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Latest Episodes

Reversal agents save the day: Episode 72

As the main advocate for your patient’s safety, it’s important to understand that some medications can cause life-threatening conditions such as respiratory depression, bradycardia and even bleeding. And while not all medications have a reversal, some of them do...thank goodness! In this podcast episode, we’ll talk about some of the most common meds that, if overdone, may require emergent reversal. * Opioids* Benzodiazepines* Beta blockers* Heparin* Warfarin* Factor Xa inhibitors And, just as important as knowing what the reversal agents are, is knowing the risk that come with their administration. There’s a lot to unpack here, so grab your FREE Reversal Agents Cheat Sheet here: https://straightanursing.mykajabi.com/pl/115363

20 MIN4 d ago
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Reversal agents save the day: Episode 72

Seizure disorders simplified: Episode 71

Seizure disorders can be quite complex as there are many different types, they have multiple causes and can present in a variety of ways. In this podcast episode we’ll talk about the basics of seizures, how they’re treated, and seizure nursing interventions to keep your patients safe. This episode includes * Causes of seizure* The different types of seizures* Nursing interventions during and after the seizure* Overview of “seizure precautions”* Common seizure medications* The difference between seizures and pseudoseizures **Looking for the nursing student planners mentioned in this episode? Get yours here (https://www.etsy.com/shop/straightanursing) For references, visit the blog post associated with this episode (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/seizure-nursing-interventions)

27 MIN1 w ago
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Seizure disorders simplified: Episode 71

Atrial septal defects in infants: Episode 70

In this podcast episode Nurse Mo talks you through the key components of atrial septal defects in infants. * Pathophysiology of ASD* Signs/symptoms of ASD in infants* How ASD is diagnosed* ASD treatments and complications To see references, check out the blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/atrial-septal-defect-nursing

15 MIN2 w ago
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Atrial septal defects in infants: Episode 70

Overcoming imposter syndrome: Episode 69

If you've ever said to yourself, "I don't belong here" or "They're going to find out I don't know what I'm talking about" then you may very well suffer from imposter syndrome. In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo talks about imposter syndrome, why it's so common in nursing students and why it has absolutely nothing to do with how amazing you actually are.

15 MIN3 w ago
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Overcoming imposter syndrome: Episode 69

What you need to know about preeclampsia: Episode 68

Preeclampsia is a somewhat common but very dangerous condition that can cause serious, even fatal, consequences for mom and baby. In this podcast episode, you'll learn: What is preeclampsia?What is eclampsia?How is preeclampsia diagnosed?What are the signs/symptoms of preeclampsia?How is it treated?What are the risk factors for preeclampsia?What are the complications? For references, please visit the blog post associated with this episode: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/preeclampsia-nursing-basics

12 MINSEP 19
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What you need to know about preeclampsia: Episode 68

Test anxiety in nursing school: Episode 67

Overcoming test anxiety in nursing school starts with recognizing WHY it happens so you can talk yourself off the ledge...it's going to be okay, I promise! In this podcast episode, I explain all the reasons why you could have test anxiety in nursing school, even if you've never suffered from it before. If you haven't snagged your FREE GUIDE "The 11 Habits of Successful Nursing Students" get yours here! https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/successful-nursing-students-11 For references, please visit the accompanying blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/overcoming-nursing-school-test-anxiety

17 MINSEP 12
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Test anxiety in nursing school: Episode 67

Pancreatitis nursing care: Episode 66

Learn pancreatitis nursing care in this podcast episode to help you in your Med Surg course and in your clinical rotations...it's even a great refresher for post-licensure nurses, too! In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo takes you through pancreatitis nursing care using the Straight A Nursing LATTE method: how will the patient LOOK, how will you ASSESS the patient, what TESTS will be ordered, what TREATMENTS will be provided, and how will you EDUCATE the patient? The LATTE method is great because it really helps you focus on the important things you need to know for exams and clinical. Please take a moment to rate and review this podcast...I love reading your comments and hearing how this podcast helps you feel more prepared for nursing school! For references, please see the accompanying blog post here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/pancreatitis-nursing-interventions-and-assessment)

