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2018 Year in Review

2018 was an insanely busy year for us here at NRSNG as we’ve been hard at work serving and supporting the growing NRSNG Family. I

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Ep0032: APGAR Scoring

The APGAR score is a simple way to objectively determine how well a baby is doing immediately after birth. It is measured at 1 minute

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Ep0029: Immunization Schedule

  QR Script: Pediatric immunizations are a controversial topic. It’s important that you know which immunizations are recommended at which stages of a child’s life.

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NURSING.com Academy FAQs

Speaker 1: Welcome to the NRSNG podcast. Providing those who care for the world with the tools and confidence they need. Here’s your host, Jon

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Ep0027: IM Injection Sites

There are 4 sites we can use for Intramuscular or IM injections, though 3 of them are the most common.  The dorsogluteal, is rarely used

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Ep0026: Med Math Equations

Dosage calculation is something that every nursing student either loves or dreads! We all have to pass math exams every semester. It’s either easy points

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Ep0025: Insulin Administration

Dosage calculation is something that every nursing student either loves or dreads! We all have to pass math exams every semester. It’s either easy points

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Ep269: NRSNG Academy is LIVE

What’s going on? John Haws here, RN, founder of NRSNG. And today I’m incredibly excited because today, if you go to NRSNG.com/academy or NRSNGacademy.com, either

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Ep049 Protect Patient from Injury

Falls: initiate fall risk care plan if appropriate, make sure patient is safe to ambulate, initiate all fall precautions Electrical hazards Unsafe behavior from other

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Ep0012: Hierarchy of O2 Delivery

Let’s simplify oxygen delivery devices. Nasal cannulas fit inside the patient’s nose to deliver a little extra FiO2, like for patients having chest pain. Simple

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CM2

On July 1, 2018, we are launching the NRSNG Academy 2.0. Now, I call it 2.0 because it’s really the second time we’re launching it,

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Cardiac Biomarkers for Nurses

In addition to EKG’s, we utilize cardiac biomarkers to determine extent of ischemia and infarction. There are a few main cardiac biomarkers, or also called

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A Bit of Colored Ribbon

Ever since I can remember, I always wanted a Jeep Wrangler. For some reason, that was always the car that I wanted to drive. I

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The Wonder of Nursing

About two weeks ago I took my son Taz to chess class. He was attending chess class every couple nights. I took him to chess

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Cardiac Labs and Meds for Nurses

In addition to the three main classes of anti-hypertensives we already discussed, ACE Inhibitors like Lisinopril and Captopril, Beta Blockers like Metoprolol and Propranolol, and

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Ep001: EKG Placement for Nurses

Let’s talk about 5-Lead EKG placement and Auscultation of Heart Sounds. There are 5 electrocardiogram leads we use traditionally to get tracings of the heart

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Welcome to the Scrubcheats Podcast!

Hey guys, welcome to the Scrubcheats podcast. This is our BRAND NEW show covering must know clinical information.  Each episode will be just 3-5 minutes

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Lions Don’t Give a ****

One of my favorite quotes is: Lions don’t concern themselves with the opinion of sheep. We want you to be a LION.  Be humble, work

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How to Handle Med Errors

It is always important to respond appropriately in the face of a mistake.  If you handle it appropriately you can minimize problems and learn from

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Tips to Avoid Med Errors

Medication math requires great attention to detail, and the math can be challenging.  Pharmacology is already very difficult to master with interesting medication names and

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Gratitude: Support

All this week I thought it would be fun to share one thing I am thankful for in my nursing career.  Sometimes, I can struggle

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Gratitude: My Nursing School

All this week I thought it would be fun to share one thing I am thankful for in my nursing career.  Sometimes, I can struggle

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Gratitude: ICU Job

All this week I thought it would be fun to share one thing I am thankful for in my nursing career.  Sometimes, I can struggle

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Gratitude: The NRSNG Family

All this week I thought it would be fun to share one thing I am thankful for in my nursing career.  Sometimes, I can struggle

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Dopamine vs Dobutamine

Let’s face it: Dopamine and Dobutamine can be a bit confusing!  This podcast covers these two medications and helps to dispel the confusion around these

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4 Steps to Nursing Delegation

Delegation is tricky subject in nursing school.  While it’s presented in a black and white, very straightforward manner in the classroom… the way it plays

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