Dave

RN, Founder of Nursejanx, Writer, Techie, AGACNP MSN student at Maryville University.

How to Read ABGs Like a Boss: Master Acid-Base Disorders!

Acid-base imbalances are an important concept of nursing practice, not to mention something you’ll need to learn in school.  Teachers have different ways to teach students how to interpret ABGs, but here’s my preferred method. What are ABGs? ABG stands for Arterial Blood Gas.  You will need to stick an artery to get ABG values.  …

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How to Pass the NCLEX-RN in 75 Questions

I’ve written many articles about the NCLEX on Nursejanx in the past. In fact, they are the most popular articles on Nursejanx, and that’s hardly surprising. The concept of Passing the NCLEX-RN in 75 Questions remains one of the most Googled search terms in reference to this exam. Let’s find out how to do it!

Is it true that night shift workers really don’t live as long?

Does working night shift really decrease your lifespan compared to working day shift?  I’ve read multiple articles from the likes of the Huffington Post and similar click bait outlets who say the answer is yes.  However, what the Huffington Post and others have all failed to do is properly interpret the research articles. Does night …

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Everything You Need to Know About HCAHPS

This post will have ongoing updates to remain current as things change.  Here’s a list of points for this article: What are HCAHPS? How are HCAHPS scores determined? What is the inclusion/exclusion criteria for the HCAHPS survey? What questions are on the HCAHPS survey? What is Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP)? What are HCAHPS? HCAHPS …

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