Monthly Archives: January 2018

Peripheral Catheters: A Simplified Explanation on Pulmonary Catheter (SWANS) – Part 5

In this lecture we are going to talk about the following: Hemodynamics SWANS catheter Cardiac output Pulmonary artery wedge pressure Atrium pressure (central venous pressure) Hemodynamics The main reason for to run a hemodynamics test is to measure four different things: Vascular capacity – how much pressure is going into the heart Blood volume – [...]

By | 2018-01-28T04:45:44-08:00 January 31st, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Peripheral Catheters: A Simplified Explanation on Pulmonary Catheter (SWANS) – Part 5

Antihypertensive Medication: Calcium Channel Blockers – Part 2

Calcium channel blockers are antihypertensive medications that technically reduce hypertension or blood pressure; thus, relieving stress from the heart. How does one quickly spot a calcium channel blocker? More often than not, calcium channel blockers end in “-pine.” Not to be confused with another antihypertensive medication known as beta-blockers that end in “-lol.” The most [...]

By | 2018-01-28T04:48:53-08:00 January 29th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Antihypertensive Medication: Calcium Channel Blockers – Part 2

OB Nursing: Fetal Heart Monitoring – Part 5

In this part of OB nursing, we’ll discuss fetal monitoring with pregnant women who are in labor. Whether it’s a patient coming into the labor room, or someone who’s had her water broken, or even anytime that you are required to do a fetal assessment, this is what you’ll need to do. To begin with, [...]

By | 2018-01-20T03:02:39-08:00 January 26th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on OB Nursing: Fetal Heart Monitoring – Part 5

Key Terms for NCLEX Delegation and Management Questions

Recent NCLEX topics are primarily focused on delegation, prioritization and leadership. Among those that were mentioned, delegation type questions are going to be a huge part of nursing schools. Fortunately, Mike is here to provide the gist and the important keywords that you have to watch out for every time you encounter delegation and management [...]

By | 2018-02-16T19:28:30-08:00 January 24th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Key Terms for NCLEX Delegation and Management Questions

Ace Your NCLEX and Exit Exam in 3 Outrageously Simple Steps

Hello, we are back to give you the simplest, most uncomplicated way possible to get you through your exams, whether it’s the HESI or ATI or even your NCLEX. Comprehensive exams are something that student look forward to but wish would never happen. It’s probably one of the most stressful times in a nursing student’s [...]

By | 2018-01-20T02:36:42-08:00 January 22nd, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Ace Your NCLEX and Exit Exam in 3 Outrageously Simple Steps

Hematology for Leukemia and Blood-Related Cancers – Part 1

Hello. We will be discussing leukemia and its pathophysiology with its different types. What is leukemia? Leukemia is cancer in the blood. “Leuk” came from the immature white blood cells known as blasts; while “-emia” means condition. Basically, what happens with leukemia is that there is an increased production of blood which caused crowding inside [...]

By | 2018-01-12T18:25:11-08:00 January 19th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on Hematology for Leukemia and Blood-Related Cancers – Part 1

Psychiatric Pharmacology Made Easy – Part 1

One of the biggest topics in nursing school is psychiatric pharmacology. Here at SimpleNursing.com, we breakdown every single vital information and present it to you in the simplest possible way. Before going into the drugs that are primarily used for psychiatric patients, we will first tackle the pathophysiology. You have to keep in mind that [...]

By | 2018-01-12T18:15:12-08:00 January 17th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on Psychiatric Pharmacology Made Easy – Part 1

EKG Rhythms: Learn Accurate Interpretation in 3 Easy Steps – Part 2

Whether you’ve been out of school for 30 years or more, or finishing your nursing school but still have no idea how to do proper EKG interpretation and how the concepts work, this is for you. For anyone of you who has trouble understanding the basics, Mike has made it uncomplicated to comprehend and remember [...]

By | 2018-01-12T17:49:42-08:00 January 15th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on EKG Rhythms: Learn Accurate Interpretation in 3 Easy Steps – Part 2

Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Pharmacology Made Easy

Today, we’ll be focusing our attention on anticholinergic bronchodilators. In the simplest sense, you anticholinergic bronchodilators are your drugs that have the capacity to turn off the system in your body that causes the fight and flight reaction. To explain further… Sympathetic versus Parasympathetic So, there are two systems involved – the sympathetic nervous system [...]

By | 2018-01-06T21:57:37-08:00 January 12th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Pharmacology Made Easy

Arterial Blood Gases Uncomplicated Study Guide – Part 4

One of the most difficult, confusing topics in your nursing fundamentals would be determining whether your patient is alkalotic or acidotic. To help you create a more functional method of expertly distinguishing your respiratory and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis, SimpleNursing.com has created the marching band suit especially for you. What is the marching band suit? [...]

By | 2018-01-06T21:42:01-08:00 January 10th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Arterial Blood Gases Uncomplicated Study Guide – Part 4