Process of Labor – Baby Nursing Mnemonic
- P-Presenting part
ALPPPS will help you to remember the aspects to assess in respect to the baby during the process of labor. Attitude is the head position, Lie explains which directiont the baby is lying. Presentation is the way the baby is facing. Presentation part is which part of the baby is coming out of the mom (i.e. head, feet). Position is based on which way the baby is facing. Station is how far down the birth canal the baby is.
Cornell Note-Taking System Instructions:
- Record: During the lecture, use the note-taking column to record the lecture using telegraphic sentences.
- Questions: As soon after class as possible, formulate questions based onthe notes in the right-hand column. Writing questions helps to clarifymeanings, reveal relationships, establish continuity, and strengthenmemory. Also, the writing of questions sets up a perfect stage for exam-studying later.
- Recite: Cover the note-taking column with a sheet of paper. Then, looking at the questions or cue-words in the question and cue column only, say aloud, in your own words, the answers to the questions, facts, or ideas indicated by the cue-words.
- Reflect: Reflect on the material by asking yourself questions, for example: “What’s the significance of these facts? What principle are they based on? How can I apply them? How do they fit in with what I already know? What’s beyond them?
- Review: Spend at least ten minutes every week reviewing all your previous notes. If you do, you’ll retain a great deal for current use, as well as, for the exam.
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