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Welcome to the Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast for nursing students. Your audio guide to preparing for the nursing board exam.



To get the (ever growing) study guide that goes along with this podcast vist: nursing.com



In each episode we deconstruct one element of the NCLEX® test plan. It's one thing to say you should understand advanced directives . . . it's another thing to tell you stories and help you understand them from a nurses perspective.



NURSING.com is in no way affiliated with the NCLEX® or the NCSBN nor do they in any way endorse this podcast.



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The Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast by NURSING.com (NRSNG) Jon Haws RN Nursing School Mentor and Kati Kleber RN CCRN Nursing Podcast Host with NRSNG

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Welcome to the Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast for nursing students. Your audio guide to preparing for the nursing board exam.



To get the (ever growing) study guide that goes along with this podcast vist: nursing.com



In each episode we deconstruct one element of the NCLEX® test plan. It's one thing to say you should understand advanced directives . . . it's another thing to tell you stories and help you understand them from a nurses perspective.



NURSING.com is in no way affiliated with the NCLEX® or the NCSBN nor do they in any way endorse this podcast.



For full disclaimer information visit: nursing.com

    Why I Give A Shit (or what is your mission statement)

    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…

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    Ep049 Protect Patient from Injury

    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

    Safety and Infection Control Use of Restraints Monitor evaluate patient response to restraints safety device

    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

    Ep077 Safety and Infection Control Standard Precautions Evaluate whether aseptic technique is performed correctly

    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…

    Ep076 Safety and Infection Control Standard Precautions Evaluate Infection Control Precautions Implemented by Staff Members

    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

    Ep075 Safety and Infection Control Standard Precautions Use Appropriate Technique to Set up a Sterile Field

    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

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