Hypovolemic Shock with The Q Word Podcast's Lisa and Nyssa, RN
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
1w ago
While the concept of hypovolemic shock may seem straightforward compared to the other types of shock, it's various causes and vastly different treatment approaches may catch you off guard. In this episode, flight nurse Nyssa from The Q Word Podcast vividly illustrates the key differences between fluid volume depletion and blood volume loss. You'll learn to spot the ominous clinical presentations of hemorrhagic shock. But most importantly, Nyssa equips you with the critical life-saving interventions for massive hemorrhage - from using tourniquets to transexamic acid. Whether you're an emer ..read more
Visit website
Cardiogenic Shock with Sean from the Nurse Dose Podcast
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
1w ago
In this in-depth episode, cardiac nursing expert Sean from the Nurse Dose Podcast vividly illustrates how acute coronary syndromes, valve dysfunction, arrhythmias, and mechanical complications can all culminate in cardiogenic shock. You'll learn to spot the ominous signs like falling cardiac output, rising filling pressures, and poor end-organ perfusion. But most importantly, Sean equips you with the critical interventions - from revascularization to advanced circulatory support devices like balloon pumps and Impella pumps. Whether you're an ICU nurse or just want to solidify your knowledge of ..read more
Visit website
Anaphylaxis and Med Errors: A Case Study with Dave Dovell, RN
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2w ago
Imagine being a nurse faced with a patient who has taken a fistful of someone else's medications, leading to a life-threatening allergic reaction. This was the reality Dave Dovell, a registered nurse and author, confronted in a fascinating case study he shares during this podcast episode. He takes listeners on a deep dive into the clinical presentation and management of anaphylaxis and offers insights into providing compassionate care. This powerful case study underscores the multifaceted challenges nurses face and the importance of prioritizing patient-centered care even in the most demanding ..read more
Visit website
Triage Fundamentals: Emergency Severity Index (ESI)
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
1M ago
The emergency severity index, or ESI, is meant to swiftly triage patients based on urgency and resource needs. In this episode emergency nurse, Kevin MacFarlane, shares his techniques for determining ESI scores, from identifying true level one resuscitation cases to non-urgent level five medication refills. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of how ESI goes beyond just categorizing medical emergencies to account for quality of life impacts. Kevin also offers a glimpse into the future role of AI in revolutionizing triage protocols - a must-listen for any nurse committed to providing the ..read more
Visit website
Spontaneous Awakening Trials with Kali Dayton, DNP
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
1M ago
Sedation and delirium can derail even the strongest patient's recovery in the ICU - but spontaneous awakening trials (SATs) can empower nurses to get ahead of this vicious cycle. In this candid episode, I pick the brain of Kali Dayton, an ICU nurse practitioner fervent about early mobility, pulls back the curtain on SATs, a tragically misunderstood intervention that involves stopping sedatives each day to reconnect with the patient. With a mix of hard data and bedside wisdom, Kali reveals SATs as a game-changer for bettering outcomes like delirium, ventilator days, and the chance of discharge ..read more
Visit website
Spontaneous Awakening Trials with Kali Dayton, DNP
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2M ago
Sedation and delirium can derail even the strongest patient's recovery in the ICU - but spontaneous awakening trials (SATs) can empower nurses to get ahead of this vicious cycle. In this candid episode, I pick the brain of Kali Dayton, an ICU nurse practitioner fervent about early mobility, pulls back the curtain on SATs, a tragically misunderstood intervention that involves stopping sedatives each day to reconnect with the patient. With a mix of hard data and bedside wisdom, Kali reveals SATs as a game-changer for bettering outcomes like delirium, ventilator days, and the chance of discharge ..read more
Visit website
Getting the Richmond Agitation-Sedation Score (RASS) Right: How to Assess and Why It Matters
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2M ago
Proper sedation management is critical for improving outcomes, yet studies show a widespread problem of inaccurate Richmond Agitation-Sedation Score (RASS) assessments by nurses. In this revealing episode, Kali Dayton DNP, shares her technique to accurately and objectively measure the RASS and why this matter for our patient's outcomes. Check out Nicole Kupchik's exam reviews and practice questions at nicolekupchikconsulting.com. Use the promo code UPMYGAME20 to get 20% off all products. Do you need help with your resume, interviewing, or need career coaching? Check out Sarah at New Thing Nurs ..read more
Visit website
Anesthesia and Surgery Deconstructed: A CRNA's Perspective
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2M ago
Ever wonder what goes on behind the operating room doors? In this episode, we pull back the curtain on the fascinating world of anesthesia and surgery. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Tanner and Cole from the Core Anesthesia podcast provide an insider's look at the perioperative process, from pre-op preparation to the orchestrated induction of anesthesia to navigating complications post-op. With vivid detail and expert insights, they break down the physiology behind general anesthesia, reveal secrets of the OR, and equip nurses with knowledge to better support surgical patients. Whethe ..read more
Visit website
Beyond Pressure Injuries: The Complex Physiology of Immobility with Margaret Arnold, PT
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2M ago
We all know that staying in bed increases the risk of pressure injuries and DVTs. But the adverse effects of immobilization go far beyond those basics. In this eye-opening episode, Margaret Arnold, PT pulls back the curtain on the rapid and surprising physiological changes that occur when your patients are inactive. You’ll learn about the hidden dangers of immobility most nurses overlook, spanning metabolic, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and neurological systems. We’ll also equip you with practical tips to incorporate safe mobilization into your busy shift. This discussion will drastically ..read more
Visit website
Valvular Heart Disease with Tim Madeira, DNP
Up My Nursing Game
by Annie
2M ago
In this episode, Tim Madeira, cardiothoracic DNP,  provides an overview of the primary heart valve diseases. He expertly guides us through the complex physiological processes underlying conditions like stenosis and valve regurgitation arising from congenital abnormalities, calcifications, infective endocarditis, and trauma. In addition, Tim outlines the latest evidence-based standards in surgical, percutaneous and medical interventions that nurses find themselves managing in the hospital. Check out Nicole Kupchik's exam reviews and practice questions at nicolekupchikconsulting.com. Use t ..read more
Visit website

Follow Up My Nursing Game on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR