NCSBN & PeasonVue just announced some significant changes to the NCLEX as a result of COVID-19. Here is what we are doing about it . . . MUST WATCH. Learn more about SIMCLEX at https://www.nursing.com Speaker 1: What’s up guys. I’m Jon Haws RN in founder of nursing.com and I’m here with Speaker 2: Marie […]
(click above to listen to the podcast episode) You’re probably feeling a bit scared right now . . . Maybe you’re nursing school just canceled clinicals or moved classes 100% online. Now, on top of everything that it is to be a nursing student, you are dealing with the fear brought on by COVID-19 (coronavirus). […]
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Aug 19, 2018
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Aug 15, 2018
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 need the NICU. We look at their Appearance – looking for pink torso and extremities, […]
Aug 8, 2018
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. It is up to the parents and the pediatrician as to how closely they follow the recommended schedule. This recommended schedule is ever changing and is put out by the […]
Jul 29, 2018
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 produces the optimum effect with minimal side effects. This also applies to some drugs that […]
Jul 25, 2018
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 vastus lateralis, found in the middle third of the lateral aspect of the thigh, the […]
Jul 22, 2018
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 explanation helps simplify it a bit for you. Because after all, we believe here at […]
Jul 18, 2018