Comprehensive ATI Remediation

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Coordinating Client Care: Planning Care for a Client Following a Stroke
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Give patient food that they can eat on the side of the body that was not affected by the stroke, assess their eating ability, assess movements in extremities(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM Leadership 8.0 Chp 2 Coordinating Client Care)
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Coordinating Client Care: Information to Report to Occupational Therapist
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A key aim of occupational therapy is to help you develop or maintain a satisfying routine of meaningful everyday activities that can give you a sense of direction and purpose. This can include help with budgeting, domestic or personal care routines, leisure activities, and involvement in work or voluntary activities. Therefore, telling them about your personal life which includes how many children are in the home, what you do for a living, etc. will help the occupational therapist with what to do for the patient(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Leadership 8.0 Chp 2 Coordinating Client Care )
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Practice Settings and Nursing Roles in the Community: Identifying the Sequence of Steps Required for a Home Visit
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Collaborate with Colleagues. Before taking any steps to contact parents or organize home visits, teachers must meet with administration and faculty. ... Introduce Yourself. Do Your Homework for Home Visits. ... Keep it Comfortable. ... Remain Available.(Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM CH RN 8.0 Chp 5 Practice Settings and Nursing Roles in the Community )
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Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases: Reportable Infectious Diseases
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Anthrax Arboviral diseases (diseases caused by viruses spread by mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, etc.) such as West Nile virus, eastern and western equine encephalitis Babesiosis Botulism Brucellosis Campylobacteriosis Chancroid Chickenpox Chlamydia Cholera Coccidioidomycosis Cryptosporidiosis Cyclosporiasis Dengue virus infections Diphtheria Ehrlichiosis Foodborne disease outbreak Giardiasis Gonorrhea Haemophilus influenza, invasive disease Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome Hemolytic uremic syndrome, post-diarrheal Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV infection Influenza-related infant deaths Invasive pneumococcal disease Lead, elevated blood level Legionnaire disease (legionellosis) Leprosy Leptospirosis Listeriosis Lyme disease Malaria Measles Meningitis (meningococcal disease) Mumps Novel influenza A virus infections Pertussis Pesticide-related illnesses and injuries Plague Poliomyelitis Poliovirus infection, nonparalytic Psittacosis Q-fever Rabies (human and animal cases) Rubella (including congenital syndrome) Salmonella paratyphi and typhi infections Salmonellosis Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus disease Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Shigellosis Smallpox Syphilis, including congenital syphilis Tetanus Toxic shock syndrome (other than streptococcal) Trichinellosis Tuberculosis Tularemia Typhoid fever Vancomycin intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) Vibriosis Viral hemorrhagic fever (including Ebola virus, Lassa virus, among others) Waterborne disease outbreak Yellow fever Zika virus disease and infection (including congenital)(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM CH RN 8.0 Chp 3 Epidemiology and Communicable Disease )
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Medications Affecting Urinary Output: Teaching About Furosemide
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Caution patient to change positions slowly to minimize orthostatic hypotension. Caution patient that the use of alcohol, exercise during hot weather, or standing for long periods during therapy may enhance orthostatic hypotension. Instruct patient to consult health care professional regarding a diet high in potassium (see food sources for specific nutrients). Advise patient to contact health care professional if weight gain more than 3 lbs in 1 day. Instruct patient to notify health care professional of all Rx or OTC medications, vitamins, or herbal products being taken and to consult health care professional before taking any OTC medications concurrently with this therapy. Instruct patient to notify health care professional of medication regimen before treatment or surgery. Caution patient to use sunscreen and protective clothing to prevent photosensitivity reactions. Advise patient to contact health care professional immediately if rash, muscle weakness, cramps, nausea, dizziness, numbness, or tingling of extremities occurs. Advise diabetic patients to monitor blood glucose closely; may cause increased blood glucose levels. Advise females of reproductive potential to notify health care professional if pregnancy is planned or suspected, or if breastfeeding. Monitor fetal growth during pregnancy; increased risk for higher birth weights. Emphasize the importance of routine follow-up examinations. Geri: Caution older patients or their caregivers about increased risk for falls. Suggest strategies for fall prevention. (Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 19 Medications Affecting Urinary Output )