18 MINSEP 5
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Pancreatitis nursing care: Episode 66

Let’s talk about acid-base balance: Episode 65

Acid-base balance is one of those things that occur "behind-the-scenes" with all of your patients. But when this balance is off, it can be pretty dramatic! In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo takes you through a review of acid-base physiology and then brings it home with patient scenarios you're likely to see in the clinical setting. In this episode we'll review:Common causes of acid-base imbalancesWays the body compensates and regulates pHRespiratory compensationRenal compensationFour patient scenarios If you're in Advanced Med/Surg and want to practice ABGs, go through my step-by-step tutorial here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/abgs-easy-as-1-2-3/) For references, see the accompanying blog post here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/understanding-acid-base-balance)

27 MINAUG 29
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Let’s talk about acid-base balance: Episode 65

Atelectasis Nursing Interventions: Episode 64

In this podcast episode Nurse Mo takes the complex topic of atelectasis and breaks it down to the "must know" information you need to take care of your patients, write care plans and do well on your nursing school exams. * The types of atelectasis...who knew there were so many?* Who is at risk for atelectasis (it's a lot of folks!)* How to assess for postoperative atelectasis* Complications of postoperative atelectasis* Atelectasis nursing interventions...what are you going to DO about it? We'll even talk about ways to incorporate atelectasis treatment and prevention into your care plans, and if you'd like to read about it, you can check out the full blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/atelectasis-care-plan-for-nursing-students/ And a quick reminder that today (Aug 23, 2019) is the last day to enroll in the Fall semester edition of Crucial Concepts Bootcamp! Once you enroll, you're in it for as long as you'd like...but you need to snag your spot today! Check it out here: https://straight-a-nursing.teachable.com

20 MINAUG 23
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Atelectasis Nursing Interventions: Episode 64

How to administer nitroglycerin: Episode 63

Learning how to administer nitroglycerin can be challenging for nursing students because it is available in so many different forms. And if that isn't enough, each formulation has its own distinct method of administration. In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo talks you through how nitroglycerin is given and the nursing implications for each type. Are you enjoying the podcast? Then please consider leaving a review and rating! It helps us appear more prominently in searches AND convinces other students to give it a try. Plus, I read each and every review and love getting your feedback!

37 MINAUG 16
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How to administer nitroglycerin: Episode 63

Latest Episodes

Reversal agents save the day: Episode 72

As the main advocate for your patient’s safety, it’s important to understand that some medications can cause life-threatening conditions such as respiratory depression, bradycardia and even bleeding. And while not all medications have a reversal, some of them do...thank goodness! In this podcast episode, we’ll talk about some of the most common meds that, if overdone, may require emergent reversal. * Opioids* Benzodiazepines* Beta blockers* Heparin* Warfarin* Factor Xa inhibitors And, just as important as knowing what the reversal agents are, is knowing the risk that come with their administration. There’s a lot to unpack here, so grab your FREE Reversal Agents Cheat Sheet here: https://straightanursing.mykajabi.com/pl/115363

20 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Reversal agents save the day: Episode 72

Seizure disorders simplified: Episode 71

Seizure disorders can be quite complex as there are many different types, they have multiple causes and can present in a variety of ways. In this podcast episode we’ll talk about the basics of seizures, how they’re treated, and seizure nursing interventions to keep your patients safe. This episode includes * Causes of seizure* The different types of seizures* Nursing interventions during and after the seizure* Overview of “seizure precautions”* Common seizure medications* The difference between seizures and pseudoseizures **Looking for the nursing student planners mentioned in this episode? Get yours here (https://www.etsy.com/shop/straightanursing) For references, visit the blog post associated with this episode (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/seizure-nursing-interventions)

27 MIN1 w ago
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Seizure disorders simplified: Episode 71

Atrial septal defects in infants: Episode 70

In this podcast episode Nurse Mo talks you through the key components of atrial septal defects in infants. * Pathophysiology of ASD* Signs/symptoms of ASD in infants* How ASD is diagnosed* ASD treatments and complications To see references, check out the blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/atrial-septal-defect-nursing

15 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Atrial septal defects in infants: Episode 70

Overcoming imposter syndrome: Episode 69

If you've ever said to yourself, "I don't belong here" or "They're going to find out I don't know what I'm talking about" then you may very well suffer from imposter syndrome. In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo talks about imposter syndrome, why it's so common in nursing students and why it has absolutely nothing to do with how amazing you actually are.

