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Ep269: NRSNG Academy is LIVE

What’s going on? John Haws here, RN, founder of NRSNG. And today I’m incredibly excited because today, if you go to NRSNG.com/academy or NRSNGacademy.com, either one, your choice. Depends on how you wanna do it. Or if you just Google

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Ep0020: Lab Value Skeletons

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,

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Sandra Haws

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

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anthony.haws

Ep268: It’s Coming Next Week

Next week on July first 2018 the new NRSNG Academy is going live. What does this mean? If you’re a current NRSNG Academy member you’re going to be automatically grandfathered in. No changes for you whatsoever. No changes to payment,

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Ep0019: Stroke Symptoms by Location

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,

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Ep0018: Types of Seizures

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,

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Ep0017: NIH Stroke Scale

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

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anthony.haws

Ep267: I Don’t Want to Sound Cliche

I want to tell you guys a short story today, and I don’t want to sound too cliché, and I don’t want to sound like I’m [minimalizing 00:00:10] anything, but I do want to share with you guys a little

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Ep0016: Neurological Assessment

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

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Ep0015: Anatomy of the Brain

Learning brain anatomy begins with remembering that HIGH order brain functions originate from HIGH up in the brain.The cerebral cortex and its four lobes are the highest physical parts of the brain and together they make us who were are.

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Ep0014: Levels of Consciousness

  Levels of Consciousness *Alert Normal *Patients who are alert is awake or easily awakened by voice from a normal sleep stage are considered alert. *Lethargic *Drowsy *Patients who awaken briefly and answer questions appropriately but easily fall asleep care

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Ep0013: COPD

There’s two main types of COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Rarely, does a COPD patient suffer from just one or the other but usually have a mixture of the two. The patho for each varies a little. Both are caused

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anthony.haws

Ep265: How to Beat Overwhelm in Nursing School

I was recently reading a research study about nursing school and stress in nursing school and what struck me as somewhat funny was that there was a space to do research on, do nursing students experience stress in nursing school?

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Ep0012: Hierarchy of O2 Delivery

Let’s simplify oxygen delivery devices. Nasal cannulas fit inside the patient’s nose to deliver a little extra FiO2, like for patients having chest pain. Simple face masks are great for patients needing extra FiO2 but tend to breathe through their

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Ep0011: Lung Sounds (Breathing Patterns)

There are three main classifications of NORMAL lung sounds and they are named according to where they are normally heard. Bronchial sounds are normally heard anteriorly over the trachea and are really loud and high pitched. As we move DOWN

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anthony.haws

Ep264: CM2

On July 1, 2018, we are launching the NRSNG Academy 2.0. Now, I call it 2.0 because it’s really the second time we’re launching it, but really, this is like version 4 billion point O because the update and the

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Ep0010: Left and Right Sided Heart Failure

The symptoms of heart failure that will present themselves in our patients are entirely dependent on the type of heart failure. Now, if you’re a cardiac specialist or advanced practice nurse, you’ll learn more about combined type heart failure, preserved

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anthony.haws

Ep263: A Bit of Colored Ribbon

Ever since I can remember, I always wanted a Jeep Wrangler. For some reason, that was always the car that I wanted to drive. I felt like maybe it embodied some of what I feel about life, this free spirit

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Ep009: Cardiac Biomarkers for Nurses

In addition to EKG’s, we utilize cardiac biomarkers to determine extent of ischemia and infarction. There are a few main cardiac biomarkers, or also called cardiac enzymes, that we will monitor. As you’ll see, each one has a specific timeline

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