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Emergency Preparedness: Disaster Preparedness
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The goal of disaster preparedness is to lessen the impact of disasters on vulnerable populations, to ready an organization for an influx of activity, and to design a coordinated plan that reduces the waste of resources, time, and efforts. (Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM CH RN 8.0 Chp 8 Emergency Preparedness )
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Nursing Care and Discharge Teaching: Teaching About Newborn Safety
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Bathing, umbilical cord care, circumsicion, care seat safety, environmental safety, newborn behaviors, feeding, elimination & signs of illness to report to the provider-discharged once newborn is 6-48 hours old. serious complications can result if improper discharge instructions given-ask about experience, learning needs & readiness for learning-guidelines about newborn behaviors and care-causes of crying, quieting techniques, sleeping patterns, hunger cues, feeding, bathing and clothing newborn-well-newborn checkups, immunization schedules, when to call provider (Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 26 Nursing Care and Discharge Teaching )
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Burns: Priority Action to Reduce the Risk of Infection
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priorities for reducing the risk of infection in burns is to use sterile dressing changes, make sure that the patient is getting fluids, and make sure that everyone is washing their hands (Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 75 Burns )
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Medical and Surgical Asepsis: Maintaining Aseptic Technique
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When opening sterile equipment and adding supplies to a sterile field, take care to avoid contamination. Set up sterile trays as close to the time of use as possible. Stay organized and complete procedures as soon as possible. Place large items on the sterile field using sterile gloves or sterile transfer forceps.(Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 10 Medical and Surgical Asepsis )
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Professional Responsibilities: Recognizing Reportable Communicable Diseases(
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Anthrax Arboviral diseases (diseases caused by viruses spread by mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, etc.) such as West Nile virus, eastern and western equine encephalitis Babesiosis Botulism Brucellosis Campylobacteriosis Chancroid Chickenpox Chlamydia Cholera Coccidioidomycosis Cryptosporidiosis Cyclosporiasis Dengue virus infections Diphtheria Ehrlichiosis Foodborne disease outbreak Giardiasis Gonorrhea Haemophilus influenza, invasive disease Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome Hemolytic uremic syndrome, post-diarrheal Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV infection Influenza-related infant deaths Invasive pneumococcal disease Lead, elevated blood level Legionnaire disease (legionellosis) Leprosy Leptospirosis Listeriosis Lyme disease Malaria Measles Meningitis (meningococcal disease) Mumps Novel influenza A virus infections Pertussis Pesticide-related illnesses and injuries Plague Poliomyelitis Poliovirus infection, nonparalytic Psittacosis Q-fever Rabies (human and animal cases) Rubella (including congenital syndrome) Salmonella paratyphi and typhi infections Salmonellosis Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus disease Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Shigellosis Smallpox Syphilis, including congenital syphilis Tetanus Toxic shock syndrome (other than streptococcal) Trichinellosis Tuberculosis Tularemia Typhoid fever Vancomycin intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) Vibriosis Viral hemorrhagic fever (including Ebola virus, Lassa virus, among others) Waterborne disease outbreak Yellow fever Zika virus disease and infection (including congenital)(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Leadership 8.0 Chp 3 Professional Responsibilities )
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Newborn Assessment: Expected Findings
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The body of a normal newborn is essentially cylindrical; head circumference slightly exceeds that of the chest. For a term baby, the average circumference of the head is 33-35 cm (13-14 inches), and the average circumference of the chest is 30-33 cm (12-13 inches). some cyanosis on body(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 23 Newborn Assessment )
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Postpartum Disorders: Assessing for Uterine Atony
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This includes making sure there are no tears in the cervix or vagina and that no pieces of the placenta are still in the uterus. Your doctor may also test or monitor the following: pulse rate. blood pressure (Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 20 Postpartum Disorders )
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Postpartum Physiological Adaptations: Expected Postpartum Fundal Height
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Therefore, 24 hours after birth the fundus should 1 cm (or one finger breadth) BELOW the belly button. 48 hours it should be 2 cm below the belly button. At 7 days the fundus should be at the symphysis pubis. (Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 17 Postpartum Physiological Adaptations )
