Nursing

The Physiology of the Nervous System Part 3

Hello. This is our third video focusing on the nervous system’s physiology, primarily giving a quick review of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems. Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) The sympathetic nervous system mainly controls the fight and flight response, which, in layman’s terms, would be the system responsible for responding during a stressful situation. And [...]

By | 2018-11-02T22:28:53-08:00 November 7th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on The Physiology of the Nervous System Part 3

Patient Health Assessment Part 4: Chest Pain

In today’s lecture, we will focus on a member’s question sent out through SimpleNursing’s Ustream with Mike Linares. For those who are interested, this Ustream session is a weekly live meet-up of SimpleNursing members with a fee of $39 a month. Here, you get to ask any nursing-related question that you want to be personally [...]

By | 2018-07-03T23:24:56-08:00 July 4th, 2018|Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Patient Health Assessment Part 4: Chest Pain

Nursing Interventions for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

ARDS stands for acute respiratory distress syndrome – these are just some fancy words for a condition that’s causing severe alveoli inflammation leading to structural collapse and instability. The Alveoli For those who are unaware what alveoli are, they are those small sacs located at the end portion of the respiratory tract. You can think [...]

By | 2018-05-25T05:43:44-08:00 May 25th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on Nursing Interventions for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Nursing Management and Risks of Peritoneal Dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis is mainly concerned with the stomach and peritoneal cavity. The process is simply getting fluid out of the body when the kidneys have malfunctioned. The kidneys’ primary role is to filter the blood and eliminate all the junk from the body into the potty through the urinary tract. If the kidneys fail to [...]

By | 2018-05-23T05:52:29-08:00 May 23rd, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on Nursing Management and Risks of Peritoneal Dialysis

Newborn Assessment Part 4: APGAR Scoring

APGAR scoring is probably one of the biggest topics concerning OBGYN and newborn. But what does APGAR stand for and how does it work? Let’s get into it. What is APGAR? APGAR is a scoring technique that helps medical professionals, especially nurses, to do a quick head-to-toe assessment of newborns. For example, you get this [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:47:02-08:00 May 4th, 2018|Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Newborn Assessment Part 4: APGAR Scoring

Renal Function Pathophysiology for Dummies: Getting to Know Your Kidneys

Renal failure – an exam favorite and one of nursing students’ worst nightmare. If renal failure is making you anxious, let SimpleNursing.com make it stupidly simple for you. But first, let’s go to the basics – kidney function and location. Whenever you hear the word “kidneys” there should be a light bulb inside your head [...]

By | 2018-02-17T05:41:55-08:00 February 19th, 2018|Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Renal Function Pathophysiology for Dummies: Getting to Know Your Kidneys

Adrenal Glands Disorder Review: Cushing’s versus Addison’s Disease

Probably one of the most requested topics, Cushing’s and Addison’s Disease are two adrenal gland disorders that are both confusing and difficult to identify. A lot of people, especially nursing students, usually get the two diseases mixed up. When discussing Cushing’s Syndrome and Addison’s Disease, you will be talking about a lot of hormones involved. [...]

By | 2018-02-10T05:38:08-08:00 February 16th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Adrenal Glands Disorder Review: Cushing’s versus Addison’s Disease

Fundamentals of Nursing: Patient Prioritization Part 1

Patient prioritization is a favorite topic in the majority of nursing exams. Why wouldn’t it be? A huge chunk of the National Boards and NCLEX questions fall under patient prioritization and delegation. We’ll be delving into patient prioritization and discuss delegation in a separate video. Prioritization Matters It is vital for nursing students to know [...]

By | 2018-02-10T04:48:46-08:00 February 14th, 2018|Nursing|Comments Off on Fundamentals of Nursing: Patient Prioritization Part 1

Pass Your Exams with Mike Linares’ Efficient Study Tips

Are you having a difficult time studying for your upcoming exams? Here at SimpleNursing.com, Mike Linares will let you in on a little secret – his study techniques to help succeed in your test. It is imperative that you know these three things that Mike has emphasized so you can: Cut your study time by [...]

By | 2018-02-10T03:26:22-08:00 February 12th, 2018|Nursing, Student Info|Comments Off on Pass Your Exams with Mike Linares’ Efficient Study Tips

EKG Interpretation in 3 Easy Steps: An Overview – Part 3

In our part 3 of EKG rhythm interpretation, you will get a quick rundown on the anatomy of the heart and how a typical rhythm malfunctions, progressing to the different types of heart rhythm abnormalities. The Heart Set-Up First, we go to the basics – the anatomical parts of the heart mainly involved in transmitting [...]

By | 2018-02-03T01:26:50-08:00 February 9th, 2018|Medical, Nursing|Comments Off on EKG Interpretation in 3 Easy Steps: An Overview – Part 3