoiding research misconduct, mentorship responsibilities, handling of data, responsible authorship, and questionable research practices.

Let's Talk. (30 min.) By using step-by-step instructions on how to disclose medical errors, this video demonstrates the importance of disclosure and how open communication can strengthen the patient-provider relationship. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Maillard Reaction for Sunlight Protection. A Keratin-Bound Melanoidins Sunscreen by Ramon M. Fusaro, M.D., PhD. and Edwin G. Rice, M.D. Departments of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and Internal Medicine. Creighton and Nebraska Universities, Omaha, NE. Department of Dermatology, Park Nicolette Health Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota. October 27, 2004.

Man of Endurance. (15 min.) ABC News, 1999. Updates the story of Dax Cowart who was severely burned in an accident in 1973. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Nursing Assessment Library. Williams & Wilkins, c1996. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.


Office Orthopedics Essentials: In Primary Care. CME LLC, c1997. These videos include examination of the neck, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, and include casting and splinting, and physical therapy. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Patient Safety and the Moral Management of Errors in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Practice: Learning From Others. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

  1. Introduction
  2. Fall Disclosure
  3. Modalities Lapse
  4. Splinting Mistake
  5. Weight Bearing Assumption
  6. Patient Positioning
  7. Patient Identification
  8. Beyond Error: Abuse


Selling Murder: The Killing Films of the Third Reich. (54 min.) Domino Films, 1991. A look at one way in which Nazi Germany worked to eliminate the weak and purify the Aryan race by killing or sterilizing mentally and physically disabled people. Shows propaganda films intended to justify and gain public support for their actions by reason of cost, natural selection laws, and mercy. Interviews present both sides of the story. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.

Unnatural Causes. California Newsreel, c2008. 4 hour documentary series about socio-economic and racial inequities in health care. Supplementary content available at Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view. The main file is .wmv, try the .mov file if you are unable to play the .wmv file.

  1. In Sickness and In Wealth (.mov file) (56 min.) How does the distribution of power, wealth and resources shape opportunities for health?
  2. When the Bough Breaks (.mov file) (29 min.) Can racism become embedded in the body and affect birth outcomes?
  3. Becoming American (.mov file) (29 min.) Latino immigrants arrive healthy, so why don't they stay that way?
  4. Bad Sugar (.mov file) (29 min.) What are the connections between diabetes, oppression, and empowerment in two Native American communities?
  5. Place Matters (.mov file) (29 min.) Why is your street address such a strong predictor of your health?
  6. Collateral Damage (.mov file) (29 min.) How do Marshall Islanders pay for globalization and U.S. military policy with their health?
  7. Not Just a Paycheck (.mov file) (30 min.) Why do layoffs take such a huge toll in Michigan but cause hardly a ripple in Sweden?


Vitamins, Herbs, & Nutritional Supplements: Use and Misuse by Consumers. (29 min.) William Hamilton, PharmD. Creighton University Medical Center. Program sponsored by Health Sciences Library/Learning Resources Center, April 11, 2005.

Well Patient Female Breast and Pelvic Exam: a Patient-Centered Multicultural Approach. (18 min.) University of Iowa. Carver College of Medicine, c2006. This collaborative effort of patient-examiners, faculty, and staff introduces and details a complete gynecological exam that is respectful of women?s various cultural backgrounds and ages, placing the patient at the center of the experience at all times. Program is appropriate for first through fourth-year health professional students, residents, women's clinic personnel, and advocacy programs. Requires Media Player or Flip4Mac to view.