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Client Education: Creating Written Teaching Materials
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language level must be at or below the fifth-grade level. Sentences convey the main thought directly. emphasize key points Nurses can use a simple drawing or a picture as they deem appropriate. (Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 17 Client Education )
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Infections: Teaching About Immunizations During Pregnancy
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One dose of Tdap vaccine is recommended during each pregnancy to protect your newborn from whooping cough (pertussis), regardless of when you had your last Tdap or tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccination. Ideally, the vaccine should be given between 27 and 36 weeks of pregnancy. (Active Learning Template - Medication, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 8 Infections )
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Musculoskeletal Congenital Disorders: Screening for Idiopathic Scoliosis
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Screen during preadolescence for boys and girls.‚Ė† Observe the child, who should be wearing only underwear, from the back.‚Ė† Have the child bend over at the waist with arms hanging down and observe for asymmetry ofribs and flank.‚Ė† Measure truncal rotation with a scoliometer.(Active Learning Template - Diagnostic Procedure, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 28 Musculoskeletal Congenital Disorders )
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Thorax, Heart, and Abdomen: Performing an Abdominal Assessment
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Position patient, drape appropriately, must be able to view four quadrantsInspect abdomen for color, contour, symmetry, pulsations, lesions, StriaeInspect umbilicusAssess client for pain in abdomen. State where exam would begin if patient has abdominal painAuscultate all 4 quadrants noting presence and character of bowel sounds (soft clicks & gurgles). Begin in RLQ, proceed clockwise.Palpate abdomen lightly in all 4 quadrants. Note tenderness, guarding, distention and softness/rigidityPalpate the urinary bladder. Detect gross distention by locating the suprapubic area and palpating lightly. Note fullness.Perform blunt percussion of kidneys(Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 29 Thorax, Heart, and Abdomen )
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Psychosocial Issues of Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Caring for a Child Who Reports Sexual Abuse
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Sexual abuse defined as the employment, use, persuasion, or inducement of a child to engage in any sexually explicit conduct. Examples include pedophilia, prostitution, incest, molestation, and pornography.‚óŹ Bruises, lacerations‚óŹ Bleeding of genitalia, anus, or mouth‚óŹ Sexually transmitted infection‚óŹ Difficulty walking or standing‚óŹ UTI‚óŹ Regressive behavior‚óŹ Withdrawal‚óŹ Personality changes‚óŹ Bloody, torn, or stained underwear‚óŹ Unusual body odor(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 44 Psychosocial Issues of Infants, Children, and Adolescents )
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Depressive Disorders: Teaching About Depression for a Group of Older Adult Clients
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Depression is less prevalent among older adults than among younger adults but can have serious consequences. ... Depressed older adults are less likely to endorse affective symptoms and more likely to display cognitive changes, somatic symptoms, and loss of interest than are younger adults.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM MH RN 11.0 Chp 13 Depressive Disorders )
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Effective Communication: Responding to a Client Who Has Major Depressive Disorder
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Single episode or recurrent episodes of unipolar depression (meaning not associated w/ mood swings from depression to mania) resulting in significant change in a clients normal functioning (social, occupational, self care) accompanied by at least 5 of the following specific clinical findings, which must occur every day for a minimum of 2 weeks, and last most of the day:-depressed mood-difficulty sleeping or excessive sleeping-indecisiveness-decreased ability to concentrate-suicidal ideation-increase or decrease in motor activity-inability to feel pleasure-increase or decrease in weight of more than 5% of total body weight over 1 month (Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM MH RN 11.0 Chp 3 Effective Communication )
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Postpartum Physiological Adaptations: Interventions to Promote Voiding
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An upright position on a commode or in bed on a bedpan increases the patient's voiding success through force of gravity. Privacy aids in the relaxation of urinary sphincters. Encourage the patient to void at least every 4 hours.(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 17 Postpartum Physiological Adaptations )
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Erectile Dysfunction, and Prostatitis: Identifying Medication Interactions With Saw Palmetto
