Dear Nurses

Friday, March 28, 2014

NATURAL DISASTER QUIZ





Hi nurses, hope you have had a good week.
Have you ever stopped to consider the medical
consequences of a natural disaster.? Would you
like to challenge a quiz?

Thursday, March 06, 2014

CRITICAL THINKING QUIZ



Dear nurses,

Hope your week is going well. Have you stopped to
consider that a nurse's critical thinking will influence
decision making and performance in the clinical setting?

Above two nurses are transporting a patient to the ER.
The nurse on the right has been using an AMBU bag to
 administer oxygen.There is no improvement in the oxygen
 saturation.Where does critical thinking come in?
Learn more by clicking on the link:
Critical Thinking Quiz



Saturday, January 11, 2014

CLINICAL SCENARIOS AND QUIZZES FOR NURSES


     CLINICAL SCENARIOS AND QUIZZES FOR NURSES
                         

               
 A nurse whether experienced or new may be presented
 with an unfamiliar work situation.These clinical scenarios
 are intended  to help nurses expand their learning curve.

For example, the nurse who works in the ER and has never
seen a LE Fort fracture, or the nurse who works in the ICU(ch 14)
 and has a doctor's order to check Cranial nerves 3, 4 and 6
 or look for a Halo sign after a basal skull fracture,
or even to know what to look for when a patient is
on a Magnesium drip.Many more topics and quizzes are
included- Maternal, Cardiac, Electrolytes(sessions 24), Pharmacology

The quizzes presented are intended to make the nurse
 more aware and knowledgeable.Click on the link:
Clinical Scenarios and Quizzes
Enjoy learning nurses.

Friday, November 29, 2013

WISHING EVERYONE THE BEST FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Dear nurses,
I just want to wish you all the best for Thanksgiving,
Christmas and the New Year. Please enjoy watching
the video which has helpful tips for the season:
Sessions 54 
May God bless you all.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

FLOATING IN THE CLINICAL SETTING


Dear nurses,

Hope you had a good week.I just wanted to share
a topic which some nurses dread. Floating does not
have to be an unpleasant experience,but it can be 
an opportunity to learn.
Learn more by clicking on the link: 



Saturday, October 26, 2013

THE NEW NURSE - ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS IN THE CLINICAL SETTING

Dear nurses,

Hope you had a good week. Every nurse is either new
or was new to the profession.The challenges we face
can sometimes be overwhelming. This new series of videos
targets such challenges and helpful suggestions.
The topics include:
- What is Code Blue ?
- What is CPR ? ( Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
- organization skills in the clinical setting
It is important to follow your Institution's Policies
and Procedures and MD orders.
Please click on the link:
The new nurse - organizational skills
and enjoy learning.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

PATIENT ASSESSMENT






Dear nurses,

Hope you had a good week. Regardless of where
a nurse works, patient assessment is a very important
tool. I have provided you with a wealth of helpful
information on patient assessment, topics include:
- neurological assessment
- cranial nerve assessment
- stroke assessment
- seizure assessment
- pain assessment
- spinal cord injury assessment
These are just a few of the topics that can
be of help to you. Please take the time to browse
through : dearnurses.com