15 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Overcoming imposter syndrome: Episode 69

What you need to know about preeclampsia: Episode 68

Preeclampsia is a somewhat common but very dangerous condition that can cause serious, even fatal, consequences for mom and baby. In this podcast episode, you'll learn: What is preeclampsia?What is eclampsia?How is preeclampsia diagnosed?What are the signs/symptoms of preeclampsia?How is it treated?What are the risk factors for preeclampsia?What are the complications? For references, please visit the blog post associated with this episode: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/preeclampsia-nursing-basics

12 MINSEP 19
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What you need to know about preeclampsia: Episode 68

Test anxiety in nursing school: Episode 67

Overcoming test anxiety in nursing school starts with recognizing WHY it happens so you can talk yourself off the ledge...it's going to be okay, I promise! In this podcast episode, I explain all the reasons why you could have test anxiety in nursing school, even if you've never suffered from it before. If you haven't snagged your FREE GUIDE "The 11 Habits of Successful Nursing Students" get yours here! https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/successful-nursing-students-11 For references, please visit the accompanying blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/overcoming-nursing-school-test-anxiety

17 MINSEP 12
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Test anxiety in nursing school: Episode 67

Pancreatitis nursing care: Episode 66

Learn pancreatitis nursing care in this podcast episode to help you in your Med Surg course and in your clinical rotations...it's even a great refresher for post-licensure nurses, too! In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo takes you through pancreatitis nursing care using the Straight A Nursing LATTE method: how will the patient LOOK, how will you ASSESS the patient, what TESTS will be ordered, what TREATMENTS will be provided, and how will you EDUCATE the patient? The LATTE method is great because it really helps you focus on the important things you need to know for exams and clinical. Please take a moment to rate and review this podcast...I love reading your comments and hearing how this podcast helps you feel more prepared for nursing school! For references, please see the accompanying blog post here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/pancreatitis-nursing-interventions-and-assessment)

18 MINSEP 5
Comments
Pancreatitis nursing care: Episode 66

Let’s talk about acid-base balance: Episode 65

Acid-base balance is one of those things that occur "behind-the-scenes" with all of your patients. But when this balance is off, it can be pretty dramatic! In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo takes you through a review of acid-base physiology and then brings it home with patient scenarios you're likely to see in the clinical setting. In this episode we'll review:Common causes of acid-base imbalancesWays the body compensates and regulates pHRespiratory compensationRenal compensationFour patient scenarios If you're in Advanced Med/Surg and want to practice ABGs, go through my step-by-step tutorial here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/abgs-easy-as-1-2-3/) For references, see the accompanying blog post here (https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/understanding-acid-base-balance)

27 MINAUG 29
Comments
Let’s talk about acid-base balance: Episode 65

Atelectasis Nursing Interventions: Episode 64

In this podcast episode Nurse Mo takes the complex topic of atelectasis and breaks it down to the "must know" information you need to take care of your patients, write care plans and do well on your nursing school exams. * The types of atelectasis...who knew there were so many?* Who is at risk for atelectasis (it's a lot of folks!)* How to assess for postoperative atelectasis* Complications of postoperative atelectasis* Atelectasis nursing interventions...what are you going to DO about it? We'll even talk about ways to incorporate atelectasis treatment and prevention into your care plans, and if you'd like to read about it, you can check out the full blog post here: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/atelectasis-care-plan-for-nursing-students/ And a quick reminder that today (Aug 23, 2019) is the last day to enroll in the Fall semester edition of Crucial Concepts Bootcamp! Once you enroll, you're in it for as long as you'd like...but you need to snag your spot today! Check it out here: https://straight-a-nursing.teachable.com

20 MINAUG 23
Comments
Atelectasis Nursing Interventions: Episode 64

How to administer nitroglycerin: Episode 63

Learning how to administer nitroglycerin can be challenging for nursing students because it is available in so many different forms. And if that isn't enough, each formulation has its own distinct method of administration. In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo talks you through how nitroglycerin is given and the nursing implications for each type. Are you enjoying the podcast? Then please consider leaving a review and rating! It helps us appear more prominently in searches AND convinces other students to give it a try. Plus, I read each and every review and love getting your feedback!

37 MINAUG 16
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How to administer nitroglycerin: Episode 63