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Do not take saw palmetto without medical advice if you are using any of the following medications: birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy; medicine to prevent blood clots--clopidogrel, dalteparin, enoxaparin, rivaroxaban, warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven(Active Learning Template - Medication, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 66 Disorders of the Male Reproductive System )
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Nasogastric Intubation and Enteral Feedings: Nursing Actions for Continuous Enteral Feeding
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Prepare formula, tubing, & infusion device-Check expiration dates & note content of formula-Assure formula is at room temperature-Setup feeding system via gravity or pump-Mix or shake formula, fill container, prime tubing, and clamp itAssist client to Fowler's position or elevate head of bed to minimum of 30Monitor Tube Placement-Check gastric contents for pH. Good indication of appropriate placement is obtaining gastric contents with pH between 0 & 4-Aspirate for residual volume; intestinal residual should be less than 10 mL, & gastric residual less than 100 mL-Note appearance of aspirate-Return aspirated contents or follow facility protocolFlush tubing with 30 to 60 mL of tap H20Administer formulaIntermittent feeding: have formula & a 60 mL syringe prepared-Remove plunger from syringe-Hold tubing above instillation site-Open stopcock on tubing, and insert barrel of syringe with end up-Fill syringe with 40 to 50 mL of formula-If using a feeding bag, fill bag with total amount of formula prescribed for one feeding, and hang it to drain via gravity until empty (about 30 min)-If using syringe, hold it high enough for formula to empty gradually via gravity-Continue to refill syringe until amount prescribed for feeding is instilled-Follow with 60 to 100 mL of tap water (or amount prescribed) to flush tube & prevent clogging (Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 54 Nasogastric Intubation and Enteral Feedings )
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Medical Conditions: Teaching About Iron Supplements
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some side effects include constipation, dark stools, stomach pain, nausea, and. vomiting. Active Learning Template - Medication, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 9 Medical Conditions )
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Medications Affecting Coagulation: Medications Contraindicated for Use With Warfarin
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Aspirin or aspirin-containing products. Acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) or acetaminophen-containing products. Antacids or laxatives. Many antibiotics. Antifungal medications, such as fluconazole (Diflucan) Cold or allergy medicines.(Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 25 Medications Affecting Coagulation )
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Medications Affecting Urinary Output: Identifying an Adverse Effect of Furosemide
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nausea or vomiting. diarrhea. constipation. stomach cramping. feeling like you or the room is spinning (vertigo) dizziness. headache. blurred vision. (Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 19 Medications Affecting Urinary Output )
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Opioid Agonists and Antagonists: Expected Findings Following Naloxone Administration
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Abrupt reversal of opioid depression may result in nausea, vomiting, sweating, tachycardia, increased blood pressure, tremulousness, seizures, ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation, pulmonary edema, and cardiac arrest which may result in death (Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 36 Opioid Agonists and Antagonists )
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Postpartum Disorders: Anticipating a Provider Prescription for Postpartum Hemorrhage
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The medications most commonly used in PPH management are uterotonic agents. These medications include oxytocin (Pitocin¬ģ), misoprostol (Cytotec¬ģ), methylergonovine maleate (Methergine¬ģ,), carboprost tromethamine (Hemabate¬ģ), and dinoprostone (Prostin E2¬ģ).(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 20 Postpartum Disorders )
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Dosage Calculation: Liquid Medication by Weight
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(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 3 Dosage Calculation )
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Medical Conditions: Manifestations of Magnesium Toxicity
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lethargy. facial flushing. diarrhea. nausea. stomach cramps. vomiting. depression. muscle weakness.(Active Learning Template - Medication, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 9 Medical Conditions )
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Airflow Disorders: Evaluating Client Understanding of Prednisone
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-Advise clients to rinse mouth or gargle with water or salt water after use-Advise clients to monitor for redness, sores, or white patches and to report to provider if they occur; Candidiasis may be treated with nystatin oral suspension (Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 17 Airflow Disorders )
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Medications Affecting Blood Pressure: Preparing to Administer Nitroprusside
