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Got the NCLEX in a Week?

See how to study for the NCLEX and what to do every day before test day The big day is almost here.  One. More. Week.

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Ep29 Altered Mental Status (AEIOU TIPS)

AEIOU-TIPS   Many patients experience Altered Mental Status (AMS).  There are many factors that can contribute to an alteration in a patients mental status and

How to Prioritize Nursing Tasks

Nursing has many components involved. That is why time management in nursing is crucial. It is literally the glue that holds the skills we have

When and How to Delegate as a Nurse

Delegation is critical to being excellent with time management.  In this podcast we discuss how to know when and how to delegate.  We have created

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Ep058: Implement Emergency Response Plans

Nurses frequently use a color-coding system to triage patients, as identified by the facility Example: Red: highest priority, life-threatening yet survivable injuries Yellow: medium priority,

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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Work Smarter, Not Harder

Nursing school can be a bumpy ride, and to help you get through your journey we decided to cover time management on the podcast.  If

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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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EKG05: Sinus Tachycardia

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How to Answer Any SATA Question

The SATA Success Pyramid Learning how to answer SATA (select all that apply) questions is one of the most crucial skills to nursing school success.

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10 NCLEX Questions for HIV

Caring for the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) patient requires a deep knowledge of the disease process. The new nurse should have a basic understanding of

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10 NCLEX Questions for COPD

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a common respiratory disorder that affects more than 11 million people in the US.  Sadly, there is no cure

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GINS01: Introduction and Welcome

Welcome to the Getting Into Nursing School Podcast.  The goal of this podcast is to help aspiring nursing students navigate the labyrinth of nursing school

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FF006 – 50 Motivational Nursing Quotes

Today we cover 50 of my favorite nursing quotes. If you aren’t aware, we email out a brand new cheatsheet, reference sheet, clinical tool, what-ever-you-wanna-call-it,

FF003 – Newborn Assessment

Today we talk about the Newborn Assessment. We do have an OB/Peds course as part of the NRSNG Academy Membership If you aren’t aware, we

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How Much Do Nurses Make?

How I Made Over $70,000 My First Year as a Nurse   One question I remember Googling all the time while I was in nursing

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Ep037 Report Patient Condition as Required by Law

Abuse and neglect Child, elderly, domestic Know your local reporting agencies (Child Protective Services) Communicable diseases Vaccine Adverse Event Reaction System (VAERS, Report to

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Ep029: Obtaining Informed Consent

What is informed consent?  Basically the patient is giving permission for treatment and acknowledging that they understand the risks and benefits of the procedure as

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Ep83 Child Abuse (CHILD ABUSE)

CHILD ABUSE   Child’s excessive knowledge of sex and abusive words Hair growth in various lengths Inconsistent stories from the child and parent/s Low self-esteem

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Ep82 Umbilical cord

Two areolas One  vagina   Two umbilical arteries, one umbilical vein  

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Ep021: Nursing Documentation

  If it wasn’t documented, it wasn’t done!   Nurses are responsible for documenting many things. Some of which include: Care plans Medications (many facilities

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Ep020: Provide and Recieve Report

Report will look different in various areas of the hospital ED report is very short and concise Critical care report is very detailed Floor report

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Ep79 Intra Uterine Device (PAINS)

PAINS Period (menstrual: late, spotting, bleeding) Abdominal pain, dyspareunia (painful intercourse) Infection (abnormal vaginal discharge) Not feeling well, fever or chills String missing  

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Ep73 Manic Attack (DIG FAST)

DIG FAST   Distractibility Indiscretion Grandiosity   Flight of Ideas Activity Increase Sleep Deficit Talkative  

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Ep68 Dialysis (AEIOU)

Check the vowels: AEIOU   Acid-Base Problems Electrolyte Problems Intoxications Overload of fluids Uremic Symptoms  

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Ep66 Truama (ABCDEFGHI)

ABCDEFGHI   Airway Breathing Circulation Disability Examine Fahrenheit Get Vitals Head to Toe Assessment Intervention    

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Ep65 Transient Incontinence (DIAPERS)

DIAPPERS   Delirium Infection Atrophic Urethra- atrophy of the urethra Pharmaceuticals- blood pressure medication, antidepressants, diuretics, sleeping pills Psychologic Excess Urine Output Restricted Mobility Stool

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Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)

Morphine – causes vasodilation resulting in decreased BP Aminophylline – relaxes airways to make breathing easier Digitalis – improve heart function in pulmonary edema  

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Ep61 Elimination (POOPER SCOOP)

POOPER  SCOOP   (Promotion) Position Output Offer Fluids Privacy Exercise Report Results   (Evaluation) Size (Amount) Consistency Occult Blood Odor Peristalsis  

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Ep57 Moles (ABCDs)

ABCD’s Asymmetry- is the mole irregular in shape? Border- is the border irregular, notched, or poorly defined? Color- does the color vary (for example, between

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Ep54 Coronary Arteries (CAMP, AC)

I have a RIGHT to CAMP if you LEFT off the AC Right Coronary Artery Marginal artery Posterior intraventricular artery   Left Anterior ventricular artery

Master Med Math for Nurses

Everything dosage calculations and dimensional analysis . . . with practice One of the most stressful parts of nursing school is nursing med math and

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Ep52 Heart Failure (HEAD, CHOP)

Right sided: HEAD   Hepatomegaly Edema (Bipedal) Ascites Distended Neck Vein   Left Sided: CHOP   Cough Hemoptysis Orthopnea Pulmonary Congestion (crackles/rales)      

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Ep50 Hypoxia (RAT BED)

RAT BED Early Hypoxia: Restlessness Anxiety Tachycardia  / Tachypnea   Late Hypoxia: Bradycardia Extreme Restlessness Dyspnea