How to Anchor Veins
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
18h ago
One of the most important things you can do before starting an IV or drawing blood (venipuncture) is to properly anchor the vein you are about to stick. Anchoring the vein will help prevent it from moving (or rolling) as you attempt to penetrate it with the needle, and in the article and video, I’m ..read more
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AV Heart Blocks COMPREHENSIVE ECG Interpretation
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
5d ago
Learn about First, Second, and Third degree AV heart blocks in this comprehensive ECG review. Each section will review the four different types of heart blocks and have a link to a review quiz afterwards. Also, here is a lecture on heart blocks available to watch: First-Degree AV Heart Block Characteristics and Criteria of First-Degree ..read more
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How to Measure Body Fat Percentage Using Skinfold Calipers
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
1w ago
Many people talk about body fat percentage, but how you do actually measure body fat percentage? In this article and video, I’m going to demonstrate how to measure body fat percentage on an adult male by using skinfold calipers to measure the skinfold thickness at various sites of the body. The skinfold thickness measurement is ..read more
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Cephalosporin Nursing Antibiotic Pharmacology Review
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
2w ago
This is a large group of beta-lactam antibiotics used to target a variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. There are five generations of Cephalosporins currently. These antibiotics are similar to another group of beta-lactam antibiotics called the Pencillins. Their similarity arises from their chemical structures because both types are made up of a beta-lactam ring ..read more
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Cephalosporins Antibiotics NCLEX Questions Quiz
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
3w ago
Cephalosporins nursing pharmacology NCLEX quiz questions for students! Cephalosporins are a group of antibiotics used to treat various infections. The nurse should know what type of microorganisms this group of medications treat, how they work, side effects, and the nursing considerations for this antibiotic group. Before taking the quiz, don’t forget to watch the cephalosporins ..read more
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NCLEX Fail: Don’t Make This Mistake!
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
1M ago
There is one mistake that you have to avoid if you want to increase your chances of passing NCLEX. It doesn’t matter if you are taking the current NCLEX or the Next Generation NCLEX, because the mistake I’m about to tell you about applies to both formats. The Biggest Mistake You Can Make on NCLEX ..read more
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Fluoroquinolones (Quinolones) Nursing Antibiotic Pharmacology Review
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
1M ago
Fluoroquinolones, also called Quinolones, are a group of antibiotics helpful for treating gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial infections. The gram-negative infections this group treats include Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Salmonella, Pseudomonas aeruginosa etc. And the gram-positive infections include Streptococcus pneumoniae, Enterococcus, Staphylococcus aureus etc. Because this antibiotic group can target the ..read more
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Fluoroquinolones (Quinolones) Antibiotics NCLEX Quiz Questions 
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
1M ago
 Fluoroquinolones nursing pharmacology NCLEX quiz questions for students! Fluoroquinolones, also called Quinolones, are a group of antibiotics used to treat various infections. The nurse should know what type of microorganisms this group of medications treat, how they work, side effects, and the nursing considerations for this antibiotic group. Before taking the quiz, don’t forget to ..read more
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Lab Values for NCLEX: Big Changes Coming
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
2M ago
The Next Generation NCLEX is introducing some HUGE changes, and I’m sure most of you are going to love the latest change that’s making news. In my previous video, I talked about some of the big changes you can expect to see when the Next Generation NCLEX goes live on April 1, 2023. However, the ..read more
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Atrial Flutter (a-flutter) ECG/EKG Nursing Review
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by Sarah, BSN, RN
2M ago
As a nurse you want to be familiar with different types of heart rhythms, especially ones that most commonly affect patients like atrial flutter. Before reviewing these lecture notes, don’t forget to watch the lecture on atrial flutter. A-flutter is a rhythm that is similar to atrial fibrillation in that the atria are not firing ..read more
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