Welcome to the Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast for nursing students. Your audio guide to preparing for the nursing board exam.
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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.
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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 https://www.nursing.com Speaker 1: What’s up guys. I’m Jon Haws RN in founder of nursing.com and I’m here with Speaker 2: Marie […]
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 […]
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
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
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 […]
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