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Learn essential clinical nursing information in easy to digest episodes. Each episode covers ONE clinical skill to become a better nurse or nursing student. Based on the Scrubcheats by NRSNG. To learn more about the Scrubcheats, visit: http://www.scrubcheats.com Visit NRSNG.com for disclaimer information. No matter if you're an experienced nurse, nursing student, or just preparing for the NCLEX, this is a critical podcast to help you digest complex clinical information.

Learn essential clinical nursing information in easy to digest episodes. Each episode covers ONE clinical skill to become a better nurse or nursing student. Based on the Scrubcheats by NRSNG. To learn more about the Scrubcheats, visit: http://www.scrubcheats.com Visit NRSNG.com for disclaimer information. No matter if you're an experienced nurse, nursing student, or just preparing for the NCLEX, this is a critical podcast to help you digest complex clinical information.
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Learn essential clinical nursing information in easy to digest episodes. Each episode covers ONE clinical skill to become a better nurse or nursing student. Based on the Scrubcheats by NRSNG. To learn more about the Scrubcheats, visit: http://www.scrubcheats.com Visit NRSNG.com for disclaimer information. No matter if you're an experienced nurse, nursing student, or just preparing for the NCLEX, this is a critical podcast to help you digest complex clinical information.

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Episodes

Ep0035: Conclusion

8/20/2018
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Ep0034: Invasive Lines

8/16/2018
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Ep0033: Medical Spanish

8/13/2018
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Ep0032: APGAR Scoring

8/9/2018
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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 and 5 minute intervals. It helps to determine whether the baby needs resuscitation and might … Continued The post Ep0032: APGAR Scoring appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0031: Fetal Circulation

8/6/2018
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Ep0030: Pediatric BSA Burn Chart

8/2/2018
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Patients who suffer burns are at risk for shock because they lose so much fluid volume. In order to calculate fluid resuscitation requirements for patients with burns, we need to know the percentage of body surface area burned. In children … Continued The post Ep0030: Pediatric BSA Burn Chart appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0029: Immunization Schedule

7/30/2018
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Card 33 (Yes) Recommend changing name of card to Pediatric Immunization Schedule UPDATE IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE – I put a star by what is NEW. I also have the file for this image if that’s easier (without the stars) – or … Continued The post Ep0029: Immunization Schedule appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0028: Therapeutic Drug Levels

7/26/2018
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There are some medications that we give our patients that require close monitoring through testing the blood for levels of the drug. The goal is to make sure the drug is at therapeutic levels in the system so that it … Continued The post Ep0028: Therapeutic Drug Levels appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0027: IM Injection Sites

7/23/2018
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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 due to its risk of damaging the sciatic nerve. The other three sites are the … Continued The post Ep0027: IM Injection Sites appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0026: Med Math Equations

7/19/2018
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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 or makes you a nervous wreck! If you’re the second type, I hope this little … Continued The post Ep0026: Med Math Equations appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0025: Insulin Administration

7/16/2018
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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 or makes you a nervous wreck! If you’re the second type, I hope this little … Continued The post Ep0025: Insulin Administration appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0024: Crystalloid IV Solutions

7/12/2018
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When choosing an IV fluid solution, we look at the tonicity or amount of solute dissolved in the solvent, in other words how much stuff is in the liquid. Isotonic solutions match the concentrations within the blood. Because everything matches, … Continued The post Ep0024: Crystalloid IV Solutions appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0023: Blood Transfusions

7/9/2018
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Blood transfusions are much safer these days than they were a few decades ago, however, typing, crossmatching, and screening blood is still of the utmost importance! When you look at blood types and compare donor to recipient, what you will … Continued The post Ep0023: Blood Transfusions appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0022: Order of Lab Value Draws

7/5/2018
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When drawing blood, it’s important to know what order to draw the tubes in. This seems silly, but because of the various additives in the tube, we must not get them mixed up or there’s a chance of contaminating a … Continued The post Ep0022: Order of Lab Value Draws appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0021: ABG ROME Chart

7/2/2018
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There are many tricks to interpreting ABG’s, the ROME chart is just one of them. ROME stands for “Respiratory Opposite Metabolic Equal”. What that means is that if your pH is High, which is alkalosis, then you would either see … Continued The post Ep0021: ABG ROME Chart appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0020: Lab Value Skeletons

6/28/2018
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Lab value skeletons are a way to quickly and efficiently document and communicate a patient’s lab values. Each one has its own distinct design so anyone looking at your shorthand will know which lab values you’re referring to. For example, … Continued The post Ep0020: Lab Value Skeletons appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0019: Stroke Symptoms by Location

6/25/2018
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Early recognition and treatment of stroke are key to saving as much brain as possible. Stroke symptoms vary depending on which vessel is affected. Remember that strokes produce CONTRA-lateral symptoms, so if the RIGHT side of the brain is affected, … Continued The post Ep0019: Stroke Symptoms by Location appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0018: Types of Seizures

6/21/2018
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Seizures result from abnormal and excessive firing of neurons in the brain. Seizures are either focal, and restricted to a small portion of the brain, or generalized and involve the entire brain. High fevers are the main culprit in children, … Continued The post Ep0018: Types of Seizures appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0017: NIH Stroke Scale

6/18/2018
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Performing a quick, targeted neurological assessment could make the difference between a full recovery or permanent neurological deficits for stroke patients. The NIH stroke scale assesses the effect of acute stroke on the level of consciousness, facial movement/ symmetry, eye … Continued The post Ep0017: NIH Stroke Scale appeared first on NRSNG.

Ep0016: Neurological Assessment

6/14/2018
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The Glasgow Coma Scale and cranial nerves are crucial components of neuro assessments. GCS scores range from a low of 3, for comatose patients, to a high of 15 for alert/oriented patients. The scale gets confusing with patients who require … Continued The post Ep0016: Neurological Assessment appeared first on NRSNG.