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Nitroprusside is recommended as a first line vasodilator in patients with epinephrine-resistant septic shock and normal blood pressure. Initially, 0.2 to 0.3 mcg/kg/minute IV; titrate every few minutes to effect to a usual dose range of 0.5 to 8 mcg/kg/minute. Average maintenance dose is 3 to 4 mcg/kg/minute.(Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 20 Medications Affecting Blood Pressure )
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Safe Medication Administration and Error Reduction: Completing Medication Reconciliation During Admission
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-Having knowledge of federal, state (nurse practice act), & local laws, & health care facility policies that governs the prescribing, dispensing, & administration of medications-Preparing, administering, & evaluating client responses to medications-Developing & maintaining an up-to-date knowledge base of medications administered, including uses, mechanisms of action, and routes of administration, safe dosage range, side effects, adverse responses, precautions, contraindications-Maintaining knowledge of acceptable practice & skill competency-Determining accuracy of medication orders-Reporting all medication errors-Safeguarding & storing medications(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 2 Safe Medication Administration and Error Reduction )
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Acute Infectious Gastrointestinal Disorders: Teaching About Intermittent Parenteral Therapy
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Intermittent parenteral fluid therapy can be used to administer intravenous medications and also for intravenous fluid replacements.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 22: Acute Infectious Gastrointestinal Disorders )
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Hospitalization, Illness, and Play: Preparing a School-Age Child for IV Catheter Insertion
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The nurse or doctor needs to find the best place to put the IV in your child. This may be in a hand, foot, or head. Scalp veins are often used in babies because they are bigger than the veins in their hands and feet. Also, an IV in the arm or leg makes it hard for a baby to move around., have the parent hold the child while they are getting the IV in, do not place the IV in the childs room(Active Learning Template - Growth and Development, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 10 Hospitalization, Illness, and Play )
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Opioid Agonists and Antagonists: Medication to Treat Moderate Acute Pain
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The opioid agonist-antagonists are a heterogeneous group of compounds capable of providing analgesia sufficient to treat moderate to severe acute pain. Pentazocine, butorphanol and nalbuphine produce subjective effects which are quite different from those of morphine.(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 36 Opioid Agonists and Antagonists )
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Blood Neoplasms: Assisting with a Lumbar Puncture for an Infant
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During a lumbar puncture, your child will lie on their side with their knees tucked into their chest and head bent forward. Babies will be curled in a ball to get a better position. Young children and babies will be held in position by an assistant(Active Learning Template - Diagnostic Procedure, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 40 Blood Neoplasms )
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Tuberculosis: Reading a Tuberculin Skin Test
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If you have a raised, hard bump or there's swelling on your arm, you have a positive test. That means TB germs are in your body. But it doesn't always mean you have active tuberculosis disease. If you don't have a reaction, your test is negative. (Active Learning Template - Diagnostic Procedure, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 23 Tuberculosis )
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Fluid Imbalances: Reportable Findings
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Common electrolytes include sodium, potassium, calcium and bicarbonate. The symptoms of electrolyte imbalance can include twitching, weakness and, if unchecked, seizures and heart rhythm disturbances(Active Learning Template - Basic Concept, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 57 Fluid Imbalances )
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Kidney Transplant: Laboratory Values to Report to the Provider
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Feeling like you have the flu: body aches, chills, headache and more. Fever of 101¬į F or higher. Urinating less than usual. Very high blood pressure. Sudden weight gain. Ankle swelling. Pain or tenderness over the area where your transplant was done. Feeling very tired. (Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 58 Kidney Transplant )
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Polycystic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, and Chronic Kidney Disease: Assessing for Priority Complications
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Gout. Anemia. Metabolic acidosis. Bone disease and high phosphorus (hyperphosphatemia) Heart disease. High potassium (hyperkalemia) Fluid buildup.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 59 Polycystic Kidney Disease, Acute Kidney Injury, and Chronic Kidney Disease )
