The Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast by (NRSNG)
The Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast by (NRSNG)
Jon Haws RN Nursing School Mentor and Kati Kleber RN CCRN Nursing Podcast Host with NRSNG
Your ultimate guide to NCLEX® prep and nursing school by The premier nursing podcast.
HTQOD028: Molecule (Biology, Science)
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Jul 15, 2020
1 min
BREAKING: Massive Updates to NCLEX due to COVID-19 (must listen)
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 Speaker 1: What’s up guys. I’m Jon Haws RN in founder of and I’m here with Speaker 2: Marie […]
Mar 25, 2020
21 min
Why I Give A Shit (or what is your mission statement)
I got a text from my sister, who was in the hospital for induction, at 1:30am that rocked my world. She text me and told me that her nurse – the nurse who will be receiving my new nephew into the world – uses NRSNG. Moments like this rock me to the core.  I know […]
May 8, 2019
15 min
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 patients or visitors
Jun 24, 2018
Safety and Infection Control  Use of Restraints  Monitor evaluate patient response to restraints safety device
Evaluate routinely, based on kind of restraint IE if it’s a violent restraint, q15 min at minimum Assess skin q30min, remove q2hr and provide ROM, fluids, toileting, food, and so forth Renew order if still needed
Aug 1, 2017
Ep077 Safety and Infection Control  Standard Precautions Evaluate whether aseptic technique is performed correctly
Great reference for this:  Common Breaks in Sterile Techniques, published by the AORN Journal Common breaks Not noticing compromised packaging Not noticing moisture on or in the package Unsterile person touching the sterile field Outside, unsterile packaging, touching inside sterile packaging Not watching out for each other and letting each other know when compromised or […]
Jul 25, 2017
Ep076 Safety and Infection Control  Standard Precautions Evaluate Infection Control Precautions Implemented by Staff Members
Hand washing compliance is being met Trash is disposed of properly Staff is consistently wearing appropriate PPE
Jul 23, 2017
Ep075 Safety and Infection Control  Standard Precautions Use Appropriate Technique to Set up a Sterile Field
Definition Sterile gloves, mask, and other necessary sterile supplies Maintain sterile technique Follow appropriate protocol if sterile field is broken
Jul 20, 2017
Ep074 Safety and Infection Control  Standard Precautions Utilize Appropriate Precautions for Immunocompromised Patients
Varies depending upon facility.  Can include: No fresh flowers or fruits Ill visitors are not permitted Many people institute or order “reverse isolation” however, per the CDC it “was not found to improve outcomes for neutropenic patients, and isolation is a negative experience for the patient,” and therefore removed from the CDC’s classifications of isolation […]
Jul 18, 2017
Ep073 Safety and Infection Control  Standard Precautions Educate Patient and Staff Regarding Infection Control Measures
For example; if a patient is on contact isolation, we must educate the patient and family about the use of gowns, gloves, and hand washing, as well as ensure the staff is aware as well (HIPAA compliant signage) before providing patient care Depends on level of precaution, but all will involve hand hygiene, gown and […]
Jul 16, 2017
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