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Head Injury: Priority Intervention for a Client Who Has a Closed Head Injury
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Initial management priorities. The first priority is to stabilize vital signs. An important goal of stabilization is to avoid secondary injury to the traumatized brain from hypoxia, hypotension, hyperthermia or raised intracranial pressure. (Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 14 Head Injury )
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Mobility and Immobility: Interventions for a Client Who Is Wearing Antiembolitic Stockings
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Assess skin, circulation, and presence of edema. Measure the calf & thigh circumfrence and the length of the leg to select the correct size stocking. Turn the stockings inside to the heel. Put the stocking in the foot. Pull the remainder over the heel and up the leg.(Active Learning Template - Nursing Skill, RM Fund 10.0 Chp 40 Mobility and Immobility )
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Erectile Dysfunction, and Prostatitis: Postoperative Care Following a Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
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Following a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), you'll usually need to recover in hospital for1 to 3 days before you can go home. While in hospital, you may be given fluids directly into a vein (intravenously) until you've recovered from the anaesthetic and are able to eat and drink. (Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 66 Disorders of the Male Reproductive System )
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Complications of Infants: Manifestations of Dehydration
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Sunken eyes and fontanels (which are the soft spots on your baby's head) Lethargy: Inactivity and not responding to touch or your voice. Rapid heartbeat. No tears when crying. 12 or more hours since last wet diaper. Dry mouth, no saliva and chapped lips.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 42 Complications of Infants )
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Acute and Infectious Respiratory Illnesses: Caring for an Infant Who Has Respiratory Syncytial Virus
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In very young infants with RSV, the only symptoms may be irritability, decreased activity, and breathing difficulties. RSV can also cause more severe infections such as bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways in the lung, and pneumonia, an infection of the lungs.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 17 Acute and Infections Respiratory Illnesses )
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Assessment and Management of Newborn Complications: Interventions for Phototherapy
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During phototherapy neonates require ongoing monitoring of: adequacy of hydration (urine output) and nutrition(weight gain) temperature. clinical improvement in jaundice. TSB or SBR levels. potential signs of bilirubin encephalopathy.(Active Learning Template - Therapeutic Procedure, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 27 Assessment and Management of Newborn Complications )
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Cancer Treatment Options: Teaching a Client About Skin Care During Radiation Treatment
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Keep skin in treated area dry. Gently wash skin daily with warm water and a mild soap (like Dove) and pat dry. Do not use any lotions, creams, perfumes, powders, cosmetics, tape or deodorants on the skin where your radiation is given. Do not rub or massage the treated area.(Active Learning Template - Therapeutic Procedure, RM AMS RN 11.0 Chp 91 Cancer Treatment Options )
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Medical Conditions: Hyperemesis Gravidarum
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Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme, persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It can lead to dehydration, weight loss, and electrolyte imbalances. Morning sickness is mild nausea and vomiting that occurs in early pregnancy.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM MN RN 11.0 Chp 9 Medical Conditions )
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Hematologic Disorders: Interventions for a Child Who Has a Sickle Cell Crisis
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Pain medicines. These are used for pain crises. Drinking plenty of water daily (8 to 10 glasses). This helps prevent and treat pain crises. ... Blood transfusions. ... Vaccines and antibiotics. ... Folic acid. ... Regular eye exams. ... Stem cell transplant. ... Hydroxyurea.(Active Learning Template - System Disorder, RM NCC RN 11.0 Chp 21 Hematologic Disorders )
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Medications Affecting Blood Pressure: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Metoprolol
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Metoprolol works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels, thereby allowing for smoother blood flow and decreased blood pressure. The most common side effects with metoprolol are low blood pressure; slow heart rate; dizziness; fatigue; depression; itchy skin; rash; and diarrhea(Active Learning Template - Medication, RM Pharm RN 8.0 Chp 20 Medications Affecting Blood Pressure )